While it takes a lot from the official church or Vatican to be declare a saint, the Bible calls or refers to believers as saints in several places. We’ll look at a few verses, but first, there is a chorus in my head as usual, and now it will be in yours…..
Saints and angels give Him glory, saints and angels give him glory, now and forevermore, w worship you, Almighty Lord, now and forevermore. Romans 1:7
To all those in Rome who are loved by God and called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ
Share with the saints who are in need. Practice hospitality. Romans 12:13
To the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours. 1 Corinthians 1:2
We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, because we have heard about your faith in Christ Jesus and your love for all the saints…..Colossians 1:3,4
And finally, Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of His saints. Psalm 116:15
Let that one comfort you if you have had a loved one pass, a miscarriage, or someone in a crash or some other incident, He was there and is merciful.
For country music lovers there is Sara Evans song Saints and Angels
And then there are articles online that talk about the roles of angels in the lives of saints, there is quite a list, but we are saints too, only by His righteousness and for His glory, so let’s praise Him saints and angels.
And unbelievers,…..They will suffer the penalty of eternal destruction, separated from the presence of the Lord and the glory of His might, on the day He comes to be glorified in His saints and regarded with wonder by all who have believed, including you who have believed our testimony. 2 Thessalonians 1:10.
Beatrice Offor – Angel and Saint (1886–1917)