30 Bible Verses To Pray About Angels
Angels are known as God’s messengers on earth and they have played a vital role in the scriptures when it concerns instructing God’s people and guiding them. In the old testament, Angels were virtually the role of the Holy Spirit in this day. Regardless of the Holy Spirit’s presence in us, God still uses His Angels for our help.
There are certain prayers that you can solicit for the help of the Angels, or ask God to send His Angels on your behalf. You are about to learn the different instances in the Bible where Angels played major roles and how to direct this in prayers.
Here are 30 Bible Verses to pray about Angels:
- Genesis 24:7
“The Lord, the God of heaven, who brought me out of my father’s household and my native land and who spoke to me and promised me on oath, saying, ‘To your offspring I will give this land’—he will send his angel before you so that you can get a wife for my son from there.”
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Here, the prayer is simple and glaring. Pray that God will send His Angels to go before you in whatever endeavour you set out for. You need the leading of God’s Angels.
2. Daniel 6 Verse 22
“My God sent his angel, and he shut the mouths of the lions. They have not hurt me,…”
This was Daniel’s testimony of his deliverance from the lion’s den and he acknowledged that God did that through His Angels. Are you seeking deliverance from any situation? It is a good time to pray for God’s deliverance through His Angels.
3. Judges 13 verse 3
The angel of the Lord appeared to her and said, “You are barren and childless, but you are going to become pregnant and give birth to a son.
God has, countless times, relate this type of message through His Angels to women seeking help regarding the fruit of the womb. Pray to God to remember you and He might as well send Him To prepare you for the miracle. God’s Angels don’t lie and they don’t miss their way. If God has sent them to you, it must surely happen.
4. 1 Kings 19 verses 5, 7
…All at once an angel touched him and said, “Get up and eat.”
This might be exactly what you are expecting from God’s Angels. Are you experiencing any dryness and spiritual hunger in your life? You should pray for God to send His Angels with heavenly food that will satisfy you and give you strength for the journey ahead.
5. Judges 6 Verse 12
When the angel of the Lord appeared to Gideon, he said, “The Lord is with you, mighty warrior.”
Maybe, like Gideon here, all that you need is the validation of God through His Angel. If you’re fidgeting about starting a project because you don’t think you can do it, you can pray for God’s validation through His Angels. Most times, we don’t have to pray for this. God does it Himself when He sees the need.
6. Exodus 23 verse 20
See, I am sending an angel ahead of you to guard you along the way and to bring you to the place I have prepared.
God’s Angels have served as man’s guide long before now. And, they still serve that purpose till date. If you’re looking for guidance, you can pray to God to release His Angels for your guidance.
7. Genesis 32 verse 1
Jacob also went on his way, and the angels of God met him.
Jacob has really enjoyed the ministry of God’s Angels in his life. If you require a companion while you go about your business, you can ask for the presence of God’s Angels. He will meet you on the way to progress and help you speed up.
8. Exodus 32 verse 34
“Now go, lead the people to the place I spoke of, and my angel will go before you…”
There is no way we certainly can carry out God’s instructions without His aid. And sometimes, He sends His presence through His Angels. Pray for God to send His Angels to go with you on that mission that you are embarking on.
9. Genesis 24 verse 40
‘The Lord, before whom I have walked faithfully, will send his angel with you and make your journey a success, so that you can get a wife for my son from my own clan and from my father’s family.
Are you about to embark on a marital journey? You surely need the help of God’s Angels in order to make the right choice. Abraham prayed that God’s Angels will direct his servant to the right wife for Isaac. You can pray that God’s Angels will direct you to the right spouse to marry.
10. Exodus 33 verse 2
I will send an angel before you and drive out the Canaanites, Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites.
As much as we can’t fight our enemies with physical weapons, we can solicit the help of God’s Angels in handling any spiritual and physical battles. Pray for God’s Angels to grant you victory even with little or no input from you.
11. Matthew 2 verse 13
When they had gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. “Get up,” he said, “take the child and his mother and escape to Egypt. Stay there until I tell you, for Herod is going to search for the child to kill him.”
God knows and sees every danger that is coming your way and sometimes, He sends His Angels to give warnings and get you prepared for whatever is coming. Pray for God’s protection through His Angels. Just like Joseph, an Angel’s instruction may be the only thing you need to be safe.
12. Luke 1 verse 30
But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God.
There is nothing as reassuring as hearing these words from God. Whilst God’s Angels may not appear to you physically, they might impress the message of peace on your heart and you find no reason to fear. Also, pray for God’s Angels in human form who will grant you favour.
13. Revelation 22 verse 6
…and the Lord God of the holy prophets sent his angel to shew unto his servants the things which must shortly be done.
John wrote the book of Revelation through the things which were shown to him by an Angel. If you need your eyes to be opened to see things that God has for you, pray that God will send Him To show you the way and to show you your future.
14. Luke 4 verse 10
For it is written: “‘He will command his angels concerning you to guard you carefully;
If you understand anything about the Angels of God, you should know that they are always waiting to carry out God’s commands. When you have a right standing with God and he charges His Angels on your behalf, your request must be done. In this case, pray that God will charge His Angels for your protection. When this prayer is answered, you have no reason to fear because God’s Angels got you.
15. Matthew 4 verse 11
Then the devil left him, and angels came and attended him.
Our Lord Jesus Christ Himself received the ministry of God’s Angels. This happened after bouts of the devil’s temptations. He needed the ministry of Angels to be revitalized and prepared for the work ahead. Have you just gone through serious temptations, pray that God will send His Angels to attend to you and restore your faith and strength back.
16. Acts 5 verse 19
But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the doors of the jail and brought them out.
When it comes to cases such as that of Peter in the prison, it is only an Angel of God that can be sent to do this. Are you in a situation where there’s obviously no way you could get out? Pray that God will send His Angels for your deliverance. God might decide to use any human you know or may not know. At that, you have to acknowledge that that is God’s Angel carrying out God’s instruction for your help.
17. Revelation 14 verse 19
The angel swung his sickle on the earth, gathered its grapes and threw them into the great winepress of God’s wrath.
Whilst we pray for the help of God’s Angels, we should also pray that we do not fall into the category of people that will be harvested by God’s Angels into the wrath of God on the last day. Have it in mind that judgment is coming for every man on earth and the same Angel that helped you might be sent to cast you into the lake of fire prepared for the devil. Pray against that.
18. Galatians 1 very 8
But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach a gospel other than the one we preached to you, let them be under God’s curse!
Just as there is the Angel of God, the devil also has his own angels. You should pray that you do not fall into the deceit of the angels of darkness. Any instructions that are against the word of God is from the angel of darkness and you should not heed to that. Let no evil choke out the truth of God’s word in you.
19. Luke 22 verse 43
An angel from heaven appeared to him and strengthened him.
At many points in our lives, this is just what we need: the strength of God. And God uses His Angels to administer that most of the time. If you are weak, pray that God will send His Angels to strengthen you. Probably, this is the prayer you should pray every day.
20. Psalms 91 verse 11
For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways
In all your dealings, you need the guidance of God. Remember that the Angels of God obey His commands in all ramifications. So, if God says, “guide this man in all his ways”, it means that you are not permitted to make mistakes because you have the guidance of the Angels of God. So, pray that God will send His Angels to guide you in all that you do.
21. Judges 2 verse 1
The angel of the Lord went up from Gilgal to Bokim and said, “I brought you up out of Egypt and led you into the land I swore to give to your ancestors. I said, ‘I will never break my covenant with you,
When God makes covenants with men, He uses His Angels to communicate that sometimes. If you have a strong covenant with God, you will eventually encounter His Angel that will not fail to remind you of your own part of the covenant. Pray that God will insist on His covenant with you through His Angels.
22. Genesis 28 verse 12
He had a dream in which he saw a stairway resting on the earth, with its top reaching to heaven, and the angels of God were ascending and descending on it.
Sometimes, like Jacob, all that you need to breakthrough into the next level of your life is an encounter with the Angel of God. In this case, you don’t necessarily need to pray for it, because God will see your desire for Him and grant you the encounter. But, it is not out of place to pray that God will grant you an encounter with His Angels for the next level of your life.
23. Genesis 48 verse 16
“the Angel who has delivered me from all harm —may he bless these boys. May they be called by my name and the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac, and may they increase greatly on the earth.”
Like Moses, your testimony can be this way if you pray. The Angels of God can be commanded by God to not let any harm come your way throughout your days on earth. Pray that God will send His Angels to deliver you from all harm and keep you safe for the assignment that He has entrusted into your hands.
24. Psalms 34 verse 7
The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and he delivers them.
May this be your lot. This is not necessarily what you pray for, it is a result of your reverence for God. Those who fear God automatically have God’s Angels surrounding them and administering deliverance to them. You can also pray that the Angel of God builds a camp around you.
25. Exodus 14 verse 19
Then the angel of God, who had been traveling in front of Israel’s army, withdrew and went behind them. The pillar of cloud also moved from in front and stood behind them,
This is a clear manifestation of the working of the Angel of God. All round direction and protection is assured when the Angel of God goes with anyone to a place. It is obvious that the children of Israel were able to make it out of the wilderness as a result of the guidance of the Angel of God. You can pray for this kind of supply from God.
26. Judges 6 verses 20 – 22
The angel of God said to him, “Take the meat and the unleavened bread, place them on this rock, and pour out the broth.” And Gideon did so.
Sometimes in our lives, we need direct instructions from the Angel of God to properly carry out God’s commands. Here, Gideon received specific directives from the Angel of God on how to carry out that particular sacrifice. You can pray to God to send His Angels for specific directions in your endeavor.
27. Exodus 23 verse 23
My angel will go ahead of you and bring you into the land of the Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites, Canaanites, Hivites, and Jebusites, and I will wipe them out.
It is a privilege to have the Angel of God as your personal Angel wherever you go. We are told that every Christian has an Angel attached to him or her. You can pray that your Angel always accompanies you where you go and leads you to victory in whatever battle you find yourself in.
28. Luke 2 verse 10
But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.
There is news that God can decide to send His Angels to bear them to man. The joy is that such news is always very exciting and fulfilling.
29. Genesis 32 verses 24 – 30
And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved (verse 30).
Sometimes in the scriptures, seeing an Angel of God is synonymous with seeing God. In the case of Jacob, an Angel of God encountered him and he testified that he had seen God. This kind of encounter is what every believer should pray for. Pray to see the face of God and God might send His Down to you.
30. Psalms 78 verse 25
Human beings ate the bread of angels; he sent them all the food they could eat.
When you’re lacking, pray for God’s provision. Just as God supplied Angel’s food (manna) to the Israelites, He can grant you provisions that can’t be gotten from anywhere.