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Why Lake of Fire, Nephilim may return -- this year
Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 09/24/2008 @ 8:57 pm In Front Page | Comments Disabled
The author of a unique best-selling book on the year 2012 and the return of biblical Nephilim claims mankind may be on the precipice of an earth-shaking event far beyond the imagination of most people.
In “Nephilim Stargates: The Year 2012 and the Return of the Watchers,” Thomas Horn quotes the prophet Enoch concerning the history of powerful angels who descended from heaven onto Mt. Hermon “in the days of Jared” and used women to produce giant offspring.
But the history surrounding these demonic beings may not remain in the past. In fact, things may be about to get very scary, Horn claims.
Enoch was the son of Jared, father of Methuselah and great-grandfather of Noah, whose writings provide the most detailed account of the fall of the “Watchers,” the angels who fathered the infamous Nephilim (the bene Elohim Genesis 6:1-2).
While the book of Enoch is no longer included in most versions of the Bible, Enoch’s writings are quoted in the New Testament in at least two places, and he is mentioned by name in both the Old and New Testaments, including Jude 14-15 where one of his prophecies is cited.
During the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, pre-Maccabean fragments of the Book of Enoch were found, illustrating that the ancients held these texts to be sacred. The finding at Qumran also helped scholars to verify the book’s antiquity.
In addition, many early Church Fathers considered the Book of Enoch to be inspired, including Tertullian, Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Origen and Clement of Alexandria.
Horn believes this is important, because if Enoch was truly a prophet, then the world may be in for one “hell” of a surprise, and soon. His concern stems from several specific parts of the book of Enoch.
“In the tenth chapter of the book of Enoch, it says the Watchers who were judged during the flood would be bound beneath ‘the hills of the earth’ for seventy generations, until the day of their final judgment in which they will be released from those confines and thrown into an abyss of fire, ‘to the torment and the prison in which they shall be confined for ever.’
“But in the fifteenth chapter, Enoch writes about the deceased offspring of the Watchers, the giants or Nephilim, and says that they ‘shall be concealed, and shall not rise up against the sons of men… until they come forth during the days of slaughter and destruction.’
“These prophecies of Enoch mirror those of other apocryphal works, which indicate a specific future date in which the Watchers will rise for a judgment that will be ‘for ever and ever’ (Enoch 10:12) and also when the giant offspring of the Watchers will return to wreak havoc upon earth.”
Of immediate concern, Horn warns, is the “seventy generations” that Enoch said would transpire from the time of the flood until the date of these events.
Why is this important?
“Because according to modern research, the roughly estimated date for the biblical flood is between BC 2800 and 2900. When you consider that a prophetic generation is 70 years based on Psalm 90:10 (‘The days of our years are threescore years and ten’), Enoch’s 70 generations times 70 years equals exactly 4900 years forward from the flood, bringing us to the current hour.
“Is mankind therefore standing on the threshold of Watchers being thrown into an abyss of fire, and giants returning? Does Enoch’s dating of ‘the final judgment’ as occurring following 70 generations from the flood also indicate a looming time frame for the Judgment seat of Christ?”
In “Nephilim Stargates: The Year 2012 and the Return of the Watchers,” Horn points to additional prophecies, which he believes could support this timing of Enoch’s 70 generations and a catastrophic soon return of the Watcher’s offspring, which would lead to men’s hearts failing them for fear when seeing what is coming upon the earth. (see Luke 21:26)
As an example, he points to the thirteenth chapter of the book of Isaiah, where it describes the destruction of Babylon (Iraq) at the end of time, something many Christians believe could be imminent given the U.S. military presence and uneasiness there. Yet as soon as the narrative begins, the Lord commands, “Open the gates, ye ruler. I give command and I bring them: Giants are coming to fulfill my wrath” (Isaiah 13:3) Septuagint.
Horn says the word translated here as “Giants” is Gibborim, beings that, according to him, many scholars hold as having been the offspring of the Watchers and Nephilim.
“So perhaps,” he concludes, “the timing of the 70 generations of Enoch coming to an end, and the military buildup in ancient Babylon/Iraq is not coincidental. Perhaps both of these prophets saw the same thing happening at the same time. The ramifications of what this portends may be more than most people can handle, and the return of the Nephilim sooner than we think.”
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