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Revelation 2:17 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.
But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me:
 Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.  He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall shew it unto you.
This Bible Study was originally written by Roger
published at http://www.theseason.org/
Without the leading by the Holy Spirit, there is no understanding of the truths, for all the truth of the Scriptures are revealed to us by God's Spirit.
Now here is our revised study of: Christopherson's Genesis 6.
In chapter three Satan attacked the woman, Eve, to destroy the future seed that would bruise His [Satan's] head. That seed is Jesus Christ, the "Tree of Life". He tried to destroy the womb of the woman by polluting the lineage, and now, as much as he could not accomplish that, he is going to send some of his fallen angels, as mentioned in Jude 6, to complete the task.
A lot of people have difficulty with this, because they do not understand the supernatural.
God does things many times in a more natural way than we do.
Even the creation of two separate body forms, such as the angelic and the human form have certain things in common.
The Israelites ate the "manna" the angel food in the wilderness, and it sustained them for the forty year generation, as recorded in Exodus 16:14-24.
We will see in this chapter that the angels were so compatible with the human form, that they could eat of the food substance of man and survive, and even breed with the daughters of men.
We know that God made man and angels alike, in His image, so understand that there is not that much difference in the physical body of man, and the angelic bodies of the angels, as far as food intake,
and what form angels can take when they come to earth,
whether out of turn,
or with God's blessing,
in this second earth age.
In Genesis 1:26 and 27 God tells us that man is made in the exact pattern, or image as He and the angels. It is because of this that Satan will make another attempt to destroy not only woman, but all the daughters of mankind.
Genesis 6:1 "And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,"
Genesis 6:2 "That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose."
The "sons of God" are angelic beings, or angels, and their offspring to flesh and blood women are called "the Nephilim". These angelic beings, or angels saw the daughters of men were beautiful. These are the fallen angels of Jude 6, who followed Satan in his fall in the "world that then was", which is the first earth age. Jude 6 reads; "And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, He hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day."
We see that it is these fallen angels that are already reserved undo judgment, and continuing to follow Satan, in their coming to earth, and intermixing or marring Adamic daughters.
These are the fallen angels [locusts] who come to earth, with Satan, when the fifth trumpet sounds (Revelation 9:1-7) Michael cast down in Revelation 12:7-10
Live Link to- Locusts, Locusts, Everywhere!
This may be strange to you,
However, it is taught by Paul in the New Testament. Paul was warning the Woman in I Corinthians 11:10; "For this cause ought the woman have power [a sign of authority] on her head, because of the angels."
The protection, or power of authority Paul warned against was from the angels.
Genesis 6:3 "And the Lord said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years."
Genesis 6:4 "There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown."
The giants are the Nephilim,
or those offspring of the marriage between the fallen angels,
and the daughters of men.
Who could that be, you may ask?
The progeny of any sexual relationship is children, or descendants.
These children, or offspring from the angelic relationships were
They were giants.
Goliath, for example!
So here we have a problem, for these offspring were not born innocent of woman, but their true parentage, came directly from the heavens. They "left their habitation, as we saw in Jude six, and began to seduce the daughters of men. We are told that there were no women in the world that then was, that first earth age, for all souls existed as "sons of God". Then after God destroyed that first earth age these "son of God" refused to come to earth, in turn, as required in our Heavenly Father's plan, through the womb of woman, but rather came dirrect to earth and took the women as their wives.
God's plan required all souls to come to earth in their turn, to be born of woman, and as an innocent soul, i.e. their memories of the first earth age erased. These angels defiled God and took these earthly women as play things. So these fallen angels [the sons of God] came and produced a mixture of earthly man, and angelic being which was a monstrosity, to walk the earth.
Why again did this take place?
Because Satan tried to destroy the womb of woman, and the perfect, pure blood line of man, that the promised Messiah, Jesus Christ would be born through. That Christ child would provide salvation for all souls, that would believe upon Him.
Genesis 6:5 "And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually."
It was evil going on twenty four hours a day. Jesus referred to this time, when He was asked how it would be just prior to His return, in Matthew 24:37.
It is going to be just like it was in Noah's time, when our Lord returns.
Because Satan and his angels will be cast out of heaven,
and walking the earth.
If you are living in a fairy tale land, and thinking of angels as some ghostly figures, my friend you will be deceived, for both you and they are made in the same image.
Revelation 12:7; "And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,"
This war will come to a conclusion very shortly, for Michael and his forces are far superior than Satan's.
Revelation 12:8; "And prevailed not, neither was their place found any more in heaven."
Revelation 12:9; And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him."
Did you catch that?
Satan and his band of angelic beings are going to visit us on earth, and we are told in Revelation 9:1 that this will be at the sounding of the sixth trumpet.
My fellow Christians, we are in the last generation, the fifth trumpet is sounding now. Satan and his band are still in heaven, but Satan is spiritually laying the ground work for his arrival here when the sixth trumpet sounds. The sixth trumpet will sound (Satan's arrival on earth in person) before the seventh trumpet sounds (Christ's arrival on earth in person). Question: Will Christ get here and find you have already been worshiping Satan?
The fifth trump is sounding. Mystery Babylon is now being built. Live Link to- Mystery Babylon
We will see Satan presenting himself as the spurious messiah, or false-christ. The counterfeit of the true Christ, Jesus Christ.
Live Link to- Satan's Fearsome Locust Army
If you are expecting to fly out of here in a rapture, then you don't stand a prayer of a chance against the Antichrist's deceptions coming upon the earth.
In Matthew 24:38, 39 Jesus told us; "For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be."
Jesus is telling us, this won't be the Messiah that you will be worshipping.
This is Satan and his, and fallen angels who will be deceiving many of you.
Satan will come claiming he is God, and his angels will come as [his, Satan's] ministers of God, for all the people in the final generation who do not have the "seal of God in their forehead, will be deceived, except for God's elect who have studied His Word and are sealed with their mind, to be able to discern the difference between what is holy [Jesus] and what is profane [Satan].
We can also read of these fallen angels in the first four verses of Jude. They are the men who crept in unawares, ordained to condemnation, and denying our Lord Jesus Christ. It's amazing how the only book that offers any hope and salvation against the world wide destruction that will fall upon our generation, is treated worse then a dime store novel, and thrown on the shelves of Christian homes.
You would probably read a novel before the Word of God.
Jude 4 "For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ."
They were "before of old ordained to condemnation", that means they committed to their ways even back in the first earth age. They came from that first earth age, and they entered the world age of the flesh to change the very words of Christ. The Word of God is eternal, unchanging from age to age, and these "certain men" that crept in unawares, are the fallen angels.
This is addressing followers of Satan from the first earth age, i.e. some of are own brothers, who have already come to earth in this earth age with out waiting their turn [as God declared the must do] on a mission for Satan to disrupt the order of events which are and will come to pass according to the Word of God. These men are the "Sons of God" that we read of here in Genesis 6, that came to earth to take in marriage the daughters of Adamic men.
Paul's second warning came in II Corinthians 11:3-4, where Paul warns women that Satan and his false ministers will come and seduce you again, as the "serpent wholly seduced [beguiled] Eve". Paul is telling the ladies (i.e.the church, Christ's bride) that they had better get their head's covered, with the vail of truth. We must understand that our generation is in the final days, and these things are going to be happening again and will catch the minds of most people asleep, and draw them into the Antichrist's deception.
The deception will leave you with a false joy, and will leave you totally defenseless, as a scorpion sting.
Luke 10:18 "And He said unto them, "I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven."
This now is a new subject that Jesus is teaching us. This is Jesus speaking to His followers and it is prophetic, and refers back to the time of the garden of Eden, and Satan's fall from the first earth age. It also applies to Revelation 12: 7-9, when when Michael will cast Satan out onto the earth, and his fallen angels will come with him. So in the word "fall" indicates that Satan will be here in person because he was kicked out of heaven, and not on his own accord. The plan is set in motion, and it will take place exactly as it is written. Satan came in the first place as a deceiver, to destroy the seed line that the Christ would come through. The second time he will come as the false Messiah, to deceive all the people of the earth. It will happen exactly as it was prophesied.
Luke 10:19 "Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you."
In the Greek text, it is "Behold I have given you the power..." The enemy is Satan, the one that will "fall as lightning from heaven onto the earth". The serpents are the Kenites, the children of Satan, through his son Cain from the garden of Eden. The Scorpions are the fallen angels, that will be booted out of heaven on to the earth right along with Satan. Revelation 12:9 "And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him." This next time takes place at the sixth trump, and we will see these fallen angels of Satan here on earth in our generation.
Remember in the prior verses Jesus had stated that "I send you out as sheep among the wolves." Yet God will give those lambs that He sends out, power over all the wolves that come against them, but they must know how to attain that power and authority. It isn't valuable to them until the know how to use that power. Jesus gave His lambs "power over all your enemies." then Jesus said; "And nothing shall by any means hurt you." If you say your a Christian; and Jesus gave you a promise like that, how can you have any fear of any enemy that is on this earth. We will see in Luke 21 that "not one hair on your head can be hurt", and just because you will be delivered up to death, which is the devil, to give account of yourself, doesn't mean that you will die. But you will be given the opportunity to witness to the world, and have the Holy Spirit of God be placing the words in your mouth and the thoughts in your mind.
There hasn't been one soul or spirit that has died yet, for that time of death comes at the end of judgment day. Satan is not after your physical body, but your soul and spirit, and he will try to deceive you, or buy it at his price. What is your soul worth? Is there a price that you would sell out to Satan? It is time to wake up spiritually, and open our eyes and ears to the truth. Stop and think on this: Satan's power and that of his angels are limited. in Revelation 9:4 we see that it goes; "...only to those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads." If you have studied the Word and know the truths that we will face from Satan, there is no fear or deception that can sway you.
Revelation 9:5 "And it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months: and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion, when he striketh a man."
The time that Satan and his one world system will rule is for five months.
So how is "the torment of a scorpion, when it striketh a man?" The first thing to understand is that because a scorpion has no stomach, its digestive process is outside its own body. It grabs hold of the subject, paralysis it, and vomits its digestive juices on the subject. While the subject lies helpless, the juices dissolve the subject's body and then the scorpion sucks that food back into itself. The person "man" that has been struck lies helpless through the entire process, unable to think or defend himself.
So notice first that those with the seal of the truth in their mind from verse four are not affected by Satan and his realm, and the sealing must be prior to the coming of Satan. The truth in a person's mind of the Word is the the protective barrier from the poison of that scorpion Satan's deceptions. Once Satan has arrived, then God turns, or gives the men, women and children over to Satan, and this torment comes upon them. Their ignorance of the truth from the Word is their protective barrier, for this act of following Satan in ignorance, not knowing who Satan is, will allow them the right for the teaching and instruction of the Millennium age of Christ's kingdom here on earth. So why can't they get the word at that late time when Satan is on earth? Amos 8:11 tells us that; "Behold, the days come, saith the Lord God, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread , nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord." The Spirit of our heavenly Father Himself will close their minds to the truth, and turn them over to Satan.
Revelation 9:6 "And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them."
So this is how Satan and his angels will react when they come to this earth. Sure, men will seek the truth but they will not find it. When you have God's Word in your mind and soul, you will not be turned to mush at the striking of Satan's deception. Satan's time of rule will happen for a five months period, and it shall happen in our generation, just as it is written in His Word. So when Jesus gives you power over all your enemies, and if you have faith strong enough to believe, you have nothing to fear today. You will be in charge and in control over anything that will come against you, and be a strong Christian for Almighty God.
Luke 10:20 "Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven."
All except "God's elect", those sealed in their minds with the knowledge of God's Word, will be defenseless upon Satan's arrival on earth.
This is spelled out in Revelation 9:3-4.
When these fallen angels are walking on the earth, it will be the events of Noah's time all over again. Only this time they will be seducing us, both men and women, spiritually with Satan's lies.
Don't let Christ return to fine out you have been spiritually wed to and spiritually carrying Satan's spiritual baby.
Genesis 6:6 "And it repented the Lord that He had made man on the earth, and it grieved Him at His heart."
This was a hard thing for God to accept. His plan was so fouled up, that He gave up on all mankind except for Noah and his family, and two of every kind. These misfits of angelic beings, came to destroy all mankind; to reveal the hidden secrets of old, and block the plan of God.
Genesis 6:7 "And the Lord said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air for it repenteth Me that I have made them."
God will not totally destroy them, as He did in the first earth age, for through a covenant with Noah, two of all animals of every kind, will survive the flood.
Genesis 6:8 "But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord."
There was one man that found grace [unmerited favor] in the eyes of God.
What was the reason for that grace, for God doesn't play favorites amongst his children?
Genesis 6:9 "These are THE GENERATIONS OF NOAH; Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Hoah walked with God."
The term, "and perfect in his generations," is referring only to his ancestry.
Does it mean there was no sin in them?
No; for we know sin came into this world through his ancestors, because the Bible clearly tells us of the sins of Adam and Eve in Genesis 3, and Enos in Generation 4:26.
Both Noah, and his wife came from families which are recorded in the scriptures, as not mixing with the fallen angels.
Neither of them had a drop of angels sperm in their ancestry.
The word "generations" in the Hebrew text is # 8735 in Strong's Hebrew Dictionary, and comes from the Hebrew prime; "Toledoth", and means family tree, or history. When we take "family history called "perfect", in the Hebrew text it is called "tamin", that family is "without blemish as to breed, or pedigree".
This verse does not speak of Noah's moral perfection, but tells us that he and his family had preserved their pedigree, and kept it pure, in spite of the prevailing corruption brought about by the fallen angels,
Genesis 6:10 "And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth."
Genesis 6:11 "The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence."
Genesis 6:12 "And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth."
Noah and his family are the only ones that did not mix, and take part in the evil and corruption brought about by these fallen angels.
Remember what Jesus said in that this would happen again just prior to his return?
He said it would be as in the days of Noah.
But as we learn from studying our Lord's Word;
The only difference will be that, since Satan has already lost the battle to destroy Adam's and Eve's seed line, leading up to the birth of our savior Jesus Christ; In these end times Satan's goal is, with the help of his angels, to flood us with lies so as to trick us into following him again like one third of us did in the first earth age, when he comes to earth this time claiming he is the Christ.
Only those of us who have the Word of God sealed in our foreheads will be able to recognize the difference between what is profane [Satan] and what is holy [Jesus Christ.]
American Wisdom Series Editor's Note: We know that Satan comes first,
and that when Christ comes we will be changed instantly into our celestial bodies
so if someone [Satan] stands in the temple claiming he is the Christ
and we find ourselves still in these terrestrial bodies
we will know it is not Jesus the Christ.
The barriers are being
torn down today as it seems our educators are more interested in the breeding
patterns of our kids, then the three "R's". The racial barriers are gone, and
the next step that this crazy world will come to, is when Michael and his angels
cast Satan, and the fallen angels to earth, as recorded in Revelation
If you do not know this, or have sealed it in their minds, you will not even expect, or put up a defense against them, as they leads you slowly past the point of no return, and destroy you and your family.
In the Hebrew text it reads, "I will destroy them from the earth." The earth shall remain, but the people will be changed to another form. When this happens again in the end times, we will be in the Millennium. I Corinthians 15:50-52 tells us that all flesh will be changed into their spiritual bodies. [celestial bodies]
Genesis 6:14 "Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch."
The word "Pitch" is "Kaphar" in the Hebrew, which means "coat it". It is a covering, and it is the only word used for "atonement", in the Old Testament. God told Noah, this ark will be your salvation.
Genesis 6:15 "And this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of: The length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits."
A "cubit" is approximately 22 to 25 inches, but this is a profane cubit. The sacred cubit is about 25 inches or 1/7th larger which indicates it is not a physical but spiritual measure.
Genesis 6:16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it."
We see here three stories, which represents the three world ages, "as it was in the beginning, so shall it be in the end," said our Lord in Matthew 24.
Genesis 6:17 "And behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven; and every thing that is in the earth shall die."
American Wisdom Series Editor's Note: The exception, however, are those whom God will save that are in the ark, or as some, including me believe, in another land, not effected by this flood. For example the descendants of Cain in the land of Nod.
Genesis 6:18 "But with thee will I establish My covenant; and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee."
When God made a covenant with Noah, this is the first time that the Bible states where God made a covenant. That covenant is the salvation or covering extended to Noah and to all of Noah's family, because of their perfect pedigree, for not allowing the the angels beings to marry into and enter their family.
Genesis 6:19 "And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they shall be male and female."
Take note of the fact that each race of the sixth day creation are also flesh, and "after their kind", extends to them also. The black, the yellow race, and the Kenite were all flesh, "and after their kind.", and of every living thing of all flesh". God stipulates "one male and one female". This is so each race can start over, and each of these persons aboard the ark then was covered under the covenant that God made with Noah.
American Wisdom Series Editor's Note: This is one of the ways the races could have survived the flood.
However, the other idea is that the flood covered and destroyed only that which God had intended to flood.
That being that the area of flooding existed only in the area that the hybrids of the fallen angels had settled in, the middle east.
The area where the Adamic race had intermixed with the Nethilims.
These Nethilims had to be destroyed, with a clean start for the blood line that already existed, to survive.
Why do we state this?
Because God's plan required it to assure the proper birth for the coming Messiah.
The other thing that we must not overlook, is the fact that God writes in His plan, and that plan is His Word, the Bible, every thing that He intends to do.
When you discard the Old Testament, you are turning your back on the warnings that God is giving us in advance of the great deception that will be coming upon us.
I have heard pastors personally tell their congregations that Revelation is not to be read, and certain parts of the Old Testaments do not apply any more.
Their ignorance of God's Word, and this plan will allow their flock, of proclaiming Christians, to march joyfully into the Antichrist camp,
and think all the time they are pleasing God.
Genesis 6:20 "Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive."
Genesis 6:21 "And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them."
Genesis 6:22 "Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he."
Noah was obedient to God's commands, and because of this God chose Noah and his family for extending life on this planet. They did as God instructed in the things of everyday living. They did not follow these Nephilim, and intermix with those strange supernatural beings.
Do you think Jesus lied in Matthew 24:37-39, when He said that it will be just like that again in this final generation. That time will be when Michael casts Satan and his angels to the earth.
Today we see men, calling themselves teachers, when they have no idea of God's plan, nor what happened in the garden of Eden, to the time of the flood.
These men are telling you what to expect in this final generation, yet many don't even believe Jesus was any more than a man, and the story of the fallen angels are just a fairy tale to them.
Our Kenite loaded governmental agencies have for years made jokes of what they can not either see or touch, and in these last days Christians are simply not aware of what is going around them, and how it relates to exactly what is stated in the Bible. Most Christians today have ignored Jesus Christ's warning, as well as that of the Prophets and Apostles pertaining to the Satan when he comes to earth as false-christ along with his army of fallen angels, and the Kenites, the children of Satan through Cain.
We are to study all of the Word of God, and fix it in your mind.
The time is short, and the battle in these days will be a spiritual battle in very high places.
That battle is with Satan, the false-christ and will be fought in the battleground of our minds;
It will be fought with words, ideas, concepts, and false doctrine.
It will all be presented in a manner that you simply will not refuse,
unless you have your spiritual armor on.
Ephesians 6:10-20 is a start to prepare you for the "flood" that will cover the earth totally, however, this flood will be a flood of lies, deceptions, and lying wonders that would even fool the elect, if they had not been prepared for it.
Here, then, is Paul giving his final instructions:
Why of course! It is He Who has ALL power both in heaven and on earth. And through Him we have power over ALL our enemies.Ephes. 6:10
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.
Who are the serpents and scorpions? Now you have to possess enough common sense to know that Christ is not talking about stomping snakes and scorpions in the desert with your hiking boots. Who was that old serpent in the garden? Jesus is talking about our enemies, Satan and the tares, his children.Luke 10:19
Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you.
So, Paul says:
Did you notice that we put on the whole armour, not just some, and that the reason we do it is to enable us to STAND, and fight! We are Christian soldiers and we KNOW that we have the power over ALL our enemies, including the head serpent. So we win! Why then do so many teach that we are going to "fly" up into the air to avoid confronting the enemy? (I speak of the rapture theory) Why would we want to run when we have the victory? Beats me. I have a little story I tell about this:Eph. 6:11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
Do you like how this story ended? Would you respect a king who prepared his troops to fight, only to have them turn and run when things got HOT? We Christians are NOT running! Paul now makes it quite clear that the battle of the end time does not involve blood and guts.Once upon a time there was a kingdom ruled by a righteous king. But alas, as with all righteous kings, he had an archenemy who was very powerful and possessed the forces of a mighty army.
The righteous king knew that someday his kingdom and its subjects would be attacked by this king of fierce countenance. So in preparation of the inevitable, and being wiser than his serpentine opponent, he set his most faithful and loyal subjects upon the gates of the cities to "watch" for signs of this vile king's approach.
The righteous king then instructed his elect corps of mighty and valiant knights and warriors, men of great courage, to put on their suits of armor and be prepared to take a stand and defend the kingdom against the impending onslaught of this devouring, locust-like army. The king's elect had NO FEAR of death or personal injury in defending their loved ones, their homeland, the kingdom that they loved so dearly.
Then the momentous day finally came and the sixth trumpeter sounded the alarm of the approaching desolator. The righteous king's elect army of well prepared and well trained troops were all set to squish some locusts, stomp on some scorpions and kick some dragon..... BUT WAIT! WHAT'S THIS?
The righteous king is pulling all his troops! He's telling them to retreat and run and save their own necks!
Sadly, the subjects of the kingdom were slaughtered brutally and mercilessly and there was a great needless loss of souls.
If only the teachers and preachers of Christianity realized this, they would better understand the "battle scenes" of Revelation. It seems they can't elevate their thinking above the flesh level. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
Here Paul repeats the reason we prepare with armour, to stand. And that "evil day", when Satan, the little horn, appears in person, is fast approaching. Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
To "girt", according to Strong's concordance, is to "fasten on one's belt". This, of course, will help you to keep your spiritual pants up. Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
The breastplate covers your heart which should be in the right place, in righteousness.
How prepared are you with the gospel of peace? I.e., how familiar are you with God's Word? And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;
The Lord Jesus Christ is our shield, the One Who has ALL power. It was declared in the beginning: Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.
It is declared in the Psalms:Genesis 15:1
After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.
It is declared in the Proverbs:Psalm 119:114
Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word.
Next we take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit.Proverbs 30:5
Every word of God is pure: He is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.
Paul further explains in 1 Thes. that our helmet is our hope of salvation:Eph. 6:17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
And finally, we take the greatest offensive weapon in the universe, more powerful than all the nuclear bombs ever conceived in the mind of man. It is the Word of God!1 Thes. 5:8
But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.
Here is reason the Word of God is so powerful:Rev. 1:16
And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp twoedged sword: and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength.
That's right, the Word of God, His Sword, can even "cut" the soul and spirit, while man's metal swords can only cut your flesh. Which would you rather have in a spiritual battle?Hebrews 4:12
For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
Pray earnestly on every occasion and always remember each other.Eph. 6:18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
And Paul did "open his mouth" boldly and tell it like it is. That didn't always make him popular. Remember what happened to him on Mars Hill? And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel,
 For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
Genesis 6 is a prelude to what we will see shortly, very shortly, and this flood of lies will claim your very soul if you do not have the seal of God in your forehead. It is time to consider what you are being taught, and just how your teacher is handling and interpreting the Bible for you. We each stand before the Almighty Father and are accountable for our own actions.
American Wisdom Series Editor's Note: We are going to stop here in our "In the Beginning Study" to review some commentary from chapter 6 in an earlier study we published on the the first 11 chapters of Genesis. I don't believe you will find much difference in the general opinion of these 2 authors, but to read another person's perspective of events that took place at the start of God's creation of our universe may prove helpful in your understanding of the beginning of both the first and the second earth ages Because if you don't understand what happened in the beginning you will not understand the remainder of Scriptural teaching
Chapter six of Genesis is without a doubt the most astounding attempt by Satan to prevent the "One who will bruise his head", the Messiah prophesied in Gen 3:15, from being born. But that is not what is commonly taught in main stream Christianity. Most churches teach that everyone on earth was wicked and evil except Noah and his family whom God saved through the flood because of their moral perfection. Is that what really happened?
Once again, in order to arrive at the truth, we will lay aside the traditional teachings of man and simply read with understanding, rightly dividing the Word of God. As always, each individual is and should be, free to agree or disagree with that which is taught. But a mature Christian does so by proving (documenting) his or her beliefs from the Word of God, not from what man might say, not from church doctrines, nor traditions, nor catechisms, nor quarterlies handed down from the church hierarchy.
However, one thing is for certain. If you do not understand what happened in chapter six of Genesis, that caused our Father to bring about the Flood of Noah, you will not understand what is about to take place in our generation in the very near future. It makes no difference that I told you, but it is Christ who said so!
Jesus Christ, as He sat upon the Mount of Olives, was asked the following question by his disciples in Matthew 24:3:
They wanted to know the same thing people ask today, "What will it be like before Jesus returns"? The funny thing is, that question has been answered in detail by Jesus Himself in Matthew 24 and Mark 13, and is available for anyone who really cares to know. But you may have to do some homework.Matthew 24:3
... Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?
For instance, Christ said in this same chapter of Matthew that when you see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place where he ought not, then time is really short. So we'd better know and understand the Book of Daniel. Christ also said that it would be just like it was in the days of Noe (Greek for Noah) before He returns. Do you know what it was like?
What in the world was going on then?Matthew 24:37
But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
Who was doing these things, drinking, marrying, etc.? We're about to find out! For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark,
There is another flood coming soon. No, it is not of water, for God promised that wouldn't happen again. It is the flood of lies (deception) that is cast out of the mouth of that same serpent, Satan, who was present in garden spewing forth his lies. He's coming soon to deceive the whole world (Rev 12:7-9). And guess what? We of the final generation get to face the serpent "head on" as did Adam and Eve. The problem is that most people are not mentally nor spiritually prepared to stand against the supernatural, an archangel like Satan. Unless one is fully dressed with the gospel armor described in Ephesians 6, the fiery darts of Satan will easily pierce their "unsealed" minds. And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
Will you be swallowed up and carried away of this flood? There's no need to be. Get on board the ark of His covenant of these last days.Rev. 12:15
And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.
Gen 4:14 Behold,2005 thou hast driven me out1644, (853) this day3117 from4480, 5921 the face6440 of the earth;127 and from thy face4480, 6440 shall I be hid;5641 and I shall be1961 a fugitive5128 and a vagabond5110 in the earth;776 and it shall come to pass,1961 that every one3605 that findeth4672 me shall slay2026 me.
It sure isn't as translated in the King James version of the Bible; Cain wasn't driven out from the face of the earth to be a vagabond in the earth!אדמה and 'erets 2 different Hebrew words.
From H119; soil(from its general redness): - country, earth, ground, husband [-man] (-ry), land.
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land): - X common, country, earth, field, ground, land, X nations, way, + wilderness, world.
Based on what we just learned let's study the flood
account in chapters 6 and 7 of Genesis substituting the english word land
for earth everywhere 776 'erets
the Hebrew word used in the original manuscripts.
The translators of the 1611 King James did a marvelous job in bringing forth our Father's Word to the English speaking people. But they admonished us in their preface, the Letter to the Reader, to return to the original "wells", the Hebrew, Greek and Chaldean languages, and check out their work. When we do so in this verse we find that the word "men" is singular with the article and should be translated "the man Adam". If you have a Companion Bible it will document it for you.Genesis 6:1
And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth(אדמהHebrew127), and daughters were born unto them,
It was to them (Adam and Eve) that daughters were born. This is important as we will see.
Ah ha! Do you remember verse 38 of Matthew 24 that we read a few paragraphs ago? Let's review it: That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
So it was the sons of God who were marrying the daughters of Adam! Who were these sons of God? They were angels, part of the host of heaven.Mat. 24:38 For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark,
Remember from our previous studies, that woman, a man with a womb, exists only in this flesh age. Birth from the womb is the natural means created by our Father whereby all of the host of heaven (sons of God) would pass through this earth age, born innocent, with no prior knowledge of the evil of the "world that then was" (2 Pet 3).
And so it is that all of the heavenly host are referred to as sons of God. They do not procreate for our Father created them all. Do you recall that the religious leaders, those who should have known this, came to Jesus and asked him whose wife the woman who had seven husbands would be in the resurrection?
These religious leaders of the people were ignorant of God's Word. And so you see, not much has changed in 2,000 years, has it? The ignorance continues for there is nothing new under the sun!Mark 12:23-25
In the resurrection therefore, when they shall rise, whose wife shall she be of them? for the seven had her to wife.  And Jesus answering said unto them, Do ye not therefore err, because ye know not the scriptures, neither the power of God?
The angels, the sons of God, are all of the same gender, or more correctly we should say, that without woman there is no gender. For when they shall rise from the dead, they neither marry, nor are given in marriage; but are as the angels which are in heaven.
I can just hear it now. The "flesh man" suddenly tells the "inner man" to shut up a minute and yells, "What? Do mean there's no sex in heaven? I know the song says 'In heaven there ain't no beer' but this is going a little too far! (he begins to doubt whether he really wants to go)". Relax, calm down! As it is also written, the flesh mind cannot even begin to imagine the wonderful things God has in store for us. Trust Him. (And by the way, just wait until you step into your spiritual body. From all that I've read it is simply orgasmic.)
Hello! Can you come back to the Bible Study now, please?
We were discussing the sons of God, angelic beings, who were taking to wife the daughters of Adam. Wait a minute! You just said there's no sex in heaven. And that is correct, Christ said so. But these angels left heaven, their place of dwelling, and came to this earth without being born of woman. That was a direct violation of God's decree that all should pass through the womb (Heb 9:27), the penalty of which is the second death. Jude documents that these angels left heaven.
Here is a recap what was happening before the Flood:Jude 1:6
And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.
Satan still knew it would be through Adam and Eve and their offspring that the Messiah would be born. And he continues to try to prevent that from happening throughout the Bible, right up to Christ's birth. Remember Herod killed all the male children from ages two and under to try to prevent this occurrence.
So Satan sent his angels, the same ones who will be cast out with him when he comes as the false messiah (Rev 12:7-9), to infiltrate the daughters of Adam and corrupt the "seed" once again by seducing them, i.e. taking them to wife. We will soon document, without even a shadow of a doubt, i.e. conclusively, that Noah and his sons and their wives (all 8 people) were the ONLY Adamic people left on the face of the earth that had not corrupted themselves. They were perfect in their generations, their genealogy, i.e. they had a perfect pedigree.
It was for the purpose of destroying the giants that our Father caused the Great Deluge.
The word "man" used here, as well as throughout this narrative, is "the man Adam". It is his days that shall "yet" be an 120 years. So this fixes the date. Adam lived 930 years - 120 years to go = 810 or 3194 B.C. (Pretty cool, eh?)Gen. 6:3 And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.
The union of the angelic body with the flesh body produced hybrids, i.e. giants. This word "giants" in Hebrew is nephiliyl or nephilium and comes from the word naphal which means to fall or fallen. It was the fallen angels referred to in Jude that produced these giants. There were giants in the earth('eretsHebrew776land) in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.
The phrase "and also after that" means "and also after the days of Noah". In other words, there was another influx of these giants after the Flood of Noah. We read about them when Joshua sent the scouts across the river Jordan and they returned with the report, "There are giants over there". God ordered Israel to destroy every last one of them, including the babies.
These "mighty men", men of renown, are called gibor, which also means giants. If this is new to you, don't be bewildered by all this. There is ample evidence not only in history (look up rephaim) that giants once roamed the earth, but there is still physical evidence extant. Grab an encyclopedia and begin reading about Easter Island and the shores of Bashan. And by the way, Goliath, whom David slew, was last of these giants that we read about. He was 13 feet tall, one big dude! Did you know Goliath had a brother?
I hope you're enjoying this Book of Genesis. It is remarkably fascinating! And the real beauty of it is that if you can understand how it was in the beginning, the rest of God's Word will flow with simplicity.
Yes, there were giants in the earth in those days (Gen 6:4), both before and after the flood. God's Word is true and it's history sure. Hopefully by now you have checked out some of the physical evidences of the existence of giants, like Easter Island and Bashan. If you haven't, make it a priority to do so, else how can you speak boldly and authoritatively to the unlearned or the scoffer who laughs at such "utter nonsense". They are quicker to believe the Encyclopedia Britannica than the Word of God!
We were discussing the sons of God, the "fallen angels", who left their first estate (Jude 6), i.e. their place in heaven, came to earth and married (seduced) the daughters of Adam. That intermarrying between angel and flesh woman produced hybrids, giants, mighty men, men of renown (Gen 6:4).
Our Father would soon bring about the Great Deluge to rid the earth of these giants and their perversion. As for those sons of God who did this, "they are history", "archive material", "clean out your locker", i.e. finished, as in going to perish at judgment. Both Jude and Peter document it.
You can now determine what Noah was preaching.Jude 1:6
And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.
2 Peter 2:4-5
For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment;
 And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly;
Let's continue in this fascinating Book of Genesis with chapter 6, verse 5:
How is that people could become so lewd (wicked) and morally depraved? It was because they were under the influence of supernatural beings, the sons of God, the fallen angels, whose offspring we just read in verse 4 were men of renown, i.e. superstars. Look around in today's society and see how willing people are to be influenced by almost anyone of "super", renown status, like famous Hollywood actors and actresses, and even country and rock stars.Genesis 6:5
And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth('eretsHebrew776land), and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
It should not be difficult for anyone to understand how Satan and these same fallen angels will once again be able to deceive the whole world when they are cast out of heaven unto the earth (Rev. 12:7-9), appearing as angels of light.
That is why Paul wrote in 1 Cor. 11:10 concerning the veil, i.e. the Holy Spirit or Christ, that women should be "covered" with. It is because of these angels!
Did we not begin this chapter six by quoting the words of Jesus that "as it was in the days of Noah, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be?" These angels are coming again. Perhaps we should read it once more for emphasis:1 Cor. 11:10
For this cause ought the woman to have power on her head because of the angels.
And just exactly what was going on before the flood?Matthew 24:37
But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
Oh, the angels, the sons of God, were marrying (seducing) women, the daughters of Adam! For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark,
Jesus Christ said it is going to happen again! It is also documented in Revelation 12:9.
They're coming soon! And guess what? As with the rest of God's Word, it doesn't matter whether you believe it not. It will happen again, just as Christ said it will. Are you "covered"?Rev. 12:9
And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
Isn't it amazing how Christianity has become so much like "Outcome Based Education". It seems that it doesn't matter whether or not you understand the Word of God, just so long as you "feel good" about your relationship with Him. And you can get that feeling by attending church once a week, dumping a few bucks in the plate as it's passed before your face in the "sight of men", and by participating in a few fund raising and charity events. The preacher then tells you you're doing "good", and so you feel that way. You trust your preacher, don't you?
Then, to provide you with the "feeling" of security, you are told that you don't have to understand the books of Daniel and Revelation, because you are not going to be here when those events transpire anyway. Why? They say you are going to "fly up into the sky", "up, up and away", raptured out of here by Jesus Christ while the rest of us sinners suffer horrible consequences below.
Sorry! That's a bunch of "bull" and it is not scriptural. If that's your Christianity, then Satan and his buddies will have you in the sack with one little sweet whisper in your ear. It is called the "great apostasy". Hello! Time to wake up to reality and stop listening to stories about apples and snakes and fly-away theories! "Feeling good" isn't going to make it in this, the final generation. You better have on the gospel armor of God (Eph 6) and be ready to take a stand, or you'll be unclad, naked, whereby you can be laid down and seduced! The choice is yours.
Our Father was very disappointed with what was happening. It was a total disruption of His natural plan for flesh man, and He determined to put a stop to it. He can do that you know!Gen. 6:6 And it repented the LORD that He had made man on the earth('eretsHebrew776land), and it grieved him at his heart.
This statement is obviously figurative, proven by the fact that the LORD does not intend to destroy at least Noah, his family and all those aboard the ark. Right? It is the figure of speech Synecdoche whereby the whole is put for a part. We will discuss this in more detail later. And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth(אדמהHebrew127); both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.
Why did Noah find grace in the eyes of the LORD? Well, for one thing he told those fallen angels, the nephylium to "go pound sand"! He would have nothing to do with the fallen angels and he obviously taught his children and their wives to keep away from them also. But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.
How do we know? Because the next verse conclusively documents it!
The Hebrew word for "generations" is towledah, which means "family history". So here is Noah's family history. These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God.
Verse 9 says that Noah was PERFECT in his family history, his generations, his family tree, his pedigree. You MUST understand this word "perfect". The Hebrew word is Tamin, and it means without spot or blemish, and is the technical word for bodily and physical perfection, NOT MORAL. It is used of animals of sacrificial purity, i.e. they were to pick a "perfect" sacrificial lamb, one without spot or blemish, tamin.
Note: Of course Noah was not "morally perfect", for there has only ever been One. You will find out later that one of the first things Noah did after that ark landed was to plant a vineyard, crush those grapes, rack some wine, and get drunk on his hiney! (I am in no way taking away from this Patriarchal man of God. I suppose this could have been the result of shoveling tons of manure.)
Verse six then, does not speak of Noah's moral perfection, but that he and his family had preserved their pedigree and not corrupted themselves by intermarrying with the fallen angels. This also documents that all eight, i.e. Noah and his wife and his sons and their wives, were purebred Adamites.
Remember that this whole sordid affair was an attempt by Satan to destroy the "seed" of the woman through which Christ, the Messiah, would be born. How successful was his campaign? Well, there were only eight people, who were descendents of Adam and Eve, left on the face of the earth who could fulfill God's plan, i.e. through whom Christ could descend.
That's a pretty close call as man would view it!
Do you now "see" what caused the flood of Noah? Do you understand that our Father brought about the Flood of Noah in order to destroy the giants and the wickedness, the corruption, caused by the sons of God who left their first habitation (Jude 6) and came to earth, without being born of woman, to take the daughters of Adam to wife?
Good, then you won't be too surprised when we speculate that the Flood was not universal!
We already documented that Noah and his family had not been influenced by the prevailing fallen angels, who had succeeded in seducing the rest of Adam and Eve's descendents. Giants, hybrids produced by the union of the sons of God (angels), with Adam's daughters, roamed that region. Our Father would now have to put a stop to this perversion of His plan.
The three sons of Noah, whenever they are listed together, are named in inverted order with Shem, the youngest, named first. As is other cases, the youngest was chosen for the blessing, and so it would be through Shem that Christ would come. Japheth was the eldest. And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
The word "violence" means "wrong or unrighteous". They weren't killing each other, they were drinking and marrying and giving in marriage. Jesus Christ said so in Mat. 24. The land was filled with unrighteousness, i.e. perversion. The earth('eretsHebrew776land) also was corrupt before God, and the earth('eretsHebrew776land) was filled with violence.
The natural way of bringing forth the children of God through "flesh man" and "flesh woman" was now corrupted. And God looked upon the earth('eretsHebrew776land), and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth('eretsHebrew776land).
Our Father now "foretells His servants", as He always does, what is going to happen next. He is now going to eradicate the mess in this land, and every living thing in it. The phrase, "I will destroy them 'with' the earth", should read, "from" the earth. And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth('eretsHebrew776land) is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth('eretsHebrew776land).
So God tells Noah to go build a big boat and He gives him the blue prints complete with measurements and a materials list. This was necessary because there were no Home Depots in those days.
"Pitch it" means to "coat it" and comes from the Hebrew word kapher, which means to cover. It is the only word for "atonement" in the Old Testament and lets us know that only "atonement" can protect us from the waters of judgment. Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.
"With pitch" is the Hebrew kopher, meaning "resin" and not "bitumen", which is zepheth.
A cubit is a measure of distance from the elbow to the tip of the fingers, i.e. forearm, and is approximately 17.5 inches in length. However, the sacred cubit was closer to 25 inches. And this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of: The length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits.
It is remarkable that there were three levels built into the ark, just as there are three levels of understanding built into God's Word. The Bible is written to all, but one must have eyes to see and ears to hear in order to understand that which is written on the third level, for it is not given to everyone to "see" (Mat. 13:10-11). A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.
You would have to be on the third level in the ark to be able to "see" out over the waters.
If you look up any word in a Strong's concordance, you really need to look up the word eretz, which the translators usually render "land" throughout the Bible, except in chapters 1-11 in Genesis where they use "earth". This makes an awkward saying in Gen 4:14 where Cain was driven from the "earth" to the "earth", when actually he was driven from the "land" where he was to the "land" of Nod. And, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth('eretsHebrew776land), to destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven; and every thing that is in the earth('eretsHebrew776land) shall die.
And here again we see the figure of speech Synedoche in the term "all flesh", put here to mean every kind of being. A Synedoche is where the whole is put for the part.
Another example of a Synedoche would be Luke 2:1:
"All the world" didn't include Australia and North America, but a "part of the whole", i.e. the Roman Empire.Luke 2:1
And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.
And so "all flesh" won't die. At the least, Noah and his family and all aboard the ark would be spared.
Have you come into His "ark" in these last days? There is another flood coming soon whereby you will need to be "pitched" with the gospel armor, i.e. "sealed" with the Word of God, in order to stay afloat. That flood is the flood of Satan's lies spewing forth from his mouth and the mouths of his angels (whom we've been reading of), when they are cast to this earth in Rev. 12:7-9.Gen. 6:18 But with thee will I establish my covenant; and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee.
It will be as it was in the days of Noah! Hello! Those sons of God, Satan's angels, will be here soon, with Satan who will be playing the role of Christ.Rev. 12:9
And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
Don't be swallowed up by this flood. Our Father's ark is loading now. Don't wait 'till the door is shut.Rev. 12:15
And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.
Notice carefully that this verse does NOT say bring two of all the "animals". It says to bring two of all "flesh". And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they shall be male and female.
Have you never wondered how the different races were preserved through the flood? Just a few verses ago God stated that man was also flesh. Don't forget him!
If you believe that the flood was universal, i.e. encompassed all the earth, then the races could have been preserved aboard the ark and brought in along with "all flesh".Genesis 6:3
And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: ...
Do you remember back in chapter two of Genesis that there was another set of animals created after "the Adam" was formed? They were the domestic animals, including the farm animals that would be necessary to help the "man who would till the ground", Adam.Gen. 6:20 Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth(אדמהHebrew127) after his kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive.
It is Adam's land, his region of the world, his eretz or country, that the fallen angels have come to intermarry with his daughters. It is this area where the domestic animals would have been.
It would therefore be logical that it was only the domestic animals that Noah took aboard the ark. The farm animals would have become extinct had Noah not preserved them, for they were in that area, created on the eighth day, after Adam, to help him till the ground.
If all God's children listened to their Father as did Noah, we wouldn't need this flesh earth age, would we? And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them.
 Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.
So, was the Flood of Noah universal, i.e. worldwide? I realize many are shocked at the suggestion that it wasn't worldwide, but as you can see it wouldn't have been necessary in order to destroy the giants and the perversion they had caused in the region where the Adamites were located. Go back and re-read the entire account translating "earth", i.e. eretz, as land or country.
Then, if you still subscribe to the universality of the Flood, you have more explaining to do. You must reconcile the Flood with the histories of China and Egypt and explain how it is that Egyptian chronology shows an uninterrupted succession of Dynasties from at least 3001 B.C. Then too, there is not enough moisture and water available to cover all the mountains by fifteen cubits (Gen. 7:20) given that some of the mountains are 6 miles high. That means that Egypt and all the land would have been covered with six miles of water. There is so much more, but I'm sure you get the point.
One last FACT. If you turn to 1 Chronicles 2:55 you will read that the sons of Cain (Kenites) affixed themselves to the 12 tribes of Israel, whose genealogies are listed beginning in verse 1.
If you are not familiar with the word "kenite" then look it up in Strong's concordance or the World Book Encyclopedia Dictionary. It means progeny, or offspring of Cain.1 Chron. 2:55
And the families of the scribes which dwelt at Jabez; the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and Suchathites. These are the Kenites that came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab.
Do you understand what this means? The descendents of Cain are alive and well many, many years following the Flood of Noah. They were present when Christ walked the earth (John 8:44) and they are present this very day. That means they survived the Great Deluge, as did all the other races.
And so it is for this and many other reasons, especially the understanding of what caused the Flood, that this teacher does not believe that the Great Deluge covered Babylon and the land of Nod, nor Egypt, but only that portion of perhaps Central Asia, around the Tarim Basin, where some scholars place the garden of Eden and the origin of the Adamic race (Read "Tracing Our Ancestors" by Frederick Haberman for more details).
In any event, however universal you may believe the flood to be, it is imperative that you understand what transpired PRIOR to that Flood, because as it was in the beginning, so shall it be in the end. We live in the most exciting time period in the history of mankind, for it is this generation, the generation of the fig tree, that will see the events foretold by Christ in Matthew 24 and Mark 13. And guess what? We will face the supernatural, i.e. Satan and his angels, as did Adam and Eve and their offspring before the Flood.
Are you "covered"?
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