Are Humans the Children of Angels?
Were we created from from angels? Also, if Satan was the most beautiful angel in Heaven, why is he drawn as an ugly demon?
The idea that Gabriel temporarily fell from grace did not come from the Bible but from Hollywood. In “The Prophecy” movie trilogy of the 1990s, Gabriel (played by Christopher Walken) is portrayed as a villain who is jealous of humans for being God's favorites and wishes to destroy them all. In the second movie, he is banished to become a human and it causes him to change his opinion of them. After helping Danyael out in the third movie, he is granted a second chance as an angel and he ascends to heaven once again.
If Satan was the most beautiful angel, an angel of light, why is he always depicted as a horrible creature with horns? Wouldn't he be able to gather lost souls to his cause in his original form?
You are correct that it is easier for Satan to gather lost souls by masquerading as an angel of light (2 Corinthians 11:14). Satan delights in having people looking for a devil with horns and a tail while he showcases temptations that look good and desirable. Perhaps it is Satan himself who is behind many of the depictions of himself as a horrible creature.
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