Gilbert House Fellowship #236: Genesis 6-7

THE STORY of a global flood is common to many cultures all over the world. Today, we read the real story behind the flood of Noah.

We read the corresponding chapters in the Book of 1 Enoch that expand on Genesis 6:1-4. It was more than just human sin that led to the Flood; the Watchers and their monstrous offspring brought witchcraft, sexual depravity, and even cannibalism to the earth.

We also connect the length of time that water covered the earth, including all of the high mountains (places of spiritual significance) to the time allotted to the creatures from the abyss—the Watchers punished for their sin—in chapter 11 of the Book of Revelation.

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4 Responses to Gilbert House Fellowship #236: Genesis 6-7

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  2. Janie Tink

    Genesis 7:10: some Jews believe that the 7 days in the ark before it rained was 7 days of mourning for Methusaleh. Could it also be an analogy that God protects His people 7 days (years) during Tribulation?
    Genesis 7:16: “shut him in” translates “tucked him in”… special protection.


    Sharon, THANK YOU for pointing this out –“for they are flesh.”
    I, too, have noticed in my personal Bible studies in this section of Scripture that God doesn’t seem to down the Nephilim but rather human flesh. This has caused me to wonder if maybe mankind wasn’t more to blame for this awful scenario.

    While the angels sinned and were dealt with, were mankind the ones who opened themselves up to the fallen angels’ suggestions for intermingling?

    Also, we really don’t know much about the Nephilim except that we understand them to be born of flesh (human) while holding the spirit of death (demonic). There was no way they could be “saved” because they did not have the capacity to “house Spirit of God” since He was not their creator. On the other hand, after the flood, there continued to be more intermingling or so we believe based on the wording in the English e.g., “And also after that.” I emailed Dr. Heiser about this as I was curious about what he might say, but he never responded (I’m sure due to all of the emails he receives — mine probably got lost in the shuffle).

  4. Lorrie

    Thank you. I really am hungry for Gods word taught like this. And thank you for the format of dialogue between you two because I’m tired of the monologue style. Also thank you for the prayer at the end. I received and agreed.

    Love you two!

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