Flames Of Fire

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Let all God’s angels worship Him. Of the angels He says, “He makes His angels winds, and His ministers a flame of fire. ” Hebrews 1:6,7

Just before this verse, it is talking about God bringing forth His firstborn, I think He could have meant He was creating  angels, Jesus was already there. If that is not it, it is that they are there at creation, and it refers to Adam.

Despite her appearance in shadow and red flame, this is not a fallen angel, at least for my post. Angels did fall supposedly sometime between Genesis 1:1 and 2. And some afterward who were supposed to be teaching people about God, but allowed themselves to become involved with women. There is a lot of talk about that, when and how they fell, and a certain Hebrew phrase, but I can hardly believe He created the world, allowed the devil and fallen angels to destroy it and then recreated it with Adam. And angels have seen what happed to their predecessors who disobeyed.

In my opinion, a fallen devil lurked around and went after God’s firstborn, Adam and Eve. The world wasn’t destroyed even then but Adam lost his authority  over it, and it was chaos. He did not destroy it until the time of Noah, and promised not to send another flood, this time before the new heaven and earth comes, and He comes to reign, it will be fire and purification, toward the end of the Great Tribulation, the church will not be here.

So God put a cherubim with a flaming sword to keep Adam and Eve out of the garden. Had they eaten of the Tree of Life, they would have lived eternally in a fallen state. Some angels really are fiery, they are called seraphim, if you can picture this angel with two more wings covering her face, and two at her feet. Seraphim, sometimes called burning ones, have six wings and are close to the throne.

Though the fiery reference does have to do with serpents, these are not fallen angels, the comparison is like Christ being the serpent on the brass pole that was lifted up for those bitten, He was lifted up on the cross. We used to sing a song that said ” If I be lifted up from the world, I will draw all men unto me. ” And He does but we have to choose to believe.

Angels are powerful and protective, and they may have some strange appearances, just read some of the descriptions. But God’s angels outnumber the fallen ones at least, if not more than two to one.  What we do need is for the Holy Spirit to give us wisdom and discernment concerning angels, and the assignments they have in our lives.

We are not to worship angels, or believe any other gospel, even if an angel or messenger brings it, which could be a person influenced by the demonic, the enemy would deceive, he tries to pass himself off as an angel of light.

To clarify, a false gospel would deny Jesus as the Son of God or the way to heaven, and cheapen His sacrifice with a faux grace , should the teaching allow you to go on sinning. I know many people who teach grace and are condemned for it, but they are teaching the right gospel and people have a choice, they can really trample the Spirit of grace and hinder people but God knows the pure in heart.

If you have ever been in a service where the Spirit is moving, you just might feel the wind, which is the Spirt and angels with Him and perhaps even a fiery or burning sensation on you. God is a consuming fire, isn’t He? He can burn away anything from illness to evil spirits, even if you are not in church. Should you even be in your prayer closet, and experience that, you might just be in the presence of God, through the Spirit, and encountering the wind, and flames of fire.

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