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JAMIE - In the Old Testament we see animal sacrifice requirements such as first born without blemish pointing to Savior sacrifice in the future,My question in the plan of salvation both Savior and satan offer to come to earth to atone for our sins, do you think one of the reasons beside taking our agency and he want God’s honor Satan plan was rejected because he was not first born ?
JOEL - I'm not so sure Satan's plan included atoning for our sins the way Jesus did. He said he would redeem all mankind but because his plan did not require obedience or disobedience to Gods laws there would be no requirement to atone for our sins, because there would be no sin. He simply wanted to take away our agency and force everyone to automatically obtain heaven (but not exaltation) and him receive all the glory for it.
If the Bible can be used as an example "First born" does not necessarily mean automatic unqualified privilege's over a second born.
In the Old Testament, the firstborn son was the one who normally received a double inheritance, and was the one who would inherit his father’s role as head of the family. God sometimes reversed this order, as he did with Esau, the firstborn, who sold his birthright to Jacob and lost his father's blessing to his younger brother (Gen. 25:29-34; 27), and as Jacob later did with Ephraim and Manasseh (Genesis 48:13-22). Reuben was the firstborn of Jacob, but his rights as the firstborn were taken away because of his sin (Genesis 35:22; 49:3-4Genesis 35:22; 49:3-4).
So even if if Satan had been the firstborn (and Jesus second born) his rights and authority connected to that position could have been nullified by his sin and rebellion against the Father and Jesus would inherit it all instead. This is all pretty much speculation however.
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