This, and I think there was something about an angel finding their true calling that was almost a compulsion, rather like Amenadiel becoming God. That's my fanwank anyway - I like your explanation too though, I mean he did put off the whole God thing for weeks.
Can I just say that I think this is the most spectacular flying sequence they've done on the show. The shooting angle, the CGI, and Tom's balletic 'leap' onto the top of the shipping container are all amazing.
And it just brings me back to something I really like about the ending - Lucifer is still the Devil. I wa