He WAS the most beautiful and powerful angel in heaven before he decided to take God's place. He is the father of sin and lies. First Peter 5:8 tells us this ::***** 8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
Satan is a very powerful spirit being (angel cast from heaven) and it is pure evil. Think the ultimate sociopath. Completely amoral. Enjoys pain and suffering and misery. It misleads humanity by making that which is bad or wrong seem desireable and necessary.