The Angel of the Lord

February 18, 2018 ()

Bible Text: Gen. 22:15-16 |

Series:

NWBC - Feb. 18, 2018 - Christ in the OT series - Alan Conner

The Angel of the LORD

Intro

A. THE PERSON OF THE ANGEL OF THE LORD.

1. The Angel of the LORD is identified as Yahweh.

a) Abraham - Gen. 22:15-16.

b) Gideon - Judg. 6:11, 14, 16, 20, 23.

2. The Angel of the LORD is identified as God.

a) Hagar - Gen. 16:7-13.

b) Jacob - Gen. 31:11-13.

c) Gideon - Judges 6:20-21

3. The Angel of the LORD is distinct from the LORD. Zech. 1:12-13.

4. The Angel of the LORD receives worship. Judg. 6:12-24.

5. The Angel of the LORD is the same as the Son of God (Ps. 2:7).

B. THE WORKS OF THE ANGEL OF THE LORD.

1. Guides as a shepherd. Gen. 48:15-16. Cf. 2 Tim. 4:18; Jn. 10:1-28; 17:12.

2. Judges His enemies. 2 Kings 19:35. Cf. Mt. 25:46.

3. Does miracles. Judg. 6:21.

4. He communicates grace. Gen. 21:17; 22:11; 48:16; Judg. 6:21-22. Cf. Jn. 1:14.

5. He intercedes for God’s people. Zech. 1:12-13; 3:1-2. Cf. Heb. 7:25; Lk. 22:31-32.

Conclusion