Angels on Assignment
Hebrews 1:13-14 (NKJV)
13But to which of the angels has He ever said: “Sit at My right hand, Till I make Your enemies Your footstool”? 14Are they not all ministering spirits sent forth to minister for those who will inherit salvation?
Angels are Ministering Spirits
Time Magazine Poll (A Fascination with Angels)
- 69% of Americans Believed in the Existence of Angel
- 40% Acknowledged their Belief in a Personal Guardian Angel
- 32% Claimed to have Felt an Angelic Presence at some time
The Nature of Angels
Angels are Created Beings
Psalms 148:2 (NKJV)
2Praise Him, all His angels; Praise Him, all His hosts!
Psalms 148:5 (NKJV)
5Let them praise the name of the Lord, For He commanded and they were created.
Angels are Spirit Creatures
Hebrews 1:14 (NKJV)
14Are they not all ministering spirits sent forth to minister for those who will inherit salvation?
Two Types of Angels (Good and Evil)
Revelation 12:7 (NKJV)
7And war broke out in heaven: Michael and his angels fought with the dragon; and the dragon and his angels fought,
In his Rebellion, Satan took with him 1/3 of the Angels
The Ministry of Angels
Angels Protect (Guardian Angel)
Psalms 91:11 (NKJV)
11For He shall give His angels charge over you, To keep you in all your ways.
Matthew 18:10 (NKJV)
10“Take heed that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that in heaven their angels always see the face of My Father who is in heaven.
Angels Care and Protect Believers from Physical Harm
Matthew 4:11 (NKJV)
11Then the devil left Him, and behold, angels came and ministered to Him.
Acts 5:19-20 (NKJV)
19But at night an angel of the Lord opened the prison doors and brought them out, and said, 20“Go, stand in the temple and speak to the people all the words of this life.”
Angels Provide Guidance
Matthew 1:20,21 (NKJV)
20But while he thought about these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take to you Mary your wife, for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit. 21And she will bring forth a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.”
It is Encouraging to know that God may send an Angel to Protect, Encourage or Guide us!
We are not to Worship Angels, but they are Ministering Spirit sent by God to Help us
Hebrews 13:2 (NKJV)
2Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels.
Angels may, at times, take on Human Form to Help us!
Be Hospitable to Strangers