Part Two Socialist, Marxist and Communist Indoctrination School kids are being prepared for a socialist world government under the United Nationsto which most public school teachers would not object. The kids are being taught that one culture is just as good as another.
The subject of angels has long fascinated mankind, not just believers but unbelievers, and not just dedicated believers bent on spiritual growth, but also those with "itchy ears" for this subject but not necessarily for other teachings of the Bible.
The purpose of this study is to give an essential overview of what God would have us to know about angels based upon what is actually contained in His Word. The Purpose, Creation and Nature of Angels 1.
The Purpose of Angels: It is important to remember that angels, for all their temporary superiority to mankind, are creatures too. God, the Creator of the universe, of time and of space, existed and exists before the universe and outside of it. Angels, on the other hand, as creatures, can only exist within the creation, and are, therefore, subject to time and space.
Though their capabilities currently surpass those of human beings, they are still "fellow servants" of God, and subordinate to Him in every way Rev.
Before the mountains were born, or you gave birth to the earth and world, from everlasting to everlasting, you are God. God did not "need" to create the universe, or angels, or mankind, or anything, for that matter. He is perfect and has no needs whatsoever.
This was true before His first act of creation, and remains and will remain so throughout the course of creature history and into eternity. God, who created the universe and everything in it, even He who is Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples our hands have made, nor is He ministered to by the hands of men as if He needed anything from us — [on the contrary], He is the One who gives life and breath and everything else to us all.
God is the Potter, and all we His creatures are the clay, created for the praise of His glory, and His glory we shall praise on that day of eternity and forevermore Is. But now, O Lord, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter, and we all are the work of thy hand.
By Myself I have sworn. From my mouth a righteous word has gone forth, which will not be revoked, that every knee will bow to Me, and to Me every tongue will swear.
And so they will acknowledge Me: This is the God with whom we have to do! To Him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb, be praise and honor and glory and power for ever and ever! The Creation of Angels: At some undisclosed time following His creation of the heavens and the earth, God created the angels Ps.
This event took place after the original ex nihilo i.
God created all angelic kind at this time including Satan and all those who would eventually rebel against Him. Though some would come to choose against Him, all the angels were originally created holy Deut.
God gave each of them distinct duties and definite domains in which to exercise specified authority delegated by Him Col. The Nature of Angels: As created beings, angels are dependent upon time and space.
Though more powerful 2Thes. Angels are often described as the "host of heaven" and otherwise compared to the innumerable stars e. Further, angels are not subject to death Lk. Unlike human beings, angels do not grow old, or hungry or tired. Angels are thus not subject to many of the more obvious material restraints that limit human activity and are, for the most part, completely invisible to us.
However, angels can at times appear in bodily form as in the case of the announcement of Christ's birth: Like human beings, angels possess personality and individuality as evidenced, for example, by joy: And like us, they are created to serve and worship God for His glory Ps.
In terms of power and ability, the present angelic superiority to mankind is obvious in every passage of scripture in which they are described. This current angelic superiority significantly also extends to the area of longevity.
While mankind is enjoying a sequential residence on earth generation following generationangelic kind has been experiencing a continuum of existence in heaven, even before the creation of Man. This longevity, combined with the fact that angels though creatures like Man are not subject to the same degree to the restraints and necessities of time and space that encumber mankind, undoubtedly contributes to their superior knowledge and wisdom as well.
By its very essence, therefore, the angelic nature is superior to our present earthly human nature in terms of appearance, intellect, power, mobility and authority 2Pet. Angels will not always be superior to mankind.
Just as our Lord's humanity is, in resurrection, superior to angels in every way Heb. The involvement of angelic beings in human affairs is part and parcel of their role in promoting or, in the case of the fallen angels, opposing God's plan for human history see "Satan's Rebellion" immediately below.
On a more personal level, however, angels are also apparently extremely interested in observing human behavior in general and in the playing out of God's plan in particular 1Tim.For Infidelity: Reconsidering Aesthetic Anachronism The second of the ‘isms’ that would destabilize this essay proposal by way of subverting its own desire for historical accuracy, would.
Angelology: the Study of Angels: Part 2A of Bible Basics: Essential Doctrines of the Bible. Includes The Purpose, Creation and Nature of Angels, Satan's Rebellion and World Rule, The Occasion of the devil's Rebellion and fall from grace, God's Judgment on the Universe, God's Restoration of the Earth, God's Replacement for Satan, Satan and the Fall of Man, The Limits of Satan's World Rule.
Formulas are strings of symbols. In sentential logic, the symbols include all the upper case letters, the five connective symbols, as well as left and right parentheses. Certain strings of symbols count as formulas of sentential logic, and others do not, as determined by the following definition.
This is because often the original meaning or use of a term or expression varies wildly from its current meaning or use, and in any event, most people use language in near-total ignorance of etymology.
Whatever means we use to relate logic to language, it is a process that is . * For the sake of simplicity and brevity, in this article we do not address some of the other views of how porneia should be translated in this text, such as an unlawful or illicit marriage or as premarital sex before or during betrothal.
These views have been championed by many intelligent Catholic and Protestant commentators, and they are dealt with at length in my thesis.
The Lifecycle of a Revolution. In the early days of the public internet, we believed that we were helping build something totally new, a world that would leave behind the shackles of age, of race, of gender, of class, even of law.