These 10 inspiring LDS quotes about angels are great for personal study and church talks. They can help us better understanding the ministering of angels on both sides of the veil. Read each talk in full for more information and context.
Usually such beings are not seen. Sometimes they are. But seen or unseen they are always near. Sometimes their assignments are very grand and have significance for the whole world. Sometimes the messages are more private. Occasionally the angelic purpose is to warn. But most often it is to comfort, to provide some form of merciful attention, guidance in difficult times. – Jeffrey R. Holland | The Ministry of Angels
I promise that if we are willing to serve, the Lord will give us opportunities to be ministering angels. He knows who needs angelic help, and He will put them in our path. The Lord puts those who need angelic help in our path daily. – Carlos A. Godoy | I Believe in Angels
If we have prepared, we can teach the gospel the way angels do: by the power of the Holy Ghost. – Douglas D. Holmes | What Every Aaronic Priesthood Holder Needs to Understand
I know that the promise of angels to bear us up is real. Like that servant of Elisha, there are more with you than those you can see opposed to you. Some who are with you will be invisible to your mortal eyes. – Henry B. Eyring | O Ye That Embark
I would not be left alone to meet these trials and tribulations but that guardian angels would attend me. There were some that were near angels in the form of doctors, nurses, and most of all my sweet companion, Mary. And on occasion, when the Lord so desired, I was to be comforted with visitations of heavenly hosts that brought comfort and eternal reassurances in my time of need. – Robert D. Hales | The Covenant of Baptism
You are now placed in a situation where you can act according to those sympathies which God has planted in your bosoms. If you live up to these principles how great and glorious!—if you live up to your privilege, the angels cannot be restrained from being your associates. … If you will be pure, nothing can hinder. – Joseph Smith | Daughters in My Kingdom
If we are to hearken to the voice of the Spirit, we too must open our ears, turn the eye of faith to the source of the voice, and look steadfastly towards heaven. Be aware that there are invisible hosts watching over you even as they did Elisha of old. – James E. Faust | The Voice of the Spirit
The scriptures contain many other statements that angels are sent to teach the gospel and bring men to Christ. Most angelic communications are felt or heard rather than seen. – Dallin H. Oaks | The Aaronic Priesthood and the Sacrament
God lives, and his eyes are over us, and his angels are round and about us, and they are more interested in us than we are in ourselves, ten thousand times, but we do not know it. – John Taylor | Journal of Discourses
If you will keep your body in a worthy, receptive circumstance, you will be prompted, even have angels attend you. – Boyd K. Packer | The Instrument of Your Mind and the Foundation of Your Character
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