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					Glory to God in the highest,
    and on earth peace,
   good will toward men.
And in that region there were shepherds out
in the field, keeping watch over their flock
by night.
And an angel of
the Lord
appeared to
them, and the
glory of the Lord
shone around
them, and they
were filled with
fear.

Luk 2:10 And the
angel said to
them,
"Be not afraid; for
behold,
I bring you
good news
                     Traditionally,
                     angels act as Gods messengers




The word 'angel' comes from the Greek word
for messenger.
In the past he walked
and talked with
Adam,
Enoch,
Abraham,
Jacob,
Hagar,
Manoah,
etc.
Once he had to do a Karate on Jacob
He even had a dinner with 72 elders on Mt. Sinai.




 Exo 24:9-10 Then Moses and Aaron, Nadab, and Abi'hu, and seventy of the
 elders of Israel went up, and they saw the God of Israel
And the four living creatures, each of them with six wings, are full of eyes all
round and within, and day and night they never cease to sing, "Holy, holy, holy, is
the Lord God Almighty, who was and is and is to come!" Rev 4:8
                 2Sa 22:11 He rode on a cherub, and flew;
Vehicle of God   he was seen upon the wings of the wind.
Served at the Holy of Holies
 And in that region there were shepherds out in
the field, keeping watch over their flock by
night.
                   "For unto you is born this day
                    in the city of David a Saviour,
                    which is Christ the LORD"
Good News!         (Luke 2:11).
The Perfect Lamb
And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God
and saying, "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among men with whom
he is pleased!"
         This is capable of several meanings:




1.In the highest “strains,” or in the highest possible manner.
 2.“Among” the highest that is, among the angels of God; indicating that “they” felt a deep
interest in this work, and were called on to praise God for the redemption of man.
               Seraphim
               Cherubim
                 Thrones
               Dominions
              Virtues
              Powers
              Principalities
              Archangels
              Angels

Nine Choirs of Angels




                               Fallen Man




       Fallen Angels
 And he said to them, "I
saw Satan fall like
lightning from heaven.
2Pe 2:4 For if God did not spare the angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell
and committed them to pits of nether gloom to be kept until the judgment;
how long?
 2.“Among” the highest that is, among the angels of God; indicating that “they” felt a deep
interest in this work, and were called on to praise God for the redemption of man.
Glory in the Highest.   What the cosmos was
                        waiting for is here.
                        God so loved the
                        world that He
                        gave

                        For the creation waits
                        with eager longing for
                        the revealing of the
                        sons of God;

                        Angels in the
                        Highest Heaven
                        has new hopes -

                        Incarnation is not just
                        confined to the
                        “earth,” but is of
                        cosmic importance =
                        redemption of
                        universe.
3. The words “God in
 the highest” may be
     equivalent to:

“the Most High God,”

and be the same as
“Let the most high
  God be praised
      for his
  love and mercy
    to people.”
The whole creation has been
groaning in travail together until
now
Eagerly waiting for
“the glorious liberty of the
children of God”

Now they can laugh
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach
good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives
    and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are
        oppressed, to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord."
In these last days He has spoken to us
Through a Son
In these last days he has spoken
to us through a Son



      "The Spirit of the Lord
      is upon me,
      because he has
      anointed me
      to preach
      good news
      to the poor.
In these last days he has spoken to us
Through a Son




       He has sent me to
       proclaim

       release to
       the captives
In these last days he has spoken to us
Through a Son




       and
       recovering
       of sight to
       the blind,
In these last days he has spoken to us
Through a Son




        to set at
       liberty those
       who are
       oppressed,
In these last days he has spoken to us
Through a Son




        to proclaim
       the
       acceptable
       year of the
       Lord."
I have come that you may have life and that
abundantly
But to all who received him,
who believed in his name,
he gave power to become
children of God;
                                           Let there be peace on earth,
                                           and let it begin with me.
                                           Let there be peace on Earth,
                                           the peace that was meant to be.

                                           With God as our Father,
                                           brothers all are we,
                                           Let me walk with my brother,
                                           in perfect harmony.




Let peace begin with me,
let this be the moment now.
With every step I take,
let this be my solemn vow,

To take each moment and live each moment
in peace, eternally.
Let there be Peace on Earth,
and let it begin with me.
But I say to you that hear,
Love your enemies,
do good to those who hate you,
bless those who curse you,
pray for those who abuse you.
To him who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also;
and from him who takes away your coat do not withhold even your shirt.
Give to every one who begs from you;
and of him who takes away your goods do not ask them again.
(Eph 5:8) for once you were
darkness, but now you are light in the
Lord; walk as children of light
For the creation waits with eager
longing for the revealing of the sons
of God

        Rom 16:20 then the God of
        peace will soon crush Satan
        under your feet.
For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.
for mine eyes have seen thy salvation
(Php 1:29) For it has been
granted to you that
for the sake of Christ
you should
not only believe in him
but also suffer for his sake.
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one
         another; even as I have loved you,
            that you also love one another.
 By this all men will know that you are my disciples,
           if you have love for one another."
The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid, and the calf and the lion and
the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them.

				
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