<div>When you hear the term angel, some of the other terms that come to mind are: spiritual being, messenger of God, human form with wings, or a sign from heaven. When you hear a phrase like that being used, you know that someone grand has appeared in a person’s life. While we may refer to benevolent beings as angels, there is a great deal of background that contributes to their worldwide appreciation.&nbsp;</div><div><br /></div><div>Do you consider yourself to be an angel expert? When it comes to angel sightings, are you the one that everyone turns to for information? Let’s test your skills and see how educated you are on angels.&nbsp;</div>

We all have guardian angels.

Psalms 91:11 says, “For He will command His angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.” This passage solidifies the presence of each individual having an assigned guardian angel.

Angels were created before the seventh day. 

The Bible is proof that angels came before humans and most likely the earth as well. God spoke to Job saying, “Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding. …when the morning stars sang together and all the sons of God shouted for joy?” You’ll notice the term ‘sons of God’ describes the angels. Genesis 2:1 reiterates the theory of angels being created before the seventh day. The scripture says, “Thus the heavens and the earth were completed, and all their hosts.”

Angels can die or be physically harmed. 

According to Hebrews 1:14, angels do not have physical bodies; therefore, they cannot be hurt the same way a human being can. However, angels can be emotionally hurt.

Some angels rebelled against God.

God allows angels to have free will. There are not a large number of examples showcasing angels acting on this free will; however, the rebellion of Satan is a prime example of an angel rebelling against God. Revelation 12:4 is a figurative description of one third of the angels choosing to follow Satan during his rebellion.

Angels are more than just messengers.

The Bible says that one of the most important roles for angels is praising and glorifying God. In Revelation 5:11-12, the passage describes over 100 million angels praising God in Heaven. Also, angels are deemed as guardians and protectors of the people.

Angels have hierarchy.

There are a few different categorizations of angels – the angelic realm is structured with three hierarchies which each have three choirs of angels. It’s simple, the higher the rank the greater the power – and these angels have authority of the others below them.
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