Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,
and had a dream. He saw a stairway erected on the earth with its top reaching to the heavens. The angels of God were going up and coming down it
So Jacob went on his way and the angels of God met him.
1 Kings 22:19
Micaiah said, "That being the case, hear the word of the Lord. I saw the Lord sitting on his throne, with all the heavenly assembly standing on his right and on his left.
when the morning stars sang in chorus, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?
God has countless chariots; they number in the thousands. The Lord comes from Sinai in holy splendor.
Praise the Lord, you angels of his, you powerful warriors who carry out his decrees and obey his orders!
Praise him, all his angels! Praise him, all his heavenly assembly!
Seraphs stood over him; each one had six wings. With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and they used the remaining two to fly.
Then a wind lifted me up and I heard a great rumbling sound behind me as the glory of the Lord rose from its place,
A river of fire was streaming forth and proceeding from his presence. Many thousands were ministering to him; Many tens of thousands stood ready to serve him. The court convened and the books were opened.
In the same way, I tell you, there is joy in the presence of God's angels over one sinner who repents."
The purpose of this enlightenment is that through the church the multifaceted wisdom of God should now be disclosed to the rulers and the authorities in the heavenly realms.
Are they not all ministering spirits, sent out to serve those who will inherit salvation?
1 Peter 1:12
They were shown that they were serving not themselves but you, in regard to the things now announced to you through those who proclaimed the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven -- things angels long to catch a glimpse of.
Then I looked and heard the voice of many angels in a circle around the throne, as well as the living creatures and the elders. Their number was ten thousand times ten thousand -- thousands times thousands --
He said to me, "You are my servant, Israel, through whom I will reveal my splendor."