Bible Themes
Creation: Angels


What the scriptures say about
4000 - CREATION
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of the
4100 - Supernatural Beings
4110 - Angels
ANGELS: Spiritual beings who assist God, especially in his work of salvation, 
conveying his word to human beings and attending to the needs of Godís people.
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4111 angels, as Godís servants
Angels have specific yet limited roles to play in declaring Godís will and purposes for humanity.
Angels are Godís servants
Ps 103:20
See also Heb 1:7; Ps 104:4
Named angels:
The archangel Michael:
Da 10:13; Da 12:1; Jude 9; Rev 12:7
Gabriel: Da 8:16; Da 9:21; Lk 1:19,26

Angels as agents of Godís salvation

Heb 1:14
    See also Ex 23:23; Ex 32:34; Ex 33:2; Nu 20:16; Isa 63:8-9

Angels do not fully understand Godís salvation
    1Pe 1:10-12
Angels deliver Godís people from their enemies
    2Ki 19:35; 2Ch 32:21; Isa 37:36; Ac 5:19; Ac 12:6-11
Angels as mediators
Ac 7:53
    The law was mediated by angels to Moses and Israel
See also Job 33:22-26; Ac 7:38; Gal 3:19; Heb 2:2
Angels as revealers of Godís will
Zec 1:8-10
    See also Da 7:15-16; Zec 4:11-14; Rev 17:1; Rev 21:9

Angels convey and fulfil Godís instructions
    Zec 3:4
    See also Nu 22:21-35; Zec 3:6-7; Mt 2:13; Gal 1:8; Rev 7:2

Angels attend to the needs of Godís people
Angels provide food at special times 1Ki 19:5-7
    See also Ps 78:23-25

Angels provide protection Ps 91:11-12

See also Ge 19:15; Ge 48:16; Ps 34:7; Da 3:28; Da 6:22; Mt 18:10; Ac 27:23-24
Angels give guidance
Ex 23:20 See also Ge 24:7,40; Ac 8:26
Angels serve Jesus Christ
Angels care for Jesus Christís needs Mt 4:11; Mk 1:13
    See also Lk 22:43

Angels are ready to protect Jesus Christ Mt 26:53
    See also Mt 2:13,19-20; Mt 4:6 pp Lk 4:10; Ps 91:11-12

Angels are inferior to Jesus Christ Heb 1:5-13


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