Archangels Series

Two archangels are mentioned by name in the Bible and two are mentioned in the Apocrypha.
All of the originals are in a private collection.

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“Michael” watercolor ©Sara Drescher Michael’s name means “Like unto God.” The lightening is a symbol ofpower and of God. Michael is the warrior angel who battles Satan. He isfrequently portrayed slaying a dragon, the symbol of Satan. He wears acrown and armor. The candle is a symbol of wisdom, power and God.

“Michael” watercolor ©Sara Drescher

Michael’s name means “Like unto God.” The lightening is a symbol ofpower and of God. Michael is the warrior angel who battles Satan. He isfrequently portrayed slaying a dragon, the symbol of Satan. He wears acrown and armor. The candle is a symbol of wisdom, power and God.

"Gabriel” watercolor ©Sara Drescher Gabriel’s name means “God is my strength.” This a symbol of strength, courage and Christ. He wears a crown and is alwaysportrayed with multicolored wings. He is a messenger of God and the iris is a symbol for a message of hope. The lily is a symbol of purity andof Mary, Christ’s mother. He announced the conception of Christ to Mary. He also frequently carries a scroll for his messages. This particularLion on his tunic is a symbol of strength, courage and Christ. He wears a crown and is always portrayed with multicolored wings. He is amessenger of God and the iris is a symbol for a message of hope. Thelily is a symbol of purity and of Mary, Christ’s mother. He announcedthe conception of Christ to Mary. He also frequently carries a scrollfor his messages. This particular scroll is also a weapon as the Wordarms us as well. The map above his head represents that he is amessenger of God and is frequently sent to deliver messages all over the world, according to scripture.

"Gabriel” watercolor ©Sara Drescher

Gabriel’s name means “God is my strength.” This a symbol of strength, courage and Christ. He wears a crown and is alwaysportrayed with multicolored wings. He is a messenger of God and the iris is a symbol for a message of hope. The lily is a symbol of purity andof Mary, Christ’s mother. He announced the conception of Christ to Mary. He also frequently carries a scroll for his messages. This particularLion on his tunic is a symbol of strength, courage and Christ. He wears a crown and is always portrayed with multicolored wings. He is amessenger of God and the iris is a symbol for a message of hope. Thelily is a symbol of purity and of Mary, Christ’s mother. He announcedthe conception of Christ to Mary. He also frequently carries a scrollfor his messages. This particular scroll is also a weapon as the Wordarms us as well. The map above his head represents that he is amessenger of God and is frequently sent to deliver messages all over the world, according to scripture.

“Raphael” watercolor ©Sara Drescher Raphael’s name means “Medicine of God.”  The mallow flower is a symbol of healing and forgiveness. He is a healer and protects the young andthe innocent. Traditionally, he is the angel who announced Christ’sbirth to the shepherds. He can also carry a sword.

“Raphael” watercolor ©Sara Drescher

Raphael’s name means “Medicine of God.”  The mallow flower is a symbol of healing and forgiveness. He is a healer and protects the young andthe innocent. Traditionally, he is the angel who announced Christ’sbirth to the shepherds. He can also carry a sword.

“Uriel” watercolor ©Sara Drescher Uriel’s name means “Light of God.” He frequently has flames comingfrom his hands and carries a scroll. He is in charge of prophesies andjudgments. The hand coming down is a symbol of God and His favor. Thedove is a symbol for the Holy Spirit and His prophecies. The almond is a symbol for divine approval. The oil is a symbol for anointing and thegrace of God. The birthday candles represent the angel’s name, wisdom,  God. There are nine candles for the fruit of the Spirit.

“Uriel” watercolor ©Sara Drescher

Uriel’s name means “Light of God.” He frequently has flames comingfrom his hands and carries a scroll. He is in charge of prophesies andjudgments. The hand coming down is a symbol of God and His favor. Thedove is a symbol for the Holy Spirit and His prophecies. The almond is a symbol for divine approval. The oil is a symbol for anointing and thegrace of God. The birthday candles represent the angel’s name, wisdom,  God. There are nine candles for the fruit of the Spirit.