Sermon Scripture: Hebrews 1
Pastor Keith Schadel
Angels are not Jesus, we don't worship them.
Ten Questions and Answers on Angels!
1. Do people become angels?
- No, there are humans in Heaven and Angels. They're not the same thing. People do not become angels.
2. What are angels?
- The Hebrew and Greek word that gets translated to angel means Messenger.
- Spirit Beings.
3. Do angels have bodies like humans?
- No, Jesus said Spirit is not flesh and blood.
- Sometimes they take on forms.
- They can appear as humans, most of the time they're invisible.
- Under normal circumstances we don't see them.
4. What do they look like?
- Sometimes humans, usually male.
- Crazy looking creatures
5. Do angels have wings?
- They do in pictures, but those pictures are not photographs.
- Seraphs do.
- They can fly, but that does not necessarily mean they have wings.
6. How do angels compare to humans?
- Angels are stronger, they can move things we can't.
- Angels know things we cannot know.
- Angels are more mobile than we are, they can go places and speak things we cannot.
- They cannot reproduce.
- They are not as strong, mobile, and all knowing as God.
7. Where do angels come from?
- They're created
- They predate humans, but not God.
8. Are all angels good?
- Not in the sense we know the word good.
- Romans 8
- They have freewill like humans do - Some have rebelled against God, we call them Demons.
- They have a hierarchy
- Michael is the archangel - head angel
- Satan is Michael's counterpart - head demon
- He is not God's counterpart, nothing is equal to God.
- There is a war between angels and demons - spiritual warfare.
- When we put our trust in Jesus, He keeps us safe from this warfare.
9. What is the purpose of angels?
- Praise God unceasingly
- Serve Humans
- Many wonderful tasks
- Newsbearers - Heralds
10. How many are there?
- Too many to count!