ANGELOLOGY

THE WORLD OF ANGELS

(INCLUDING SATAN AND DEMONS)

Chapter 5 Ė Lesson 1-3

I. THE DOCTRINE OF ANGELS - Lesson 1

A. Do They Really Exist?

B. What are Angels Like?

C. What Do Angels Do?

Their ministry to Christ
Their ministry to believers
Their ministry to the nations
Their ministry to unbelievers

II. THE DOCTRINE OF SATAN - Lesson 2

A. Does Satan Really Exist?

B. What is Satan Like?

He Possesses Intellect He Has Emotions
He Has a Will He Is Treated as a Morally Responsible Person
Personal Pronouns Are Used of Him He is a creature
He is a spirit being He is of the order of angels called cherubim
He was the highest of all angelic creatures He is a murderer
He is a liar He is a confirmed sinner
He is an accuser He is an adversary

C. What Was Satanís Sin? The 5 "I Will's of pride"

D. Has Satan Been Judged or Will He Be?

  1. Cast Out of His Original Position in Heaven
  2. Judgment Pronounced in Eden
  3. Judged at the Cross
  4. Cast Out in the Midst of the Tribulation Period
  5. Confined in the Abyss at the Beginning of the Millennium
  6. Cast into the Lake of Fire at the End of the Millennium

E. What Does Satan Do?

    Regarding Christ :
    Temptation of Christ
    Satan used various people to attempt to thwart the work of Christ
    He possessed Judas's body for the betrayal

    Reagarding Nations :
    He deceives them now
    He will gather them to the battle of Armageddon

    Regarding Unbelievers :
    He blinds their minds
    He snatches the Word from their hearts
    He uses men to oppose God's work

    Regarding Believers :

  1. He tempts him to lie
  2. He accuses and slanders him
  3. He hinders his work
  4. He employs demons to attempt to defeat him
  5. He tempts to immorality
  6. He sows tares (weeds) among believers
  7. He incites persecutions against them

F. What is the Believerís Defense Against Satan?

  1. The Present Intercessory Work of Christ
  2. The Purpose of God May Include Using Satan for Beneficial Purposes in the Life of the Christian
  3. The Christian Should Never Speak of Satan Contemptuously
  4. The Believer Should Be on Guard
  5. The Believer Should Take a Stand Against Satan
  6. The Believer Should Use His Armor

III. THE DOCTRINE OF DEMONS - Lesson 3

A. Who Are the Demons? >Fallen Angels

B. What Are Demons Like? > 1)They are spirit beings; 2)They have an intellect

C. What Do Demons Do?

  1. Demons attempt to thwart the purpose of God
  2. Demons extend the authority of Satan by doing his bidding
  3. Demons may be used by God in the carrying out of His purposes
  4. Demons can inflict diseases
  5. Demons can possess men
  6. Demons can possess animals
  7. Demons oppose the spiritual growth of God's children
  8. Demons disseminate false doctrine

D. Is There Such A Thing As Demon Possession? > For unbelievers : Yes;
For believers : NO The work of demons in demon possession is from within. By this definition a Christian cannot be possessed by a demon since he is indwelt by the Holy Spirit. ( Rom. 8:9; 1 Cor. 6:19 )

E. The Destiny of Demons > Ultimately - the lake of fire

An In-Depth Outline :    

Some Details About Hell

Some Special Details About Angels

by Dave Smith, D.Min.
Spring, TX