Archive for the ‘Angelic Orders’ Category

Between The Cherubim

And the angel said to me, “Write this: Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.” And he said to me, “These are the true words of God.” Then I fell down at his feet to worship him, but he said to me, “You must not do that! I am a fellow servant with you and your brothers who hold to the testimony of Jesus. Worship God.” For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy. – Revelation 19:10-11 (ESV)

Today we’re beginning a series on the angels known as cherubim. The cherubim are the highest angelic order, based on the proximity of their ministry to the throne of God. No angels are as close to God as the Cherubim. Read the rest of this entry »

A Taxonomy Of Angels

tax·on·o·my (noun)
1. the science or technique of classification
2. a classification into ordered categories

Sometimes the best way to study a big topic is to first break it down and then organize it into a more understandable arrangement. This is what we’ve been doing the past few days with angels. Today we’ll finish our survey of passages in the Bible that list the various angelic orders. Read the rest of this entry »

Classifying Angels

We’ve been going through the Bible surveying the Scriptures that describe the various angelic orders. So far we’ve discovered Angels, Principalities (or Archons), Powers (or Authorities), Mights (or Virtues), and Dominions. Today we’re going to continue our review of the New Testament’s listings of these various spiritual beings. Read the rest of this entry »

The Heavenly Hierarchy

Yesterday we began searching out the angelic orders described in the Bible, starting with Angels, Principalities (or Archons), and Powers (or Authorities). The next passage we’ll look at adds another order of angels to the list: Read the rest of this entry »

The Order Of The Heavens

The Bible speaks of a variety of spiritual beings, including but not limited to angels. Often ‘angels’ is used as a generic term to refer to all heavenly beings, but angels are technically only one of the many different groups of spiritual creatures in Heaven, which includes Cherubim, Seraphim, and others. Read the rest of this entry »

Common Misconceptions About Angels

Jesus answered him, “Are you the teacher of Israel and yet you do not understand these things? – John 3:10 (ESV)

When the topic of spiritual warfare is brought up everyone typically thinks about Satan and demons, but that’s only half of the picture (and the less important half as well). So we’re going to start off War In The Heavens with a comprehensive study of the angels of God.

But before we launch into that I want to cover some common misconceptions about angels. There are an awful lot of “things that everybody knows” about angels that just aren’t true. Read the rest of this entry »