Scriptural References

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Source:  H.L. Wilmington - from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association


Angels are mentioned 273 times in 34 biblical books.
Angels were all created by God:                 Genesis 2:1; Nehemiah 9:6; Ephesians 3:9; Colossians 1:16
Angels report directly to God:                     Job 1:6; 2:1
Angels were present at the Creation of the world:                      Job 38:1,4,7
Angels announced Jesus' birth to the shepherds:                        Luke 2:10-14
Angels do not marry:                                  Matthew 22:30
Angels were created to live forever:            Revelation 4:8
The angel's purpose is to glorify God:         Revelation 4:8
Some angels help human beings:                 Hebrews 1:14
Some angels harm human beings:               Mark 5:1-5
Angels are spirit beings:                             Psalms 104:4; Hebrews 1:7,14
Angels are invisible beings:                        Romans 1:18-32; Col. 2:18; Revelation 19:10; 22:9
Angels are innumerable:                            Deuteronomy 33:2; Psalms 68:17; Daniel 7:9-10;
                                                                Matthew 26:53; Hebrews 12:22; Revelation 5:11
Angels possess intelligence:                       Daniel 9:21-22;10:14; Revelation 19:10;22:8-9
Angels possess will:                                  Isaiah 14:12-15; Jude 1:6
Angels display joy:                                   Job 38:7; Luke 2:13
Angels display desire:                               1 Peter 1:12
Angels are stronger than men:                   Psalms 103:20; 2 Thessalonians 1:7; 2 Peter 2:11
Angels are more intelligent than men:         Daniel 9:21-22; 10:14
Angels are swifter than men:                     Daniel 9:21; Revelation 14:6
Angels are not omnipresent:                      Daniel 10:12
Angels are not omnipotent:                       Daniel 10:13; Jude 1:9
Angels are not omniscient:                        Matthew 24:36
Some angels are cherubim:                       Ezekiel 1:1-28; 10:20
Some angels are seraphim                        Isaiah 6:1-8
The majority of angels remain true to God:                               Revelation 5:11-12
These angels will join all believers in the heavenly Jerusalem:     Hebrews 12:22-23

Reasons for Prayer

God's repeated command to do so:                              1 Sameul 12:23; Romans 12:12;
                                                                                   Colossians 4:2; 1 Thessalonians 5:17;
                                                                                   1 Timothy 2:8
The example of Chirst:                                                 Hebrews 5:7
The example of the early church:                                  Acts 1:14; 2:42; 6:4; 12:5
The example of Paul:                                                   Acts 9:10-11; 16:25; 20:36;
                                                                                   21:5; Romans 10:1
Prayer saves the sinner:                                                Luke 18:13
Prayer resotres the backslider:                                     James 5:16
Prayer strengthens the saint:                                         Jude 1:20
Prayer sends forth laborers:                                         Matthew 9:38; Acts 13:2-3
Prayer heals the sick:                                                  James 5:13-15
Prayer glorifies God's name:                                        Revelation 5:8; 8:2-4
Prayer accomplishes the impossible:                            Matthew 21:22: Mark 9:29;
                                                                                  Acts 12:5-7; James 5:17-18
Prayer gives good things:                                             Psalms 102:17; Matthew 7:7-11
Prayer imparts wisdom:                                               James 1:5
Prayer bestows peace:                                                Philippians 4:5-7
Prayer keeps one from sin:                                          Matthew 26:41
Prayer reveals the will of God:                                     Luke 11:9-10


The crown of the high priest:                                     Exodus 29:6; 39:30
The crown of thorns:                                                 Matthew 27:29
The crown of a soul-winner:                                      Philippians 4:1; 1 Thessalonians 2:19
The crown of righteousness:                                      2 Timothy 4:8
The crown of life:                                                      James 1:12; Revelation 2:10; 3:11
The crown of heaven's King of kings:                         Revelation 14:14; 19:12
The crown of incorruption:                                        1 Corinthians 9:25
The crown of glory:                                                   1 Peter 5:4
The crown of demons:                                               Revelation 9:7
The crown of Satan:                                                  Revelation 12:3
The crown of the Antichrist:                                       Revelation 6:2; 13:1 

5 Examples of How God Used
and will use Fallen 
Angels for His Glory

A demon was used to punish wicked King Abimelech:              Judges 9:23
A demon was used to prepare for the execution of King Ahab in battle:        1 Kings 22:19-23
A demon brought out the true nature of unsaved King Saul:       1 Samuel 16:14
Demons were used to punish rebellious Israel during the time of wandering:   Psalms 78:49
Demons will used to bring ungodly nations to Armageddon for slaughtering at the end of the Tribulation:                                                                               Revelation 16:13-16

Symbols of the Holy Spirit

A dove:                                 John 1:32
Water                                   Isaiah 44:3; John 7:37-39
Oil                                        Luke 4:18; Acts 10:38; Hebrews 1:9; 1 John 2:27
A seal                                   2 Corinthians 1:22; Ephesians 1:13; 4:30
Wind                                    John 3:8; Acts 2:1-2
Fire                                      Acts 2:3
A guarantee                          2 Corinthians 1:22; 5:5; Ephesians 1:14

Worshiping God

Through reading God's Word:                                    Colossians 4:16; 1 Thessalonians 5:27;
                                                                                 1 Timothy 4:13; Revelation 1:3
Through studying God's Word:                                   Acts 6:2; 2 Timothy 2:15; 3:13
Through teaching God's Word:                                   Acts 2:42; 6:7; 12:24; 18:28; 19:20;
                                                                                 1 Timothy 4:6; 2 Timothy 1:13; 2:2
Through preaching God's Word:                                 2 Timothy 4:2
Through the keeping of the ordinances:                       1 Corinthians 11:2
Through the singing of psalms, hymns &
spiritual songs:                                                            Ephesians 5:19; Colossians 3:16; James 5:13
Through the lifting up of prayers, intercessions,
supplications, & thanksgiving:                               Acts 2:42, 46; 3:1; 4:31; Ephesians 6:18;
                                                                                  Philippians 4:6; Colossians 4:2;
                                                                                  1 Thessalonians 5:17; 1 Timothy 2:1-2, 8
Through the receiving of His Son:                                John 1:11-12
Through the sacrifice of our bodies:                             Romans 12:1
Through the sacrifice of our praise:                              Hebrews 13:15
Through the sacrifice of our good works:                     Hebrews 13:16
Through the sacrifice of our substance                         Philippians 4:18  


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