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Mystery of Angels and Evil Spirits
absolutely indiscernible to our five senses.
It
is the spirit
world.
In the first chapter of Hebrews, we read of angels
serving as God's secret messengers, sent forth to minister
to those God has called to salvation and eternal life.
In Ephesians 6 it is stated that our contentions and
strivings are in fact not with other human people, but
against "principalities, against powers, against the
rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual
wickedness [evil spirits] in high places."
How can this be? Why is the world filled with such
clashings and contentions between human minds?
In Ephesians 2:2, humans have been walking
"according to the course of this world, according to the
prince of the power of the air [Satan], the spirit that now
worketh in the children of disobedience." People simply
do not realize that there is an invisible spirit power
injecting into their minds these hostile attitudes.
Even to professing Christians, these scriptures have
been a mystery. Why?
This invisible spirit world (Col. 1:15-16) is very real
but because it is invisible it has been a mystery. The fact
that holy angels and evil spirits are invisible does not
negate their existence. In truth the invisible spirit world
is more real than the material and the visible. In fact,
most people do not know what electricity is but are well
aware of its reality. The Bible explains:
"If
our gospel be
hid, it is hid to them that are lost: in whom the god of this
world [Satan] hath blinded the minds of them which
believe not" (II Cor. 4:3-4). Satan is the god of this world.
The time of UNDERSTANDING has come.
The Supreme Invisible Power
It was made clear in chapter 1 that God from eternity
has been a family, originally composed of two members,
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