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The Ministry Of Angels: Providing And Protecting Believers (7 of 16)
Series: ANGELS! ANGELS! ANGELS!
Dr. Stan Coffey
An important lesson to be gained from the. study of angels is the steps God has taken to make His children physically secure. That knowledge should alleviate many of the anxieties we have about accidents, disease, or other kinds of danger. God's angels are truly amazing beings. We have learned that they watch over us, they reveal truth to us, and they guide us. Today's lesson focuses on the providing and protecting ministry of angels to believers. In Dr. Roy H. Hicks' book, Guardian Angels he wrote: Dr. Glenn Burris.Sr., Southeast District Supervisor-for the Foursquare Church International, shared this story with me. He and his wife had retired for the night. He was awakened about 3:00 a.m. by a voice that said, "Your house is on fire." He thought it was only a dream. Since he did not smell smoke, he went back to sleep. The voice again awakened him, repeating the warning. Again he did not Smell smoke or sense anything was wrong, so he went back to sleep. The third time the voice said, "'Your house is on fire, and this is the last time I am warning you!" This times he opened the door to the living room, and a sheet of flames rushed toward him. It was his habit to leave the garden hose on the opposite side of the house, but this time he had left it near the door. So he seized the garden hose and was able to put out the flames. Through this experience he learned to recognize the voice of his angel and act at his command.
The following is a story taken from Billy Graham's book, Angels, Angels, Angels: Dr. S. W. Mitchell, a celebrated Philadelphia neurologist, had gone to bed after an exceptionally tiring day. Suddenly he was awakened by someone knocking on his door. Opening it he found a little girl, poorly dressed and deeply upset. She told him her mother was very sick and asked him if he would please come with her. It was a bitte ...
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