Sunday, June 28, 2015
Enoch Watches God CRY
As I continue to ponder the great flood of the earth and Noah's family being spared, as I make this book for my posterity, I must recognize my continual gratitude for the Restored Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
I am continually thankful for the sacrifices made especially by Joseph Smith and the early saints whom helped in His work.
We have been given a great witness of God's character in The Book of The Pearl of Great Price, Moses Chapter 7; in regards to the great flood. We learn much about the feelings of God and the heaven's as the flood destroyed all except Noah and his family.
In Moses we learn about a prophet Enoch.
Enoch was a prophet of God during the time of Adam. Joseph Smith was given the account of Enoch and a time that Enoch was taken up to heaven and allowed to see all the generations of the earth.
We learn from Enoch's account that God and the heavens wept with great sorrow for the loss of life on earth of those in the flood. But, even in the flood, we can see God allowing all to work for His children's good ( Romans 8:28 ) as these people were so wicked that they were "past feeling" and had no chance of changing in their earthly state.
God, knowing all, knew that it would be better for these individuals to wait in Spirit Prison, until a time that Jesus could preach to them, after He had suffered for their sins.
We can also see the reference of this spirit prison that those lost in the flood would go to for a time, we learn in the New Testament that Jesus Christ would go teach to these people in this prison and this was the beginning of the Spirits being preached to that are dead....As we read in:
1 Peter 3:18-20