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Are There Female Angels

Recently while witnessing a woman said to me, I once saw an angel and the angel I saw was a woman. Immediately red flags jumped up in my mind. Why do you think the red flags jumped up? Am I crazy or was there a legitimate warning in what this woman said?

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Something happened with me a few months ago. I was half sleep, half awake and more or less reviewing my prayer list in my mind. I was about to attend church for the first time in ten years.
A short vision of a young girls with several children following her around a yard or park. They moved toward me as my point of view was as a smaller child than they, when she came before me and simply said, "Go seek God."
Now, had I been sleeping, this could have been a dream, but I wasn't fully asleep, but conciously reviewing my payers in my mind. Were it not the day that I returned to church, it might not have stuck with me, but I was and it did. Angel? Holy Spirit? Either way, it was a message to me that I should not chicken out.
---Doug on 11/10/10

The red flag jumped up, probably because there are no female angels or children angels. Only men depicted as angels in the Bible.
---catherine on 10/20/10

\\Ur crazy Mima lol

Don't you know there are only god and his angels in heaven...... sexuality is a worldly thing, or there would be births in heaven DOH!
---Carla on 8/5/10\\

And where are the souls of the departed? They become neither gods nor angels in the next life, Carla.
---Cluny on 10/20/10

loveasalways--Sorry, we don't become angels when we die, but we do get new bodies. (nobody knows exactly what we will look like).
As you know, English uses "he" when referring to individuals who may be either male or female.
Jesus' deciples were men, thus he used the pronoun "he" most of the time speaking to them. But woman can be saved in exactly the same way as men. The Bible says that to God there really is no "male" or "female". Jesus died for both men and women... the requirements for salvation is the same for both.
---Donna66 on 10/19/10

I can never be an angel as a girl? Ever? That's so unfair. All the boys get to be but none of the girls? Why? I really want to go to Heaven. The bible doesn't say we literally become angels but you know what I mean. Like the angels is more like it. (Book of Matthew) Jesus loves everybody. It always bothered me that only men can be saved. Except a MAN be born again....what about a woman or anyone else? It says nothing about women. Then I remember EVE took the bite of the fruit first............
*cries and runs away*
---loveasalways on 10/19/10

Ur crazy Mima lol

Don't you know there are only god and his angels in heaven...... sexuality is a worldly thing, or there would be births in heaven DOH!
---Carla on 8/5/10

The devil will cause people to see & say things that are Not.

Just like the pict's & paintings of Jesus. I do Not believe that my Lord looked like a good looking long haired hippy.
---Lawrence on 8/5/10

Humans were created in the image of God, as far as I know, angels were not. In Genesis, (The Message version), God says "Reflecting God's nature, He created them male and female." Any other Bible will also point that out, too.
---Mary on 8/3/10

Angels were created in the image of God, the Father. Therefore they must be male.The reason for the lack of appearance of female Angels in the Holy Bible is simple. They do not exist.
---J_Cartier on 8/3/10

Larry, that was a great answer concerning angels. Good work brother
---MarkV. on 4/13/10

No, there are no female angels. Celestial bodies are spirit not gender. They were created complete, did not and do not mature or reproduce.
Angels in the bible are named and appear as men because the male is the progenitor of life and reflects the character of our Holy "Father" who sends them as messengers, guardians and at times merchants of judgment.

Angels appear human-like for our benefit.

Cherabim and Seraphim are also angels and from the biblical discription strange and frightening to the human eye.
---larry on 4/13/10

Demons can appear as angels. They can appear as either male or female. They are the angels who were expelled from Heaven by God.
---Betty on 4/13/10

Rita, the story is a vision, presented in a metaphor. Nothing mentioned is literal with the exception of the Lord of Host who speaks to Zechariah. The six vision is about the flying scroll which depicts the Word of God which has been disobeyed by Israel and the entire world. The vision talks about the wicked system as a basket with a women held captive inside, and the people of Israel are seen as pieces of grain. Since the storks are unclean birds these must be agents of evil, demonic forces, protected of the secularism who set up the final system of evil. God allow them to set up the world system that the Lord distroys when He returns (Rev. 19:11-16). The destination of the women bearing the basket was Shinar, and older word designing Babylon.
---MarkV. on 4/12/10

The red flag jumped up in your mind at the mention of "female" angels. Have you not read your bible, Zachariah 5:9 states that the angel were female and that there were two of them.
---Rita on 4/12/10

I believe that God will let you see an angle as a woman if you feel safer that way.I also believe that an angel can take what ever form that God will allow.I have read many accounts of people seeing angels and they have been seen as women,men,even animals.
---robin_durfey on 6/16/09

exzucuh- Whatever that's about.
---Betty on 6/16/09

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Every body knows I'm weird, Only a weirdo would believe that a God and his son is living in them. Only a weirdo would talk to an invisible God and his Son, I lay hands on the sick, speak with new tongues, Tread on serpents and scorpions. I have drank deadly things and it did not hurt me. Not on purpose.
I fell three stories, got up, knocked the dust off, and went back to work. I drove my car under an 18 wheeler traveling 55 miles an hour
and did not get a scratch on me or my car. I walked through a fire and got in a car an drove away without even a burn or the smell of smoke on my clothes, I would say you are right
I am weird. Or maybe normal for the kingdom of God. And that aint the half of it.
---exzucuh on 6/15/09

exzucuh- You have a weird doctrine/theory in that last line or two.
---Betty on 6/15/09

It is very powerful what the definition of a
word will do in your mind. It will create an image and that will be the bases of your faith. The word angel means messenger that is all that it means, the Word Apostle is the same definition. The Angel that appeared to John and gave him Revelation to the seven Churches, Told John: do not worship me I am a man just like you. He was not an Angel as the Angels of Heaven but an Angel that was once a Man, But now was the messenger of Jesus.
The Apostles were the Angels/messengers of Jesus.The Church is the Bride of Christ, so as far as Jesus is concerned all his church is female Angels. They are all his Eve that came forth out of his side as blood and water.
---exzucuh on 6/15/09

Angels are sexless - male neuter. We read in the Bible of such angel names as Michael and Gabriel. Judges 13:3-21 An angel of the Lord appeared unto Manoah and his wife a few times. They said he looked like a man, yet they discovered he was not a man, for he ascended in the flame toward heaven from off the altar.
---Betty on 6/14/09

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I believe angels do come in human form, depending on the situation. Humans are male and female and angels can take both forms, and even appear in dreams. If it's dealing with pro-life, anti abortion issues, the angel will come as a woman with a stroller. It would look pretty weird to see a man with a stroller, wouldn't it? The angel took female form. All she said was "don't worry, the person you will marry will be as pro life as I appear here". She appeared as a teenager. It's rare to see teenagers with babies and someone with a stroller seems dedicated and pro-life. Angels are NOTORIOUS for saying "Fear not" in the Bible. The angel's name was Alyssa Malachi translated to Angel of the LORD. Angel sent message, job done.
---ACallforaction on 6/12/09

Well, Emcee, if I misunderstood you early I am sorry. I was just stating that I don't believe angels have gender, but I do believe that can take what ever form the need to. Agreed. But I do have to say this. The bible does mention angels' food. The manna that feel from heaven. Ps 78:25 "Man did eat angels' food: he sent them meat to the full." Meat in this verse doesn't mean flesh meat, it means grain. And Manna is believed to have been like grain and about the size of corriader seeds.
---Tammy on 5/26/08

SCW, scripture mentions two "angels" by name, Gabriel, and Michael who is called Archangel. Although, you may be correct in that many believe Michael to be a symbolic name for Christ, so your statement about Gabriel being the only angel named in scripture would be right. I remember doing a study to find out if Michael was indeed a symbolic name for Christ and didn't really come to any definitive answer. :-)
---Todd1 on 5/23/08

Yes I believe there are female angels. I had the opportunity to meet one in person.
---Elaine_J._Hawkins on 5/23/08

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Caring,ha ha,I assure you I will never dispute that,its always good for men to have a positive image and confession. The Bible does say as a man thinketh in his heart so is he. Bless your little hearts.
---Darlene_1 on 5/23/08

I don't know that they are Men or Women. As I understand it they are genderless meaning that they have no organs with which to reproduce.

---Cross-Bearer on 5/23/08

Tammy::Does Form mean Gender?No Tammy I believe they do not respond to or need the human facilities.But I have see some women who look like men and some men who look like women if you want to use a yard stick!!But they are not angels.Theirs is not even angel food!!
---Emcee on 5/23/08

Thanks Darlene for your explanation.

I think it's fair that angels should be addressed as "he" since we, men, are all angels :))
---Caring on 5/23/08

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H4397 malawk' From an unused root meaning to despatch as a deputy, a messenger, specifically of God, that is, an angel (also a prophet, priest or teacher): - ambassador, angel, king, messenger.H1403 gabreeale' From H1397 and H410, man of God, Gabriel, an archangel: - Gabriel.Scripture only mentions one angel by name, seems to be male angel.God's word does not support women as angels. (Matt 22:30) (Mark 12:25)Jesus said angels neither marry or are given in marriage.
---SCW on 5/23/08

I think Angels used to be called "He" in USA,now it really comes down to indiviual perception. In the Spiritual Realm God isn't limited by mans thinking but I do know He tailors whatever He shows someone to their personal sphere of receiving. God makes what He shows fit our ability to relate to how He presents it. When I saw the female Angel hovering and after the Clerk was attacked,I thought a mother or some female,besides me, was praying for him,thus female angel representation.
---Darlene_1 on 5/23/08

A while ago, I wrote a Christmas fantasy story and i addressed an angel with "he". A daugher of an American friend of mine told her father that I should have addressed the angel with "she".

How is an angel addressed in the US, he or she?

I know that in my language and also in the Italian languages an angel is a "he".
---Caring on 5/23/08

Angels are neither male or female, for they are spirits. Hebrews 1:13-14. Angels are like the soul of a person but not incorporeal. When angels appear to a person, they were always in human form. They can take on any human form, male and female. Even thought they may be in a woman's human form, that doesn't mean they themselves are female, vice versa with male human form. Angels are messengers from God. They are ministering spirits to the people of God.
---Rebecca_D on 5/23/08

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I was saved at 11 years old, I began to have Prophetic or instructive dreams or visions-pictures of things I don't know already. Twice I prayed for a friend in the hospital,God showed me a marble staircase going up into heaven and there were Angels of every size and discription on both sides of the staircase singing,the woman was a singer,and I knew they were welcoming her home. There were huge tall ones,medium ones,children size small ones all with wings. What a reception!!
---Darlene_1 on 5/22/08

Emcee, I am not sure how to respond to your comment lol... Angels have no need of gender. They are not human. They do not reproduce. They came into being cause God spoke them into being. They are God's messengers. No gender, doesn't mean no form. Of course they would have form. Read the biblical scriptures on angels and you will find the types of angels and what form they took when they came to people. Even the angels around the throne of God that praise him day and night have some kind of form.
---Tammy on 5/22/08

Years ago praying at a Prayer Meeting God showed me,with eye of the Spirit,an angel with short hair and "female" in long white robe,no wings,hovering over road right in front of a service station grocery store. I prayed for that place and the people. Within the next two weeks a young male clerk there was threatened by four robbers,he fought and whipped them all and they fled the scene. He wasn't hurt,they got nothing. No doubt,God showed me,I knew to pray and God helped him whip them.
---Darlene_1 on 5/22/08

Tammy -Cathrine ::If they have no gender and being spirits How do you either or determine by features or long or short hair.Do angels have beards?
---Emcee on 5/21/08

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Well, I still stick to my opinion that angels are without gender. Yes, the biblical angels all are in male form. But that doesn't mean, cause angels are beings of light, that they couldn't come in other forms. Honestly don't know. The real question is in hearing the story the lady told about the angel what happened? Did the angel come in peace, did she feel comforted my the angel, did it have a message??? All important questions. Cause devils can also come in form to mislead. God's spirit is truth.
---Tammy on 5/21/08

Within biblical texts angels always appear as men and never as women or children.>>>A warning. do not believe her. Stay clear of her. She is an deceiver. Warnings are good. So are reg flags. You are not crazy. Study for yourself, and find out some things. Very important.
---catherine on 5/21/08

Angels can appear in any form. But there is nothing in the bible saying that angels have gender. Honestly they have no need of gender. They will appear to people however they need to for what fits the situation, if they need to appear. Whether it be a woman, man, or child, young or old. Angels are beings of light, they are made out of God's glory. They don't have human flesh and don't have human desire, so would have no need for gender.
---Tammy on 5/21/08

I think the Bible is clear that angels are sexless...although I am fairly certain that every angel mentioned in the Bible appeared as a male. My guess is that they can appear how they want.
---Todd1 on 5/21/08

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Hi there to all my brothers and sisters in christ, to answer your question are there woman angels? the answer is yes (see Zechariah 5:9), for biblcal evidance. God is not a repect of person or being.
---JACOB on 5/20/08

My family and I were in an auto accident in 1969. My infant sister was pulled out of the car seat as the car took flight. I was four myself...Out of nowhere a female, appearing like an adolescent, angel caught her from out of the air and placed her back in her car seat...Unprovked and 30 years later, my dad told me that he saw the same angel...He was telling me something I had also witnessed...Clothed in White...wings and all...It was the most amazing enncounter I have ever had ... I believe.
---steve_blazina on 4/22/08

Angels as well as demons are NOT male or female, they are spirits (or its).
---Leslie on 1/1/07

Pastor Michael, you might find this interesting.
---R.A. on 11/5/06

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it has been said that gabriel is the only archangel who has occasinally appeared in a distinctly female form
---susan on 10/1/06

Mrs Morgan, when you said "I've talked to 2 people who have seen God's Angel/Angel's, these are born again Christians BTW, not just any old body! I thought you were saying that the angels were born again Christians. I'm assuming now that you meant that the two people you spoke to were born again Christians. If my understanding is now correct thanks for clearing up the misunderstanding.
---f.f. on 9/3/06

But Satan was, and still is, an angel.
---Steveng on 9/2/06

Steveng , I'm not reffering to the fallen angels, Satan was the first to sin, Satan fell because of his pride. --Mrs. Morgan
---Mrs._Morgan on 9/1/06

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If angels are sinless, why did Satan fall. He was the most cherished angel before he sinned and fell. Angels know what is going on.
---Steveng on 9/1/06

f.f. , I didn't say that God's holy angels are born-again. They are sinless. They are completely obedient to the will of God. They are totally different creations and angels will never be men, and men will never be angels. The Bible says that the angels don't completely understand salvation, because they never needed It, never experienced it, like man has, they are sinless. They are very intelligent, but they desire to look into Salvation(1 Peter 1:12), do you know what I mean?
---Mrs._Morgan on 9/1/06

Helen_5378 , When someone is truly being Drawn by the Holy Ghost, they would not even make a statement like that. The Holy Spirit will lead us in the paths of Righteousness, if we were to walk are own paths/the worlds paths, it would not be Righteousness. The Holy Ghost must be in control, not Self, and not the devil. We are to be happy slaves to God's Righteousness period, if we are not happy slaves to His righteousness, Heaven will not be our eternal home. --Mrs. Morgan
---Mrs._Morgan on 9/1/06

Mrs Morgan - ("We must live right..." , in order to ...) -- My goodness I will never live up to that standard, that is for sure, so I guess I miss out on everything. Is that right Mrs Morgan? Or are you the only one who is going to receive from the Lord because you live so good?
---Helen_5378 on 9/1/06

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Mrs. Morgan, where does scripture tell us that angels are born again Christians? Surely they are completely different beings who were with God before He created the first human?
---f.f. on 9/1/06

One night while praying,in a vision, I saw a woman with a short pageboy haircut and long white robe hovering over the road in front of a service station,drivein grocery store. The store was on the corner where we turn to go to our house. I just prayed for all there and that no one be hurt there and the neighborhood. A few days later a male clerk fought off and beat 4 robbers,who all ran away. I know that was an angel showing me to pray and God heard,the clerk wasn't even hurt.
---Darlene_1 on 8/31/06

Angels: messengers of the Lord, ministering spirits, speaks as the voice of God himself , some do Gods will, minister to men on the earth, angels mentioned by name, Jesus often spoke of angels, we are warned against worship of angels, fallen angels, a divine messenger. Angels are mentioned at least 108 times in the Old Testament and 165 times in the New Testament. Jesus sent the Holy Spirit for guidance, comfort, and knowledge and understanding. Are angels walking among us? Would we know?
---Steveng on 8/31/06

greetings,in the angelic class there are cherubim and there are sanobim.the cherubim are recognized as active or positive charged as to the sanobim are recognized as passive or negative charged .to add the cherubim is the senior of the two for it is rare they will work indipendent of each other.the sanobim will sometimes give the appearance of being feminine. also ,angels are commonly refered to as feminine where there is male and female gender.but i don't know what she saw
---earl on 8/31/06

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God promised His people angel help, but we must live right in order to be partakers of that. God's promises are wonderful, but we must live right before Him, to be able to reap the benefits of His promises. --Mrs. Morgan
---Mrs._Morgan on 8/31/06

(2.) Maybe, and I mean maybe the woman saw an real angel from God, and was confused because of his appearance. The angel that I believe I saw only once in a dream had hair down to his shoulders, and a white robe down close to the ground , he didn't say anything, he was just watching me from the corner(maybe my guardian angel?) Only God knows. Maybe the woman was confused about the gender because of the hair, and attractive appearance.
---Mrs._Morgan on 8/31/06

I've talked to 2 people who have seen God's Angel/Angel's, these are born again Christians BTW, not just any old body! They described the angel as being male. I had 1 dream that I believe I saw an angel, and the appearance of him, was very unique, but we are similar in appearance to them(they came first, before us). I don't know for sure if there are female angels, because the Word doesn't say , but I'm pursuaded to believe that it's only male, God's people will find out for sure soon. --Mrs. Morgan
---Mrs._Morgan on 8/31/06

, angels are spiritual beings, not physical. so distrust anyone who claims they saw an angel of any gender.
---steve on 8/31/06

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The word of God says that angels are neither male nor female.
---Shari on 7/13/06

This sounds like a woman who may have been involved with, or listened to, some new age ideas. She may have had some experience with "spiritualism" or goddess worship. If so, red flags should be raised. On the other hand, she may have dreamt or imagined visitation by a female angel because angels are normally depicted as female. Perhaps she will tell you more. She surely needs the Lord and a strong Christian witness. It's something you must discern with the help of the HS.
---Donna2277 on 6/8/06

My wife is an angel
---NVsteve on 6/8/06

Wasn't Lucifer (satan) a fallen angel? "How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!" Isaiah 14:12
---NurseRobert on 6/5/06

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.jack, what other kind of women would be flying in the sky with wings if not angels? There are fallen angels as well. Scripture reads they were carrying a woman which is wickedness in the basket. This particular wickedness I believe is the idolatry that the scripture refers to as the whore of babylon or the queen of heaven.
---Eloy on 6/5/06

IT doesn't follow that what Zachariah saw were angels.

Why would angels be carrying Wickedness in a basket?
---Jack on 6/5/06

The Prophet Zechariah seen two women flying with wings who carried a basket, containing a women which is wickedness, to be set down in babylon, in Zechariah 5:7-11.
---Eloy on 6/4/06

That was definitely a legitimate warning. Male or man is used right throughout Scripture for not only God Himself but angels too. No such thing as a FEMALE angel --- !!! ?? What you need one of those for?
---Helen_5378 on 6/3/06

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One should not judge the mystical experiences of strangers. That's for someone else to do later.

Angels, of course, are neither male nor female, though they have almost always in Scripture taken the form of males. However, if we have "entertained angels unaware", can we say for sure they did not appear in female form sometimes?
---Jack on 6/2/06

Mima, to be honest I dont know. But I have a friend that is involved in what I believe to be a cult but his church insists that all angels are male. His rational is that they all have male names. I think it is because that we have assigned those names as male. As a person in law enforcement our patron saint, and no I dont believe in patron saints, is the Archangel Michael which in French is Michelle. I really dont think what sex they are is important.
---randy on 6/2/06

2. The only ones named that I can think of are Gabriel and Michael. I don't think that this alone is enough to give you concern about the woman. Perhaps there was something else about her, still in the back of your mind that you cannot quite put your finger on. Hunches are often worth acting upon. Let us know if you work this out please.
---emg on 6/2/06

"Why do you think the red flags jumped up?" Mima I guess that was because you havn't seen in scripture any angels with female sounding names. Nor have I but I always thought that angels would not actually have a gender. The majority of pictures of angels depict them looking female so, obviously many think they could be.
---emg on 6/2/06

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What exactly are angels? Has God over the years made new angels? Can live people be angels, doing God's work?
---alan8869_of_UK on 6/2/06

Mima I got out of Bed the other day and I heard the voice of my sister crying out to God: I'm pregnant again and he wants me to have an abortion...Whoah there's no better way to describe that but a red flag.

And so I have to ask myself was I in the spirit when I heard that in my head the truth is I did hear that but if I don't stop right there and pray I don't have any way to know where in creation that came from.

I was reminded that my Brother just grieved a miscarriage...Reality
---Pharisee on 6/1/06

The bible says that we are unaware that we could be entertaining angels. So you never know, maybe the angel took human form to help us, but as far as angels in Heaven except for the ones named in the bible they are netiher man nor woman.
---Candice on 6/1/06

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