How you have fallen from heaven, morning star, son of the dawn! You have been cast down to the earth, you who once laid low the nations! You said in your heart, “I will ascend to the heavens; I will raise my throne above the stars of God… I will make myself like the Most High.” But you are brought down to the realm of the dead, to the depths of the pit.
I kept hitting a dead end while trying to write about the fall of man. I struggled finding a good way to tell the story. I was reminded of the fall of Lucifer over and over while trying to decide on where to take this song. Lucifer was an angel and his name translates to “morning star, or bringer of the dawn.” We read in Isaiah an account of him being cast out of heaven after declaring that he would make himself like God and raise his throne above God’s. After God cast him out of heaven and the truth comes out that he could never become like God, he directed his attentions toward God’s creation. If he could not beat God, he would destroy everything that God loved - most of all, mankind. The fall of man ultimately began with Lucifers fall. He set in motion a plan to distort God’s story and take down as many people with him as possible.