Are Angels Real? – Melissa K. Norris

Are Angels Real?

By Melissa Norris | Other

Apr 09

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Have you ever wondered if angels are real?

We read about them in the Bible and see pictures of beautiful white-winged creatures.

My first encounter with an angel may have only been in a dream, but it was so powerful, that it chased away any doubt for me that angels and my God are real.

I just finished reading Angels are for Real by Judith MacNutt. It’s a mixture of true stories and biblical answers and studies of angles. I came a way with a much deeper understanding of angels and how they work for God.

But a few things struck me. One, some people encounter angels without being close to God. He uses those encounters to bring people to Him. I’m not sure why I thought only truly devout people saw angles and that’s why I hadn’t.

Second, after reading these stories, I want to see more of the super natural. I want to stand in the presence of a burning on fire with God’s presence angelic being. I asked God to open my spiritual eyes.

And the next day He did. But not the way I expected. (God’s funny like that!)

I went to visit with a close friend who recently lost a dear loved one. While we were talking, she told me the week before the person died, she felt a presence at her home. A cold touch upon her cheek. She even got up to see if the window had been left open.

That same night, the person who died, felt a warm presence. They were relieved of pain for the first time in years and slept the whole night through.

At the same time, they both felt a sense of peace and comfort, with unexplainable sensations from something supernatural. I believe these were angels sent by God.

My friend had no idea I’d just read this book or asked God to show me His angles presence. I wanted to see one with my own eyes, but in His wisdom, He reached three people in answer to my prayer.

Have you ever experienced the presence of angels?

I received my copy of Angels are Real from Bethany House in exchange for my honest review.

About the Author

Melissa K. Norris inspires people's faith and pioneer roots with her books, podcast, and blog. Melissa lives with her husband and two children in their own little house in the big woods in the foothills of the North Cascade Mountains. When she's not wrangling chickens and cattle, you can find her stuffing Mason jars with homegrown food and playing with flour and sugar in the kitchen.

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