But whoever is firmly established in his heart, being under no necessity but having his desire under control, and has determined this in his heart, to keep her as his betrothed i. Pat Repp wrote me a letter after Missions Week and raised the question whether BBC could be a pace-setting church not only in the cause of frontier missions but also for the cause of marriage and family ministries. Fortunately, for today's alien abduction victims with similar tales of sexual experimentation--the devil being replaced with aliens from outer space--there is no equivalent to the medieval Church to persecute, torture, or exterminate them. They draw their inspiration from the great works of imagination in art, literature, and policy created primarily by pious Christians in their zealous wars against their enemies, but also created by pre-Christian cults such as the Egyptian cult of Set or by non-Christian occultists such as Aleister Crowley and Anton LaVey. Why God would allow Satan to do this is explained in the Book of Job, where Satan is described as an angel who works in cahoots with God. From a philosophical perspective, the universal belief in evil demons is based on the need for an explanation of the enormous quantity of moral and physical evil pervading human existence for our entire history. Asmodeus never had sexual intercourse with Sarah, and intended to kill Tobias , her eighth husband, but was foiled by the angel Raphael. He then goes on to provide a detailed biography of LaVey and addresses allegations that LaVey falsified much of the story of his own past. How we long to see an atmosphere grow up here at BBC in which marriages get started in strength and then again and again find help and renewal all along the way. He tells that The Satanic Bible contains both truth and fantasy, and declares, "What you see may not always please you, but you will see! Love was a challenge to Christianity. In literature[ edit ] Supporting the idea that demons had feelings of love and hate, and were voluptuous, there are several stories about their jealousy. The evidence is strong that the pious have frequently and unjustly accused many of satanic ritual abuse of children. Wolfe provides an extensive biography of LaVey and a history of the Church of Satan. Satan does not create sexual desire. He says that Satanism is a form of "controlled selfishness", in the sense that doing something to help another will in turn make one happy. Could it be that when he closes the gap between himself and his "God" he sees the demon of pride creeping forth—that very embodiment of Lucifer appearing in his midst?