10 Myths About Angels You Probably Believe

Few words inspire the emotions and imagination as much as the mere mention of “angels”. These figures have long been interwoven with religious teachings, Biblical precepts, culture and history. Unfortunately there are also many misconceptions about these ethereal beings, which have transitioned from folklore to acceptable truths. Here are 10 of the Accepted Angel Facts that are just completely wrong.

1. Angels are Inherently Good


Although it is tempting to consider all angelic beings as being holy, honorable and filled only with good intentions this is incorrect. Think of the Angel War described in the Old Testament. Some angels chose to side with God and others joined ranks with Lucifer. Those angels that were cast out of Heaven were evil and allowed greed and jealousy to control their actions.