20 Quick Angel Facts -Courtesy of the Bible Almanac
They are created by God (Ephesians 3:9).
They report directly to the Lord (Job 1:6).
They are mentioned 273 times in 34 books of the Bible.
The proclaim the word of the Lord (Revelation 14:6).
They announce the birth of Jesus to the shepherds (Luke 2:9-14).
They were created to live forever. (Revelation 4:8).
Their heavenly work is to worship and glorify God (Revelation 4:8).
Their earthly work is to help believers (Hebrews 1:14).
They are spirit beings, not humans (Hebrews 1:14).
They are numberless (Deuteronomy 33:2).
They posess free will (Jude 6).
They express joy (Job 38:7).
They express longing (1 Ptere 1:12).
They are mighty (Psalm 103:20).
They provide wisdom (Daniel 9:21-22).
They do not die or marry (Mark 12:25, Luke 20:36).
Some are cherubim-four winged angels (Ezekiel 10:20).
Some are seraphim-six winged angels (Isaiah 6:1-8).
They do not know everything (Matthew 24:36).
They will join all believers in the heavenly Jerusalem (Hebrews 12:22
Angels are important messengers of God Their work in heaven is to worship God. On earth they are God's couriers, bringing his word and protection to people.
Psalm 91 11-12
11 For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.
12 They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.
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