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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 
heralded 
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

Angel at the gate of heaven

Bugsy gets his puppy energy back before crossing over .

by Diana Langer
, Hibbing, Minnesota

Angel at the gate of heaven

An angel comforts a young girl after her grandfather passes away.

by Carol Wolfenberger
, Yukon, Oklahoma

Angel at the gate of heaven

Somehow she managed to give her gift to the nuns, even after death.

by Mary Jones
, The Villages, Florida

Fabian Debora painting a mural.

Hopeless and alone, this artist's life almost ended save for an angel.

by Fabian Debora
, Los Angeles, California

Micah

Angels come to the rescue at a big-box store.

by Stephanie Thompson
, Edmond, Oklahoma

An artist's rendering of an angel bringing rain

A survival story about a man who escapes death during a forest fire thanks to a surprise gift from his guardian angel.

by Douglas Scott Clark
, Maryville, Tennessee

Each chime reminded him of his relationship with God.

by Vernon Tichler
, Morrison, Illiniois

illustration of woman walking with an angel

Out of nowhere, a guardian angel saves a mother and daughter from danger.

by Donna Griffith
, Lafayette, Tennessee

Pictures of Angels with Wings

An angel suddenly appeared to escort my mother to her new home in heaven.

by Renee Coy
, Strafford, Missouri

Dream angels visiting a sleeping man.

Even if you've never encountered an angel in your everyday life, you may have met one in a dream. 


The angels of the Lord often play vital roles in the events occurring in the Bible, like this one, from the Book of Numbers.

by Colleen Hughes

Anita with granddaughter Aimee Rose

Above all else, she wanted to be a grandmother. And then a miracle happened.

by Anita Schacher
, Gearhart, Oregon

Illustration by Marci Roth depicting a woman with hedge clippers

A woman keeps her husband's cancer diagnosis a secret from her neighbors, not knowing how much she will need their help.

by Lynn Halloran
, Frankfort, Illinois

Illustration by Matt Vincent

The mysterious stranger with the strength of an angel rescued her when no one else could.

 

by Danita Cahill
, Lebanon, Oregon

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