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Heavenly Angels

In the Bible, heavenly angels often
bring good news—it was an angel
that told Mary she would give birth
to Jesus and angels that 
his birth. It was an angel at the tomb
who told of Christ's resurrection.

Heavenly angels—archangels,
guardian angels, cherubim and
seraphim—take many forms. They 

can appear in dreams, be a voice you
suddenly hear 
speaking your name,
arrive as a patch of sun breaking 

through the clouds, bringing comfort when
you need it most.


Recent Heavenly Angels Stories

old testament angel

Angels appear in the Old Testament as messengers, protectors and guides.  Meet those who helped Abraham, Hagar, Isaac and Jacob.

Lindsay Butler, husband Rick and children Lacey and Lars

A woman is mired in depression until angels wearing multi-hued robes pay a healing visit.

by Lindsay Butler
, Big Lake, Minnesota

Guideposts staffers singing Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Angels are everywhere this season. Come along and see where they're popping up!

A nativity scene with Christmas angels

The holiday isn't complete without acknowledging the roles angels played in the Nativity story.

Illustration of an angel with a candle

A church choir decimated by illnesses and a snowstorm is aided by angelic voices at Christmastime.

by Jewell Johnson
, Fountain Hills, Arizona

Searching for—and finding—guardian angels, earth angels and heavenly angels.

by Colleen Hughes

Surely Keane is up there with the heavenly angels, after a lifetime of drawing his feel-good, family-values cartoons.

by Colleen Hughes

A family averts a Christmas tree crisis, thanks to the advice of an angel.

A too-short Christmas tree is not a crisis, thanks to a whispered suggestion from heaven above.

by Marjory Chase
, Orono, Maine

Angels were present at the creation of our world and will be there at the end.

Heavenly angels were present at the creation of our world and will be there at the end as well.

Robert J. Morgan, who talks about heavenly angels and earth angels

Robert J. Morgan, pastor and author of the book Angels, talks about heavenly angels and the earth angels that walk among us.

You'll love these priceless musings about angels from children. Get ready to laugh!

by Colleen Hughes

Warrior Angels

Discover how Warrior Angels protect us from the forces of evil.

Royce King during World War II

In the middle of a dense jungle, help from familiar but mysterious strangers helps bring a soldier closer to home.

by Royce King
, Oelwein, Iowa

A Shower of Seedlings

Who knows what would have happened had I not stopped to watch the angelic shower?

by Bill Palmer
, Galway, New York

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