The angels we need

Is it possible that angels are real and come to us every time we need them? Christian Science teaches that they are and do. Angels, as explained in Christian Science, are not, however, glowing humanoids with wings but spiritual intuitions coming from our divine source, God, right to each one of us. They lift us out of status-quo thinking—where we’re subject to sin, sickness, and other forms of inharmony—and into a growing recognition of the present reality and permanence of God-bestowed freedom, health, and holiness. And they’re coming to us continuously.

For Christ Jesus, angels were constant companions. In his darkest hour, refusing to flee from or humanly fight his enemies, he turned fully to God and His angels for direction and strength, assuring his disciples, “Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?” (Matthew 26:53). 

A verse in the Christian Science Hymnal, speaking of God, promises that He knows the angels we need, “And sends them to your side, / To comfort, guard and guide” (Violet Hay, Hymn 9). 

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January 15, 2024

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