What Are Angels?


Who are the angels? What is an angel? Do they exist nowadays? Are they on earth? how do we know we have been contacted by an angel? What is the purpose of the angels? Are there different purposes for different angels?



  1. Angels are forces and agents of God. In the words of one of the greatest Jewish thinkers of our generation, the angels are akin to a glove on a hand. Everyone understands that the glove is just an “extension” of the hand even though the hand cannot be seen. So, too, the angels that God uses are “extensions of God.”

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