They are endowed with seven angelic virtuesone more than is ascribed to the Messiah (Enoch. The misuse of the term Cherubs for the Putti and their use in art as symbols of innocence has become so commonplace and time honored that it is now considered correct. Most people don't even know about the authentic Cherubim, who are among the highest ranked and holiest of God's Angels or realize they have been replaced with mischievous little demons from Pagan religion in much of our Western Art Biblical story of the sons of God marrying the daughters of men (Gen. 1-4), implying the possibility of angels lusting and sinning, suggested the idea of a fall, not only of man, but of pure heavenly beings as well. Still, they were finally subjugated by the power of heaven, and punished by the archangels Raphael and Gabriel, and consequently a knowledge of their names would enable one to control them. In the Book of ENOCH, the seventh from ADAM, the Watchers who had been sent to Earth to watch and pray for mankind, instead taught them abortion, weapon making and war, face painting and magic and fornicated with them. He has been identified, whether correctly or incorrectly, with Metatron. 21), known under the name of "Metatron"; frequently explained as "Metator," "Metathronos," and "Metatyranos." Already in Dan. 20-21, the idea prevails that each nation has a heavenly guardian angel or prince. 59, the seventy shepherds are the guardian angels of the seventy nations over whom Michael, as Israel's angel-prince, is set as ruler. owever great the tendency to enlarge the number and the influence of the angels over life, there is, on the other hand, great stress laid upon the fact that the angels are in many respects inferior to man. 2) intercedes on behalf of the angels, instead of having them intercede for him; and none of the angels could see what he saw of God's glory (ibid. At their best, artists speak not only to people; they speak for them.
The names of angels formed a favorite study of the Essenes in view of the magical cures effected by means of these names; for upon the accurate knowledge of the name and sphere of each angel. They came and begged ENOCH to pray for them, that GOD would have mercy on them. According to the Testament of Job (lii.), this vice-regent "sitteth upon the great chariot" His "name is like the name of his Master" (Sanh. With these seventy-one angel-princes of the world God sits in council when holding judgment over the world (Hebrew Enoch; Jellinek, "B. 181); each pleading the cause of his nation before God. Art is a weapon against ignorance and hatred and an agent of public awareness...
They were judged and are now called demons and are as malevolent and pernicious as the holy angels are kind and beneficial...ngels endowed with divine knowledge appear in the apocalyptic and rabbinic literature as the teachers of men. Michael initiated Adam and Seth into the secrets of creation and taught Adam agriculture.
The angels Michael, Uriel, and Raziel initiated Enoch into the mysteries of the world.
Accompanying angels are not permanent, but temporary, companions, they carry out missions but can be constantly re-dispatched by the least of us through faithful prayer as answered by the almighty.
No single angel can carry out two messages, nor can two angels fulfill only one message. Michael to the right, Uriel to the left, Gabriel in front, and Raphael in the rear of the throne.
The nature of angels is that they are servants of God and have no free will, they were made of fire as men were made from clay and do only that which God bids them.n traditional angelology, angels constituted the lowest of the nine celestial orders (seraphim, cherubim, thrones, dominations or dominions, virtues, powers, principalities or princedoms, archangels, and angels).
n religions based on the belief that everything is god and that the universe and mankind share one essence, angels are far less important.
Their names as well as those of the faithful are listed therein... But The Archangel Michael, the angel-prince of Jerusalem (Zion, Targ. Art opens new doors for learning, understanding, and peace among nations."oward David Johnson is a contemporary realistic artist and photographer with a background in the natural sciences and history.
King Solomon's experiences confronting demons are related, of each of whom he asks his name as well as the name of the angel that can overpower him. And he answered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are many." Then he cast them all out. David works in a wide variety of mixed media ranging from oil on canvas to digital of David's more prestigious clients have included the University of Texas, the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge in England, The Australian Mint, The National Geographic Society, Paramount Studios, Universal Studios, MGM Studios, Warner Brothers Home Video, ABC/Disney, CBS TV, PBS TV, The History Channel, Enslow Educational Publishers, Adobe Photoshop, Auto FX, Tree-Free Greeting, Verizon wireless, Apple IPOD, Penguin, Doubleday (Now Random House), Harlequin Top Historical Romances, and the History Book of the Month Club, as well as appearing in periodical publications like Popular Photography and the Wall Street Journal.
4 And the third angel poured out his vial upon the rivers and fountains of waters; and they became blood.
5 And I heard the angel of the waters say, Thou art righteous, O Lord, which art, and wast, and shalt be, because thou hast judged thus.