by John Rhine
Some time ago, I do not remember when, I wrote a essay
about us having been in spirit bodies, i.e. angels during the first earth
age and a gal named Suzie wrote back to me challenging my assertion. The
following is Suzie's note to me and my reply back to Suzie.
The angel who was talking to John in Revelations 22:8-9 said, "I am thy fellow servant, and of thy brethern the prophets, and of them which keep the sayings of this book"
He, the angel, is saying that he is one of us; a brethern of John, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Jechariah, Malachi, and you Suzie.
Suzie, we don't become angels, we started out as sons of God (Angelic beings) before the foundation of the world. After death in the flesh we return to those spirit bodies.. I believe Christ called it being born again [a second time in the spirit].
Before the beginning, before Gen. 1:1, when God brought into being all of His many children, including you and me, who are "sons of God", even as we are called in the Bible. That's right, you were, and you are, a son (read child at this point if you like) of the living God, and you and I are literally "older than the hills".
Oh, you never heard of such a thing, you say! Remember... you can either stick around and allow me to completely and thoroughly document this from His Word OR you can reject it because you never heard it before and because it sounds a little strange to you. It is your choice.
Billions of years ago once all souls, His children, were brought into being, our loving Father proceeded to build for His family the most beautiful Home in all of the Universe and He called it Earth.
Then, when our Father had finished building, i.e. creating the earth, His children were so thrilled and so excited that they literally shouted for joy!
Here's your documentation:
Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind, and said,
To give you some background here: Job has been listening for 36 chapters to his mainstream preacher buddies, Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite (pronounced "shoe-height", which I believe qualifies him as the shortest man in the Bible, heh, heh), and Zophar the Naamathite, give him really bad advice and counsel about God, who is not too happy about it! We find written a few chapters later in Job 42:7: "And it was so, that after the LORD had spoken these words unto Job, the LORD said to Eliphaz the Temanite, My wrath is kindled against thee, and against thy two friends: for ye have not spoken of me the thing that is right, as my servant Job hath. Who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge?
Unfortunately, preachers often don't speak of God or His Word the things that are right! The point is, we now have the written Word of God and we are to listen to Him through that Word. If what man tells you, is written therein, then hold fast to that which is good. If what man tells you, even this man, ever contradicts what is written therein, then pitch it. However, make sure you do your homework before you accept or reject it. Your own opinion doesn't count as far as God is concerned!
When you answer to your Father, your preacher won't be there to answer for you. What will you say when He asks why you haven't read and studied His Word?Job 38:3 Gird up now thy loins like a man; for I will demand of thee, and answer thou me.
If you don't have understanding, which comes from studying His Word, then don't answer because your chances of being right are pretty slim. And as we just read, when you give out unknowledgeable and incorrect information about Him, He becomes angry with you (which is not a good thing). So let's just wait and let our Father tell us the answer. That is how we acquire understanding. Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding.
 Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it?
 Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the corner stone thereof;
All of the sons of God, including you and me and Job, etc., shouted for joy when God created this beautiful earth. He said so! You just read it! And we loved it, else we wouldn't have shouted for joy! When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?
Suzie, He created the earth to BE INHABITED! By whom? By ALL of His sons, His family that He created which was you, Suzie, and me and Job and Moses and Sarah and Adam and David and Deborah and Paul and Judy and Eve and John, and yes, the angels, our brothers, Michael, Gabriel, and even Lucifer (Satan). and Peter. Suzie, read Acts 12:5-15 Who did the many that were gathered together praying (Acts 12:12) think was knocking on the door? (Acts 12:15) If the Apostle Peter has an angel/was an angel, don't you think you also do and just can't remember because you were born innocent, in the flesh, with past memory wiped clean? Let's read it together, Suzie. (Acts 12:15 ...Then they said, It is his angel.)
Suzie, are you still not convinced? Lets observe some facts about other angels. Genesis 6:1 And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, 2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose. 3 And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years. 4 There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.
Suzie, these are the same sons of God Jude tells us about. Jude 1:6 And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day. Suzie, the fact that "these angels kept not their first estate" tells me there is a second estate for angels/sons of God. That would be the estate that you, Suzie, and I are in right now i.e. born in the flesh here on earth as human beings not remembering our first estate.
these sons of God taking daughters of men to wife was not just a few isolated
instances. See verse 9 below.
This was the reason for Noah's flood. He and his family were the only 8
people from the eighth day creation left in the land who were not imperfect
as in not having angelic blood of angels, angels who left their first estate
ahead of God's plan, commingled into their bloodline.
Genesis 6:8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD 9 These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and perfect in his generation (Noah was one of only eight people left on earth still of pure "Adam and Eve" pedigree; Hadn't mixed with fallen angels), and Noah walked with God. 10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. (Noah his wife and these three sons and their wives were the eight, God saved aboard the ark).
your angel is in heaven right now, but it is part of God's plan that you
not be aware of it while here in the flesh. You can be sure your
angel is aware of what and how your flesh/human being is coping with life
in the flesh. See verse below.
Matthew 18:10 Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven. Suzie, if these little children Jesus is referring to have a spirit existence in heaven even while here on earth, isn't it also true of you and all of us?
Suzie, please do not discard what I teach here without first checking it out in the Word of God. If you will study your Bible with an open mind about where you came from and when your soul was created you will discover that the Bible suddenly becomes more clear and all those verses you read over the years that seemed to be in conflict with other verses will, with the help of the Holy Spirit, now make sense to you.
May God bless you and the Holy Spirit be your guiding light.
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