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Category Archives: Angels
The word “better” appears 13 times in the book of Hebrews (1:4; 6:9; 7:7; 7:9; 7:22; 8:6; 8:6; 9:23; 10:34; 11:16; 11:35; 11:40; 12:24). The original word (Kreitton) is defined to mean “more prominent, higher in rank, preferable, better… more … Continue reading
A 2016 Gallup poll found: (1) 11% said that they did not believe in God; (2) 27% said that they did not believe in the devil; (3) 15% did not believe in heaven; (4) 22% did not believe in hell (gallup.com/poll/193271/americans-believe-god.aspx). … Continue reading
The Bible teaches that we have an adversary. Peter warned, “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion seeking whom he may devour” (1 Peter 5:8). He is presented as real and dangerous. … Continue reading
The more one understands about an opponent, the better prepared one is to deal with an opponent. Consider: (1) This is true in sports. Teams spend a great deal of time studying video of opponents. They want to understand strengths … Continue reading
This writing will consider two specific angels who are mentioned by name in the Bible. Let’s consider – Gabriel Gabriel is explicitly mentioned in four contexts in the Bible (Daniel 8:15-27; 9:20-27; Luke 1:5-20; 1:26-38). The name Gabriel means “Man … Continue reading
This writing will consider some questions about specific angels. Let’s consider – The Angel of the Lord “The Angel of the LORD” or “The Angel of God” appears several times in the Old Testament (Genesis 16:7-14; 21:17-18; 22:11-18; 31:11, 13; … Continue reading
The word “angel” means “messenger.” This is true of both the Old Testament word (malak), and the New Testament word (angelos). These words are used of human messengers (e.g. Genesis 32:3; Numbers 21:21; 2 Chronicles 36:15; Haggai 1:13; Malachi 1:1 … Continue reading