Who are the “Sons of God” in Genesis Chapter 6? (Part 3) In Daniel 12:4 we read:
“But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.”
I have always believed that this was a two-fold prophecy; not only would the last days see a quantum leap in technology and knowledge, but also there would be a great increase in the understanding of End Times Bible prophecy! I think we can say with great assurance, both things are true. Who can deny that with the advent of super computers, smartphones, the internet, YouTube and Google, there is almost anything you can’t know in just seconds. Prophetically speaking, many areas of end times Bible prophecy are coming into sharper focus, and many the elusive prophecy puzzle pieces are falling into place, and all these things are happening right before our very eyes.
I do however, believe there are a few areas of Bible Prophecy that still need to be addressed if one is to completely understand the whole end times picture. I truly believe that if you don’t understand what Genesis Chapter 6 is really about, then there will be a huge gap or hole in your end time thinking, and that you are missing some key elements of the last days events. A few months ago we ran a series of articles by Steve Schmutzer titled “Who are the Sons of God in Genesis 6“ – these articles were some of the best that I have ever read on the subject, and after completing them, I thought to myself, these articles need to be turned into a video series. Long story short, I contacted Steve a few days ago, and he was very kind and gracious, and gave us carte blanche to do anything we wanted to do with them to Glorify the Lord.
WHO ARE THE SONS OF GOD IN GENESIS 6 “There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.” – Genesis 6:4 Ryan Pitterson author of Judgment of the Nephilim, writes; 6,000 years ago a war began. A war to rule Heaven and Earth that dates all the way back to the Garden of Eden. In the Garden, God told Satan that one day a woman would give birth to a male child – the Messiah, who would redeem humanity and destroy him. In order to prevent this child’s birth, Satan instigated a fallen angelic rebellion. A group of angels broke off their allegiance to the Lord and entered the earthly realm to corrupt the human gene pool and prevent the Savior’s birth.
These fallen angels (“sons of God”) took human wives (“daughters of men”) and had children with them. Their offspring – hybrid half-human, half-angelic beings, were superhuman giants known as the Nephilim. With human DNA corrupted and humanity hanging in the balance, The Lord unleashed a punishment against the Nephilim so severe, only Noah and his family would survive.
Some of the questions we will answer in the series: • Why did Pharaoh order all male children to be thrown in the river and Herod execute all male children in Bethlehem? • What was the Biblical location where angels entered the human realm? (Hint: not Mt. Hermon) • How were angels able to reproduce with human women? • Who was the first human woman to marry the “sons of God”? • Who was the fallen angel who fathered the Nephilim and ruled the preflood world? • What was the specific timing of the punishment of the Sons of God and the Nephilim? • How did the Nephilim return after the Flood and are there still Nephilim among us? All these questions will be answered and many, many more. This is the story of God’s enduring love for all people and His promise to bring redemption through the blood of the Savior. Chuck Missler, in his book return of the Nephilim, wrote of this subject: “If God destroyed all living things except for Noah and his family because of Sin in the world, then we had better all be walking around wearing lifejackets!” How long can you tread water?