THE THEOLOGY of ANGELS
It is required that you look up and read the Bible references given.
There are several results to the fall of Lucifer and the fallen angels. They all lost their original state of holiness and resorted to an existence of wickedness and a corrupt nature. Matthew 10:1; Ephesians 6:11 & Revelation 12:9. Some of the fallen angels were cast down into hell/Tartarus, and are constrained in chains until the day of their judgment. II Peter 2:4 & Jude 6. Some of the fallen angels are left free on the earth and they attempt to thwart the works of good angels. Daniel 10:12-20 & Jude 9 & Revelation 12:7-9. Because of the fall of Adam & Eve in the garden, the earth was cursed on behalf of mankind. Genesis 3:17-19. Creation groans because of man’s sin. Romans 8:19-22. It is possible that the fall of the fallen angels may have had an adverse effect on the earth. Revelation 12:8. Because of the disobedience of the fallen angels, they will be cast into the lake of fire. Matthew 25:41; I Corinthians 6:3; II Peter 2:4 & Jude 6. Satan will be cast into the abyss for one thousand years, then cast into the lake of fire. Revelation 20:1-10.
In the Bible there are two types of angels - good angels and bad angels. There are also various angelic subdivisions.
In both Hebrew & Greek the word angel means messenger. You will see this in Luke 7:24, the messengers John sent to speak with Jesus. Daniel had numerous angels around him at all times. Daniel 7:10 & Revelation 5:11. We see the attentiveness of angels in Psalms 68:17. And the attentiveness of angels around Jesus in Matthew 26:53. In Hebrews 12:22 we see the attentiveness of angels in the lives of born again believers. Angels my appear as individuals. Acts 5:19. Angels may appear as couples. Acts 1:10. Angels may appear in groups. Luke 2:13.
Cherubs are mentioned in Genesis 3:24; II Kings 19:15; Ezekiel 10:1-22 & 28:14:16. A cherub guards the entrance to the garden. Genesis 3:24. Two cherubs are placed at the top of the temple and tabernacle. Exodus 25:19 & I Kings 6:23-28. Cherubs enter the inner veil of the tabernacle. Exodus 26:1 & 31. Cherubs are carved into the doors of the temple. I Kings 6:32-35. Cherubs are around the throne of God. Psalms 18:10; 80:1 & 99:1. It is possible Lucifer was a cherub. Ezekiel 28:14-16.
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