I Do Always Those Things That Please The Father

Roundel with Agony in the Garden MET DT5995

Types and shadows have been mentioned before. The definition of a type is “a person or thing symbolizing… something.” (Source) The definition of a shadow is “to represent vaguely, mysteriously, or prophetically.” (Source) Enoch is depicted this way in the Bible.

Figures God took Enoch

And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him. Genesis 5:24


This foreshadows the resurrection of Christ, of Jesus being raised from the dead.

It also has another meaning.  Enoch walked with God.  Jesus said that he always pleased the Father.

And he that sent me is with me: the Father hath not left me alone; for I do always those things that please him. John 8:29


Continue Reading