Angels And Demons In The Bible

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In almost every major religion, the world is strictly divided into the good and the bad. In Christianity, the bad side of the world is represented by Satan and his servants. Christians believe that he is able to capture their souls if they die sinful; if they acknowledge their sins and believe in Jesus, they will be saved. Interestingly enough, the Bible always hints at the fact that there is no pure good and pure evil in the world; even Satan used to be one of the most faithful angels of God. Apart from Jesus and Satan, there are other characters in the Bible that carry an important meaning, such as angels and demons. These creatures have been romanticized in modern literature and media, but what was their real purpose in the sacred book? …show more content…
Angels are created (Psalm 148:2, 5, Col. 1:16)--non-human, spirit beings (Heb. 1:14).They are immortal (Luke 20:36), innumerable (Heb. 12:22), invisible (Num. 22:22-31), sexless (Matt. 22:30), and do the will of God (Psalm 103:20)” (Carm.org) Although their minds are more complex than the minds of human beings, angels too have restrictions when it comes to communicating with God (Mark 13:32). They are somewhere between God and people. Angels are those whom God is able to trust fully; He sends them on Earth when he has something important to tell to people. As He doesn’t communicate with Christians directly, He speaks to them with the voices of angels. Thus, many saints received revelations from angels that helped them understand their true role in Christianity. Probably one of the most important angel in Christianity was angel Gabriel who came to let Mary know that she will conceive the Son of God. Since then, angels are thought to guide people and show them the path of …show more content…
“A Demon is a fallen angel that assists Satan in the opposition of God. Demons are evil (Luke 10:17, 18), powerful (Luke 8:29), and under the power of Satan (Matt. 12:24-30)” (Carm.org) They acknowledge the existence of Jesus Christ and His Father, and they are able to take over certain people. Demons were always feared by the Christians; many of them came to the church only to feel safe from the dark forces. The main demon of Christianity is Lucifer who has many different names. He was the one who fell from Heaven and became Satan; many followed him, and thus became fallen angels (demons). According to the Bible, God sent Lucifer away from Heaven for his pride and arrogance, the character traits that are known as deadly sins; Lucifer was too mesmerized by his own appearance. Demons were known to take over people’s souls, and not many priests dared to act as exorcists. However, this topic became very popular in the modern media due to the frightening evidence that exists in

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