|Can angels sin?|
Can angels sin?
Many angels have sinned in the past. Jude 1:6 says
And the angels who did not stay within their own position of authority, but left their proper dwelling, he has kept in eternal chains under gloomy darkness until the judgment of the great day2 Peter 2:4 also says
For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to chains of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment;
Ephesians 6:12 also mentions these evil spiritual beings…
For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.It can be assumed that these fallen angels sinned at the same time as Satan, or Lucifer, sinned and fell. (Isaiah 14:12-15). Some angels therefore have sinned. It appears that some angels, or unclean spirits, or demons still roam freely in the universe, while others are kept in eternal chains.
The Bible says that another class of angels is “elect” (1 Timothy 5:21). The Lord mentioned his holy angels in Matthew 25:31 and Mark 8:38.
The fact that these angels are "elect" and "holy" leads us to believe that they did not sin with Satan, nor will they sin now or in the future. They are eternally chosen to be set apart to serve God. Just as believers are called "elect", and therefore secure of eternal life, angels too, must be eternally holy. Angels have no hope of redemption once fallen. The death of Christ was for the world of humanity. Those angels who are elect are not guilty of sinning.
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1. My experiences with angels and Arcgangels and some thoughts and
Tony Mortley, Unregistered
I am very interested in this article: Can angels sin?.
I, personally, am in contact with Arcgangels, mainly: mainly, now and forever hopefully, Archangels Michael, Raphael, Gabriel and Zadkiel, and sometimes, when I like/ask and remember to listen to him, the angel Tzadkiel who whispers to me in the wind outside and inside even if there is no source of wind at night and during te day when I ask them to be present and presences, and assist/help me out in daily or big life concerns.
I have learned to be very specific in what I ask them to say to me (information-wise) and the favours I ask them to perform for me.
This is Comic Law with regards to being specific, asking specific questions etc.
The most important lesson I have learned is to have faith in their abilities, and them, which has increased my faith in Jesus Christ, and in God.
I am humbly grateful to all angels (Archangels in particular) who have helped me in the past, are helping me now and who will, I know, do so again in the future.
What are your views on divination and mediumship, ad stated in the Bible.
Examples of approved divination and mediumship are given in the Bible.
Why, in your view, we're they approved of by God, Jesus etc. if divination is so wrong?
Thank you for your time.
I await your reply.
Rev. Tony Mortley B.Msc.
Posted 2013-01-13 08:30:27
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