Enoch walked with God; and he was not: for God took him.
I have always wondered what a walk with God entails, at least Enoch’s walk. What did it look like and what made it that attractive to God. Well, the scripture gives us glimpses into Enoch’s walk. Let me share a few:
- Enoch walked by faith – Hebrews 11:5
- Enoch walked in the light – 1 John 1:5-7
- Enoch walked in agreement with God – Amos 3:3
- Enoch walked consistently with The Lord – Genesis 5:22
- Enough walked sincerely with The Lord – Genesis 17:1
- Enoch walked in obedience to God – Deuteronomy 13:4
- Enoch walked in union with God – Colossians 2:6
- Enoch walked in fellowship with God – 1 John 1:3
God designed us to walk with him. It is his purpose and plan for us. Oneness and, completely union with him in his life, death and resurrection is our destiny. Enoch’s life is just an example of this great plan.
One day, just like Enoch, we will experience what this phrase means “and he was no more because God took him.” For now, our call is to walk with him just like Enoch did.
Why does everybody say ‘one day’ we will walk with the Lord or God? So that implies that you’re not walking with him now? Are you waiting for the quote end quote rapture? Because if you don’t walk with God in this world you won’t be walking with him in the next one either. But you will stand there in judgement naked and ashamed if you claim to be His.
I mean, if you use peoples definition of rapture as being carried away like Enoch then you’re in error already. Enoch walked with God then he was taken. Not taken then walked with God, that’s backwards.
And if you don’t walk with God how can you hear from God? and if you don’t hear from God why would you try to speak for him or about him you couldn’t possibly know him.
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“One day..” Yes, Praise the Lord when that day comes. Be blessed my friend!
Peace to you!
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Peace to you Geo!
Thanks for sharing my post – I am honor.
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Oh my word!
Thank you so very much!
What an incredible honor!
Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!
No worries! Merry Christmas 🙂
I’ve always been mystified by the idea that Enoch simply walked with God, and how that makes it sound so natural and easy. It makes me think of that old hymn “In the Garden” with the chorus that says, “He walks with me and he talks with me and He tells me I am His own.”
And then there is the fact that Enoch didn’t have to die, because he walked from life into Life. That’s what Jesus promised us, isn’t it? “He who liveth and believeth in Me shall never die.”
Thanks, as always, for sharing your thought-provoking studies with us!
That’s the word I was looking for “Mystified”
I love your comment very much.
May this Christmas be like that old hymn.
Merry Christmas sister Olive.
Great insight into Enoch’s life.
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