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According to the book of Jubilees, only ten percent of the fallen angels were permitted to remains with Satan to do his bidding until the return of Christ. The rest are reserved for judgment in chains and darkness until that time. According to the bible there are millions and millions of angels. If 1/3 of the angels fell with Satan then there are millions of fallen angels. There are so many that the earth and mankind would have been destroyed long ago if God had allowed all of them freedom to roam about and deceive and destroy mankind. But, in his wisdom God only permitted Satan to have a small amount of fallen angels to do his bidding, enough to test mankind, but not enough to destroy the human race.

Jubilees 10:1-16 And in the third week of this jubilee the unclean demons began to lead astray the children of the sons of Noah, and to make to err and destroy them. And the sons of Noah came to Noah their father, and they told him concerning the demons which were leading astray and blinding and slaying his sons' sons. And he prayed before the Lord his God, and said: 'God of the spirits of all flesh, who hast shown mercy unto me And hast saved me and my sons from the waters of the flood, And hast not caused me to perish as Thou didst the sons of perdition; For Thy grace has been great towards me, And great has been Thy mercy to my soul; Let Thy grace be lift up upon my sons, And let not wicked spirits rule over them Lest they should destroy them from the earth. But do Thou bless me and my sons, that we may increase and Multiply and replenish the earth. And Thou know how Thy Watchers, the fathers of these spirits, acted in my day: and as for these spirits which are living, imprison them and hold them fast in the place of condemnation, and let them not bring destruction on the sons of thy servant, my God; for these are malignant, and created in order to destroy. And let them not rule over the spirits of the living; for Thou alone canst exercise dominion over them. And let them not have power over the sons of the righteous from henceforth and for evermore.

And the Lord our God bade us to bind all. And the chief of the spirits, Massena, came and said: 'Lord, Creator, let some of them remain before me, and let them harkens to my voice, and do all that I shall say unto them; for if some of them are not left to me, I shall not be able to execute the power of my will on the sons of men; for these are for corruption and leading astray before my judgment, for great is the wickedness of the sons of men.' And He said: Let the tenth part of them remain before him, and let nine parts descend into the place of condemnation.' And one of us He commanded that we should teach Noah all their 11 medicines; for He knew that they would not walk in uprightness, nor strive in righteousness.

And we did according to all His words: all the malignant evil ones we bound in the place of condemnation and a tenth part of them we left that they might be subject before Satan on the earth. And we explained to Noah all the medicines of their diseases, together with their seductions, how he might heal them with herbs of the earth. And Noah wrote down all things in a book as we instructed him concerning every kind of medicine. Thus the evil spirits were precluded from (hurting) the sons of Noah. And he gave all that he had written to Shem, his eldest son; for he loved him exceedingly above all his sons. And Noah slept with his fathers, and was buried on Mount Lobar in the land of Ararat.

We don't know how many angels there are but we do know this, that 1/3 of the angels fell with Satan. Hebrews says that there is an innumerable number of angels. (Heb 12:22 KJV) But ye are come unto mount Zion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels. So, If just for the sake of easy calculations there were ten million angels created, then 3.3 million fell with Satan. That being the case and only ten percent of that number being allowed to roam free, then there would be 333 thousand fallen angels. Compare that to the 6.7 million angels that remained loyal to God and you will see that those angels on our side outnumber those on Satan’s side by 200 to 1. No matter what the starting number of the angels was, the important point is that there are many angels on our side for everyone on Satan's side. We can take comfort in that knowledge.

It is the spirit of God that is placed in that body that gives it life and value. It appears that the angels’ bodies have fire and air as their base elements, while a human's body consists of earth and water. When a man dies, his body returns to the dust from which he was created, until the first or second resurrection, and then the judgment. The spirit of a man returns to God who gave it. Ecclesiastes 12:7 KJV Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it. After the last judgment, Satan, and the angels who fell with him will return to their primary element of creation, fire, when they are cast into the lake of fire. Psalms 104:4 & Hebrews 1:7 He makes winds his messengers, flames of fire his servants. In speaking of the angels he says, "He makes his angels winds, his servants flames of fire."

Matthew 25:41 "Then he will say to those on his left, 'Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. Revelation 20:14-15 Than death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. The lake of fire is the second death. If anyone's name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire. Notice in the verse from Matthew, that the lake of fire was not created for humans, it was created for the devil and his angels. Satan and his angels will return to the fire from which they were created, along with all of those humans who have chosen to reject God.

Not long after the creation of human beings some of the angels took notice of the beauty of the women on earth. The angels, just because they are heavenly beings and have seen the glory of God in person, are not immune from the temptation to sin. One third of them fell with Satan, and it appears that some of them, or some of the other angels fell into sin again at a later date. Job confirms the fact that angels can sin. Job 4:18 & 15:15. If God places no trust in his servants, if he charges his angels with error, how much more those who live in houses of clay. If God places no trust in his holy ones, if even the heavens are not pure in his eyes, how much less man, who is vile and corrupt, who drinks up evil like water!

Genesis 6:1-2 & 4 And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose. 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 borne children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown. Some of the angels of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful, and they married them and had children. This may seem impossible, but if you notice in the bible, every appearance of an angel is in the form of the male species. Apparently angels have the functional capabilities of a human male, but God has commanded them not to use it, as a part of their testing. Some may object and say that the verses above pertain to the sons of Seth marrying the daughters of Cain, but Jude, quoting from the book of Enoch, rejects this interpretation.

Jude 1:6-7 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. Even as Sodom and Gomorrah, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire. Jude compares the sin of the angels that left their first estate to the sins of Sodom and Gomorrah, calling it fornication, and going after strange flesh, which means illicit sexual union. Jude was quoting from the book of Enoch. Jude 1:14-15 And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints, 2 Peter 2:4 For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment.


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