What does the Bible say about angels?
Who are angels? It's in the Bible, Hebrews 1:14, NIV. "Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?"
How many angels are there? It's in the Bible, Revelation 5:11, NIV. "Then I looked and heard the voice of many angels, numbering thousands upon thousands, and ten thousand times ten thousand."
Angels can appear in the form of ordinary people. It's in the Bible, Hebrews 13:2, NIV. "Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some people have entertained angels without knowing it."
Do we become angels when we die? No, humans and angels are different from each other and were created separately. It’s in the Bible, Psalm 8:4, 5, NKJV. “What is man that You are mindful of him? . . . You have made him a little lower than the angels, and You have crowned him with glory and honor.”
Who is the leader in charge of the angels? It's in the Bible, I Peter 3:22, TLB. "And now Christ is in heaven, sitting in the place of honor next to God the Father, with all the angels and powers of heaven bowing before Him and obeying Him."
Angels are special guardians. It's in the Bible, Matthew 18:10, TLB. "Beware that you don't look down upon a single one of these little children. For I tell you that in heaven their angels have constant access to My Father."
Angels provide protection. It's in the Bible, Psalm 91:10-11, NIV. "For He will command His angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways; they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone."
Angels rescue people from danger. It's in the Bible, Psalm 34:7, TLB. "For the angel of the Lord guards and rescues all who reverence Him."
Angels carry out God's orders. It's in the Bible, Psalm 103:20-21, TLB. "Bless the Lord, you mighty angels of His who carry out His orders, listening for each of His commands. Yes, bless the Lord, you armies of His angels who serve Him constantly."
Angels carry God's messages. It's in the Bible, Luke 2:9-10, NIV. "An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, 'Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people."
What part will the angels play when Jesus comes the second time? It's in the Bible, Matthew 16:27 and 24:31, NIV. "For the Son of Man is going to come in his Father's glory with His angels."
"And He will send His angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather His elect from the four winds, from one end of the heavens to the other." (Matthew 24:31)
Where did evil angels come from? They were good angels who chose to rebel. It's in the Bible, Revelation 12:9, NIV. "The great dragon was hurled down—that ancient serpent called the devil or Satan, who leads the whole world astray. He was hurled to the earth, and his angels with him."
What influence do evil angels have? They struggle against those who are good. It's in the Bible, Ephesians 6:12, NIV. "For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms."
What will be the final destiny of Satan and his evil angels? It's in the Bible, Matthew 25:41, NIV. "Then He will say to those on his left, 'Depart from Me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.'"