Friday, December 31, 2010

The Worship Of Angels

*Here is an excerpt from an excellent article from Apologetics Index regarding the "deification" of angels.

Worship of Angels

"People have a tendency to worship spiritual beings, but the Bible forbids the worship op angels.

As created beings, they are of course mere creatures. They are not divine and their worship is explicitly forbidden (see Col. 2:18; Rev. 19:10; 22:9). As a separate order of creatures, they are both distinct from human beings and higher than humans with powers far beyond human abilities in this present age (cf. 1 Cor. 6:3; Heb. 1:14; 2:7). But as creatures they are limited in their powers, knowledge, and activities (1 Peter 1:11-12; Rev. 7:1). Like all of creation, angels are under God’s authority and subject to His judgment (1 Cor. 6:3; Matt. 25:41)..."

*Continue to read the rest of this article by clicking here.