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)


There are millions of angels (Hebrews 12:22, Revelation 5:11)


Two angels have names, Micheal and Gabriel (Daniel 12:1, Luke 1:26). Michael

battled with the devil (Jude 1:9,Revelation 12:7


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)

Angel appeared to Moses in burning bush to receive the Law (Acts 7:30-53, Galatians 3:19, Hebrews 2:2)

Opened jail cells for apostles (Acts 5:19, Acts 12:7)

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)