Bible Study - Angels
And The Spiritual Realm
OUT THIS STUDY AND USE IT IN YOUR BIBLE STUDY GROUP
"Heaven is a wonderful place, full of glory and grace.." so the song goes. What is it like? What sort of beings dwell there? What is happening there now? Lets look at just a few of many possible Scriptures. As we look at each text write down the most prominent characteristics of the spiritual realm as described in that particular passage.
Revelation chapter 4 ________________________________________
Hebrews 12:22-24 ________________________________________
Isaiah 6: 1-6 ________________________________________
Ezekiel 1:1-3:15 ________________________________________
What are some things that seem to be in common
between these very different passages?
How did reading them make you feel?
What do you think the spiritual realm is like?
What are they? (Hebrews 1:14, Revelation 22:8,9)
How do we relate to them? (Psalm 8, 1 Corinthians 6:3)
From the references in the first few examples what sorts of angels are there?
What about guardian angels? (Matthew 18:10, Psalm 91:11-13, Daniel 10:13, 20,21)
According to Daniel what is happening in the spiritual realms? (Daniel 10:1-21)
What attitude do angels have toward Jesus? (Revelation 5:8-14, Hebrews 1:4 ff)
What attitude are we to avoid concerning angels ?(Colossians 2:16-22, Revelation 22:8,9)
The power of angels(Revelation 7:1; 8:4,5 ; 9:15 ; 10:5, Isaiah 37;36)
What are some of the functions of angels:
2 Samuel 24;16 ff________________________________________
1 Kings 19:5ff________________________________________
Psalm 34: 7________________________________________
Luke 2:23 ________________________________________
1 Corinthians 10:10________________________________________
Matthew 13: 47-50________________________________________
Luke 16 :19-31________________________________________
How has this study changed the way you think
about God, Heaven and angels?
Do you feel that "God is on your
side" and sending angels to help you?
Did you know that we can ask God to send angels to help us in times of need?
(Matthew 26:53) Point - praying to angels is
wrong, praying for God to send them to minister to you (which is
their function) is O.K.
Discuss what you have learned tonight, share a point each that has impressed you the break into groups for prayer.
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