Ministering Spirits: The Church that is made up of wheat and tares?
SPIRIT OF ANGELS: SPIRIT OF GOD OPERATING IN THE BODY?
Ne 9:30 Yet many years didst thou forbear them, and testifiedst against them by thy spirit in thy prophets: yet would they not give ear: therefore gavest thou them into the hand of the people of the lands.
1Pe 3:19 By which also he (Christ) went and preached unto the spirits in prison;
1Pe 3:20 Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.
Ps 51:11 Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me.
1Sa 16:14 But the Spirit of the LORD departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the LORD troubled him.
Ec 12:7 Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.
Ac 23:9 And there arose a great cry: and the scribes that were of the Pharisees’ part arose, and strove, saying, We find no evil in this man: but if a spirit or an angel hath spoken to him, let us not fight against God.
Ps 76:12 He shall cut off the spirit of princes: he is terrible to the kings of the earth.
1Jo 4:1 Beloved, believe not every spirit <4151>, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
1Jo 4:3 And every spirit <4151> that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.
Re 18:2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit <4151>, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.
Re 16:14 For they are the spirits <4151> of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.
Re 13:15 And he had power to give life <4151> unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as
Zec 6:5 And the angel answered and said unto me, These are the four spirits of the heavens, (red, black, white, grisled horses) which go forth from standing before the Lord of all the earth.
MINISTERING SPIRITS: MESSENGERS OF THE GOSPEL?
Heb 1:6 And again, when he bringeth in the firstbegotten into the world, he saith, And let all the angels of God worship him.
Heb 1:7 And of the angels he saith, Who maketh his angels spirits <4151>, and his ministers a flame of fire.
Joe 2:5 Like the noise of chariots on the tops of mountains shall they (army of locusts) leap, like the noise of a flame of fire that devoureth the stubble, as a strong people set in battle array.
Heb 1:8 But unto the Son he saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom.
Heb 1:13 But to which of the angels said he at any time, Sit on my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool?
Heb 10:12 But this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, sat down on the right hand of God;
Heb 10:13 From henceforth expecting till his enemies be made his footstool.
Ac 7:49 Heaven is my throne, and earth is my footstool: what house will ye build me? saith the Lord: or what is the place of my rest?
Heb 1:14 Are they not all ministering spirits <4151>, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?
Ro 15:16 That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Ghost.
Heb 13:2 Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
Ga 3:5 He therefore that ministereth to you the Spirit, and worketh miracles among you, doeth he it by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?
2Co 3:6 Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.
Eph 3:7 Whereof I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the effectual working of his power.
Eph 4:29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.
2Co 8:4 Praying us with much intreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.
2Co 6:4 But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,
Eze 44:11 Yet they shall be ministers in my sanctuary, having charge at the gates of the house, and ministering to the house: they shall slay the burnt offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister unto them.
Joe 1:9 The meat offering and the drink offering is cut off from the house of the LORD; the priests, the LORD’S ministers, mourn.
Joe 2:17 Let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O LORD, and give not thine heritage to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them: wherefore should they say among the people, Where is their God?
Da 7:10 A fiery stream issued and came forth from before him: thousand thousands ministered unto him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him: the judgment was set, and the books were opened.
2Co 11:15 Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.
God it seems can use the word spirit or soul to refer to the people who make up the Body of Christ. Ministering Spirits therefore seems to relate to both saved and unsaved messengers of the Gospel. Through their testimony, God is able to save the elect (heirs of salvation).