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Random thoughts on Angels

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    Me: So did it hurt?
    Girl: Did what hurt?
    Me: When you fell from heaven
    Girl: (rolls eyes and leaves)

    Me: Sigh. Rejected again...

    Me: Oh hey there. I'm Mrsticky005. As you can see I don't have much luck with the ladies. I'm sure you noticed that my cheesy pick up line probably doesn't help much. But have you ever actually thought about what this line means? Have you ever had some random thoughts...

    RANDOM THOUGHTS ON ANGELS! with your host Mrsticky005!

    Well to begin, Biblically speaking we know of one being who fell from heaven. That is of course Satan. Not very romantic, eh?
    But that's only the tip of the iceberg. Have you ever noticed how quite often we call attractive human females...angels?

    What's interesting about this. Is that Biblically speaking there are no mention of female angels. They are exclusively male.
    Now I hear you. Aren't angels genderless? I actually beg to differ. Angels are in fact male. This is very possibly proven in Genesis.

    This of course depends on who "The Sons of God" are in Genesis Chapter 6. But what if they are in fact...angels?
    If this is true then we have a case of angels procreating with females. Thus male and female. Thus male angels.

    Now of course if the Sons of God were angels and they took wives. It's quite probable that they did so through a human avatar. Specifically a male one. Since they had children with them this would indicate male and female. So even if we say angels in their angelic form do not have
    sexual organs. We can still say they are male because they have a masculine mindset.


    These angels saw human females as beautiful.
    This is a masculine trait.

    These angels took wives.
    Again a masculine trait.

    These angels had sex with human females.

    Of course I could be totally off since the Sons of God may not be angels at all.

  • #2
    Angels are spirit beings...they don't have reproductive abilities at all. We think of things from Heaven as always beautiful, so naturally, we would think an Angel would be beautiful as well...
    "What has the Church gained if it is popular, but there is no conviction, no repentance, no power?" - A.W. Tozer

    "... there are two parties in Washington, the stupid party and the evil party, who occasionally get together and do something both stupid and evil, and this is called bipartisanship." - Everett Dirksen


    • #3
      That particular passage is something that is very difficult to understand. Certainly from a mystical text standpoint it would create a good argument for some of the mythical gods and goddesses we hear about, considering this is ancient literature. I don't know why its there. I think some of the apocryphal literature better explains it. It also could reference or precursor why there are giants in the land of Canaan. Jubilees and Enoch give creedence to the Angel Theories. However, Jewish Scholars have an entirely different take. The real answer is we simply don't know
      A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
      George Bernard Shaw


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