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Enoch in the Bible

A Prophet of God Sent to Reprove Rebel Angels

Enoch, the seventh from Adam, father of Methuselah, the great-grandfather of Noah, is scarcely referred to in the Holy Bible. I Enoch, also called the Book of Enoch, is traditionally believed to have been written by Enoch. And in studying these writings, the Christian academic, Dr. R.H. Charles, Yale University director of Dead Sea Scroll Studies states:

The influence of Enoch on the New Testament has been greater than that of all other apocryphal and pseudepigraphal books taken together…. All the writers of the New Testament were familiar with [Enoch’s book], and were more or less influenced by it in thought and diction.1

There is no doubt that the Master Jesus was familiar with the writings of Enoch.2 And upon closer examination, many of the key phrases and sayings recorded as Jesus’ red-letter quotes throughout the Gospels resemble the ideas and terms found in the Book of Enoch.

Enochian scholars today have based their research findings on the original Ethiopic Bible, which includes the Book of Enoch, first introduced to the modern world in the 1821 English translation by Oxford professor Richard Laurence. Additionally, the later 20th century discovery of several Aramaic Enoch texts, found among the Dead Sea Scrolls at Qumran, places the origins of those fragmented pages of Enoch’s book at least 200 years before the birth of Jesus.


Why Is the Book of Enoch Not in the Bible?

Why then is Enoch’s book not in the Bible nor generally regarded as canonical, official Holy Scripture? 3 There is ample evidence that Enoch’s lost book story and its 1500-year disappearance from Western Christianity revolves around a concerted effort made by the (Roman Catholic) Church to suppress and censure its distribution. In fact, in the 4th century, some influential Church theologians decried Enoch’s book as heresy.4

Despite the Rabbi Jesus’ recorded words citing obvious references to the Book of Enoch,5 despite evidence that the apostles and early Christians accepted the words of Enoch as authentic Scripture, the real mystery behind the story of the lost book of Enoch’s bible is only now coming to light. The reason that I Enoch is not included in the Christian Bible today may be explained in part by the subject that is his book’s predominant theme.

Fallen Angels—Topic of Controversy

The controversy for many theologians regarding Enoch’s teachings centers on Enoch’s claim of a fall from heaven of a certain segment of the angelic realm. In his book, Enoch described himself as the Messenger of the Ancient of Days, who is referred to in Scripture as the Most High, the Great and Holy One. It is he who sent Enoch to Earth as a prophet with power to reprove a rebellious segment of an angelic band, called the Watchers.

The Watchers were mighty guardian angels, charged by God to protect mankind. According to the Book of Enoch, a small number of these angels, beguiled by the loveliness of earthly women, chose to incarnate and cohabitate with them. The children born of their unions were disclaimed by Enoch as “evil spirits upon earth.”  In Enoch’s words, “The spirits of the[se] giants shall [be known] as the Nephilim which shall oppress, corrupt, fall, contend, and bruise upon earth.”

 

Enoch’s Book—Judgment and Warning

From the mists of antiquity, before the Flood of Noah’s time, Enoch, the seventh from Adam, was sent by God to warn his children to avoid interbreeding with the descendants of the children conceived in the illicit marriages between earthly women and these fallen angels. The major theme of the Book of Enoch then is the final judgment of those angels who fell from their heavenly estate, along with all their progeny. This final judgment of the Watchers is to occur not during Enoch’s lifetime but “in a generation which is to succeed at a distant period, on account of the elect.” (En. 1:2)

Some scholars interpret the time of this judgment to coincide with the years when Jesus walked the Earth as the Son of Man and the Elect One, terms which Enoch himself used when speaking of the coming Messiah.

Some students of the Bible, particularly of specific New Testament chapters and prophecies in Revelation and Daniel concerning the Last Judgment, believe Jesus took up the mantle of the Patriarch Enoch and that of the Old Testament Law and the Prophets. Students of the ascended masters’ teachings today, including those familliar with the Enoch material edited by the Summit University Press, conclude that the ministries of Jesus Christ and his forerunner John the Baptist were a fulfillment of the judgment prophecies preserved in I Enoch.

 

The Spirit of Enoch with Us Today 

Many in our community who regularly attend our online service broadcasts and keep abreast of the teachings of the ascended masters as delivered through David C. Lewis, acknowledge that ascended masters,  including Enoch, with other heavenly beings, are able to convey instruction and divine grace through a living amanuensis by the agency of the Holy Spirit, much as the Old Testament prophets were the mouthpiece of God to the children of Israel.

Enoch is very much alive and present in the realms of heaven and has something to say to the descendants of his own lineage.  How does the Ascended Master Enoch look upon what is occurring in the Middle East?  What is his response to the desecration of holy sites and sacred memorials in Syria and Iraq at the hands of terrorist groups? You can read his words or hear his messages in our HeartStreams Database. Please refer to the database module on the right column of this page.

In what we refer to as a HeartStream or inspired message, Enoch shares the following message with our community and devotees everywhere:

 O holy ones of God, though love is at the core of all that you do, understand that the law of love is also within the action of cosmic justice and judgment. God says to man, Enough is enough! There is no more place for darkness, war and division upon my Earth—that which the Elohim have created and which is your own garden paradise upon this planet to live in. If you would choose darkness, then that darkness will proceed to engulf you, O souls.
And yet if you choose a righteous walk in light, then that light will be your guiding principle, the daystar, the polestar of your being, and I will live through you. The law of love and righteousness will manifest through you, and all that you came to this Earth to fulfill may be realized through that law of love.


Sounds very much like the words of a prophet who, from the outset, claimed that the Great and Holy One sent him to reprove the Watchers and to deliver the stern judgment of God for ignoring their appointed task of inspiring and raising humankind.

 

Enoch’s New Walk with God Includes You
 

Enoch's walk with God includes you


In another HeartStream by Enoch delivered August 11, 2017, (View entire transcript by clicking on icon next to "Enoch: My New Walk with God and You" under the "Featured Heartstreams" module to the right) the Master cherishes us, invites us to include him in our walk with God. He offers his assistance and provides many keys to a victorious walk all the way to our ascension in the light of God.  He says to us, “One day you will walk into heaven, nevermore to have to live upon a lesser plane of being, in the temporal realms of human consciousness. As you walk with God upon Earth, so your walk with God in spirit will be. So enjoy this trek, this cosmic journey, and embrace love and God always.”

At the conclusion of this message, Enoch chants. Here is an audio recording of this chant:

                                                                         

Enoch's Melodic Formula to Dispel Darkness Audio
 

 

When you experienced this recording, perhaps you noticed the hint of the Gregorian chant in its sound. And in the tradition of Enoch who comes to warn, chastise and illumine, David shared with us that this chant “[is] a formula from Enoch to dispel darkness.” And we can “play [it] any time in order to simply meditate on the sound and see yourself fully in light, untouched, unscathed by any form of opposition, darkness of any kind.”

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1, Robert Henry Charles, ed.,Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament, vol. 2 (Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2004), 178
2,  Forbidden Mysteries of Enoch: The Untold Story of Men and Angels by Elizabeth Clare Prophet © 1977 Summit University Press ISBN  0-916766-60-8
3.  "Though the Book of Enoch is not considered Scripture, this does not invalidate its claims to accuracy or reliable spiritual information. It may surprise those who hold a high view of Scripture that some of the New Testament writers used the book of Enoch as source material".  Quote from: The Book of Enoch: Scripture, Heresy or What? by Brian Godawa
4. Book of Enoch from Wikipedia, Attribution; transl. P. Schaff Early Christian Fathers http://www.newadvent.org/fathers/01286.htm
5.  Both the Prophet book and the PDF exegesis by Godawa compare numerous New Testament scriptural quotations to Enochian text.  The similiarities and in some cases the near-exactitude in phrasing are un-deniable.

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And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold the Lord cometh with ten thousand of his saints.

To execute judgement upon all and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds...  Jude 1:14,15

 

Qumran Jars for Dead Sea Scrolls
Qumram Jars such as these held the Dead Sea
Scrolls containing fragments of Enochian text

 

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Enoch      November 01, 2006

Beloved Enoch
David Christopher Lewis
November 1, 2006 8:01-8:19 am MST
Wellspring Retreat
Emigrant, Montana


            I come with numberless numbers of saints on this All Saints' Day. I am Enoch and I continue to walk with God. And I ask you this day, blessed ones, would you also walk with God? [Yes.] Then see all about you those who have also chosen this pathway, a very individual path of oneness. You may learn from each one who has been translated into the immortal dimensions of fire something about what it takes to become immortal. Therefore, each one whom you see above you and around you does offer to you this day the causal body momentum of his or her great love for humanity.
            Behold those, O mankind, who are the true spirits of God-those clothed in white, the saints of whom John the Revelator spoke who come, who praise God before his throne and who continue to serve both the Lord Christ, the Lord Buddha and those among earth whose hearts reach to the stars to discern how together we may save this planet.
            Blending heartstreams of our fiery bodies, together we live and move and have our being within the great antahkarana of sacred fire in the heaven world. And we seek ways and means to bring that fire unto humanity. Therefore, consider how each of you may be a Prometheus and bring the spiritual essence of that which does illumine the heaven world into the domain of a darkened star, even entering into the greatest depths of that darkness, which you have experienced yesterday, and carving new inroads to the light for mankind.
            Each All Saints' Day you have access to this great light of the Entire Spirit of the Great White Brotherhood. And you may employ this radiance in your service to life, blessed ones, even calling upon us a week before November first to enter into the darkest reaches of the astral plane to allow the violet fire to fully consume what can be consumed of darkness, such that when the light does dawn on All Saints' Day, there will be new hope for many who had previously been caught in their own sense of maya and unreality such that they could not reach up to receive our hand of assistance.
            The work that you do in these morning [prayer] services, which I must say are as powerful as even many of your Saint Germain services of old in their import for the planet and for the raising of sentient beings, is tremendous. Thus, blessed hearts, continue on day by day. And seek means whereby you can add the full-gathered momentum of your voices, laid one track upon another, for a greater influx of light.
            For you see, the very pressing in of your voices upon [physical] substance in your dimension whereby the resonance of the word may flash [forth] through the sacred science of mantra congealed in this manner, where many more voices complete the circle of fire of the great community of light that you experience in this movement of light, can allow a greater transcendence and fire to flow as one among you has already discerned. And therefore, make it so, O son of God, that all heartfriends and servitors have access to this new way of bringing forth the word to all of you.
            For, blessed ones, when your voice is on the track with all other voices, you see, you benefit from the good karma of these tracks being replayed again and again, even in your vehicles and your homes, going twenty-four hours a day from your computers or i-pods. And therefore we, the ascended masters and hosts of the Lord, may re-energize the planet through your voices attuned to ours when you allow the alchemy of this manifestation to occur again and again.
            You know this science. And many of you already have playing in your homes decrees and mantras twenty-four hours a day. And yet there must be this new energy, this new vibration, from the attainment that you have in this very hour, having given so much of yourself in these daily sessions. For you see, you have risen to new levels of cosmic awareness. And thus we would mold a new matrix of your energies into a great crystal that may be hurled by many angels and ascended beings back into the earth day by day, crystallizing new awareness and consciousness within the people, shattering matrices of old that no longer must reside within the minds of mankind-thoughtforms and patterns of darkness and war, destruction, decadence which, if you will it so, blessed hearts, may no longer be the norm upon earth.
            You have discerned how, when a certain number among mankind rise to a level of awareness that is sufficient for the Christ and the Buddhic light to continue to vibrate and resonate within your beings on a regular basis, then there is a greater influx of light available to greater numbers among mankind whereby there can be, in the twinkling of an eye, cosmic illumination come unto many.
            This is our great hope. And thus you have been called unto this movement, re-energized as sons and daughters of God, remembering your vows to Gautama and Sanat Kumara, remembering what you said you would do before you embodied. Therefore, make it real. Make it so, that every manifestation of the totality of who you are as a God-being is fully employed and impressed upon the earth in many dimensions of being. As you move among the marts of mankind in the cities of the world, we use your crystal being, blessed ones, to anchor light if you are conscious, if you are aware, if you continue to vibrate in accord with your Higher Self.
            Thus, as you gain in conscious self-awareness, day by day realizing more of the eternal fires of your God-source which may be utilized at all hours of the day and night, we may use you, frequenting the earth through your consciousness. And thus, though we walk with God in a higher frequency, yet we walk with man as God through you.
            I am Enoch. And I see for each of you the ultimate day of your translation into the perfected matrix of being that already vibrates as your Real Self. It is only a turn of the dial, blessed ones, for many of you to realize the totality of who you are. Come unto the feast table of the Lord this day and experience the oneness of our Brotherhood, our Sisterhood of light. Drink in the full essence of that which we offer you in this hour. Eat and sup with us truly as peers. When you can see and believe that you are a God-being, then the day of your appearing among us will be manifest.
            I seal the earth in cosmic radiance this day. May every being of light to whom you call in name and in flame walk the earth this day, by God's grace, and through the dispensation that is granted unto mankind because some are conscious, some are awake, some have realized the All-in-All within and have allowed a portal to be opened from heaven to earth. I step through the door and greet mankind once more. Take my hand, O sons and daughters of God, and walk with God with me.


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