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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 a chant through his messenger. 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.

"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      August 11, 2017

Beloved Enoch
David Christopher Lewis
August 11, 2017   12:05–12:21 pm PDT
2017 Meru University Event
I AM the Light of the World: Jesus and Saint Germain Share New Aquarian I AM Teachings with Their Disciples
Mount Shasta, California

My New Walk with God and You

I have walked with God. And now I would walk again with God, yet with you. For God lives within you, precious ones. And as you have the right to walk with God, like me, when you choose this dynamic, this opportunity, it is meet for you to have a friend at your side who has previously walked with God and who can attend you in your walk with the Lord.

What will this walk with God entail for you? Let me say that it will be adventurous and quite an overtaking. Yes, an overtaking rather than an undertaking, for there are too many undertakers on this planet. And we must now have those who, by God's grace, overtake a fallen civilization with light, walking with God, projecting light rays, those Solar rays of consciousness and love, into every avenue of expression, every culture and people.

When you walk with God, you will learn who you are, because in the light of God's Presence, nothing can be hidden. You see, this is verily a truth that you, as an initiate, must come to terms with, that when you place your trust in God and walk with God, you will not have anything that can escape the eye, the All-Seeing Eye, of the One. Therefore you must be ready for what God has to share with you in this walk. For he/she will indeed share much with your soul, both in encouragement in the little things and in understanding the great things. What are those great things that God will lead you to fully embrace and understand? These are the mysteries of life itself that you will come to terms with during your walk, during this sacred time of communion with your Source.

You have walked with your beloved on this Earth. And in those precious moments of the beating of your hearts as one, in the observations you have made in nature, jointly and individually, you have come to embrace more of the Presence of the Holy Spirit within this world and within yourself.

When you walk with God, all of this will be accentuated and brought to bear in a more cosmic stream of higher reality, where the light flowing through you and adorning you with great, precious fields of joy and radiance will play upon and within your being and bring you to ever new founts of understanding and dimensions of consciousness. God will teach you much of the universe outwardly and of the universe inside of you. God created the universe and created you and knows you intimately—every part of you, every aspect of your being, every nuance of how you live, move and have your being upon this world.

Yes, it would be wonderful to walk with God in order to fully understand why it is that you are the way you are, why you are exactly who you are and then—through discernment, through the eyes and the mind and the heart of God—to resolve all that yet waits to be resolved so that your walk can be permanent in heaven and your oneness true and full.

Walking with God does truly require surrender. Yet within the surrender, there is also an embracing of a much greater field of consciousness, because when you let the ballast out and let go of your yesterdays, your false preconceptions of self and of others, your blind spots and outworn paradigms, God will allow you to see with brand new eyes the new world around you and within you. And embracing these higher fields of joy will bring you inner happiness, peace, tranquility and great, great joy.

O, if only mankind would make the choice to walk and talk with God. Yes, there are silent walks, in which neither you nor God speaks, for you simply are and embrace and experience what is. And then there are walks and talks with God where the conversation is ongoing, magnificent, where God cares so much about who you are. And if you care about who God is, you will even seek to know more of the Creator, his/her purposes for you and for all sentient beings.

How many truly desire to understand and know God? This is a deep question. If you would know God, then walk with God. This doesn't require you to transit through hundreds of miles/kilometers of dark places. Yet it does require you to be intrepid, somewhat, dearest ones, in realizing that God may have you walk through many different regions of time and space, that God may allow you to climb certain peaks and then descend into the deepest valleys of awareness in order to gain greater perspectives—as Above, so below—of earth and of heaven.

If you desire to always live in the same energy field and level of awareness, God help you. For I can assure you that in my walks with God, we went virtually everywhere. We traversed the cosmos to many systems of worlds, spanned the Pleaides, went to Alpha Centauri and then surfed beyond the Milky Way to worlds unknown and star systems untold. You see, your walk with God is much more than a walk; it is a miracle of experience in oneness, in presence. And what I can tell you from my experience and my understanding of oneness is that when you walk with God, your life will come to its fruition and fulfillment. You will know the deeper mysteries of your life and all lives. You will embrace the creation as God desires you to know it, to live within it.

My new walk with God is with you as potential God-men and God-women, initiates of light upon Earth. If you would have me, I would walk with you as you walk with God. You can invite any master to so attend your soul in your traversing of the cosmos, and you should. In my presence, you may discover certain of the Enochian mysteries, predating much of your known history. For, dearest ones, most history is a mystery, and most mysteries are a part of God's greater history of the time-space and space-time continuum of life.

So, dissolve your fear of God and embrace your love of God. Dissolve any reticence to be one with God by walking with God. From my perspective, the purpose of this walk is oneness through love, for I dreamed of that love of God in my soul. And when I came to that point of expanding that love so that I could see that I was worthy to walk with God, then the mysteries of love were revealed. For this is what the purpose of this walk is: to know love in its infinitude, God-love, love of God within, and the oneness of that love.

Thank you, precious ones, for being here at Mount Shasta under the great mountain. 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. Thank you.

            [Enoch chants in an unknown tongue for just under one minute.]

David:  That was a formula from Enoch to dispel darkness. And if we can have this as a one-minute or two-minute audio, you will all have access to it to play 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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Example of Old Testament Text
Joshua 1:1 as recorded in the Aleppo Codex
Source: Wikipedia

 

 

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