1. The part of Lucifer's preacher was entirely eliminated in the 1990 revision, and with it the satire of Christian orthodoxy. Instead, Lucifer tells Adam simply that there will be many willing to preach to him the philosophies of men mingled with scripture. Adam retorts that he is waiting for messengers from his Father. Elohim is then heard commanding Jehovah to send messengers down to Adam.

Through the 19th century and into the beginning of the 20th, the satire of Christian orthodoxy was played up for comic relief. Lucifer might produce preachers representing various denominations, all of which would become targets of ridicule.