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Gen. xxii. 11. An angel saved Isaac from being slain. Ver. 12. xxiv. 40. Abraham said to his servant, the Lord before whom I walk will send his angel with thee, and prosper thy way. Ver. 7. xxviii. 12. Jacob dreamed, and beheld a ladder, and the angels of God ascending and descending. Heb. i. 14. Are they not ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them, who shall be heirs of salvation ?
xiviii. 16. Angel redeemed Jacob, out of all evil. Ch. xxxi. 11. XXII. Instances of the care and services of angels for God's people, coming from Egypt.
Exod. xix. 20. An angel of God went before the camp of Israel. Ch. xiii. 21.xxiii. 20, 23.-xxxii. 34.-xxxiii. 2.
Numb. xx. 16. God sent his angel and brought us out of Egypt. Zech. xii. 8.
Isa. lxiii. 9. The angel of his presence saved them.
1 Kings xix. 5, 7. An angel feeds and refreshes Elijah when persecuted.
2 Kings vi. 17. Angels deliver Elisha from enemies.
Ps. xxxiv. 7. The angel of the Lord encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.
xci. 11. He shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.
Ver. 12. They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.
Dan. iii. 25, 28. Angels saved three Jews, viz. Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego, from being burned in the fiery furnace.
vi. 22. An angel saved Daniel from being hurt in the lions den. Mat. xviii. 10. Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones, for I say unto you, that in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.
Luke xvi. 22. The beggar died, and was carried by angels into Abraham's bosom.
John v. 4. An angel went down at a certain season, and troubled the water, and whoever stepped in first was healed.
Acts v. 19, 20. An angel delivered the apostles from prison. Ch. xii. 7, 11.
XXIII. Revelations of God's will and directions given by angels. Gen. xvi. 7. An angel directs Hager to return home, and informs her of the future greatness of her son's posterity. Ch. xxi. 17, 18. Gen xviii. 2, 10. Angels foretel to Abraham the birth of a son, and the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah.
xxii. 17. An angel informs Abraham of the future greatness of his posterity.
xxxi. 11. An angel directs Jacob to return to his country. Exod. iii. 2, 10. An angel directs Moses to deliver Israel. Deut. xxxiii. 16. Acts. vii. 30, 35, 38.
vi. 11 to 22. An angel directs Gideon to deliver Israel from enemies.
xiii. 3 to 21. An angel foretels the birth of Samson.
2 Kings iii. 1, 15, 16. An angel directs Elijah to deliver a message
full of reproof to the king of Samaria, for consulting heathen gods about his recovery.
Dan. viii. 17, 19. The angel Gabriel explains to Daniel a vision, concerning the delivery of the Jews. Ch. ix. 21, 22.
x. 11. An angel expounds to Daniel, and encourages him, See to
Zech. i. 9 to 20. An angel expounds to the prophets. See Ch. ii. iii. iv. Ver. 1 to 8. Ch. v. vi. Ver. 1 to 9.
Acts vii. 53. The law was delivered on mount Sinai by angels. Ver. 38. Gal. iii. 19. Heb. ii. 2.
viii. 26. By direction of an angel, Philip joins the eunuch, and instructs and baptizes him. See from ver. 30, to 39.
x. 3. By direction of an angel Cornelius sends for Peter, to receive from him the knowledge of Christ. Ver. 4, 6, 22, 30. Cho xi. 13, 14.
xxvii. 24. By information from an angel, Paul declares the safety of himself, and those who sailed with him.
Rev. i. 1. The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John. Ch. xxii. 16.
xxii. 9. The angel said, I am thy fellow servant, and of thy brethren the prophets, and of them which keep the sayings of this book. See other revelations by angels. Rev. x. 1, 5, 6, 7.—xi. 15.—xiv. 6 to 19.-xvii. 1.-xviii. 1, 21.
XXIV. Angels inflict God's judgments on the wicked. Gen. iii. 24. When Adam and Eve had been turned out of Paradise, God planted cherubims and a flaming sword to keep the way of the tree of life. xix. 1 to 29. Sodom is destroyed by angels.
Exod. xii. 29. The first born in Egypt slain by a destroying angel. Ver. 23.
Numb. xxii. 22. The angel of the Lord stood in the way for an adversary against Balaam. See to ver. 36.
Judg. ii. 1, 4. An angel is sent to reprove Israel for disobedi
2 Sam. xxiv. 16. An angel stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it, after he had slain in other parts, seventy thousand men by pestilence. Ver. 15.
2 Kings xix. 35. An angel of the Lord smote in the camp of the Assyrians, an hundred fourscore and five thousand. Isa. xxxvii. 36. Ps. xxxv. 5. Let the angel of the Lord chase the wicked. Ver. 6. Let the angel of the Lord persecute them.
lxxviii. 49. He cast upon them the fierceness of his anger, wrath and indignation and trouble, by sending evil angels among them. Acts xii. 23. An angel of the Lord smote Herod because he gave not God the glory, and he was eaten of worms.
Rev. vii. 2. To four angels it was given to hurt the earth and the sea. viii. 5. See to the end of this chapter, and the whole 9th chapter. xv. 1. Seven angels, having the seven last plagues, Ver. 6. See these plagues through the whole 16th chapter.
xx. 1. An angel binds Satan. See also Ch. xix. 17.
XXV. Their attendance on, and services to Christ. Luke i. 11 to 21. The angel Gabriel foretels the birth, manner of life, and ministry of John the forerunner of Christ.
Ver. 26. The same angel foretels to the virgin Mary the conception and birth of Jesus Christ, and his greatness. See to ver. 35. Matt. i. 20. An angel informs Joseph of Christ's conception, in the womb by the power of the Holy Ghost.
Luke ii. 9 to 14. Angels publish the birth of Christ to shepherds, and praise God on that occasion.
Matt. ii. 13. An angel warns Joseph to carry Jesus and his mother unto Egypt for safety.
Ver. 19. An angel directs Joseph and Mary, to return with Jesus from Egypt. Ver. 28.
Matt. iv. 11. Angels ministered unto Jesus when he was tempted of the devil. Mark i. 13. John i. 51.
Luke xxii. 43. When Christ was in an agony, before he was apprehended by enemies, there appeared an angel unto him from heaven strengthening him.
Matt. xxvi. 51. When Jesus was apprehended, Peter drew his sword to fight for him.
Ver. 52. Jesus said, put up thy sword, thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels.
Matt. xxviii. 2. At Christ's resurrection, an angel rolls back the stone from the door of the sepulchre, and sat on it.
Ver. 5. He publishes Christ's resurrection to those who came to the sepulchre and directs them where to publish it. Ver. 7. Luke xxiv. 5, 6, 7. John xx. 12, 13.
Acts i. 10, 11. Christ's ascension, angels declare to the apostles his coming again.
XXVI. They shall attend Christ at his coming to judgment. Matt. xvi. 21. The Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels, and then shall he reward every man according to his work. Ch. xxv. 31, 32. Mark viii. 38. Luke ix. 26.
Luke xii. 8. Jesus said, whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God. Ver. 9. He that denieth me before men, shall be denied before the angels of God. Rev. iii. 5.
1 Thess. iv. 16. The Lord himself shall descend from heaven, with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God, and the dead in Christ shall rise first. 1 Cor. xv. 52.
XXVII. Their employment at the day of judgment. Matt. xiii. 39. The harvest is the end of the world, the reapers are the angels.
Matt. xxiv. S1. The Son of man shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from the one end of heaven to the other. Mark xiii. 27.
xiii. 41. The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them that do iniquity.
Ver. 42. And shall cast them into a furnace of fire, there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth. Ver 49, 50.
2 Thess. i. 7. The Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with
his mighty angels.
Ver. 8. In flaming fire, taking vengeance on them that know not God, and obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Ver. 9. Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction, from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power.
XXVIII. They are worshippers of God the Father. Ps. ciii. 20. Bless the Lord all ye his angels. Rev. vii. 11.-xix. 10.—xxii. 9. Ver. 21. Bless the Lord all ye his hosts, ye ministers of his that do his pleasure. Ps. cxlviii. 2.
Isa. vi. 2. The seraphims cried one to another, and said, holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of hosts, the whole earth is full of his glory. Dan, vii. 10. Thousand thousands ministered unto him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him.
XXIX. They worship Christ and are subject to him. Heb. i. 4. Christ was made better than the angels.
Ver. 6. God said, let all the angels of God worship him.
Rev. v. 11. Angels round about the throne said,
Ver. 12. Worthy is the Lamb that was slain, to receive power and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and glory, and honour, and blessing.
They are not to be worshipped. See Col. ii. 18. Rev. xix. 10, 11. -xxii. 8, 9.
XXX. Of angels, some sinned and are reserved unto punishment. 2 Pet. ii. 4. God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment.
Jude ver. 6. The angels that kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, God hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness, unto the judgment of the great day.
Rev. xx. 10. The devil that deceived the nations, was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night, for ever and ever.
Matt. xxv. 41. Everlasting fire is prepared for the devil and his angels.
XXXI. What their sin is supposed to have been. See above Jude ver. 6.
1 Tim. iii. 6. Pride is called the condemnation of the devil. Job xxxviii. 7. Morning stars, is the name of angels, this name is given to the proud king of Babylon losing his power, as one of these morning stars falling.
Isa. xiv. 9. Hell from beneath is moved for thee, to meet thee at thy coming.
Ver. 12. How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning.
Luke x. 18. Jesus said, I beheld Satan fall as lightning from heaven. XXXII. Names given to these in scripture.—The God of this world. 2 Cor. iv. 4.-The prince of this world, John xiv. 30.---xvi. 11. Bec!zebub the prince of devils, Luke xi. 15.---The prince of the power of the air, Eph. ii. 2.---Belial who hath his sons and children of the
wicked. See Deut. xiii. 13. Judg. xix. 22.-xx. 13. 1 Sam. ii. 12.--x. 27. ---xxx. 22. 2 Sam. xx. 1. 1 Kings xxi. 10. 2 Chr. xiii. 7. 2 Cor. vi. 15.--he devil and his angels. Mat. xxv. 41.
The dragon and his angels. Rev. xii. 7, 9. The angel of the bottomless pit. Rev. ix. 11.
Rev. ii. 9. The great dragon, the old serpent, the devil and Satan, the deceiver and his angels.
Ver. 10. The accuser of the brethren, compare Job i. 9.---ii. 5. Zech. iii. 1.
They are called principalities and powers. Rom. viii. 38. Eph. vi. 12. XXXII. Devils are represented as enemies to all good, and promoters of sin and misery among mankind. Gen. iii. 1 to 7. Satan called the serpent. 2 Cor. xi. 3. And the old serpent the devil. Rev. xii. 9.---xx. 2. Beguiled Eve.
2 Sam. xxiv. 1. He moved David to number the people.
xiii. 27. Satan entered into Judas, and tempted him to betray his master. Luke xvii. 3.
xvii. 12. Judas was the son of perdition. 2 Thess. iii. 5. The man of sin is the son of perdition.
viii. 44. To his enemies Jesus said, ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do; he was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him.
Acts v. 3. He put in the hearts of Ananias and Sapphira to lie to the Holy Ghost.
Eph. ii. 2. Satan is the spirit that worketh in the children of disobedience.
vi. 12. Devils are the rulers of the darkness of this world.
1 Thess. iii. 5. Satan is the tempter. 1 Tim. v. 15. Some turn aside after him.
Jam. iii. 15. Envy and strife is the wisdom that is carthly, sensual, and devilish.
1 John iii. 8. He that committeth sin is of the devil. Ver. 11. Ver. 12. Cain was of that wicked one, and slew his brother.
Rev. xii. 9. Satan deceiveth the whole world.
Satan's hurtfulness to the bodics and worldly interests of mankind. See Job i. 6 to 20. and ii. 7. Also devils cast out by Christ. See Christ's miracles.
XXXIV. The enmity and endeavours of Satan, and his servants, to Christ and his servants. Matt. iv. 1. Satan tempted Christ. Mark i. 12. xiii. 19. When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, then cometh the wicked one, and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart. Mark iv. 15.
Luke viii. 12. The devil taketh away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe, and be saved.
Acts iii. 10. They pervert the right ways of the Lord.