The term "angel" denotes a class of beings who are not usually perceived by human senses. Angels were created at some point before the physical universe. They apparently do no age and do not die. they are compared to spirit and fire.
Psalm 104:4 Who makes His angels spirits, his ministers a flame of fire. (servants)
However, angels do appear in some sort of visible bodies frequently to serve as God's messenger's or to intervene in human events on behalf of God or His people. They do not marry or reproduce. People do not become angels when they die.
Humans were created lower than the angels. ( This implies man's mortal and earthbound existence.) But will judge angels in the age to come.
All angels are not alike. There seems to be rank among angels. Satan was an exalted angel before he rebelled against God. (Isaiah 14:12-15) How you are fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How you are cut down to the ground. You who weakened nations.
A few angels are called archangels or identified with personal names. The Seraphim and the cherubim probably are angelic beings of rank. When they are visible, their appearance is distinctive from humankind and radiantly glorious. Cherubim and seraphim are the only angelic beings described as having wings, Although Gabriel was said to fly.
So what this all got to do with art exactly? You appear to be god's loyal spammer. The message trumps the generally held
conventions for these forums.
by Judah's Daughter 7 years ago
The war in heaven that describes the fall of "the Dragon, the Serpent of Old, the Devil and Satan" and 1/3 of the angels is found only in Revelation 12. There is no mention of the Dragon being an angel (even if you look up the Greek word and cross-references). In fact, Lucifer...
by Apostle Jack 7 years ago
Why is it said that Angels have wings? Wings in the bible only refer to Symbolism and not Celestial spirits of the Heavenly host,which don't have wings. Humankind compare anything that can fly to have wings.But they did not include Spiritual beings,which do not have any need of such help.They are...
by Blessitbe 6 years ago
Do you believe we are alone? or is there more to the story then we know?Why does the bible talk about another race that walked among us in the Old Testament & also the book of Enoch? Genesis 6 speaks about how the lord felt that the union of angels and women of man created the giants talked...
by ngureco 17 months ago
Why Did God Create Satan?
by Kevin Peter 5 years ago
God has created only two human beings. Then how come the next generation came into existance?Adam and Eve were the two human beings. They had only two children. Both were males. Who did they marry to form the next generation of human beings?
by Sooner28 6 years ago
Theists often times have trouble defending God against gratuitous evil, such as a person burning to death slowly with no clear reason the suffering has to be so severe. In any event, there is another problem that theists must account for, and that is the origin of evil. Theists assert...
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