Seeing angels in a dream is very common. The meaning and symbolism of the dream depend on the angels’ actions. There are many incidents in scripture of angels appearing in dreams to communicate God’s Will. In other cases, they appeared physically taking human form and not in their full glory.

Seeing angels in a dream Christian dream meaning

Angels are significant in a believer’s life as they serve as ministering spirits to convey God’s Will to us. To lead, warn us, and even save us from impending dangers we may never be aware of.

Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?
Hebrews 1:14

Spiritual meaning of seeing a white angel in a dream.

White color is associated with purity, holiness, and righteousness. Good angels are also associated with light. They reflect the very purity and holiness of God Almighty. Therefore, seeing a white angel is a sign of an encounter with a righteous being. However, you should be aware of the angel’s actions as Satan can transform himself into an angel of righteousness or light. (2 Corinthians 11:14).


Seeing a black angel in a dream.

Dark colors are spiritually associated with evil, especially witchcraft. The color is also associated with darkness and the creatures of darkness. Among these creatures are fallen angels who left their rightful position in the heavenly glory. They were then cursed and took various forms which are linked to darkness.

Therefore, seeing a black angel in a dream symbolizes the messenger of evil, a false prophet, and dark spiritual forces at work to cause harm to your life. They are also called unclean spirits or demons. (Ephesians 6:12).

This dream can represent a sinful life as your heart and mind are darkened. Hence, can not see the glory of God. (1John 1:6, 2:11, Revelation 8:12, Ephesians 5:8, Romans 1:21).

Seeing angels in a dream

Seeing an angel saving you in a dream.

This dream is an assurance of God’s divine protection as angels are assigned to save us from various dangers. The dream also symbolizes victory over a challenging circumstance that needed God’s intervention. Paul and Silas were also delivered by an angel of God from prison. (Acts 16:25-26). Peter was delivered similarly.

An angel instructing you in a dream Christian meaning.

This is a sign that God is conveying a special message to you through an angel, to warn and instruct you. The angel appears in our dreams as we can not see them physically unless God allows it.

We have similar examples in the Bible. The angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph thrice. The first time to warn him from making a foolish decision of leaving Mary, the second time, to warn him to flee with the baby to Egypt, and the third time to instruct him to return to his county. (Matthew 2:13, 2:19)

But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.
Matthew 1:20

Again, an angel appeared to Samson’s mother and informed her that she would conceive a boy child. He instructed her on what to refrain from during the pregnancy and how to bring up the child. (Judges 13:2-5).

The angel of the LORD appeared to Joshua and gave him instructions concerning the destruction of Jericho. (Joshua 5:13-25, 6:1-5).

An angel also appeared in a dream to warn the wise men to change their route to prevent Herod from knowing where the baby Jesus was. (Matthew 2:12).


Seeing an angel fighting for you in a dream.

God has assured us as Christians of His divine protection and hence has assigned military angels to fight for us and defeat our enemies. The LORD had assigned the angel Michael to defend Israel while they were in captivity in Babylon. Gabriel revealed to Daniel how angel Michael had come to his rescue to allow him to deliver God’s message to Daniel. (Daniel 10:13-14).

Related: Biblical meaning of having sex with a mermaid in a dream.

Angels singing in a dream.

The dream is evidence that you are being ushered into the presence of God. The LORD takes pleasure in worship. This dream may be a result of your attitude towards worship and a sign that you are a true worshiper.

I once had a similar dream. I saw angels singing and playing unique musical instruments, most of which were stringed instruments. This happened in a season when I was broken and in desperate desire for the presence of God in my life.


Angels blowing trumpets in a dream Christian meaning.

This dream symbolizes God’s judgment. The angels are simply pronouncing judgment on a God-rejecting world, empire, or individuals. The trumpet is used to raise alarm and warn people to amend their ways. We have the seven trumpets in revelation. (Revelation 8:2-12, Ezekiel 33:2-6, Joel 2:1, Hosea 8:1, Amos 3:6, Zephaniah 1:16).

Shout it aloud, do not hold back. Raise your voice like a trumpet. Declare to my people their rebellion and the descendants of Jacob their sins.
Isaiah 58:1

Seeing angels fighting in a dream.

The dream represents spiritual warfare between light and evil, angels and demons (fallen angels). God has allowed you to see what is happening in the spiritual realm. The constant battle between what is true and false.

John the Revelator saw in a vision the battle between Michael and his angels against Lucifer and his angels. (Revelation 12:7).

Then war broke out in heaven. Michael and his angels fought against the dragon, and the dragon and his angels fought back.
Revelation 12:7

Seeing an angel in full armor in a dream.

This angel is a ministering spirit assigned for your protection. He is clothed in battle armor to represent his readiness to defend and fighting your battles.

Joshua also saw an angel in full armor. This angel had been chosen to fight for the Israelites against their enemies beginning with Jericho.

Seeing angels discussing a matter with you in a dream.

When you see angels discussing any matter with you in a dream, this is a sign that you have been invited into the heavenly council to make a judgment. God has found you worthy.

God assured Joshua the high priest that if he would keep the commandment, then He would be given access to the presence of God. He will sit in the council of The LORD with the angels. He was given the right of access to the holy angels. (Zachariah 3:6-7).

Angels carrying you in a dream Christian meaning.

This dream is a sign that God’s angels are taking care of you so that no harm may befall you. In Psalms 91:11-12, God promises to assign angels to guard the faithful. The angels will bear them up lest harm befalls them. (Psalms 91:11-12).

An angel touching you with fire in a dream.

Seeing an angel touching you with fire that doesn’t consume you in a dream, is a sign of cleansing from your sins. God is sanctifying you for His noble purpose just as He cleansed Isaiah’s lips with burning coal. (Isaiah 6:6-7). As a result, his sins were forgiven.


Angels surrounding you in a dream

Seeing angels encompassing you in a dream symbolizes God’s hedge of protection. God had placed a similar hedge around Job and his family together with their possessions. The hedge was made up of flaming angels. (Job 1:10).

Biblical meaning of worshipping angels in a dream.

Worshipping angels is a sign of cultism and idol worship. You have turned astray to the worship of the heavenly host instead of the one true God. This practice was common in ancient Israel as they would be seduced to false doctrine and demonic worship and sacrifice to angels. (Colossians 2:18, Acts 7:42).


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