War in Heaven See also Council in Heaven; Premortal Life 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.