PROPHECY TODAY: The Koenig Perspective “The Book of Enoch and Bible prophecy” Don Koenig

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The Book of Enoch and Bible prophecy

On February 7, 2009 · 108 Comments

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The Book of Enoch comes up now and then in Bible prophecy. So you might want to be aware of the arguments presented in and about this book. You have to be very careful here because some people will use the Book of Enoch for actually proving that aliens exist. Alien Resistance and other Christian websites like them say that these beings will be nothing more than fallen angels setting us up for great deception.

The theory by those who run the Alien Resistance website is that there will be a great deception in the last days carried out by fallen angels who will pass themselves off to the world as aliens from another world or dimension. They say these fallen Angels also produced the Nephilim that we are told about in Genesis in pre-flood days. Alien Resistance also takes the position that the early Catholic Church had a hand in trying to covering up what happened before the flood by making sure the Book of Enoch never saw the light of day (they may have modified that view lately)

Ill let you decide what is true. I do not know if there actually was a conspiracy to cover up what was written, or if the Book of Enoch just did not meet the standards or say what anyone wanted to hear. Even today, if you talk about angels producing offspring with women the majority of Christians will look at you like you have too heads because they see conflict in one misunderstood verse (Mt 22:30). Never mind that a literal reading of Genesis makes what happened quite clear. The popular Sons of Seth Theory that almost everyone in Christianity teaches is really myth.

One thing for certain is that you will not hear about these things in mainstream Christianity. So if there is truth here Satan did a pretty good job of covering it up leaving almost everyone on earth wide open for a staged alien great deception.

I believe the fallen angels did create the Nephilim on the earth. Even Josephus and other ancient writings tell about that. But I do not know how much truth is in the manuscripts of the Book of Enoch about pre-flood events. This whole subject is great food for thought.

The Book of Enoch It’s history, fallen angels, UFO connections

Since it’s English translation in the 1800′s from texts found in Ethiopia in 1768, The Book of Enoch (known today as 1st Enoch) has made quite a stir in academic circles. 1 Enoch has been authenticated as existing and in wide use before the church age (most scholars now date it at 200 BC). Multiple copies were discovered in 1948 in the Dead Sea Scrolls. This of course has caused many to wonder why it is not included in modern Bibles…

Particular to this site, parts of The Book of Enoch tell the story of wicked angels who abducted and mated with human women, resulting in the hybrid race known throughout secular and Biblical history as the Nephilim (giants, KJV).

While this account encompasses only the first four verses of Genesis 6 (but see also Genesis 3:15, 2 Peter 2:4-6, Jude 6-7), Enoch 1 relates this story in great detail. It lists the names of 18 “prefect” angels – of 200 – who committed this sin. According to the text, these angels also taught mankind the “making of swords and knives, shields and breastplates (metallurgy); … magical medicine, dividing of roots (medicinal and hallucinogenic use); incantations, astrology, the seeing of the stars, the course of the moon, as well as the deception of man.”

By Noah’s time, “The earth also was corrupt (wasting – KJV notation) before God, and the earth was filled with violence… all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.” Gen 6:10-11. Afraid of the consequences, these angels appeal to Enoch to intercede with God on their behalf; God instead uses Enoch to deliver a message of judgment against them. Aside from the “taking of wives,” God states that he would not forgive them for teaching mankind magical arts and warlike ways. As summarized by Pastor Chris Ward:

“According to the Book of Enoch (Not a Canonical Text), God judged the angels for producing the Nephilim. God decreed that the fallen angels (Watchers) were to be cast into Tartarus. The Nephilim were also judged and it was determined that their bodies were to return to the earth in peace but their souls were doomed to wander the earth forever (as) wandering spirits…” (Visit Pastor Chris’s Enoch page which reprints this dialogue between God and Enoch, and The Origin of Demons for more.)

The increasing acceptance and popularization of this important book among theologians helps cast light on the extra-terrestrial hypothesis (ETH) in general. Enoch is an ancient writing which states that angels (not true space aliens, as stated by many UFO cults, and popular modern authors Erich Von Daniken and Zechariah Sitchin) visited ancient Earth and polluted mankind’s DNA. While this case can easily be made solely from the canonized Bible (see Relevant Bible Verses), Enoch is yet another witness against these bad interpretations of Earth’s predelulvian era (i.e., before the flood of Genesis 6). The fact that they also gave mankind technology which supposedly “advanced our race” (but which we actually used to destroy each other, and to incur God’s judgment), lends itself to a more sinister understanding of today’s UFO phenomenon…

The idea that Jesus said that angels cannot have sex is a very common objection to The Book of Enoch and the angelic understanding of Genesis 6 in general. However it is also a very common misinterpretation of what he actually said. Go Here to read what he said (Matt 22:30), and to study this topic. Beyond that misunderstanding, there is no doubt today that The Book of Enoch was one of the most widely accepted and revered books of Jewish culture and doctrine in the century leading up to Jesus’ birth.

It is usually noted first that New Testament author Jude directly quotes from 1 Enoch – “Behold he comes with ten thousands of his saints to execute judgment …” (1 Enoch 2, Jude 14-15). Additionally, “the citations of Enoch by the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs… show that at the close of the second century B.C., and during the first century B.C., this book was regarded in certain circles as inspired” (1).

With all of the evidence in, we have to own the fact that 1 Enoch was not merely “rejected for canonization.” It was buried. Flat out suppressed. It was quite intentionally lost to history, with all copies destroyed or left to rot 10 stories deep under the Vatican. Enoch was not merely “left out of the Bible.” It was dropped like a bad habit.

Okay, only for those who have come the distance, now let’s talk dirt…

Point blank, Origen was right. Enoch was suppressed and labeled as heresy specifically to hide the truth of the fallen angels’ past, present and future activity on earth.

Forget Roswell. Forget the X-Files. The most successful, enduring and damaging cover-up of “The Truth” about our planet’s frequent visitors – has come from within The Church.

 

 

 

ADDENDUM by Michael James Stone
Want to believe what it says versus what it says.
There is a “huge” number of Nephillimites that WANT the scriptures to say more than they do and often use a lot of questionable means to “add to” to “make you think” what the scriptures are saying. They don’t do this intentionally to deceive or mislead, it is just there is not a “seriousness” taken about the possibility that they can be wrong and held accountable my God for it. IF THERE WAS; we woulod have fewer guesses and more fact.
A common theme is Sons of God are Angels. Lets get some things clear. Scripture says what it means and means what it says and if you have to explain what it says it isn’t clear is it?
In other words, if this book, the bible, is God communicating to us, he speaks and has had it written so we can understand it. And if we don’t we can use it to have it explain it to us. It is it’s own explanation. 
Now we get to the dicey part. How do you know when a person is adding something or offering an opinion about the scripture? Lets talk about angels. 
Angels are called angels in the bible. Sons of God are called sons of God. “Only Begotten Son of God is called the Only begotten Son of God” Yes is Yes and No is No. This is called a Pragmatic view. Some people don’t like it, but if you want to know it it is Scriptural then you let the scripture answer the scripture.
Does the Bible say “the Sons of God” are angels? No. It nevers says specifically Angels are sons of God, sons of God are angels.
Does it Imply that ‘sons of God can be angels’ ? Yes. The sons of God presented themselves before God and satan was amougn them according to Job.
So If B is true doesn’t that mean A = C? No. What it means is “we think” they are or could be angels, but  everytime you use a “drawn conclusion from a set of circusmtancial scriptures in the Bible, to date, you find the same reason you said it could be “C” in another set of scriptures, it isn’t. So unless you are prepared to say everytime the Bible uses the term Sons of God they are angel, you better say accurately:  1) We dont know factually who the Sons of God are
    2) In this Occasion it is possible it could be angels or also possible about being something the same as Job experienced but the Scripture no where says bluntly Sons of God are angels. We thin they are.
Why go this extreme? The cults create false doctrine the same way we create “might be” speculations about scripture. Oh sure it can be made a “strong case” for angels, but this is the key: The Bible does not say it direct.
It Says sons of God and sons of God they are.
This is the only rule you can use to verify Prophecy.
What it says exactly, is exactly what is says.
The rest is opinion and commentary.

 

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