2The mundane . . . The terms Hebrew = malak Greek = angelos The meaning = “messenger”STOP HERE (Revelation 19:10, 22:9)
3Their existence is to be background and if background, then . . .
4Other references Holy Ones – Ps. 89:5 Watchers – Daniel 4:13 The council – Ps. 89:7The assembly or hosts - Ps. 89:5Princes – Daniel 10:13Heavenly host – Luke 2:13Spirits – Heb. 1:14Principalities, powers, thrones, dominions, authorities (Rom. 8:38, Eph. 6:12, Col. 1:16)
5What else do we know ?Angels are “spirits”, therefore not in physical bodies (Heb. 1:14; Luke 24:39)Angels are normally invisible to humansAngels have great power – “mighty ones”They do engage humans at God’s wish (Hebrews 13:2)They are numbered as almost innumerableThey watch after children (Matt. 18:10)They are interested in salvation (1 Peter 1:12)
6The order Lucifer – maybe top angel, highest ranking Archangel – Michael is 1 (1 Thess. 4:16; Jude 9)Also called “Chief Prince”Seraphim – Worship and PresenceCherubim – Sentient and extantLiving Creatures (Ezekiel 1; Rev. 4)
8The Fall of Lucifer and demons Lucifer (KJV translation)Satan (1 Chron. 21:1; Matt. 4:10; Luke 10:18)Serpent (Gen. 3:1; Ezek. 28:13 w/Rev. 12:9)Devil (Matt. 4:1)Beelzebul (Matt. 10:25)Evil one (Matt. 13:19)Ruler of this world (John 12:31)The prince of the power of the air (Eph. 2:2)Why he fellWhat he did to the host
9The Fall of Lucifer and demons Lucifer (KJV translation)Why he fellKeep Genesis 3:4-5 in mindIsaiah 14:12-19Five “I wills”Ezekiel 28:11-19Pride/iniquity/unrighteousness found in youWhat he did to the host
10The Fall of Lucifer and demons Lucifer (KJV translation)Why he fellWhat he did to the host3 Then another sign appeared in heaven: and behold, a great red dragon having seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads were seven diadems.4 And his tail swept away a third of the stars of heaven and threw them to the earth. (Rev. 12:3-4a)Jude 62 Peter 2:4
11What they do SATAN LIMITATIONS Murderer (John 8:44) Liar (John 8:44) Sinner (1 John 3:8)Deceiver (2 Cor. 11:3)Tempter (Matt. 4:1-11)Blinder (2 Cor. 4:4)Destroyer, hater, consumer (1 Peter 5:8)Job 1:12, 2:6James 4:7Daniel 10:12-13Jude 8-9
124 You are from God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.