Angel-ology
 

The Thrones Choir

The Thrones AngelsHierarchy: First Angelic Triad
Order/Choir: Third Choir
Classified: Thrones
Origin of Name: Their name comes from the idea that all the power of divinity rests on their shoulders
Alternate Name(s): Ophanim, Ofanim, Galgallin, Wheels, Great Wheels, Many Eyed Ones, Arelim
Reports to: God
Throne Angels: Jophiel, Oriphiel, Paschar, Raphael, Raziel, Teoael, Zabkiel, Zaphkiel

  

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Physical Appearance:

  • Thrones are said to have the strange appearance of a giant wheel covered with eyes.
  • It is not known how many wings Thrones have, if they have any at all, considering they are depicted as wheels.
  • As "bright and Shining as their brethren in the two higher choirs

Symbolized By:

  • A Throne
  • A Wheel
  • A wheel-like being with many eyes

Primary Role(s):

  • The Thrones are assigned to the Planets
  • The Thrones are instructors of humility
  • All the lower Choirs of Angels are dependent upon the Thrones to access God
  • The Thrones are so filled with humility that God carries out His Divine Justice through them
  • Thrones bring about God's justice
  • Thrones dispense the justice and power of God to the Angelic Court in charge of the Cosmos and the Earth
  • Thrones take great interest in human actions
  • Thrones may channel their energies through your Guardian Angel to carrying out an assignment from the Justice of God rather than deal with you directly
  • Through the Thrones, the power of justice comes to earth to help kings and rulers make the right judgements
  • Dispensing justice with perfect objectivity and without pride or ambition

Noted For:

  • Ezekiel 1:13-19 relates that Thrones take the form of wheels of fire, covered with eyes and wings
  • There is mention that Thrones are the transitory Angel and the personal attendants of the Creator’s will
  • Thrones are rarely seen, even by other Angels
  • Justice is important to the Thrones
  • Thrones are the third most powerful angelic order within the Hierarchy
  • Thrones are supposedly very swift and possibly the fastest of all the Angels
  • Thrones are Angels of "Pure Goodness" whose primary characteristic is "Pure Humility"
  • Being the wheels of the chariot of God
  • Being "the many-eyed ones"
  • Being intensely humble
  • Seeing truth clearly
  • Dionysius called them God bearing because they bear the grace of God within themselves

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