Paul Keith Davis says, III Significantly, the Book of Enoch (like the Genesis Apocryphon) refers to these “sons of God” as Watchers. A term, as already noted, found in the Book of Daniel. (5) Why this particular word should be used, we are not told; possibly because part of their function was to keep vigil. R.H.C. Charles, who translates the word “watchers” as “the angels, the children of heaven,” obviously believed they referred to one and the same being.
IV The Book of Enoch alleges that two hundred of these Watchers descended to Earth in the days of Jared (Genesis 5:18), and some of them are given names. The worst one of all is called Azazel. The name occurs in other Jewish Continue reading
But when the unclean spirit has gone out of a man, it roams through dry [arid] places in search of rest, but it does not find any.
Then it says, I will go back to my house from which I came out. And when it arrives, it finds the place unoccupied, swept, put in order, and decorated.
Then it goes and brings with it seven other spirits more wicked than itself, and they go in and make their home there. And the last condition of that man becomes worse than the first. So also shall it be with this wicked generation.
At the end of 2016, I began to experience direct spiritual warfare for around two months beginning at the end of December through the end of February. What happened is that I would wake up without warning in the middle of the night feeling a sense of torment and deep offense, something not typical for me. Often, we connect the emotion of offense to be an attitude and a state of the heart, but what if it is more spiritual than that? I bring this out because the Holy Spirit gave me eyes to see in this situation. Continue reading
Christians should be exercising their spiritual senses on a daily basis just as men in the army do when they are being trained for battle. The church is in a war against spiritual darkness. If we don’t prepare ourselves now, there is a good possibility that we will lose the battle when it’s time for us to stand up and fight. How can we fight if we are not prepared to do so? How can we wage war in battle if we do not know how to use our weapons of war?
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