How Many Angels Are There?

There is a great curiosity among adults and children about how many angels there are. Scripture does not quote the exact numbers, but it does allude to their massive presence. For example in Daniel 7:10: “A fiery stream issued and came forth from before him: thousand thousands ministered unto him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him: the judgment was set, and the books were opened.” And in Matthew 26:53: “Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?”

Everyone has at least two guardian angels assigned to her by God, and they will be with you from birth to the time of death. So to get an idea about how many guardian angels there are in heaven, think about the number of human beings that have existed throughout time and multiply that number by two. Add that number to the divine helpers from the hierarchy of angels which will be discussed later in the book. These include the Seraphim, Cherubim, Thrones, Dominions, Virtues, Powers, Principalities, Archangels, and the other ministering angels who have their individual roles in God's divine order.

Needless to say, one cannot even imagine how many angels there are, and yet it is evident that there are more than enough to go around. You have your personal guardian angels that were specifically assigned to you and later on you will learn about the specific angels you can call upon to help you in different aspects of your life. There are angels in abundance everywhere; just remember to ask for their help and guidance. They will rush to your side and you will feel their presence embrace you in love and protection.

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