Who and What are Angels?
Who Are Angels?
Angels mentioned 108 time in OT, 182 times in NT and 77 times alone in Revelation)
First mentioned in Genesis 16:7, when an angel talked to Hagar.
Angels can speak (1 Corinthians 13:1)
Greater strength than humans (2 Peter 2:11)
Created above human beings (Hebrews 2:7)
God created them (Colossians 1:16)
Other angels acknowledged they had a name, but wouldn’t reveal them (Genesis 32:29)
Angels are in heaven at God’s right hand with Jesus (1 Peter 3:22)
Angles Help People in Many Ways
To guide and protect believers (Psalm 34:7)
Told Cornelius to go get Peter to open Gospel to Gentiles (Acts 10:4)
Stuck down and killed Herod (Acts 12:23)
Pharisees believed in Angels, Sadducees did not (Acts 23:8-9)
Helped John with Revelation (Revelation 1:1)
Telling the good news about the Gospel (Revelation 14:6-7)
Will help believers who suffer tribulation in the end times (Thessalonians 1:6-8)
Separate believers from unbelievers in end times (Matthew 13:49)
Misconceptions About Angels
All angels are good (2 Peter 2:4)
Angels are immortal (Jude 1:6)
We can pray to angels (Revelation 19:10)
God want us to worship angels (Colossians 2:18)