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In the shadow of his wings : the pastoral ministry of angels, yesterday, today, and for heaven

Author: Jon Macy
Publisher: Cambridge, England : The Lutterworth Press, 2011. ©2011
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Historically, angels have been viewed as either disconnected objects of speculative investigation, or as mystifying beings mysteriously influencing our lives. However, this is not how the Bible describes them. Scripture, in sober and straightforward terms, simply describes what angels do. It is a practical depiction, a pastoral presentation. We see messages of encouragement, revelation, and guidance; we see judgment  Read more...
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Macy, Jonathan.
In the shadow of his wings : the pastoral ministry of angels, yesterday, today, and for heaven.
Cambridge, England : The Lutterworth Press, ©2011
xi, 174 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Macy
ISBN: 9780718842932 0718842936
OCLC Number: 908062784
Description: 1 online resource (174 pages)
Contents: Front cover ; Half title; Full Title; Copyright; Contents ; Dedication; Preface; Introduction: All Things Seen and Unseen; 1. An Overview of Angelic Ministry in the Bible ; 2. From Biblical Times until Today: A History of Angelology ; 3. Why a Pastoral Theology of the Angels?; 4. Angels in the Life of Jesus; 5. Angels and Healing; 6. Angels and Sustaining; 7. Angels and Guiding; 8. Angels and Reconciliation; 9. In the Shadow of Their Wings; Bibliography; Scripture Index; Index; Back cover.
Responsibility: Jonathan Macy.

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An original and scholarly study of the role and significance of angels in the Bible and the Christian Church, showing how they are best understood in a context of ministry and pastoral care.  Read more...

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