Archangel Michael is God’s most important Angel. He is the leader of all Holy Angels. Michael is God’s strongest fighter and he leads Heaven’s charge against Satan and his demonic horde of Fallen Angels. He is the Angel people call upon when they need to find courage, strength, and the resolve to overcome their fears and temptations. Michael is also the defender and protector of those who show a strong faith in God.
Michael is the most notable of the Archangels as he is the only one who is called by this label in the Bible. Of all the named Angels in religious texts, Michael is mentioned most often.
Archangel Michael is one of the three Archangels who have been granted sainthood. As Saint Michael he is the patron saint of the sick and those who work in dangerous conditions such as the police, members of the military, and paramedics.
In addition to having specific duties, each of the four main Archangels is associated with a direction and one of the four natural elements of Earth.
Archangel Michael is associated with South and Fire. Just like fire, Michael sparks awakenings of spiritual truth. He provides people with clarity about God, themselves, and other people. Michael also helps people burn away their sins by urging them to turn away from temptation and purify their souls with holiness.
As God’s greatest warrior, Michael is often depicted with a sword, spear, armor, or banners.
Michael is associated with a blue light ray. This represents courage, strength, protection, and faith.