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Scripture doesn't teach us to pray to angels nor even to Jesus, nor to the Holy Spirit, but to the Father alone. Jesus himself taught us to pray to the Father. "After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven..." (Matthew 6:9) He also taught us to pray to the Father in his name (John 14:13-14). This is why Protestants begin their ...


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Why would one choose to pray to an Angel or a Guardian Angel over Jesus at times? When Catholics say they pray to a saint or angel in heaven, that means they are asking these creatures to pray for them. It does not mean they are worshiping the creatures. Now why ought we call upon the saints to pray for us? St. Thomas Aquinas says: According to ...


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Why would one choose to pray to an Angel or a Guardian Angel over Jesus at times? That is a very good question. I am borrowing here from an answer I had given to a person when I was asked the same question about praying to the saints in heaven. I think the answer to this question is found in the Fatherly heart of God. God, as a father, desires to ...


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Are Angels more accessible than Jesus? A. Not after the coming of Our LORD Jesus Christ. Heb 8:11 (RSVCE) 11 And they shall not teach every one his fellow or every one his brother, saying, ‘Know the Lord,’ for all shall know me, from the least of them to the greatest.[a] Footnotes: a. 8.11 This verse means merely that knowledge of God will be ...


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Worshiping the Angels is condemned by the Bible. Colossians 2:18 says "Let no one disqualify you, insisting on asceticism and worship of angels, going on in detail about visions, puffed up without reason by his sensuous mind". So we can not accuse Catholics of Angel worship. The actual term used by the Catholics for Angels and Saints is veneration (Dulia in ...


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TWELVE TRILLION! let me explain why. God knew that for a long time mankind would not have a sophisticated enough number system to grasp the vastness of the Heavenly host so throughout the Bible His Holy Spirit inspires the metaphor "[like] stars in the sky" instead of a number. Today we know the number of stars in space is in the Trillions, - Trillions is ...


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I must say that I believe that this is a great question because from Divine Revelation, it appears that that is how God works. 20 For it is written in the book of Psalms, ‘Let his habitation become desolate, and let there be no one to live in it’; and ‘His office let another take.’ - Ac 1:20 (RSVCE) Having said that, there seem to be no ...


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Let us take a long look at not only the two Scriptures you quote, but what other Scriptures have to do with the tripartite Godhead: All Scripture is quoted from the King James translation, unless otherwise noted: 1st Timothy 5:21 I charge thee before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect angels, that thou observe these things without preferring ...


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Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, (Matthew 28:19, NIV) I charge you, in the sight of God and Christ Jesus and the elect angels, to keep these instructions without partiality, and to do nothing out of favoritism. (1 Timothy 5:21, NIV) The core difference is ...


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To answer the question best, we must look at the context. Daniel, a.k.a. Belteshazzar, is being told a dream Nebuchadnezzar had. A holy watcher or sentinel is mentioned in the dream pronouncing a decision made to the tree that is the centerpiece of the dream. Daniel's interpretation includes verse 23, but verse 24 indicates that the announcement of the ...


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Question 1: Are humans somehow above Angels? Psalm 8 is very clear - Man is lower than Angel. 4 what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them? 5 You have made them a little lower than the angels and crowned them with glory and honor. Philippians 2 is clear that this debasement was part of God's plan: ...


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The choirs tend to be considered part of the extra-Biblical tradition of the Catholic church, with some attributes derived from historical Judaism. While I'd always recommend Aquinas, if you're just curious in an overview, I'd highly recommend our friends over at Catholic Online: http://www.catholic.org/saints/angels/angelchoir.php The nature of the ...


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You err in misreading the Scriptures. Let us begin with your second question first. Jesus could not become an Angel in the first place since both are of the Spiritual realm, and Angels are the servants of God of which Jesus Christ is a part. There is another cogent reason why the fallen angels cannot be saved that reason is that the fallen Angels have ...


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Michael the arch angel. One thing we have to keep in mind is that the word "angel" is also the word "messenger" in both Greek and Hebrew. Whether it's a living human messenger or a spirit entity that was not created to have a biological form (disembodied saints are also called "angels" - John runs into one of these in the book of Revelation. John bows down ...


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Catholic Bible Q. How is “their angels always behold the Father in heaven” a warning? The Navarre Bible New Testament Compact Edition Mt 18:10 has: "See that you do not despise on of these little ones; for I tell you that in heaven their angels always behold the face of my father who is in heaven." See ... [because] for ... A. Therefore my ...


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Let's take a little longer look at the Chapter and see if it gives any more insight into Jesus warning. All Scripture is quoted from the King James translation unless otherwise noted. Matthew 18:1 through 6 At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? And Jesus called a little child unto him, and ...


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Commentator Alfred Barnes has some thoughts. First he points to Hebrews 1:14. The entire verse and his commentary are with reading but here are some excerpts. Are they [angels] not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation? Are they not all - There is not one of them that is elevated to the high rank of ...



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