Archangels: Who are They?
Angels have been in existence even before the existence of humanity. They are interwoven within the culture of human beings. Angels exist in every religion because they make up the fabric of human history. Archangels seem to be at the top of the angelic hierarchy. They have so much power bestowed upon them by God.
In Greek, Archangel means ‘Chief angel.’ Angels were all created by God, and they all have a purpose to fulfill. The heavenly support that humans have includes God, the archangels, spiritual masters of the past, spirit guides, and loved ones in spirit. Archangels and all other spiritual beings work as messengers of God.
Archangels have been bestowed the power to manage life on earth. Every archangel has an important role that he or she plays. Each archangel specializes in something that works in conjunction with all of the other archangels’ expertise to ensure the best possible outcomes on earth. They do all this while working hand in hand with Heaven and according to God’s plan.
No one is sure about the number of archangels that are out there. Some people say only seven exist, others fifteen. At the same time, the Bible recognizes one archangel, that is, archangel Michael because all the other six, that is Archangels Gabriel, Raphael, Jophiel, Ariel, Azrael, and Chamuel, are only mentioned as angels and not archangels. The other archangels recognized in other religions include Archangels Ariana, Daniel/Haniel, Jeremiel, Jophiel, Lavender, Metatron, Melchizedek, Nathaniel, Raguel, Raphael, Raziel, Sandolphon, Seraphiel, Uriel and Zadkiel.
Archangels Assist Humankind
Archangels have been appointed by God to help humanity through our lives on Earth. Each archangel has a different role to play. For example, Archangel Azrael works to help dying people to transition from physical life to spiritual life after death, and Archangel Ariel takes care of the natural world.
Archangels will ensure that everything is going according to God’s plan. They do not tire and can be in more than one place at a time. They assure us that if we call on them for guidance, support, and assistance, they will heed our call. Archangels appear to people differently. They choose to appear to you in a way that you can understand and gladly receive the messages that they have for you.
They can appear to you, either as females or males. There is no set gender for them because they are spiritual beings. They will appear to you in the form that you are more comfortable with. Below is a summary of the roles that the archangels play.
She is the ‘Archangel of Children.’ Her role is to protect and care for children born with disabilities or special needs and abilities. She is the principal Guardian angel for special children. Ariana also works to encourage us to work on reaching our highest potentials in life.
Archangel Azrael is the ‘Angel of Death.’ His main purpose is to help dying people to transition peacefully and gently from physical life to spiritual life after death. He also works to comfort the people who are grieving the loss of their loved ones. Azrael also oversees the changes and transitions that take place in our lives.
Chamuel plays a major role in bringing inner peace into our lives. He works to strengthen bonds between people that have been broken. He also encourages us to discover our life purposes and soul missions.
Archangel Daniel’s name means ‘God’s Merciful Judgement.’ He is the Principal Guardian Angel, Angel of Marriage, and Angel of Universal love. He works to ensure that our marriages and relationships work out for the better.
encourages us to live life to the fullest and release the past that might be hindering our growth.
The meaning of Archangel Gabriel’s name is ‘God is my Strength’ or ‘Divine Strength.’ He encourages us to seek angelic guidance, support, and help in everything that we do. His presence urges you to listen to your intuition always and do as it tells you. He is urging you to take charge of your life and make the best of the same.
This archangel wants you to make something great out of your life. He will help you get through the difficult times in life. Archangel Jeremiel’s name means ‘The Mercy of God.’ God is using Jeremiel as His messenger to let you know that you need to make positive life choices.
Jophiel’s name stands for ‘Beauty of God.’ He is the Angel of Illumination and Wisdom. He works hand in hand with the angels from the Halls of Wisdom. Jophiel helps you to change your approach in life and bring optimistic and positive attitudes that will help you grow to become better and live an amazing life.
Lavender archangel helps us understand our natural talents and gifts. This archangel shows us how to use them wisely for our benefit and the benefit of our loved ones.
Metatron archangel is known by many names. He is the Angel of Presence, Angel of Covenant, King of the Angels, Divine Voice of the Father, and Chancellor of Heaven. He guards over the Tree of life and takes note of everything we do that is then recorded on the Book of Life. Metatron represents the development of spiritual abilities and gifts.
Archangel Michael’s name means ‘One Who is Like God.’ He presides and rules over the Tree of Life. He is the ‘Protector of Humanity’ and the Master at keeping Divine order in all situations. Michael helps you to become aware of your inner thoughts and true feelings.
Melchizedek teaches humanity spiritual truths. He will empower you in all aspects of your life and every level that you have to pass in life.
Archangel Nathaniel works with the Universal Spiritual Law of Cause and effect. This law stipulates that what you give comes back to you. He encourages us to maintain faithful to our dreams and trust that we have the ability to make our destiny.
Archangel Raguel’s name means ‘Friend to God.’ Most people refer to him as the Angel of Justice and Fairness. He is a leader within the angelic realm as he oversees the other archangels and angel beings. He works to realign us with our higher selves. Raguel helps us connect with who we truly are within.
Archangel Raphael’s name means ‘God Heals.’ He is the angel of healing, abundance, truth, vision, creativity, and the patron saint of the Blind. He rules over the element of Air.
Raziel works closely with God. His name means ‘Secret of God.’ He knows how the universe works and also all about its secrets. He gives us the wisdom to understand how the universe operates and how we fit into all of God’s creation.
Archangel Sandolphon is said to be the twin brother to Archangel Metatron. His role is to carry our prayers to God so that they can be answered. He assists with all that pertains to music and is responsible for the welfare of human beings and all that occupies the Earth.
Seraphiel helps in the cleansing and purification of our lives. She is the ‘Angel of the Divine Feminine.’ Seraphiel is also responsible for the phases in our lives, seasons, tides, and moon magic. She helps to build and strengthen our faith so that we can live a peaceful life.
Archangel Uriel’s name means ‘Fire of God’ or ‘God’s Light.’ He assists with earth’s changes and urges us to connect with our higher selves. He renews hope, faith, harmony, and inner peace in our lives.
Zadkiel archangel makes it possible for humanity to access angelic guidance and Divine wisdom. He is known as the Holy One, Angel of Compassion and Understanding, Angel of Mercy and Benevolence, and the Archangel of Deep Contemplation of God. He resonates with Divine forgiveness and grace.
Ariel is the Angel of Nature. She is in charge of taking care of plants and animals and everything that makes up nature. She works with other nature angels to heal and cleanse the earth.
Archangels exist outside of time and space. They are Divine beings of light and unconditional love who work with other angels to assist humanity. They project Divine light upon us and the energy of unconditional love that comes for God. Archangels will send us the help, guidance, protection, and support we need when we ask for the same.