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Can Angels Abandon Us?

I was wondering: when we sin against God, do you think that the angels leave us? Or do they forgive us and keep guiding and helping us? Thanks in advance.

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You ask two good questions:

1. When we sin against God, do the angels leave us? Or do they forgive us and keep guiding and helping us?

No, they do not leave us.

However, it is important to understand the ideas around the assigning of angels. For example, Christians have assumed through the ages that God most likely assigns one angel to one person, usually at birth. Matthew 18:10 says, "See that you do not look down on one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my father in heaven." This verse implies that each child has one angel assigned to him or her. But while these lines establish that angels watch over children, they ...

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Regarding angels and forgiveness, this solution discusses the question: When we sin against God, do the angels leave us, or do they forgive us and keep guiding and helping us?

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