darkness being necessary for light to serve as its foil.
As the pedestal is necessary for the statue and the brake to the locomotive.
The Quran states that because The People of the Book were presumptious, asking Moses to show them God in public, they were stunned for their presumption.
Thus the doctrine of Satanism is a heresy; and the true and pure philosophical religion is the belief in Lucifer, the equal of Adonai [Allah].Lucifer, God of Light and Good, is struggling for humanity against Adonai, the God of Darkness and Evil." [ibid, page 7] To prevent the light from escaping at once, the Demon/s forbade Adam to eat the fruit of knowledge of good and evil by which he would have known the Empire of Light as well as of Darkness.He obeyed; (but) an Angel of Light, induced him to transgress, and gave him the means of Victory; but (then) the Demon/s created Eve, who seduced him into the act of Sensualism that enfeebled him, and bound him anew in the bonds of matter.This is repeated in the case of every man that lives.For every lie to succeed it must always contain an element of truth! First of all, Allah has said: Take not for worship Two gods.
For there is only One God: So of Me be only in Awe: To Him belongs whatever is in the heavens and on the earth, and Religion is His forever: Then can you fear other than Allah?
[However,] To you Sovereign Grand Inspectors General [of the 33rd degree] we say this, that you may [in turn] repeat it to the Brethren of the 32nd, 31st and 30th degrees: The Masonic Religion should be by all of us initiates in the High Degrees maintained in the purity of the Luciferian Doctrine.
[For] if Lucifer were not God, would Adonai [the God of Abraham] whose deeds prove his cruelty, perfidy and hatred of man, his barbarism and repulsion for science, would Adonai and his Priests calumniate him?
[Occult Theocracy, page 6-7] The Principal or Angel of light - Lucifer reappears to mankind much later on, according Albert Pike and his Masonic brethren of the 30th to the 33rd degree, speaking in support of their adherence to the Luciferian Doctrine.
On this occasion, we are informed, he only put on the appearance of a human body and took the name of Christ in the Messiah, only to accommodate itself to the language of the Jews.
He personifies the sublime art of masonry, and is the spokesman thereof.