|("Who Is Like God")
Courage, Strong Defense, Divine, Protection,
Bringer Of The Gift Of Prudence
Represented By: Scales, Shield And Sword
Stands For: Protection, Faith, God's Will
Michael is an archangel and his name is recorded four times in the
Bible. Twice in the Old Testament's Book of Daniel, and once each
in the New Testament's Book of Jude and Book of Revelation.
His first mention in the Book of Daniel is during the time of Gabriel's
visit to Daniel. As Gabriel is speaking to Daniel, he tells him, "But
the prince of the Persian kingdom resisted me twenty one days.
Then Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, because
I was detained there with the king of Persia." (Dan.10:13)
And in Daniel 12:1a, prophecy regarding Michael’s role in the end
times struggle against evil is revealed to Daniel. "At that time
Michael, the great prince who protects your people, will arise."
The Book of Jude describes Michael disputing with Satan (Jude 9),
and The Book of Revelation describes a war in heaven with
Michael leading his angels in a battle victory against the dragon
(Satan) and his angels. Satan is thrown out of heaven and hurled
to earth (Rev.12:7-9).
Michael is represented in religious art as a handsome youth with
wings and armour; and bears a dragon-slaying sword and shield.
He also holds a pair of scales in which he weighs the souls of the
deceased, or the book of life, to show that he takes part in the
|Music playing is Harps of Angels