WHAT A WAY TO GO
June 7, 1998
INTRODUCTION: Enoch means dedicated; he was a
remarkable example of a God-centered and God-controlled life.
God gave him a message recorded in Jude 14-15 that spanned
from the 7th generation until the last generation. Enoch lived in
a day when sin abounded and moral principles were
deliberately swept aside.
Gen 6:5, “Then the Lord saw the wickedness of man was
great in the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of
his heart was only evil continually.”
Only three statements made about Enoch, the man of God in all
the Bible. On two occasions the scriptures refer to him as one
who “walked with God.” In Heb. 11:5, the writer says, “he
pleased God.” Someone said that reading between the lines, it
appears that he was a common “five-eight” who heart God had
touched. He was a man whose life the Lord graciously
It all commences with:
I. THE WORK OF GOD.
Gen. 5:21-22, “Enoch lived sixty-five years, and begot
Methuselah. After he begot Methuselah, Enoch
walked with God three hundred years, and had sons
A. THE WORK OF FAMILIARITY.
Enoch is 65 years old when his son Methuselah is
born. The wonderful gift of life has been known to
change homes in a way that hearts have been changed.
EXAMPLE: “We have a new baby and we need to
get him/her in church.”
B. THE WAY OF FAITH.
Faith does not come from personal experiences; it
comes from the divine Word of God (Rom. 10:17)
Methuselah - musical word means silence, pause.
Worshipper of selah; means to pause and carefully
reflect on the words given; it requires a peaceful and
meditative soul, which can apprehend and receive
what the Holy Spirit propounds.
(Wilson’s Word Studies)
II. THE WALK OF FAITH.
A. FELLOWSHIP OF WALKING WITH
Amos 3:3, “Can two walk together except they
be agr ...
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