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Angels in Michigan “We need to understand better than we do the mission of the angels. It would be well to remember that every true child of GOD has the co-operation of Heavenly beings. Invisible armies of light and power attend the meek and lowly ones who believe and claim the promises of GOD.” AA 154.2

      • Psalms 34:7 The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.
      • 2 Kings 6:8 Then the king of Syria warred against Israel, and took counsel with his servants, saying, In such and such a place shall be my camp.
      • 2 Kings 6:9 And the man of God sent unto the king of Israel, saying, Beware that thou pass not such a place; for thither the Syrians are come down.
      • 2 Kings 6:10 And the king of Israel sent to the place which the man of God told him and warned him of, and saved himself there, not once nor twice.
      • 2 Kings 6:11 Therefore the heart of the king of Syria was sore troubled for this thing; and he called his servants, and said unto them, Will ye not shew me which of us is for the king of Israel?
      • 2 Kings 6:12 And one of his servants said, None, my lord, O king: but Elisha, the prophet that is in Israel, telleth the king of Israel the words that thou speakest in thy bedchamber.
      • 2 Kings 6:13 And he said, Go and spy where he is, that I may send and fetch him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.
      • 2 Kings 6:14 Therefore sent he thither horses, and chariots, and a great host: and they came by night, and compassed the city about.
      • 2 Kings 6:15 And when the servant of the man of God was risen early, and gone forth, behold, an host compassed the city both with horses and chariots. And his servant said unto him, Alas, my master! how shall we do?
      • 2 Kings 6:16 And he answered, Fear not: for they that be with us are more than they that be with them.
      • 2 Kings 6:17 And Elisha prayed, and said, LORD, I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man; and he saw: and, behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.
      • 2 Kings 6:18 And when they came down to him, Elisha prayed unto the LORD, and said, Smite this people, I pray thee, with blindness. And he smote them with blindness according to the word of Elisha.

THE HOLY SPIRIT AND THE MINISTRY OF ANGELS

When the FATHER and SON created the angelic beings, they were created to be representatives, vehicles or messengers of the HOLY SPIRIT through the universe.

      • Hebrews 1:7 And of the angels he saith, Who maketh his angels spirits, and his ministers a flame of fire.
      • Hebrews 1:13 But to which of the angels said he at any time, Sit on my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool?
      • Hebrews 1:14 Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?

When Lucifer and one third of GOD’S angels rebelled and sinned they became representatives or messengers for the unholy spirit of SATAN. Just as GOD’S Holy angels bring people HIS personal presence, words, thoughts and feelings (HIS Holy Spirit), so Satan’s angels bring people his words, thoughts and feelings (HIS unholy spirit).

The question is, who is going to possess your mind? GOD’S Spirit through HIS angels, or Satan’s spirit through his angels? (The reason God uses His angels seems to be because of the coming judgment. What would the enemy be able to say if God only used His omnipresent Spirit?)

      • Ephesians 2:2 Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience.

These angels (messengers) are described in the bible with the following symbols.

THE BIBLE “CHARIOTS”

Elijah the prophet was taken to Heaven by angels under the symbol of a “Chariot of Fire”.

      • 2 Kings 2:11 And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.

These angelic “Chariots” are symbolic of GOD’S method of travel and communication.

      • Psalms 68:17 The chariots of God are twenty thousand, even thousands of angels: the Lord is among them, as in Sinai, in the holy place.

King David recognized GOD’S method of travel and communication when he wrote: “And HE rode upon a cherub, and did fly: yea, HE did fly upon the wings of the wind [translation for “wind” is Spirit].” (Ps 18:10).

These angel messengers are symbolically described as transporting GOD’S Throne- HIS very Presence. “And above the firmament that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone: and upon the likeness of the throne was the likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it.” (Eze 1:26). “This is the living creature that I saw under the GOD of Israel by the river of Chebar; and I knew that they were the Cherubim’s.” (Eze 10:20).

GOD also used angels during the giving of His Law.

      • Galatians 3:19 Wherefore then serveth the law? It was added because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator.
      • Acts 7:53 Who have received the law by the disposition of angels, and have not kept it.

“CLOUD”

Similar to the symbolism of a Chariot, the LORD is said to travel via clouds.

      • Isaiah 19:1 The burden of Egypt. Behold, the LORD rideth upon a swift cloud, and shall come into Egypt: and the idols of Egypt shall be moved at his presence, and the heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst of it.

It was actually the Divine SON of GOD who led the children of Israel in and with a cloud of angels while in the wilderness.

      • Exodus 13:21 And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night:
      • Exodus 14:19 And the angel of God, which went before the camp of Israel, removed and went behind them; and the pillar of the cloud went from before their face, and stood behind them:
      • Exodus 14:24 And it came to pass, that in the morning watch the LORD looked unto the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyptians,
      • Exodus 16:10 And it came to pass, as Aaron spake unto the whole congregation of the children of Israel, that they looked toward the wilderness, and, behold, the glory of the LORD appeared in the cloud.
      • Exodus 19:9 And the LORD said unto Moses, Lo, I come unto thee in a thick cloud, that the people may hear when I speak with thee, and believe thee for ever. And Moses told the words of the people unto the LORD.
      • Exodus 24:16 And the glory of the LORD abode upon mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it six days: and the seventh day he called unto Moses out of the midst of the cloud.
      • Exodus 33:9 And it came to pass, as Moses entered into the tabernacle, the cloudy pillar descended, and stood at the door of the tabernacle, and the LORD talked with Moses.
      • Exodus 34:5 And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD.
      • Exodus 40:34 Then a cloud covered the tent of the congregation, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.
      • Leviticus 16:2 And the LORD said unto Moses, Speak unto Aaron thy brother, that he come not at all times into the holy place within the vail before the mercy seat, which is upon the ark; that he die not: for I will appear in the cloud upon the mercy seat.
      • Deuteronomy 31:15 And the LORD appeared in the tabernacle in a pillar of a cloud: and the pillar of the cloud stood over the door of the tabernacle.
          • “In all the way of God’s leading they had found water to refresh the thirsty, bread from heaven to satisfy their hunger, and peace and safety under the shadowy cloud by day and the pillar of fire by night. Angels had ministered to them as they climbed the rocky heights or threaded the rugged paths of the wilderness.” PP 428.3
          • “Jesus was the angel enshrouded in the pillar of cloud by day and the pillar of fire by night, and He gave special direction that the Hebrews should teach the law of God, given when the foundation of the earth was laid, when the morning stars sang together and all the sons of God shouted for joy.” 1SM 315.2
          • “This was no common angel. It was the Lord Jesus Christ, he who had conducted the Hebrews through the wilderness, enshrouded in the pillar of fire by night, and a pillar of cloud by day. The place was made sacred by his presence, therefore Joshua was commanded to put off his shoes.” 1SP 348.1
          • “While he gives them warnings, reproofs, and encouragement through his delegated servant, Christ, the angel of the covenant, who in the pillar of cloud and of fire went before the Hebrew host, is the leader of his people today.” RH November 2, 1886, par. 7
          • “Angels from heaven had accompanied them, and in the pillar of cloud by day and the pillar of fire by night Christ had been their protection through all their journeyings.” 1888 1450.1
          • “Their leader was a mighty General of armies. His angels that do His bidding walked on either side of the vast armies of Israel, and no harm could come to them. “And the Egyptians pursued, and went in after them into the midst of the sea, even all Pharaoh’s horses, his chariots, and his horsemen. And it came to pass, that in the morning watch the Lord looked unto the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyptians, and took off their chariot wheels, that they drove them heavily; so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel, for the Lord fighteth for them against the Egyptians.” Ms21-1897.15
          • “In the two camp meetings held this season, we know that the angels of God enshrouded in the pillar of cloud went before us.” Ms5-1899.24

In the New Testament a “Cloud” (of angels) overshadowed Christ at HIS transfiguration. Notice carefully what comes out of this cloud of angels.

      • Matthew 17:5 While he yet spake, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him.
      • Mark 9:7 And there was a cloud that overshadowed them: and a voice came out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: hear him.
      • Luke 9:34 While he thus spake, there came a cloud, and overshadowed them: and they feared as they entered into the cloud.
          • Consider: Exodus 25:22 And there I will meet with thee, and I will commune with thee from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubims which are upon the ark of the testimony, of all things which I will give thee in commandment unto the children of Israel.

Christ ascended into Heaven by a “Cloud” of angels.

      • Acts 1:9 And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight.

HE assures us that HE will come again with a cloud of angels, resurrect HIS saints and take them to Heaven for 1000 years.

      • Luke 21:27 And then shall they see the Son of man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.
      • Matthew 16:27 For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.
      • Revelation 14:14 And I looked, and behold a white cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto the Son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.
      • Revelation 14:15 And another angel came out of the temple, crying with a loud voice to him that sat on the cloud, Thrust in thy sickle, and reap: for the time is come for thee to reap; for the harvest of the earth is ripe.

“EYES”

Another symbolic term for angels is “eyes”.

      • 2 Chronicles 16:9 For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly: therefore from henceforth thou shalt have wars.
      • Zechariah 4:10 For who hath despised the day of small things? for they shall rejoice, and shall see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel with those seven; they are the eyes of the LORD, which run to and fro through the whole earth.
      • Zechariah 4:14 Then said he, These are the two anointed ones, that stand by the Lord of the whole earth.

In other words, GOD’S angels are sent throughout the whole world to guard and “watch” HIS people; to give them strength, help, guidance, protection, messages of rebuke and comfort.

      • Psalms 32:8 I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.

Who sends these angels? These “eyes” are referred to as CHRIST’S “eyes” because HE has always been their commander and chief (the “LORD of HOSTS”). CHRIST is the one who sends them on mission to “watch” and faithfully record every human thought and event.

      • Daniel 4:13 I saw in the visions of my head upon my bed, and, behold, a watcher and an holy one came down from heaven.
      • Matthew 18:10 Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, that in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.
      • Revelation 5:6 And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.

These “seven eyes”, “seven lamps”, “seven Spirits” and “seven angels” are all synonymous with the “seven” or complete number of Heavenly angels.

      • Revelation 1:4 John to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace be unto you, and peace, from him which is, and which was, and which is to come; and from the seven Spirits which are before his throne;
      • Revelation 3:1 And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.
      • Revelation 4:5 And out of the throne proceeded lightnings and thunderings and voices: and there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God.
      • Revelation 5:6 And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.
      • Revelation 8:2 And I saw the seven angels which stood before God; and to them were given seven trumpets.
      • Revelation 8:6 And the seven angels which had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound.

Notice, CHRIST’S eyes were as a flame of fire:

      • Revelation 2:18 And unto the angel of the church in Thyatira write; These things saith the Son of God, who hath his eyes like unto a flame of fire, and his feet are like fine brass;
      • Revelation 19:12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself.

The symbolism “flame of fire” refers to the ministry of angels.

      • Exodus 3:2 The angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. (See Acts 7:30)
      • Hebrews 1:7 And of the angels he saith, Who maketh his angels spirits, and his ministers a flame of fire.
      • Hebrews 1:14 Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?
      • Revelation 1:14 His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire.

It was these same angels who were miraculously manifested on the day of Pentecost.

      • Acts 2:2 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.
      • Acts 2:3 And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them.
      • Acts 2:4 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
          • The word “cloven” without a specific denominator means more than one, so the flames were split in two. Why? Could it be that the Father and Son would both dwell with us? (see John 14:23 and 1 John 1:3)
      • Psalm 104:4 Who maketh his angels spirits; his ministers a flaming fire.

This sound “of a rushing Mighty Wind”, was the same as Ezekiel heard: the sound of angels or cherubim’s.

      • Ezekiel 1:24 And when they went, I heard the noise of their wings, like the noise of great waters, as the voice of the Almighty, the voice of speech, as the noise of an host: when they stood, they let down their wings.
      • Ezekiel 3:13 I heard also the noise of the wings of the living creatures that touched one another, and the noise of the wheels over against them, and a noise of a great rushing.

“And they were all filled with the HOLY GHOST.” Who was the “HOLY GHOST” they were all filled with? As the FATHER’S representative, the SON of GOD and HIS angels filled the wilderness temple with HIS Shekinah Glory and Presence. As the FATHER’S representative, the SON of GOD came down from Heaven with HIS angels and filled Solomon’s temple with HIS Shekinah Presence. As the FATHER’S representative, the SON of GOD came down from Heaven to become a man, emptied HIMSELF in order that HIS human body temple could be filled with HIS FATHER’S Glory and Presence.

In like manner, the personal Shekinah Presence of the FATHER and HIS SON came down with and through HOLY angels, and filled the temple of the disciples on the day of Pentecost. The two angels, one on each side of the Ark, the Shekinah Glory between them, symbolized the ministry of GOD’S Spirit and angels.

      • Exodus 25:18 And thou shalt make two cherubims of gold, of beaten work shalt thou make them, in the two ends of the mercy seat.
      • Exodus 25:22 And there I will meet with thee, and I will commune with thee from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubims which are upon the ark of the testimony, of all things which I will give thee in commandment unto the children of Israel.
      • Exodus 37:7 And he made two cherubims of gold, beaten out of one piece made he them, on the two ends of the mercy seat;
      • 1 Kings 6:23 And within the oracle he made two cherubims of olive tree, each ten cubits high.
          • Olive tree? Wasn’t a dove sent to Noah with an olive leaf? Is there a connection with the dove, the olive tree/leaf, and the angels made of olive tree?
          • Genesis 8:11 And the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf pluckt off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.
      • 2 Chronicles 3:10 And in the most holy house he made two cherubims of image work, and overlaid them with gold.

POSSESSION AT PENTECOST

Christians generally believe in demon possession, right? Demons are evil angels. They can speak through human voices with utterances so vulgar and vile it would make us tremble—the will of the evil angels becomes stronger than the ones whom they possess. They work through human hands to corrupt, destroy, hurt and kill. What happened on the day of Pentecost? Just the opposite of demon possession. Through humbling their hearts, confessing their faults one to another and their sins to GOD, the disciples had come into unity of mind with GOD and with each other—the disciples were willing to surrender their wills to the will of Another.

It was while in this attitude that they were ready to become ‘possessed’. By Satan’s spirit through his fallen angels? No, not hardly. But rather by the Sweet and Powerful HOLY Spirit of the FATHER and SON through THEIR ministering angels.

      • Revelation 1:1 The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John.

HOLY angels were speaking through the disciples’ lips and working miracles through their hands. Heaven was speaking and working directly through humanity in an unbroken chain of communication. The SON of GOD, in a spiritual form, was the apostolic church’s Counsellor, Guide and Leader throughout the entire book of Acts and in every generation thereafter.

“SPIRIT”

Just as the complete number of angels is referred to in the plural, (“seven Spirits of GOD”); so, an individual angel is sometimes referred to as a “Spirit”. Satan’s angels are referred to in the singular as an “evil spirit,”

      • 1 Samuel 16:14 But the Spirit of the LORD departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the LORD troubled him.
      • Acts 19:15 And the evil spirit answered and said, Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are ye?
      • Acts 19:16 And the man in whom the evil spirit was leaped on them, and overcame them, and prevailed against them, so that they fled out of that house naked and wounded.

The angels are also revealed as a “familiar spirit”.

      • 1 Samuel 28:7 Then said Saul unto his servants, Seek me a woman that hath a familiar spirit, that I may go to her, and enquire of her. And his servants said to him, Behold, there is a woman that hath a familiar spirit at Endor.

GOD’S HOLY angels are sometimes referred to as a “Spirit”. Bible writers sometimes used words “angel” and “Spirit” as synonyms. A classic example of this is found in the following story of Philip and the Eunuch.

      • Acts 8:26 And the angel of the Lord spake unto Philip, saying, Arise, and go toward the south unto the way that goeth down from Jerusalem unto Gaza, which is desert.
      • Acts 8:29 Then the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this chariot.
      • Acts 8:39 And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, that the eunuch saw him no more: and he went on his way rejoicing.

The “Spirit” who took Philip “away”, was the same “angel” that told him to go into the wilderness to begin with. The following is another example of how the words “angel” and “Spirit” are sometimes used synonymously and interchangeably.

      • Acts 23:8 For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, neither angel, nor spirit: but the Pharisees confess both.
      • Acts 23:9 And there arose a great cry: and the scribes that were of the Pharisees’ part arose, and strove, saying, We find no evil in this man: but if a spirit or an angel hath spoken to him, let us not fight against God.

COMMUNICATION THROUGH ANGELS

After transgression “GOD would communicate to man through CHRIST and angels.” (SR 50.3)

      • Exodus 23:20 Behold, I send an Angel before thee, to keep thee in the way, and to bring thee into the place which I have prepared.
      • Galatians 3:19 Wherefore then serveth the law? It was added because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator.
      • Hebrews 1:5 For unto which of the angels said he at any time, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee? And again, I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to me a Son?
      • Hebrews 1:6 And again, when he bringeth in the firstbegotten into the world, he saith, And let all the angels of God worship him.
      • Hebrews 1:7 And of the angels he saith, Who maketh his angels spirits, and his ministers a flame of fire.

CHRIST dispatches HIS messengers to every part of HIS dominion to communicate HIS will to HIS servants.

      • Luke 4:10 For it is written, He shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee:
      • Luke 4:11 And in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.
      • Psalms 91:11 For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.
      • Psalms 91:12 They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.
      • John 1:51 And he saith unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Hereafter ye shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.

“The angels of GOD are ascending, bearing the prayers of the needy and distressed to the FATHER above, and descending, bringing blessings and hope, courage, help, and life, to the children of men.” DA 142.4

      • Genesis 28:10 And Jacob went out from Beersheba, and went toward Haran.
      • Genesis 28:11 And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night, because the sun was set; and he took of the stones of that place, and put them for his pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep.
      • Genesis 28:12 And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it.
      • Genesis 28:13 And, behold, the LORD stood above it, and said, I am the LORD God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: the land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed;

“The angels of GOD are ever passing from earth to Heaven, and from Heaven to earth. The miracles of CHRIST for the afflicted and suffering were wrought by the Power of GOD through the ministration of the angels. And it is through CHRIST, by the ministration of HIS Heavenly messengers, that every blessing comes from GOD to us…And thus CHRIST is the medium of communication from men to GOD, and of GOD with men.” DA 143.1

      • 1 Timothy 2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.

HOLY ANGELS PRESENT WITH YOU

“If there are only a few assembled, there are enough to claim the precious promises of GOD. The FATHER, the SON, and the HOLY angels will be present with you to behold your faith, your steadfast principle, and there you will have of the out pouring of GOD’S HOLY SPIRIT, GOD has rich blessings in store for those who will bring not only all the tithes into HIS storehouse, but also time and strength of bone and brain and muscle into HIS service.” ST February 10, 1890, par. 4

      • Matthew 18:10 Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.
      • Matthew 18:20 For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

HOLY SPIRIT {“GOLDEN OIL”} FROM ANGELS

GOD’S people are to be channels for the outworking of the highest influence in the universe. In Zechariah’s vision the two olive trees which stand before GOD are represented as emptying the golden oil out of themselves through golden tubes into the bowl of the Sanctuary. From this, the lamps of the Sanctuary are fed, that they may give a continuous bright and shining light. So, from the anointed ones that stand in GOD’S presence the fullness of Divine Light and Love and Power is imparted to HIS people, that they may impart to others, Light and Joy and Refreshing. They are to become channels through which Divine instrumentalities communicate to the world the tide of GOD’S LOVE. (Moses is a perfect example).

It is clear that the ministry of the HEAVENLY ANGELS is intimately connected with impartation of GOD’S SPIRIT to humanity.

CLOSING THOUGHTS:

“When we become absorbed in worldly things so that we have no thought for HIM in whom our Hope of Eternal Life is centered, we separate ourselves from JESUS and from Heavenly Angels. These HOLY beings CANNOT REMAIN where the SAVIOUR’S Presence is not desired, and HIS absence is not marked. This is why discouragement so often exists among the PROFESSED FOLLOWERS of CHRIST.” DA 83.2

“If you believe in me [Jesus Christ] as such, your faith shall be quickened, and you shall see that the heavens will be opened, and shall never be closed. I have opened them for you, and the angels of God, that are united with me in the reconciliation between earth and Heaven, uniting the believers on the earth with the Father above, will be ascending, bearing the prayers of the needy and distressed from the earth to the Father above, and descending, bringing blessings of hope, courage, health, and life, for the children of men. 2SP 67.1

“The angels of God are ever moving up and down from earth to Heaven, and from Heaven to earth. All the miracles of Christ performed for the afflicted and suffering were, by the power of God, through the ministration of angels. Christ condescended to take humanity, and thus he unites his interests with the fallen sons and daughters of Adam here below, while his divinity grasps the throne of God. And thus Christ opens the communication of man with God, and God with man. All the blessings from God to man are through the ministration of holy angels.” 2SP 67.2

Revelation 22:16 I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.