• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

St. Michael the Archangel

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

"St. Michael the Archangel" For my saint, I picked Saint Michael the Archangel. I picked St. Michael because Michael is my middle name. Saint Michael is a name meaning "He who is like God" in Hebrew. He is said to be placed over all the angels. He is the Patron Saint of soldiers, security guards, and sick people. ...read more.

Middle

Saint Michael is one of the principal angels. In Latin, the word "Angel" means messenger, such as a divine or spirit messenger, which was used to describe St. Michael. There are four places in the Bible where St. Michael is found. The first is in the book of Daniel. Michael is said to comfort Daniel after he has had a vision and promises to be his helper in all things. ...read more.

Conclusion

Michael was said to be Israel's support during Babylonian captivity. Then third is in the New Testament, where Michael is said to have argued with the devil over the body of Moses. The fourth, John tells about the great battle in Heaven, where Lucifer and his demons go against God. Michael is said to have led God's angels and defeats the demons and evil spirits and drive them away. Saint Michael has a memorial on September 29th and May 8th. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Miscellaneous section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Miscellaneous essays

  1. Good and Evil

    The one's I am going to mention are: police, nurses + doctors, Lenny Henry, teachers and one of my best friends Laura. * To me police are like Jesus because they go out everyday to protect other members of the public.

  2. Jesus' Teaching on Satan and the Demons

    of God's court and almost plays the role of prosecuting attorney for God. In the prologue of the Book of Job, for example, Satan appears before God with other celestial beings. God inquires as to where he has come from and his answer is 'From going to and fro on the earth, and from walking back and forth on it.'

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work