By Johnny Tatum




Note: This heading is repeated in our Hierarchical Chart of Angels to show the administration of angels comes under Archangels, and to show there are no angels under the Seraphs & Cherubs.


There are two groups of angels that work under Archangels, as follows:

  1. Thrones
  2. Powers

They are fully equal in authority and they are fully equal in power. However, Thrones are politically, militarily, and economically oriented and they are concerned with actively directing and manipulating events and people, and Powers are more academically oriented and are more concerned with formulating ideologies philosophies religions/theologies and associated documents/doctrines.


Editor's Note: For clarification purposes only in our The Hierarchy Of Angels study, we distinguish between the Thrones and the Powers groups of angels, inclusive of the ranking spirit beings under them, as follows:


{Thrones Vertical}


Thrones have authority over major divisions of the world (world divisions). Since the beginning of mankind, the concept of world divisions has fluctuated, as follows:

    1. West Western Europe, North America, Japan, South Africa, and secular Israel.
    2. East Middle East Arabic states, Russia, Eastern Europe- former Soviet states (although they are becoming westernized), the old Ottoman Empire states- Turkey, Armenia, Afghanistan
    3. Third World China, Northern Africa, South America (although urban areas in Brazil, Venezuela and Argentina are westernized), Mexico and Central America, Southeast Asia.
    4. Fourth World (developing nations) Ethiopia/Eritrea, Sub-Saharan Africa, parts of Asia- Mongolia, Nepal, Tibet.


There are not as many angelic Thrones as there are demonic Thrones; today there is probably an angelic Throne over the Western Hemisphere, an angelic Throne over Europe, and angelic Throne over the East, and an angelic Throne over Africa.

There are three types of angels that work closely with and under the Thrones, as follows:

  1. Principalities (Princes)
  2. Fortresses (Virtues, Strongholds)
  3. Dominions

The Principalities, Fortresses and Dominions are fully equal in authority and in power, however, as we will see, they are in charge of different areas.



Principalities are over nations (countries) and are concerned with the big issues and events surrounding the nations, including politics, military matters, commerce and trade.

Generally speaking, every country has an angelic Principality and a demonic Principality, although there are more demonic Principalities than angelic Principalities. It could very well be that one angelic Principality covers several countries within a continent, whereas each demonic Principality covers an individual country within a continent.



It is probably the case that every one of the South American countries has a demonic Principality, whereas all of the Spanish speaking South American countries combined have one angelic Principality, and then the Portuguese speaking South American country, Brazil, has one angelic Principality.


It appears that the entire world is organized according to Principalities, which corresponds to earthly governments. In another words, if there were a prince (principality) of Persia and a prince of Greece, it would seem obvious that there is a prince of Russia, a prince of China, and a prince of the United States. Apparently, the battles (wars) going on in the physical dimension correspond to battles going on in the spiritual dimension, and [apparently] God takes sides.



Ariel is the name of the angelic Principality who is over the United States, and he is known throughout the angelic world and by many international students. The demon Principality over the United States [who is equal to Ariel] is named Abaddon.

Note: These names are not always exactly the same in the original; they are spelled a little differently.



Fortresses are over people groups, including Asians, Hispanics, Caucasians, Scandinavians, and Africans.

Again, there are more demonic Fortresses than angelic Fortresses. It is probably the case that there would be a demonic Fortress over Scandinavians, a demonic Fortress over southern Europeans, and a demonic Fortress over northern Europeans, whereas there would be just one angelic Fortress over all of those people groups combined.



Dominions are in charge of displaced people groups, such as international students located around the world or travelers who are visiting other countries. Dominions have priority over these groups of people irrespective of where they live.



Azazel (or his shortened name Azle) is a demonic Dominion over international students. He is a known author and he is openly putting his name on his writings now.


Messengers [under Thrones]

There is a special group of Messengers directly assigned to Thrones. These Messengers are dispatched by Thrones to carry messages to the spirit beings below Thrones.


{Powers Vertical}


Powers are academically driven, and are concerned with ideology philosophy theology/religion and documents pertaining to those studies. Powers are the brain trusts (a group of experts who serve as advisers and policy planners), formulating worldviews (prevailing philosophies that fit each age) and associated documents and they are masters at what they do.




Satan has had only one original idea in his whole life:

SATAN'S LIE: You do not need God because you have everything you need within yourself.

Satan has that one lie [he cannot even come up with two] it is his whole bag (everything) because:

Satan just wants to be worshipped.

It is the demonic Powers who have taken Satan's lie and, century after century, have put it in a different package [by formulating ideologies philosophies/worldviews theologies/religions] to fit exactly what the world wants at the time.


The demonic Powers formulate theology/religion, and the angelic Powers do not since they have the Good News (Gospel) of Messiah Jesus. [For instance, angelic Powers did not produce the Bible, because in that case, Holy Spirit spoke directly to men.] However, the angelic Powers are involved in secular documents that contain theological ideas, even when unbelievers write them.




Interestingly enough, in the New Testament Paul says that the Law was delivered through the agency of the angels:

Why the Law then? It was added because of transgressions, having been ordained through angels by the agency of a mediator, until the seed would come to whom the promise had been made. (Galatians 3:19)

In the Old Testament, we read that the Lord God delivered the Law at Mount Sinai:

Now Mount Sinai was all in smoke because the Lord descended upon it in fire; and its smoke ascended like the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mountain quaked violently. When the sound of the trumpet grew louder and louder, Moses spoke and God answered him with thunder. The Lord came down on Mount Sinai, to the top of the mountain, and the Lord called Moses to the top of the mountain, and Moses went up. (Exodus 19:18-20)

Evidently, there was a lot of angelic activity, and when God gave the Law to Moses at Mount Sinai, He did not hand the tablets directly to Moses God handed the tablets to His angels who delivered the Law to Moses. And the godly angels must have been Powers, because they are the theologians of the group.


There are two types of angels who are under Powers and who are equal to Principalities, Fortresses, and Dominions, as follows:

  1. Rulers
  2. Authorities

These two types of angels are equal in power and authority. Rulers develop ideologies philosophies/worldviews theologies/religions, and Authorities write the documents/doctrines. And though they differ in their work, there is a lot of interplay back and forth between Rulers and Authorities.



Both Powers and Rulers are involved in formulating ideologies philosophies/worldviews theologies/religions, which is why they work very closely. The difference is Powers are all encompassing, and Rulers are more focused on specific lines of thought.



Authorities specialize in putting those ideas (ideologies philosophies/worldviews theologies/religions) into print and in producing actual documents.


A Closer Look:


There is a demon who has made himself known for thousands of years named Meccastophalese his shortened name is Mephisto (M is short form for Meccastophalese).

Do you know what s amazing about this demon? He has not varied his writings at all; he has been writing exactly the same thing for thousands of years. He was busy writing during the days of Aristophicles and Euripides; he would write meditation-like writings to the gods back in the days of the Roman Empire (pre-Messiah days); and during the Middle Ages. When the other demons adapted to fit their audience, he just kept writing the same thing. Most recently, the opera Faust depicts the incarnation of the devil as Mephisto. We know exactly what we can expect from this loose canon (a wildly irresponsible person-demon).

Today, Meccastophalese is writing meditations to the New Age god Master Jesus, though Meccastophalese is not smart enough to vary his technique because he also writes meditations to the Scandinavian gods. Interestingly enough, he does not have to think smarter and vary his writings, because people are so unread today. Meccastophalese has written the same thing for thousands of years, and yet obviously, we do not recognize it!


Messengers [under Powers]

There is a special group of Messengers assigned directly to Powers. These Messengers are dispatched by Powers to send messages to angels under Powers.






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