Elijah will need his physical body again, but Enoch took his body with him to the eternal state. This was accomplished by HEB 11:5,By faith [means of doctrine resident in the soul] Enoch was taken up [transferred] so that he would not see death; and he was not found because God took [had transferred] him up; for he obtained the witness that before his being taken up he was pleasing to God. He went from time to eternity without dying, but we must not forget the most important issue - God was glorified throughout. God was glorified when He poured out super-grace blessings upon Enoch. God was glorified when Enoch held his ground! God was glorified when He could lower the drawbridge from eternity’s side. God was glorified when He could treat Enoch in super-grace and surpassing grace. God was pleased, and He is glorified when He can give super-grace blessings, dying grace, and surpassing grace. In giving, it is God who gets the glory, in receiving we merely get the effect, the benefits of grace. God is glorified by your living as well, glorified when He can give you your health, when He can give you your right woman or right man, when He can give you success, and when He can give you promotion. Whenever God can give you something, He is glorified because the devil has broadcast the lie that God cannot do anything for anyone in time!
Let's take a look at something special that God gives: The subject of right man, right woman. PRO 18:22 says, “He who finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor [grace] from the Lord.” This does not mean that anyone who finds a wife has found a good thing. Experience and testimonies would tell us that this is certainly not the case. This means that there is a certain woman for a man who is from the Lord, the right woman is a gracious gift from the Lord. The right woman is the oldest, and one of many, grace gifts God has given to man. There are three prominent grace gifts from Christ to man delineated in Scripture, here they are in the order in which they occur in the human race: Right woman, He built her (PRO 18:22; PRO 19:13-14). Salvation, He did it. Doctrine, He thought it (1CO 2:16).
In view of human history, the right woman is the oldest human gift, for Christ brought the woman to the man, GEN 2:22And the Lord God fashioned [built] into a woman the rib which He had taken from the man, and brought her to the man. PRO 19:14 says, House and wealth are an inheritance from fathers, but a prudent wife is from the Lord. There is a wife, a prudent wise one who is said to be from the Lord. ECC 9:9 “Enjoy life with the woman whom you love all the days of your fleeting life which He has given to you under the sun; for this is your reward in life, and in your toil in which you have labored under the sun.” The Hebrew verb for has given is nathanwhich speaks of a past completed action. He gave a woman to man in eternity past. There is another supporting translation, ECC 9:9 “Live happily with the woman you love through the fleeting days of life, for the wife God gives you is your best reward down here for all your earthly toil.” (TLB). Remember, God is glorified by blessing you!
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