Write a one page paper on the work of the Angels. Can use Hebrews 1:5-14

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The Work of the Angels

According to the bible angels have been created by God to fulfill the commands of God. This is present in the first chapter of the bible, which clearly states the Hebrew word - MAL'AK {mal-awk'}, which means to dispatch as a deputy.

The responsibilities levied on angels have therefore been derived from the Hebrews, and they are that the angels are representatives and messengers of God.

Angels are considered as servants of God, as they could even take the shape of man to pass on a message of God to a human. History has witnessed proofs of it as when an angel was sent to Daniel from God. That is, an angel was sent by God in response to Daniel's prayer.

Another example that can be considered of angels acting as messengers was after the resurrection of Jesus. Angels have always fulfilled the commands of God, at all times, although man has not been aware of it.

Angels are representatives of God, and have performed all duties assigned to them by God, but they have come into human form when God sent them on earth to deliver his messages to man or to help out the man in times of need.

"The angels exhibit God's glory now. Yet despite the power and nature of the angels, God's purpose does not lie only with them. We read that they are ministering spirits sent to help the heirs to God's salvation that is those who believe the word of God and strive to serve Him now, despite their imperfections. We are told that Christ is higher than the angels. It is he who reflects God's glorious character perfectly" (Hebrews 2:5-10).

ANGELS. God's thoughts passing to man; spiritual intuitions, pure and perfect; the inspiration of goodness, purity, and...