September 11, 2022

Crazy Woman On TikTok Is Teaching That Enoch Is The Messiah Who Judges The World And That Jesus Is Lucifer Father Of Lies And Confusion. I Took Screenshots Of Some Of Her Posts.

Is the Book of Enoch a prophesy about Jesus as the Messiah?

Balaknath Raju from Bangalore Answered: Enoch was the first prophet in the bible to prophesied about Jesus Christ, - See, the Lord is coming with thousands upon thousands of his holy ones ( Jude :1:14) Book of Enoch quote 48.10 And on the day of their trouble there will be rest on the earth and they will fall down in front of him and will not rise. And there will be no one who will take them with his hands and raise them for they denied the Lord of Spirits and his Messiah. 52.4 And he said to me: "All these things which you have seen serve the authority of His Messiah, so that he may be strong and powerful on the Earth."

The book of Enoch was very popular 2 century before and after life of Jesus on earth, what happened to this book later is a mystery, but Jude quotes the prophesy from the book of Enoch from 1st century scripture.

written by Noel Joshua Hadley

Yahusha is called son of man a grand total of 88 times in the New Testament, or secondary Scriptures. It was our Saviors own favorite self-designated title. A favorite of Enoch too. This is precisely another reason the Book of Enoch has me so excited. I simply have a difficult time putting it down. It’s a page turner. While preforming my stay-at-home Dad duties on the road, chasing to keep up with my toddler twin sons as they peddle carefree around Kennebunkport on their Radio Flyer tricycles, I’m simultaneously clinging to the Book of Enoch in my fingertips, its words loosely mumbling from my lips. I feel like I’ve only recently discovered a buried treasure. Why hasn’t anyone told me about this before?

If I’m excited for Enoch, it’s because in reading this long-lost book of Jewish ancestry, I’ve discovered yet another scriptural appearance by my LORD and savior, Jesus. The conclusion is somewhat unavoidable that the Nicene Council was heavily influenced by Enoch. New Testament writers practically plagiarized entire lines and sections of text. The importance of this book and its development of Christianity simply can’t be overstated. Stephen Quayle writes, “Several centuries before and after the appearance of Jesus in Jerusalem, this book (Enoch) had become well known to the Jewish community, having a profound impact upon Jewish though. The Book of Enoch gave the Jews their solar calendar, and also appears to have instilled the idea that the coming Messiah would be someone who had pre-existed as God.”

James H Charlesworth, director of Dead Sea Studies at Yale University, in ‘The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha & The New Testament,’ (Trinity Press International) says: “I have no doubt that the Enoch groups deemed the Book of Enoch as fully inspired as any Biblical book. I am also convinced that the group of Jews behind the Temple Scroll, which is surely pre-Qumranic, would have judged it to be quintessential Torah – – that is, equal to, and perhaps better than, Deuteronomy…. Then we should perceive the Pseudepigrapha as they were apparently judged to be: God’s revelation to humans.”

So, I’m chasing to keep up with my twin sons on their Radio Flyers; it’s another rainy, somewhat frigid day here in south-eastern Maine, and I stumbled upon this scene in Enoch where he’s taken to heaven and witnesses with his own eyes the then-coming Messiah in heaven, my personal Lord and Savior, going so far as to address Him as the Son of Man, and I couldn’t help but smile.
Enoch 46: 1-6 1 And there I saw One who had a head of days, And His head was white like wool, And with Him was another being whose countenance had the appearance of a man, And his face was full of graciousness, like one of the holy angels.

2 And I asked the angel who went with me and showed me all the hidden things, concerning that

3 Son of Man, who he was, and whence he was, (and) why he went with the Head of Days? And he answered and said unto me: This is the son of Man who hath righteousness, With whom dwelleth righteousness, And who revealeth all the treasures of that which is hidden

4 And this Son of Man whom thou hast seen shall raise up the kings and the mighty from their seats, and the strong from their thrones and shall loosen the reins of the strong, and break the teeth of the sinners.

5 And he shall put down the kings from their thrones and kingdoms because they do not extol and praise Him, nor humbly acknowledge whence the kingdom was bestowed upon them.

6 And he shall put down the countenance of the strong, and shall fill them with shame.
In-between the whispered mumbles of my lips. Smile. How could I not?

The more I read from this magnificent book, the more I simply don’t understand and am wildly perplexed as to why modern Protestant and Evangelical church leadership is so terrified of addressing the problem regarding Enoch’s rude dismissal from Christendom, perhaps even dare to admit at the possibility that it was a plausible mistake allowing such an inspiring read to be ripped from the pages of the Bible. No, suppressed. We need look no further than the Catholic Church. The number of copies they buried will never be known. Yet an additional factor is the 1900 year-old Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt, who never once ruled by the Church of Rome, and still managing to uphold Enoch as canon in the Ethiopic Old Testament, is telling. As a Christian, if reading these verses from Enoch regarding the Son of Man and Elect One don’t get you excited, then get in contact and lets have a talk.

In the meantime I’ve got the twins to chase after.

I’ll post further passages regarding Son of Man and Elect One that I’ve uncovered below. Give them a read, and if they should wet your appetite, find yourself a copy of Enoch.

Enoch 48: 2-6

2 And at that hour that Son of Man was named in the presence of the Lord of Spirits, and his name before the Head of Days.

3 Yea, before the sun and the signs were created, before the stars of the heaven were made, his name was named before the Lord of Spirits.

4 He shall be a staff to the righteous whereon to stay themselves and not fall, and he shall be the light of the Gentiles, and the hope of those who are troubled of heart.

5 All who dwell on earth shall fall down and worship before him, and will praise and bless and celebrate with song the Lord of Spirits.

6 And for this reason hath he been chosen and hidden before Him, before the creation of the world and for evermore.
Enoch 49: 2-4

2 For he is mighty in all the secrets of righteousness, and unrighteousness shall disappear as a shadow, and have no continuance; because the Elect One stands before the Lord of Spirits, and his glory is for ever and ever, and his might unto all generations.

3 And in him dwells the spirit of wisdom, and the spirit which gives insight, and the spirit of understanding and of might, and the spirit of those who have fallen asleep in righteousness.

4 And he shall judge the secret things, and none shall be able to utter a lying word before him; for he is the Elect One before the Lord of Spirits according to His good pleasure.
Enoch 51: 1-3

1 For in those days the Elect One shall arise,

2 And he shall choose the righteous and holy from among them: for the day has drawn nigh that they should be saved.

3 And the Elect One shall in those days sit on My throne, and his mouth shall pour forth all the secrets of wisdom and counsel: For the Lord of Spirits hath given (them) to him and hath glorified him.
Enoch 62: 1-3

1 And thus the Lord commanded the kings and the mighty and the exalted, and those who dwell on the earth, and said: Open your eyes and lift up your horns if ye are able to recognize the Elect One.

2 And the Lord of Spirits seated him on the throne of His glory, and the spirit of righteousness was poured out upon him, and the word of his mouth slays all the sinners, and all the unrighteous are destroyed from before his face.

3 And there shall stand up in that day all the kings and the mighty, and the exalted and those who hold the earth, and they shall see and recognize How he sits on the throne of his glory, and righteousness is judged before him, and no lying word is spoken before him.

4 Then shall pain come upon them as on a woman in travail, [and she has pain in bringing forth] when her child enters the mouth of the womb, and she has pain in bringing forth.

5And one portion of them shall look on the other, and they shall be terrified, and they shall be downcast of countenance, and pain shall seize them, when they see that Son of Man Sitting on the throne of his glory.

6 And the kings and the mighty and all who possess the earth shall bless and glorify and extol him who rules over all, who was hidden.

7 For from the beginning the Son of Man was hidden, and the Most High preserved him in the presence of His might, and revealed him to the elect.

8 And the congregation of the elect and holy shall be sown, and all the elect shall stand before him on that day.

9 And all the kings and the mighty and the exalted and those who rule the earth shall fall down before him on their faces, and worship and set their hope upon that Son of Man, and petition him and supplicate for mercy at his hands.

written by John

"Enoch walked with God", of course, he knew God, the Father. He had been taught as a youngster to know and worship God. Some people "know of someone"....but it is different to "know"them. I "know of" the President, I "know of" our Senators. Yet, I don't know them. I know my wife, my children. I have a personal relationship with my wife and my children,but I've only come to know that the President and Senators exist. I have not met and realized a personal relationship with them. So with God, Enoch had come into a personal relationship with God. Too many church-goers have only a "know of" knowledge of God. We need to have, as Enoch, a personal relationship, a walk with God.

Enoch teaches us that God does not want to stay shut up in heaven, far away on a distant throne, to someday let us finally meet Him. No, God wants to daily, commune and fellowship with us.

Enoch 1:3-4

"....The Holy Great One will come out from His dwelling place, and the Eternal God will walk upon Mt. Sinai, and He will come from Heaven with power, with His hosts of angels with Him."

Enoch confirms that God "comes out". He "walks" upon this earth. In Genesis, we see God came daily to walk in the Garden with Adam. Enoch also "walked with God." Now God is said to be coming to "Mt. Sinai" to "walk". We, too, can get to know a God who wants to walk with us. We have a God who wants to fellowship and communicate with mankind.

This chapter (Enoch 1) is somewhat like the part of Isaiah that Jesus read (Isaiah 61:1-2) in the synagogue. He had to stop midway in the second verse....because the first part referred to Jesus' first coming and the second part referred to His second coming. Jesus announced that on that day this verse was fulfilled. Yet the second part, that Jesus did not still not fulfilled. This is called "the law of prophetic perspective." Here in Enoch, (chapter 1), we also have "prophetic perspective." The coming of God to someday walk on Mt. Sinai, which occurred with Moses many centuries later, is linked to a reference to the coming of Jesus at His second coming. These events are over 3000 years apart. God is prophesied to come and walk with Moses on Mt. Sinai, and eventually the Saviour will return to this earth. Our God wants fellowship, wants to restore a relationship with mankind. What God begins, with the giving of the law on Mt. Sinai, Jesus will return and finish by judging those who have sinned, and blessing those who are righteous. Then God will eternally dwell and walk with His own.

Enoch revealed much about the God he had come to know.

Consider these facts he told us:
God is eternal.
Enoch 9:4
"Your throne is eternal...."

God is glorious.
Enoch 9:4
"Your name is holy and to be praised forever...."

God is the creator.
Enoch 9:5
"You created everything...."

God is omnipotent.
Enoch 9:5 "All power is yours"

God is omniscient.
Enoch 9:5
"You have all knowledge, and nothing is hidden from your eyes...."

God is ruler.
Enoch 22:14
"Who rules everything forever...."

God is holy.
Enoch 39:12
"Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord of Spirits...."

God is the judge.
Enoch 41:9
"God, the judge...."

God is loving and compassionate.
Enoch 1:8
"The righteous shall find peace, and God's protection
will encompass the chosen...."

God wishes to communicate and receive worship.
Enoch 14:3
"God has always wanted man to understand...."
Enoch 84:1
"....the Lord has given us breath and tongues
and voices so we could praise Him...."
Enoch's example teaches us that we are to praise God. Over and over in the Book of Enoch....we see Enoch worship God. When God revealed His judgments....Enoch worshipped. When God showed His blessings to come for the saints...."Enoch worshipped. When Enoch saw in visions the saints on rapture day, and at another vision the day when the New Jerusalem is opened for us to go take possession of our eternal home. Enoch got so enthralled that he joined in the worship he was observing in those visions.

Our God is to be praised. The reason God demonstrates His power is to encourage us to praise Him. He heals, that we praise Him.

Enoch 36:4

"....Lord of Glory, Who has made these great and glorious wonders. He has done this to show the greatness of His work, to angels, and to men that they might praise His work, and bless Him forever."

The Holy Spirit is a member of the Trinity who is the teacher, the convictor of sin, the glorifier of Jesus as the Way of salvation, and the One that empowers believers to do the works of Christ. In all of these, He is self-effacing, and does not draw attention to Himself. Therefore, He is the One of the trinity about whom the least is spoken. Yet He is a real, literal Person of the Godhead.

The "Book of Enoch" informs us that the Holy Spirit will be the empowering force of the Chosen One when He comes to be the Son of Man.

Enoch. 49:3

"In Him dwells the Spirit Who gives wisdom, and the Spirit Who gives understanding, the Spirit Who gives knowledge and power, and the same Spirit Who is within those who die in righteousness."

So Enoch knew of the Holy Spirit. Before his rapture, Enoch knew and walked with God; but after his rapture, Enoch came to know the Son of Man (Jesus), and the Holy Spirit.

Mankind has an inner sense of God. We don't need to be convinced there is a God...for we have an innate knowledge of God. Even professed atheists...when faced with crisis or death...have cried out for God. As mankind begins to deal with this knowledge of God, we come to know Jesus as the only way to have a relationship with God. Then, usually, we learn that the Holy Spirit has been the quiet One who convicted us of our sins, and then drew us to Jesus as the cure for those sins. Some then learn to know the Spirit as the One who empowers a Christian by giving wisdom, understanding, knowledge, power, and other gifts.

The people knew a Messiah was to come someday. Adam and Eve received the first prophecy of One who was to come.

Genesis 3:15

"And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her Seed; It shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise His heel."

This promised "Seed of woman" was expected. Yet by the time Jesus did come, most people, even the disciples, expected a Messiah that would come to rule. Their ideas of a Messiah's first coming, was like our concept of the Messiah's second coming. Thus, they had come to expect a Messiah different from the One who came to live, suffer, and die for our sins. They preferred a Messiah that would deliver them from the oppressors. They didn't need One Who would be One of the Godhead, or perfect, any more than David had been perfect.

"The Book of Enoch"...whose oldest copies date to 300 B.C....would have that common viewpoint of the Messiah...had it been a counterfeit by someone of that day. But when we read Enoch's description of the Messiah,we find it to be accurate.

This is what sparked the interest in "The Book of Enoch" in the days of the early church. Jude quoted from it, the early church talked of it, Peter refers to truths taught in it, because they found the prophecy of the Messiah to be accurate, unlike all teaching of their day. The Jews later ignored "The Book of Enoch" because the early church had grasped it as great evidence of the Messiahship of Jesus Christ.

Enoch's prophecy is accurate, void of the misconceptions that were prevalent in the days when some in sects of Judaism were writing counterfeit books. This provides great evidence supporting "The Book of Enoch" as the authentic.

In "The Book of Enoch", Jesus is referred to by a number of different names and titles:

Son of Man
Chosen One
Righteous and Holy One
Plant of Righteousness
the White Bull
Perfect One

First, Enoch sees Jesus as the Son of Man. In his vision of the future, Enoch sees Jesus receiving worship as He is before God. Enoch questions..."Who is this One who is worshiped even in the presence of God? Enoch could not understand this. The Jewish concept would call for stoning of anyone who worshipped anyone other than God. What startles Enoch even more is the fact that the One being worshipped is the "Son of Man." The original language shows this to mean---"a descendant of Adam." So Enoch questions, and learns that this "Son of Man" is the "Chosen One." Jesus was the One chosen to come to earth and become the seed of woman, a descendant of Adam and Eve. He was to be the God-man, Who could live and die as a man, yet still resume His glory as One of the Divine Trinity. The Jewish concept did not picture such a Messiah, yet Enoch saw such a One. He even joined in with the worship of this "Son of Man."

Enoch 49:1-4

"For the wise Son of Man has been poured out like water and His glory will never cease. He is the Perfect One and sin will not be able to remain in His presence. The Chosen One is equal to the Lord of Spirits, and His glory is eternal. In Him dwells the Spirit of Wisdom, the Spirit of understanding, the Spirit of knowledge and power, and the Spirit of those who have died. He will someday judge all the secrets of man, and no one will be able to challenge His word, for the Lord of Spirits is in unity and agreement with the Chosen One."

There are many concepts here that were completely foreign to the people of Jesus' day...for Enoch sees Jesus as...

equal to God
the Judge of all
in complete unity with God

It is no wonder that the early church quickly claimed "The Book of Enoch," since it validated their teachings of Jesus.

The "secret" name of the "Chosen One" is shown to Enoch to have great power.

Enoch 69:16-29

"These are the secrets of this name... men will be strong through this name... ...heaven was suspended and held in place by this One. ...through Him, the earth was founded... through the name and power of this One was the sea created... ...the One of the secret name is strong over all creation, is kept safe by Him, and its plan is worked perfectly... ...great joy is had by those who came to know the One whose name is kept secret for ages...the Son of Man is joy to those to whom He is revealed... ...the word of that Son of Man, is the word of God.

Though Enoch could not reveal the name of the Son of Man, Enoch does reveal here that the Son of Man is creator, sustainer of all, and that His word is God's.

The Lord Jesus was revealed by the prophets to be the "Plant" or "branch" of righteousness. Jesus came and said, "I am the vine..." In Enoch, long before other prophets revealed this, we find:

Enoch 10:16

"When the Plant of Righteousness and truth appears, there shall be blessing, righteousness, and truth."

[Compare Enoch 10:16 with Ezekiel 17:22, Isaiah, 4:2, 11:1, Jeremiah 23:5-6, 33:15, and Zechariah 3:8, 6:12.]

In one of Enoch's visions, he sees all of man's history revealed from Adam to the Millennium. Different people are pictured in this vision as various animals. Jesus is pictured as a "White Bull."

Enoch 90:37-38

"I also saw how a White Bull was born, All the wild animals and birds were afraid of it. All those who prayed were transformed into white bulls. The first

White Bull had large black horns on its head. The Lord of the Sheep rejoiced over these bulls."

The other "bulls" born to it are obviously the saints. Those reading Enoch in previous generations probably questioned these verses. Since Jesus' first coming...we can more plainly see the truth of this passage.

I John 3:2-3

"Beloved, now we are the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be; but we know that when He shall appear, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is. And every man that hath this hope in him, purifies himself as he is pure."

How much did Enoch understand of the first coming of Jesus? Well, Enoch had a heavenly visit, and saw in vision-the rapture day of the saints as Jesus was being worshipped. He read of many things that were to transpire in the books of heaven. So Enoch knew much of Jesus. However, God allowed him to reveal only certain facts to us. Some of what Enoch revealed was veiled. Jesus also veiled much of what He taught, usually by way of parables. In our day we can read some of the veiled things in Enoch and recognize the truths. In former days, they would have to dig, search, and pray much in order to understand. Jesus used parables in order to hide truths from those who did not want to know the truth (Matthew 13). Those who reject the truth will not understand veiled truths. The story of the "White Bull" is an example. Another is found in

Enoch 42:1-3:

"Wisdom found no place to dwell after He left heaven. Wisdom left heaven to dwell with men, but found no welcome, so Wisdom returned to His place and again sat in the midst of angels. Sin came from the place Wisdom had hoped to dwell... Those that Wisdom did not seek, accepted Him. Wisdom dwelt among them like rain in the desert, and like dew to the dry ground."

Is "Wisdom" truly Jesus in these verses?

Let's look at Enoch 49:1-4:

"For Wisdom has been poured out like water and His glory will never cease. He is the Perfect One... the Chosen One..."

What more accurate truth could be told of Jesus' first coming than Enoch 42. Jesus did leave heaven, but found rejection in Israel. He returned to heaven, but had found that the Gentiles began to accept Him. Now the church finds that He dwells in us and is to us as rain to the desert and dew to the dry ground.

Enoch also slipped into his book the fact that Jesus would be resurrected.

Enoch 51:5

" those days the Chosen One will have risen."

Many other truths are listed about our Savior. Such as:

Enoch 46

"...He will reveal the precious mystery of the Lord"

"...His righteousness will surpass all others."

"...the Son of Man will judge sinners."

Enoch 48 reveals that it is through His name people can be saved.

Enoch 50 tells us that the righteous will conquer in His name, and though His mercy is great...we still must repent to be saved.

What originally drew my attention to "The Book of Enoch" was Jude's quote of the book. Enoch had predicted the second coming in his preaching over 5000 years ago. Talk about being ahead of his time!!! Let's compare the quote with the actual statement.

Jude 14-15

"And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these saying...'Behold, the Lord comes with 10,000's of His saints, to execute judgment upon all and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which the ungodly sinners have spoken against Him.'"

In Enoch 1:9, we read the verse that Jude was quoting:

"For He will come with thousands of thousands of holy ones to execute His judgment, to destroy the wicked and the ungodly, to execute vengeance for

what the ungodly have said and done against Him."

Within "The Book of Enoch" is the prophecy that when Jesus comes...the mountains will melt like wax and sinners will be destroyed (Enoch 52:6,9) The Bible tells us that the Mount of Olives will split when the feet of Jesus touch it. Also the Bible informs us that the final earthquake of the tribulation will level every mountain on earth. There is amazing harmony between the prophecy in "Enoch" and the prophecy of the Bible.

Enoch had no void of knowledge about each member of the Trinity. He knew of each and of their ministries. His book reveals much about them, and is in perfect harmony with the Word of God.

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