The word ‘Michael’ translates to ‘Who is Like God?” It’s no coincidence that this name has been given to the very Archangel who is the defender of faith, justice and righteousness.
He is believed to be in charge of the host of God’s armies.
Revelation 12:7 describes how Michael and his angels battled with the dragon. He’s also mentioned in The Torah and the Qur’an, often envisaged as the angel stood to the right hand of God. Archangel Michael is the angel of protection, believed to be the most powerful of all angels.
He’s often depicted as carrying a sword in his hand, able to cut through any negative energies or attachments. Some Catholics believe that he’s also the angel of death who helps escort people’s souls into the afterlife. Continue reading