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Question and Answer

When were angels created? I have asked pastors and they cannot help me. Can you?
All I can tell you is what you have heard already from others: that, after listing “all his angels and all the armies of heaven,” and the universe itself, Psalm 148:5 says that God “commanded, and they were created” (see also Psalm 33). Add to these references Colossians 1:15–20, and you may conclude that angels are as old as the stars. They were created at the same time.

BY C. Donald Cole

C. DONALD COLE hosted Moody Radio’s Open Line for 26 years before retiring in 2008. Before joining the team at the Moody Bible Institute in 1971, Pastor Cole and his wife, Naomi, served the Lord as missionaries in Angola from 1948 until 1966. Pastor Cole then served as a faculty member of Emmaus Bible College of Dubuque and as editor of Interest magazine.

Pastor Cole authored several books, and was married to his wife Naomi for 65 years before he went home to the Lord in 2012.

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