This article examines the Scriptures on the matter of angels. It explains that in the Old Testament we encounter a celestial court council, of which the angels constitute a part. The article then outlines the duty of the angels, as well as their essence (as spirits). It emphasizes that we cannot abstract the angels from Christ. Finally, it gives some attention to a book by L.F. de Graaff on the topic.
This article stresses the importance of the proclamation of God’s judgment for believers. The article considers that believers need to be reminded of our sins, in order to benefit more deeply from knowing the Saviour from sins. Thus, the law needs to be preached from the pulpit, for the sake of the gospel.
This article is an exposition of Revelation 22:17.