By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him…
I. HE WHO WOULD BE HAPPY MUST PLEASE GOD.
1. God is a pleasable Being.
2. God is pleasable by man.
II. HE WHO WOULD PLEASE GOD MUST COME TO HIM. Christ is the way into the loving presence of the Great Father. Man pleases Him by trusting in His Son, cherishing His Spirit, and following His example.
III. HE WHO WOULD COME TO HIM MUST BELIEVE ON HIM.
1. In the fact of His existence.
2. In the fact of His retributive ministry.
Parallel VersesKJV: By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God.
WEB: By faith, Enoch was taken away, so that he wouldn't see death, and he was not found, because God translated him. For he has had testimony given to him that before his translation he had been well pleasing to God.