War in Heaven
The conflict that took place in the premortal life among the spirit children of God.
- Satan was cast out of heaven and into the earth:Rev. 12:4, 7–9;
- The devil and a third part of heaven were thrust down:D&C 29:36–37;
- Lucifer rebelled against the Only Begotten Son:D&C 76:25–26;
- Satan sought the glory of the Father and to destroy the agency of man:Moses 4:1–4; ( Isa. 14:12–15; Abr. 3:27–28; )
- Those who followed God kept their first estate, came to earth, and received bodies:Abr. 3:26;