27 Biblical Facts About Angels
Angels are Found Everywhere in the Bible
Angels are, in total, mentioned two hundred and seventy-three times throughout some thirty-four of the Biblical books.
If we categorize Angels, we find there are at least 27 distinct references to them. There are likely more, but lets' take a look at the top 27.
Angels are Everywhere in the Bible
What do you think of when you hear the word 'Angel'? Angels have wings, they often visit earth on a mission with a definite message to be declared as God's represented servant. They are in the midrash, the old testament the new testament and they are significant in the beginning (Genesis) and all through the age of the patriarchs as those with grace and who move among the clouds appearing sometimes to warn, sometimes to inform and sometimes to comfort. Angels in the Bible bring news, tidings, and they can even be evil, as was Satan the greatest of the fallen ones.
Angels were all created by God as said in Genesis chapter 2 verse 1; and Nehemiah, chapter 9 verse 6. As well as Ephesians chapter 3 verse 9.
Angels report directly to God as stated in Job chapter 1 verse 6 and also in Chapter 2 verse 1
Angels were present at the creation of the world as told in Job. Chapter 38 verse 1
Angels announced Jesus' birth to the shepherds we read in Luke chapter 10 verse 14.
Angels do not marry Matthew tells us in chapter 22, verse 30.
Angels were created to live forever the book of Revelations says in chapter 4 verse 8.
Angels purpose is to glorify God says Revelations chapter 4 verse 8.
There are Angels who help human beings according to Hebrews chapter 1 verse 14.
There are Angels who harm human beings says Mark in chapter 5.
Angels are ' spirit beings', according to Psalms chapter 104 verse 4.
Angels are invisible beings we read in Romans chapter 1 verse 18.
Angels are many says Deuteronomy in chapter 33 verse 2 as well as in Psalms chapter 68 verse 17 and in Revelations chapter 5 verse 11.
Angels possess intelligence says Daniel in chapter 9, verse 21.
Angels possess will we read in Isaiah chapter 14 verse 12.
Angels display joy says Job in chapter 38 verse 7.
Angels display desire says 1st Peter chapter 1 verse 11
Angels are stronger than men, according to Psalms chapter 103 verse 20.
Angels are more intelligent than men in the words of Daniel chapter 9, verse 21-22.
Angels are swifter than men says Daniel chapter 9, verse 21.
Angels are not omnipresent Daniel tells us in chapter 10 verse 12.
Angels are not omnipotent according to Daniel chapter 10 verse 13.
Angels are not omniscient reports Matthew in chapter 24 verse 36.
Some Angels are cherubim we read in Ezekiel chapter 1 verse 1
Some Angels are seraphim according to Isaiah chapter 6, verse 1-8
The majority of Angels remained true to God as Revelations chapter 5 verse 11-12 tells us.
Angels will join all believers in the heavenly Jerusalem, says Hebrews chapter 12 verse 22-23