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Angels

by R. A. Torrey

Created by God and Christ — Neh. 9:6; Col. 1:16.

Worship God and Christ — Neh. 9:6; Phi. 2:9-11; Heb. 1:6

Are ministering Spirits — 1 Kings 19:5; Psa. 68:17; 104:4; Luke 16:22; Acts 12:7-11; 27:23; Heb. 1:7,14.

Communicate the will of God and Christ — Dan. 8:16,17; Dan. 9:21-23; Dan. 10:11; Dan. 12:6,7; Matt. 2:13, 20; Luke 1:19,28; Acts 5:20; Acts 8:26; Acts 10:5; Acts 27:23; Rev. 1:1.

Obey the will of God — Psa. 103:20; Matt. 6:10.

Execute the purposes of God — Num. 22:22; Psa. 103:21; Matt. 13:39-42; Matt. 28:2; John 5:4; Rev. 5:2.

Execute the judgments of God — 2 Sam. 24:16; 2 Kings 19:35; Psa. 35:5,6; Acts 12:23; Rev. 16:1.

Celebrate the praises of God — Job 38:7; Psa. 148:2; Isa. 6:3; Luke 2:13,14; Rev. 5:11,12; 7:11,12.

The law given by the ministration of — Psa. 68:17; Acts 7:53; Heb. 2:2.

Announced:
  The conception of Christ. — Matt. 1:20,21; Luke 1:31.
  The birth of Christ. — Luke 2:10-12.
  The resurrection of Christ. — Matt. 28:5-7; Luke 24:23.
  The ascension and second coming of Christ. — Acts 1:11.
  The conception of John the Baptist. — Luke 1:13,36.

Minister to Christ — Matt. 4:11; Luke 22:43; John 1:51.

Are subject to Christ — Eph. 1:21; Col. 1:16; 2:10; 1 Peter 3:22.

Shall execute the purposes of Christ — Matt. 13:41; Matt. 24:31.

Shall attend Christ at his second coming — Matt. 16:27; Matt. 25:31; Mark 8:38; 2 Thess. 1:7.

Know and delight in the gospel of Christ — Eph. 3:9,10; 1 Tim. 3:16; 1 Pet. 1:12.

Ministration of, obtained by prayer — Matt. 26:53; Acts 12:5,7.

Rejoice over every repentant sinner — Luke 15:7,10.

Have charge over the children of God — Psa. 34:7; Psa. 91:11,12; Dan. 6:22; Matt. 18:10.

Are of different orders — Isa. 6:2; 1 Thess. 4:16; 1 Peter 3:22; Jude 9; Rev. 12:7.

Not to be worshipped — Col. 2:18; Rev. 19:10; 22:9.

Are examples of meekness — 2 Peter 2:11; Jude 1:9.

Are wise — 2 Sam. 14:20.

Are mighty — Psa. 103:20.

Are holy — Matt. 25:31.

Are elect — 1 Tim. 5:21.

Are innumerable — Job 25:3; Heb 12:22.

From The New Topical Text Book by R. A. Torrey. New, rev. and enl. ed. Chicago: Bible Institute Colportage Association, ©1897.


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