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WHY is it...

That the sons of Angels and Mortals were horrid Giants and the son of God and a Mortal was supposidly this wonderful and beautiful man??

Angels are supposed to be perfect too... So wouldn't their kids be too?? Just like Jesus??

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:42 PM on Apr. 17, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

Answers (15)
  • Good question. I never really thought about it.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:44 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • Can't wait to see these backwards answers...

    One more reason to find a different religion...

    Good luck finding your answers!

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 7:48 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • What religion are you? I've never heard anything like that is Christianity, at least not protestant Chrisitianity?

    Answer by teamquinn at 7:50 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • I believe she is refering to the Nephilim...

    Ge. 6:4
    Nu 13:33

    They were the sons of Angels... And if you have a bible, they are in it!

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 7:57 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • Who said Giants were horrid?

    Answer by SusieD250 at 8:39 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • My son has a friend who is a giant and he isn't horrid, in fact he's quite nice.

    Answer by writeon at 8:43 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • If you read the visual descriptions of the angels, they really don't sound "beautiful" ... cherubim, for example, have four faces - one in each direction; one is a lion's face, one is a human face, etc. Which kind of sounds monstrous if it manifests in flesh. They may be angelic perfection, but that doesn't necessarily mean they are aesthetically pleasing to the human eye.

    Since they were not permitted by God to mate with the humans, perhaps their offspring was cursed? Or perhaps so large and physically overpowering that they seemed terrifying. (Interestingly, many religions have a mythology surrounding a race of giants.)

    The Nephilim were conceived through sexual union, just like human offspring....AFAIK, it is not Christian belief that God literally mated with Mary - He impregnated her miraculously, through His Spirit. I think that therein lies the difference.

    It's a great question!

    Answer by Collinsky at 8:45 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • The Bible makes it clear that these particular giants, conceived of male angels and mortal women, were abominations. It's not that extremely tall, large people are inherently horrid... just that the Nephilim of Jewish and Christian tradition WERE. Refer to the verses shared by sabrinaMbowen.

    Answer by Collinsky at 8:48 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • because the angels sinned and took a life form and had relations with earthly woman, GODS son was perfect and would never do anything to hurt his FATHER.

    Answer by lawla at 9:35 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • God is perfect and sinless.

    The angels I would venture to believe they were not God's angels but the fallen angels that mated with the women.

    Go here this is a good write up on the different views of this topic.

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 10:15 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

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