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Throne Room Cherubim

THIS IS THE FIFTH IN A SERIES ON THE CHERUBIM. In chapters 4 and 5 of Revelation, John saw four living creatures (“beasts” in the KJV). There are clear similarities to Ezekiel’s four cherubim-the lion, ox, man and eagle. Similarly, the creatures are covered with eyes because each one represents a multitude of people. John’s creatures, however, differ in that …

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The King of Tyre

THIS IS THE FOURTH IN A SERIES ON THE CHERUBIM The king of Tyre in Ezekiel 28:12-19 is called an Edenic cherub. Some dismiss this as an ironic reference to the proud, historical prince of Tyre (Eze 28:1-11). Others see a dark, angelic power holding sway over the earthly prince. We have dismissed the notion that cherubim are angels, but …

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Dwellings

THIS IS THE THIRD IN A SERIES ON THE CHERUBIM The first chapter of Genesis presents a panoramic view of God’s creative process, displayed in “days” to provide for a weekly observance of the sabbath. The sabbath is made for man and of high significance, but to understand our functional purpose as cherubim, we must dwell not with man’s rest, …

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Wheels-Ezekiel’s Vision Of The Cherubim

THIS IS THE SECOND IN A SERIES ON THE CHERUBIM If cherubim are men, how does this comport with the visions in chapters 1 and 10 of the book of Ezekiel? The prophet saw four living creatures. They had the appearance and face of a man, and each had three additional faces.  To the right was the face of a …

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Who Are The Cherubim?

THIS IS THE FIRST OF A SERIES ON THE CHERUBIM Tradition treats cherubim as an order of angels, but this notion does not square with the Biblical record.   The Bible first mentions them in the expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden (Gen 3:24).  The common view is that  cherubim with flaming sword guard the tree …