Lectures_28 - LECTURE TWENTY-EIGHT: ANGELS AND DEMONS...

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LECTURE TWENTY-EIGHT: ANGELS AND DEMONS [Dorman, 80-85] IV.   The Church’s Friends and Foes – Angelology A.  Angels 1.   Background  a.  Angelology is rooted in Scripture. b.  Angelology should not be neglected. c.  Angelology also should not be over-emphasized. 2.  Definition: The Term “angel’ comes from the Greek  angellos  which means  “messenger.”  Angels therefore are spiritual beings sent as  messengers and servants of God. 3.  Biblical Texts  a.  The OT evidence: Genesis 18; Isaiah 6; Daniel 9:20-27;  10:13; 12:1. b.   The NT evidence: Matthew 1; Luke 1, 2; Acts 5:19; 27:23- 25. c.  The Teaching of Christ Himself: Matthew 13:39; 22:30;  25:31. 4.   Characteristics of Angels a.  They are persons.
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b.  They are “higher than men”  (Psalm 2:7-9; Heb 2:7-9). c.  They are spirit beings. d.  They were all originally created good (Gen 1:31; Col 1:16). e. 
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