The Strong Angel and The Little Book – Revelation 10:1-11
I. THE DESCRIPTION OF THE ANGEL
Revelation 5:2 And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, “Who is worthy to open the book and to break its seals?”
Psalms 103:20 Bless the Lord, you His angels, mighty in strength, who perform His word, Obeying the voice of His word!
2 Thessalonians 1:7 and to give relief to you who are afflicted and to us as well when the Lord Jesus will be revealed from heaven with His mighty angels in flaming fire,
a. The angels’ clothes
b. The angels’ head
c. The angels’ face
Revelation 18:1 (NASB) After these things I saw another angel coming down from heaven, having great authority, and the earth was illumined with his glory.
d. The angels’ feet
e. The angels’ hand
Deuteronomy 11:24 “Every place on which the sole of your foot treads shall be yours; your border will be from the wilderness to Lebanon, and from the river, the river Euphrates, as far as the western sea.
Joshua 1:3 “Every place on which the sole of your foot treads, I have given it to you, just as I spoke to Moses.
Psalms 8:5-6 (NASB) 5 Yet You have made him a little lower than God, And You crown him with glory and majesty! 6 You make him to rule over the works of Your hands; You have put all things under his feet,
Hebrews 2:6-8 (NASB) 6 But one has testified somewhere, saying, “What is man, that You remember him? Or the son of man, that You are concerned about him? 7 “You have made him for a little while lower than the angels; You have crowned him with glory and honor, and have appointed him over the works of Your hands; 8 You have put all things in subjection under his feet.” For in subjecting all things to him, He left nothing that is not subject to him. But now we do not yet see all things subjected to him.
Hebrews 2:9 (NASB) But we do see Him who was made for a little while lower than the angels, namely, Jesus, because of the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, so that by the grace of God He might taste death for everyone.
Deuteronomy 29:29 “The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our sons forever, that we may observe all the words of this law.
Job 37:5 (NASB) “God thunders with His voice wondrously, doing great things which we cannot comprehend. II. The declaration of the angel
Romans 16:25 (NASB) Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret for long ages past,
Revelation 11:15 (NASB) Then the seventh angel sounded; and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ; and He will reign forever and ever.”
Amos 3:7 (NASB) Surely the Lord God does nothing Unless He reveals His secret counsel To His servants the prophets.
III. THE INSTRUCTION INVOLVING THE ANGEL
Ezekiel 2:9-3:3 (NASB) 9 Then I looked, and behold, a hand was extended to me; and lo, a scroll was in it. 10 When He spread it out before me, it was written on the front and back, and written on it were lamentations, mourning and woe. 1 Then He said to me, “Son of man, eat what you find; eat this scroll, and go, speak to the house of Israel.” 2 So I opened my mouth, and He fed me this scroll. 3 He said to me, “Son of man, feed your stomach and fill your body with this scroll which I am giving you.” Then I ate it, and it was sweet as honey in my mouth.
Psalms 119:103 (NASB) How sweet are Your words to my taste! Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!