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  • 1. ANGELS PRESENTED BY JOY JOSEPH MUNDUKOTTACKAL KONKANI CHRISTIAN (BRETHREN) ASSEMBLY
  • 2. ANGELS
    • THE TOPIC COVERS
    • ANGELOLOGY
        • Who the angels are ?
        • Different kinds of angels
        • Holy Angels of God
        • Different ministries of angels
        • Angelophany
        • SATANOLOGY and DEMONOLOGY
        • Fallen angels
        • Satan or Devil
        • Devils or Demons
        • Their judgment
        • Probable questions and answers
  • 3. ANGELS
    • Who the angels are?
    • Angels are created beings
        • He commanded, and they were created. (Ps. 148: 5)
        • Real beings, spirits have no flesh, invisible (Col.1: 16)
        • Created before the earth was created (Job.38: 7)
    • Real beings having personality
        • Intellect- the wisdom of an angel of God (2.Sam.14: 20)
        • But not omniscient (Mt.24: 36; 1.Pet. 1: 12)
        • Emotions- all the sons of God shouted for joy (Job.38: 7)
        • Will- let all the angels of God worship him. (Heb. 1: 6)
    • Purpose of their creation
        • To glorify God (Rev. 5: 11- 13)
        • To serve God and man (Heb. 1: 14)
        • To execute the will of God (Acts. 12: 21)
  • 4. ANGELS
    • TYPES OF ANGELS
    • Holy angels (Mk.8: 38)
    • Elect angels (1. Tim.5: 21)
    • (Only three are named, Gabriel, Michael and Lucifer)
    • Named accordingly
        • Sons of the mighty (Ps.89: 6)
        • Sons of God (Job.1: 6)
        • Heavenly hosts (Lk.2: 13)
        • Stars (Job. 38: 7; Jud.5: 20)
    • Fallen angels
        • Those fallen with Lucifer (Eze. 28: 1- Mat. 25: 41; Rev.12: 7-9)
        • Those Angels did sin (2.Pet. 2: 4; Jude 1: 6)
    • (This we will cover in our later study “Satanology” and “demonology”)
  • 5. ANGELS
    • Nature of angels
    • Have no flesh, but spirit only (Heb. 1: 14; Dan.2: 11)
    • Can move fast (Dan. 9: 21) but not omnipresent
    • Greater in power and might (2. Pet. 2: 11) but not omnipotent
    • Cannot die – Immortal (Lk. 20: 36) but not eternal
    • Can take the human form when needed (Mk.16: 5)
        • Usually in masculine form (a) Referred (Mk.16: 5)
        • But seen at least once in Feminine form (Zac.5: 9)
    • But never marries (Lk. 20: 26) therefore no children
    • Strength of an angel (Inconceivable)
    • One angel killed 185000 in a night in Assyrian camp (2. King19: 35)
    • One angel killed all first born of Egypt in a night (Ex.12: 29)
    • An angel…and cast him into the bottomless pit (Rev. 20: 1-3)
    • (May be as needed for the task to be achieved for God)
  • 6. ANGELS
    • The sphere of their work
    • 1. Material world
        • Controls the elements of nature- winds (Rev.7: 1- 3)
        • Which had power over fire (Rev.14: 18)
        • Evil- Prince of Persia (Dan.10: 13) of Grecia (v.20)
    • 2. Human world
        • Excel in strength that do his commandments (Ps. 103: 20)
        • Execute the judgments for God (2. Sam.24: 16)
        • Exclude human wickedness (Gen.19: 10-12)
        • Employed to punish God’s enemies (2.Kings 19: 35)
        • Encamp God’s children (Ps. 91:11-12; Ps. 34: 7)
        • Exercise human deliverances (Acts. 12: 7-11)
    • 3. Angelic world
        • Fights against evil angels in executing God’s will (Rev.12: 7; 20: 1-3)
        • Against Prince of the kingdom of Persia (Dan.10: 13) Grecia (v.20)
        • Binding Satan and casting down to the bottomless pit (Rev. 20: 1)
  • 7. ANGELS
    • Classified to three categories
    • 1. General classification (Based on ministry)
        • Messenger- Carry God’s messages (Rev.14: 6-7)
        • Ministers- In serving God and man (Heb.1: 7; Mat.18: 11)
        • Host- Hosts of the Lord (Ps.103: 21; Ps.148: 2)
        • Chariots- As part of the hosts of the Lord (Ps.68: 17)
        • Spirits of heaven (Zech.6: 5)
    • 2 . Special classification (Based on their kind)
        • Cherubim (Differ from angels) Ps.80: 1; Ez.e.1: 5-14; 28: 12- 13)
        • Seraphim (with two wings face and two feet cover flies- Is.6: 1-6)
        • Living creatures (Different from Cherub- Eze.1: 6; Rev.4: 6-9)
    • 3. Specific classification (Named and their nature)
        • Lucifer = Shining one (Is.14: 12- 27) Was anointed Cherub.
        • (who became Satan = the Hater or accuser)
        • Michael = Who is like God (Dan.10: 13; 21; Jude 9; Rev. 12: 7)
        • (Chief archangel; fought war, always a victor; yet yields to God)
        • Gabriel = God is mighty (Dan.8: 16; 9:21; Lk.1: 19; 26)
        • (Prince of angels; mainly brought good news)
  • 8. ANGELS
    • Who Cherubim, Seraphim and living creatures
    • (Their duties are different from that of other angels)
    • Cherub ( Eze. 1: 5- 14; 28: 12-13; Ps.18: 10)
        • God dwells in between Cherubim (Ps. 80: 1; 99: 1; 1.Sam.4: 4)
        • Placed at the garden to forbid access to the tree of life (Gen.3: 24)
        • Appearance – (4 faces, and 4 wings each; Ex. 1; 5-14; Eze.10)
        • Symbol of cherub on the ark shown Lord’s presence (Ex.25:22)
    • Seraph (Is. 6: 1-6)
        • Seraphim are positioned in front of the throne ( * Is. 6: 1-6)
        • Have six wings (covering shows the fear) v. 2 x ( * Eze. 8: 16 ? )
        • Flying and proclaiming the holiness of God (v. 3)
    • Living creatures (Rev. 4: 6-9; 5: 14)
        • Closer resemblance to Cherub – Faces (Rev. 4: 7)
        • Different in having six wings, and eyes, One head (V. 8)
        • Gives worship to the Lord without rest (v. 9)
        • (*Seraphim referred only once; * covering shows the reverence)
  • 9. ANGELS
    • Ministry of angels- In relation to God
    • Worship of God (Is. 6: 3; Rev. 4: 6-11; 5: 11)
        • one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts:
        • they rest not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God (Rev.4: 8)
        • I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne (Rev.5: 11)
    • Service to God (Dan.7: 10; Lk.4: 11)
        • Thousand thousands ministered unto him, and ten thousand times ten...
        • Ye his angels, that excel in strength, that do his commandments, (Ps.103: 20)
        • All ye his hosts; ye ministers of his, that do his pleasure.(Ps.103: 21)
        • And behold, angels came and ministered unto him. (Lk.4: 11)
        • Angels and authorities and powers being made subject unto him.(1.Pet: 3: 22)
    • Angels sent to execute God’s judgment
        • Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah ( Gen.19: 12-13)
        • Plagues upon Egypt (Ps. 78: 49) Destroyer of the first born (Exe.12: 12)
        • An angel killed the Assyrian army (2. Kings. 19: 35)
        • Killed Seventy thousand people of David (2.Sam.24: 16)
        • Smote king Herod (Acts. 12: 22-23)
  • 10. ANGELS
    • Ministry of angels- In relation to Christ
    • In His birth
        • Annunciation to Mary (Luke 1: 26- 28)
        • Appeared in dream and told Joseph (Mt.1: 20-23)
        • Announcement to the shepherd (Lk. 2: 8- 12)
    • In His infant life
        • Asked Joseph to take the child and flee to Egypt (Mt. 2: 13)
        • Asked Joseph to return with child to Israel (Mt. 2: 20)
    • In His public life
        • After temptation, angels came and ministered to him ( Mt. 4: 11)
        • At Gethsemane an angel appeared to strengthen him (Lk. 22: 43)
    • In His resurrection
        • An angel came to roll back the stone (Mt. 28: 2)
        • And proclaimed the good news to the woman (Mt. 28: 5)
    • In His ascension and return
        • Welcomed his ascension, escorted him (Ps. 68: 17; Ps. 24)
        • Witnessed and assured of his return (Acts.1: 10-11)
        • With the voice of the archangel –the return (1. Thes.4: 16; Mat.25:31)
  • 11. ANGELS
    • Service to man (Heb.1: 7; Rev.22: 9)
        • I am thy fellow servant, and of thy brethren the prophets, and...(Rev.22:9)
        • Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for (Heb.1: 14)
    • At the garden of Eden
        • He placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubim, (Gen 3: 24)
        • Maketh his angels spirits, and his ministers a flame of fire.(Heb.1:7)
    • At Horeb in giving the law
        • Received the law by the disposition of angels (Acts.7: 53)
        • (It was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator. Gal.3: 19)
    • Old testament examples
        • Guidance to Hagar (Gen.21: 17)
        • Guidance to Israel (Ex.14: 19; 23: 20;21)
        • Guidance to Balaam (Num.22: 31-35)
        • Protection to Jacob (Gen. 32: 1-2: 48: 15-16)
        • Protection to Daniel (Dan. 6: 20)
        • Protection to the Hebrew boys (Dan.3: 24-28)
        • Protection to Elisha from Syrians (2: Kings. 6: 16)
  • 12. ANGELS
    • Theophany (Lord appeared as man)
    • “ An angel of the Lord”
        • The angel of the LORD found Hagar (Gen.16: 7) Lord (Gen.16: 13)
        • Lo, three men stood by him:(Gen.18: 2;16) Lord ( Gen.18:17)
        • wrestled a man with him until the break (Gen.32: 24) God (Gen.32:30).
        • And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him (Jud.6: 12) Lord (Jud.13: 23)
        • The angel of the LORD appeared unto the woman (Jud.13: 3) God (Jud.13: 22)
    • Angelophany (Angel appeared as man)
        • there came again … one like the appearance of a man (Dan.10: 18)
        • they saw a young man sitting on the right side (Mk.16: 5)
        • behold, two men stood by them in white apparel (Acts. 1: 10)
        • a man stood before me in bright clothing (Acts. 10: 30)
        • (After the incarnation of Christ; theophany seen no more)
  • 13. ANGELS
    • Ministry of angels (relation to believers)
    • Guidance
        • Philip to the wilderness (Acts.8: 26) to speak to Eunuch
        • Cornelius (Acts. 10: 3) Paul on ship journey (Acts. 27: 23)
        • Guardian angel (Mat. 18: 11; 1. Cor.11: 10; Gen. 48: 16)
        • (Seems observe our doings always. Ec.5: 6; 1.Cor.4: 9; Eph.3: 10)
    • Deliverance
        • Hebrew boys (Dan.3: 28) Daniel (6: 22)
        • Saints from the prison (Acts.5: 19) Peter (Acts.12: 7- 11)
        • Signified by the angels (Zechariah.1:9; 2: 3; 4: 1; etc) John (Rev. 1: 1)
        • The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him (Ps.34:7)
        • (Can only understand when spiritual eyes opened – 2.Kings 6: 17; Eph.1: 18 )
    • In death
        • and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: (Lk.16: 22) Not alone
    • Ministry of angels (during the tribulation)
        • Worship- God as creator; Christ as the redeemer (Rev. 4: 1-11; 5: 8- 13)
        • Control of the elements of nature (Rev.7: 1; 14: 18)
        • Carryout the command of God (Rev.7: 3; Rev. 14: 6-7)
        • Carry out the judgments of God (Rev.8: 1; 15: 1)
        • Gathering of elects (Mat.24:31) and Wicked .. (Mat.24: 39- 42; Mat. 13: 49)
  • 14. ANGELS
    • Angels in relation to believers
    • Beware of falling to angel worship
        • Let no man beguile ….worshipping of angels (Col.2: 18)
        • Satan demands worship (Lk. 4: 7; 2.Thes.2: 4- 8; Rev.13: 12)
        • But Holy angels never accepted (Dan.8: 7; Rev.22: 9; Rev.14: 7)
    • (Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. 2.Cor.11: 14)
    • Evil angels (*spirits) are also in subjection (Lk.9: 1; Ps.103: 19;1.Tim.6: 15)
        • King Saul - and an evil spirit from the LORD troubled him (1.Sam.16: 14)
        • came forth a spirit, stood before the LORD,.. I will persuade (1 King.22: 20-22)
        • devils besought him, suffer us to go into the herd of swine (Mat.8: 31; v.29)
        • (“Evil spirit” is used instead of “devils or demon” =“deified spirit” in the O.T.)
    • Do you know we will judge angels? (Evil angels)
        • Know ye not that we shall judge angels? (1,Cor. 6: 3)
  • 15. ANGELS (Satanology)
    • Satanology and Demonology
        • (The study or Doctrine of Evil angels)
    • Who Satan was? (Is. 14: 4- 24 ; Eze. 28: 2-19) = Adversary
    • (Personified as King of Babylon; or as prince of Tyre)
        • He was the anointed cherub that covereth (Ex.28: 14) guarded throne
        • Earlier name Lucifer; was fallen from heaven (Is. 14: 12)
        • Was full of wisdom and perfect in beauty (Eze. 28: 12; v. 3; 5)
        • Shining cherub (Eze. 28: 7; 16-17)
        • Was perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast created…v. 15)
    • Lucifer- was upon the holy mountain of God (Eze.28: 14)
        • Had walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire (Eze.28: 14; 16)
    • His Structure- the day he was created
        • Every precious stone was thy covering, the sardius, topaz…(Eze. 28: 13)
        • The workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared (Eze.28: 13)
        • (Had Thy pomp is brought down to the grave, and the noise of thy viols –Is.14:11)
  • 16. ANGELS
    • Person as well as a spirit
    • As a person
        • With intellect- beguiled thru subtility (2.Cor.11: 3)
        • Having emotion- Tempted the Lord (Lk.4: 1-11)
        • Will- shall go out to deceive the nations (Rev.20: 8)
        • Character – The pride (Is.14: 13-14) Lust (Jn.8: 44)
        • Nature- He was a murderer from the beginning, (Jn.8: 44)
            • he is a liar, and the father of it. (*un-regenerated persons)
    • As spirit (Invisible) Col.1: 16
        • Banished from his position in heaven (Eze.28: 16)
        • Corrupted of his character (Jn.8: 44; Jn. 17: 15)
        • Degraded in power, but perverted (Is.14: 16-17)
        • Pretends of dignity but destined for pit (Lk.4: 6; Mt.25: 41; Rev.20:10)
    • Final judgment (Mt.25:41; 13: 41)
        • Will be cast into the lake of fire and brimstone (Rev.20:10)
        • and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.
        • Rev.12:7; 20:3; 7; Is.24:22; Rev.20: 10; Is.14: 12; 15; 11
    • ( Lucifer = emerges light or shining – Ye are the light –Mat.6: 23)
  • 17. ANGELS
    • Reason for the fall (Eze. 28: 7; 17)
    • Wisdom and beauty that led to pride (Eze.28: 17)
        • Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, (v.17)
        • thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness (v.17)
        • multitude of thy merchandise have filled thee with violence (v. 16)
        • (Beauty- and beauty is vain (Pro.31:30) Wisdom- God will destroy (1.Cor. 1: 19)
    • Pride that led to sin (Eze.28: 16)
        • thou hast sinned:…cast thee as profane out of the mountain of God: (v. 16)
        • (Pride- Pro.16: 18; 15: 25; 11: 2; James 4: 6; Pro. 22: 4)
    • Said in the heart (Is.14: 13-14)
        • I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God:
        • I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:
        • I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; (Rule over angels and man)
        • I will be like the most High. (Desire the authority and glory of God)
    • A terror to everybody (Is. 14: 16-17)
        • that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms;
        • thou shalt be a terror (Eze.28: 19)
  • 18. ANGELS
    • He appeared in the past and present
    • (He works in different ways and methods)
    • Old serpent – Rev. 12: 9 (Subtlety) deceitful, Craftiness (Gen.3: 4)
        • as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty (2.Cor.11: 3)
    • Great Dragon (Rev.12: 3- 6) Cruelty; Fight
        • behold a great red dragon (Rev. 12: 3)
    • Roaring Lion (1.Pet. 5: 8) Devouring
        • your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion (1. Pet.5: 8)
    • Evil one ( Jn.17: 15; 1. Jn.5: 19) Corruption
        • and that wicked one toucheth him not. (1.Jn.5: 18)
        • but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil. (Jn.17: 15)
    • Accuser (Rev.12: 10; Zec. 3: 1) bring accusation
        • the accuser of our brethren is cast down (Rev.12:10)
        • Satan standing at his right hand to resist him. (Zec.3: 1)
  • 19. ANGELS
    • Tempter (Mt.4: 3)
        • Tempted Eve ( Gen.2:9; 16-17; 3: 1)
        • Jesus was tempted Mt. 4: 1-11; Heb.4: 15) (Body, soul and spirit)
        • that Satan tempt you not for your incontinency (1.Cor.7: 5)
    • Belial (2.Cor.6: 15) Personification of ungodliness
        • And what concord hath Christ with Belial? (2.Cor.6: 15)
    • Prince of this world (Jn.12: 31) Principalities (Eph.6: 12)
        • now shall the prince of this world be cast out.(Jn.12: 31)
    • Prince of the power of the air (Eph.2: 2; 6: 12)
        • according to the prince of the power of the air (Eph.2: 2)
    • Prince of the demons (Mat.12: 24)
        • Beelzebub the prince of the devils. (Mt.12: 24)
    • God of this world (2.Cor.4: 4)
        • In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds
    • Apollyon ? (Rev.9: 11; 1.sam.21: 7;Ps. 52) Azazel ? (Lev.16: 5)
  • 20. ANGELS
    • Satan as god of this world
        • Have his ministers (2. Cor.11: 15) (principalities … Eph.6: 12)
        • His own doctrine (1.Tim.4: 1) (spiritual …Eph.6: 12)
        • His apostles and preachers (Rev.2: 2; 6; 14)
        • His synagogue (Rev.2: 9)
        • He places his throne (Rev.2: 13)
        • Systems and cults (1.Tim. 4: 1)
    • As god of this world will imitate “Trinity”
        • The dragon (Rev.13: 2) Anti God
        • beast rise up out of the sea (Anti-christ) Rev.13: 1
        • beast coming up out of the earth (False prophet) Rev.13: 11)
    • He tamper the word of God
        • Add to it (Gen.2: 17 against 3: 3) Touch not
        • Alter it (Gen.2: 17; against 3: 3) Lest we die
        • Omits (Gen.2: 16 against 3: 2) omitted freely
    • Oppose the plans of God
        • the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty,(2.Cor.11: 3)
        • who taught Balac to cast a stumbling block (Rev.2: 14)
        • I Paul, once and again; but Satan hindered us.(1.The.2: 18)
  • 21. ANGELS
    • Devil (Slanderer) Diabolas (Gk)
    • (Devil or Satan is the same – Compare and study -Mat. 4: 1 with v. 10; 11)
        • Against God to man (Gen.3: 1-9)
        • Against Man to God (Job.1: 9; 2: 4)
        • Against Christ (Mat. 26: 61)
        • Against Bible and its doctrine (1.Tim.4: 1)
        • Against believer’s character (1.Tim 3: 7)
        • Against Holy Spirit (Mk.3: 29-30)
    • Believer must be vigilant (1.Pet.5: 8)
        • Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil (1.Pet.5: 8)
        • Able to stand against the wiles of the devil. (Eph. 6: 11; 2.Tim.2: 26)
        • Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, (James 4: 7)
        • Neither give place to the devil.(Eph.4: 27) He that commit sin (1Jn.3:8)
        • for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.(2.Cor.11: 14)
        • the depths of Satan (Rev.2: 24) reproach and snare (1.Tim.3: 7)
    • He is the ruler of a kingdom (Mat.12: 26; Lk.11: 18)
        • Principalities (Eph.6: 12) (“Prince”- Dan.10: 12)
        • Powers (Eph.6: 12; Col.1: 13)
        • The rulers of the darkness of this world (Eph.6: 12; Eph.2: 2)
        • Demons –spiritual wickedness in high places (Eph.6: 12; Rev.12: 9)
    • (The God of peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly –Rom.16: 20)
  • 22. ANGELS (Demanology)
    • Demonology (a part of Satanology)
    • (Demonology is the doctrine of demons; who are Satan’s angels)
        • They are Satan’s angels; who are fallen with Satan (Mat.25: 41)
        • Victims possessed by demons are called demoniac (Mk. 1: 24)
    • Sick possessed by demons
        • (Caused physical ailments as diseases)
        • Deaf and dump (Mk.9: 25)
        • Epilepsy (Mk.9: 20)
        • Lunatic (Mat.17: 15)
    • Others in resisting the gospel
        • Simon the sorcerer (Acts.8: 9- 24) Counterfeiting
        • Elymas the sorcerer (Acts. 13: 8- 11) Resisting
        • Damsel possessed with a spirit of divination (Acts.16:15-19)
    • Demon possession real and not a hypothesis
    • (Not just an opinion, but demoniacs recognized the divinity of Christ (Mk.1: 24) at times
    • shown super knowledge, and strength than men (Mat.8: 28) swine frenzied (Mat.8: 32)
  • 23. ANGELS
    • General character (Mat. 8:28-34; Mk.5: 15; Lk.8:26- 35)
        • Makes to dwell in unclean or isolated places (Mk.5: 3)
        • Expression of unusual strength, brake chains (v. 3-4)
        • Makes the person to self inflicting (v.5)
        • Recognized the divinity of Christ but resists (v. 6- 7)
        • Resists but excessively sensitive (v. 7; 12)
        • Acts like another person in vocal facsimiles (v.12)
        • Moves from place to place (v.13) knows destiny (v.7)
        • Desire to be in possession of person or a living body (v.13)
        • (One or more of the evil spirits can be in possession of a person)
        • Mary Magdalene – 7 spirits (Mk.16: 9) * Legion (Lk.8: 30) Mat. 26: 53
        • (* Roman legion- originally 3000, from 100 BC vary 5000-6200, NT- 6000)
    • Demons are behind idolatry (2. Ch.11: 15; Ps.106: 35-37)
        • they sacrificed their sons and their daughters unto devils (Ps.105: 37)
        • Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God (1.cor.10:20)
    • God used demons to discipline believers
        • For correcting defection (1.Sam.16: 14, 23)
        • For displaying God’s authority (Lk.10:17; 19)
        • a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me (2.Cor.12:7)
        • (I cast out devils by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God is come
        • unto you- Mat.12: 28)
  • 24. ANGELS
    • Beware- demons are the agents
    • Fortune telling (Astrology, Astronomy, Palm reading)
    • (use divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch, or a charmer,
    • or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer -Deut.18: 10-11)
        • Let now the astrologers, the star-gazers, the monthly prognosticators -Is.47: 13)
        • A certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination (Acts.16: 16)
        • (They shall not deliver themselves from the power of the flame: Is.47: 14)
    • Witchcraft
        • divine unto me by the familiar spirit, and bring me him up (1.Sam.28: 8)
        • should not a people seek unto their God? for the living to the dead? (Is.8:19-20)
    • Sorcery
        • Elymas the sorcerer withstood them (Acts.13: 8)
        • nor to your enchanters, nor to your sorcerers (Jer.27: 9)
        • (Neither repented ..nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication (Rev.9: 7)
    • Spiritualism (Communicating to dead-necromancy)
        • Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards (Lev.19: 31)
        • (I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off- Lev.20: 6; 27)
  • 25. ANGELS
    • Sacrificed their sons unto devils
    • Demon worship and Idolatry
        • They sacrificed unto devils, not to God; to gods whom they knew not (Deu.32:17)
        • And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast-Rev.13: 4)
        • And they called the people unto the sacrifices of their gods: and the people did
        • eat, and bowed down to their gods. (Num.25:2)
    • (They joined themselves also unto Baalpeor, and ate the sacrifices of the dead. (Ps.106:28)
        • The Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God-1.Cor.10: 20-22)
        • they sacrificed their sons and their daughters unto devils (Ps.106: 37)
        • Themselves are separated with whores; they sacrifice with harlots: (Hos.4: 14)
        • (Therefore the people that doth not understand shall fall)
    • The Lord says;
        • I would not that ye should have fellowship with devils. (1.Cor.10: 21)
        • ye cannot be partakers of the Lord's table, and of the table of devils
  • 26. ANGELS
    • The network of Satan
    • He travels to and fro; up and down (Still free and moves)
    • Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and
    • from walking up and down in it. (Job.1: 7)
    • Method devils use to possess a man, if Christ’s Lordship is not accepted (Mat.12: 43- 45)
    • He consider the upright to be tempted
        • Hast thou considered my servant Job (Job. 1: 8)
    • He uses the devils (Eph.6: 12)
        • He uses them over nations as “Prince” (Dan.10: 12; 20)
        • Catcheth away that which was sown in his heart. (Mat.13: 19)
        • The enemy that sowed them ( * Tare) is the devil; (Mat. 13: 39)
        • (Gospel of “social services” or “prosperity” etc,.instead of the “Gospel of Grace”)
        • (the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not)
    • At times transforms himself
        • Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. (2.Cor.11: 14)
        • the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth
        • that he hath but a short time. (Rev.12: 12)
    • (The God of peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly-Rom16: 20)
  • 27. ANGELS
    • Your questions and doubts
    • Is Satan and devil the same or different? (Rev. 12: 9)
    • Same. that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him (Rev.20: 2)
    • Who the demons are ?
    • Demons are the angels fallen together with Satan. (Rev. 12: 9)
    • Is it true demons are the spirits of the dead of pre-Adamic time?
    • No. Bible does not gives any proof for it.
    • Have any time Satan himself entered and worked in anyone?
    • Yes. Then entered Satan into Judas surnamed Iscariot, (Lk.22: 2)
    • Have the head of Satan crushed already?
    • No. soon God will crush the head of Satan under your feet (Rom.16: 20)
    • Satan now a defeated foe
    • Spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over
    • them in it. (Col.2: 15)
    • Whom you need to fear now?
    • Greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world. (1.Jn.4: 4)
    • Angels and authorities and powers being made subject unto him (1.Pet.3: 22)
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    • Your questions and doubts
    • Will Satan can have a throne in hell ?
    • No. the devil ….shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever (Rev.20: 10)
    • Read also (Is. 14: 11; 15)
    • What will be done with the devils ?
    • It shall come to pass in that day…. I will cause the unclean spirit to pass out of
    • the land. (Zec.13: 2; )
    • Can it be angels (Gen. 6: 2) “the sons of God” ?
    • No; Marriage unknown among the angels (Mat.22: 30) But man was created as
    • male and female (Gen.1:27) One of the plan was procreation (v.28)
    • It is among the line of Seth (Gen.4: 26) and Line of Cain (1.Jn.3: 12) Jud.14: 3
    • Resulted in birth of “Giants” (Gen.6: 4) in nature than size “Apostasy”
    • What can be the reason for the destruction of original earth ?
    • Not revealed but can be the sins of the angels (Jude 6; 2. Pet. 2: 4; 3: 6)
  • 29. ANGELS
    • Can a believer be demoniac?
    • Impossible for unclean spirit to make room in a true Christian (1.Cor. 3: 16)
    • Those who are in Christ cannot be possessed of demons (1.Jn. 5: 18)
    • If a person is genuinely born again
        • He is born of God (1.Jn.5: 18, Rom.8: 9; 1.Cor. 6: 19-20)
        • As far controlled of the Holy Spirit ( Rom.8: 4; Eph. 5: 18)
        • He is identified with Christ. (Rom. 5:1-10; Eph.1: 4; 4: 30)
    • As far as a Christian be carnal (1.Cor. 3: 1; 3)
        • He can be influenced from without (not possessed) 1.Tim.3: 6
    • Casting out demons not a gift, but a command
        • But all diseases are not demon possession (Mat.4: 24)
        • Any believer can do it, if he is Spirit filled (Acts.19: 13- 16)
    • What it means to be delivered to Satan (1.Cor.5: 5; 1.Tim.1: 20)
        • Last of the disciplinary action, but with heart to restore (2.Cor.2 6-7)
        • (Like prodigal son repented (Lk.15:16) to be far from the fellowship- If genuinely
        • born again, sure will repent and return or else never- 1.Jn 2: 19; 2.Pet.2: 13)
  • 30. ANGELS
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