Essay about Angels And Angels
I’ve never had a personal knowing experience with an angel but, I know they are real. I know they are real because the Bible says they are real. I also know they are real because cultures and people all over the world express accounts of encounters with angelic beings; angels that rescued them from danger, delivered a direct message from God, or gave comfort in a great time of need. In this essay, I will attempt to answer some questions on how, when, and where angels exist/operate. Although the Bible speaks frequently of angels it can also be somewhat vague. While there is a lot we don’t know about angels there is still plenty we do know. With that being said there may be a bit of speculation and a bit of personal opinion mixed in with the facts I will try, however, to keep it to a minimum.
So what are angels? Angels are “created, spiritual beings with moral judgement and high intelligence, but without physical bodies.” Angels were, like us, created directly by God for His own reasons. The fact that angels exercise moral judgement is shown to us by Lucifer who persuaded a third of the angels in heaven to rise up against God. Also there high intelligence is shown in there interactions with men and their worship to God. (Grudem, 397)
Angels are often divided into three groups’ cherubim, seraphim, and the living creatures. The cherubim were often symbolic of heavenly things. In Ezekiel 10 the cherubim are depicted as being “covered with eyes” and encompassed by…