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

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

I was working on our Illuminating Angels video series, the one segment on angels and dreams, when I remembered a dream I myself had more than ten years ago.

by Colleen Hughes

One woman’s guardian angel was closer than she knew.

by Joan Wester Anderson


An angel comforts Jesus

Learn how angels comfort us by bringing God’s love to us.


Messenger angel helping a man in need.

Whether it’s carrying our prayers to heaven or delivering God’s Word to us, these divine beings always have something miraculous to share.


Hope Grows in a Garden

While going through a difficult time, this single mother learns about the power of faith and angels.

by Lori Sciame
, Beloit, Wisconsin

Angels in the closet
A heavenly angel helps a grief-stricken woman find the perfect outfit to dress her daughter in at her funeral.
by Kimberly Wencl
, Owatonna, Minnesota

Angel Saves Life of Motorcycle Rider

An angel changed this rebellious teen’s life by saving it.

by Joan Wester Anderson


Illuminating Angels: Seraphim

Known as the fire makers, these angels stand closest to God and light the world with his love.


Thinking about the afterlife

The journey to heaven and life after death doesn't have to be scary. Your guardian angel is there to help!

by Anthony DeStefano


Angels as God's messengers

Discover the variety of ways God has been using his heavenly angels to minister to us throughout time.

by Anthony DeStefano


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