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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

Chocolate cake

A widow receives a helping hand from beyond in baking a prize-winning chocolate cake.

by Bonnie Chocallo
, Wyoming, Pennsylvania

An artist's rendering of Sue's shed being righted by the wind

A woman's prayer for help with a DIY project is answered with a gust of wind.

by Sue Groves
, Cameron, New York

A closeup of a young girl's feet, with a dropped stick lying in the grass

An endangered child is delivered to safety by a pair of mysterious men dressed in white.

by Karen Barnes Jordan


In Heavenly Company, you’ll read about real-life encounters with God’s heavenly angels and earth angels.

by Colleen Hughes

the print of an angel's wing left on a window

The perfect imprint of a wing appeared suddenly and lasted for a long time.

by Elizabeth Haber
, Moscow, Pennsylvania

An angelic male figure

A wife is reassured by a heavenly figure watching over her critically injured husband.

by Elise Daly Parker


Inspired by her faith, the young artist Akiane Kramarik creates breathtaking images—including pictures of angels with wings!

by Colleen Hughes

Illuminating Angels: Gustave Doré

Experience the incredible angelic beings drawn by this celebrated 19th-century French illustrator and artist.


Joan Ripley and her granddaughter Clara

Seeking shelter from a sudden mountain storm, a worried mother finds safe haven for her children.

by Joan Ripley
, Charlottesville, Virginia

Karen Hall and her grandson Skyler

A graveside angelic gathering reassures a grieving mother.

by Karen Hall
, Cookeville, Tennessee

An artist's rendering of a child's blanket

A child's lost blanket makes a miraculous reappearance.

by Shawnelle Eliasen
, Port Byron, Illinois

Marilyn Bush at the counter of her bakery

A single mom with limited prospects receives some life-changing guidance from above.

by Marilyn Bush
, Canyon Lake, Texas

angel wing-shaped clouds

A Bible verse, devotion and prayer for times when you feel discouraged about your future.

by Melanie Britt


An artist's rendering of a giant angel

My daughter was lost in the woods at night. We only had the Northern Lights to guide our search.

by Kathie Kania
, Ogden, Utah

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