What does it mean to walk with God?
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Question: What does it mean to walk with God? The Bible says Enoch did it. What does this mean?
Answer: The first place in the Bible where it names a person who walked with God is in Genesis:
"After he begot Methuselah, Enoch walked with God three hundred years, and had sons and daughters. So all the days of Enoch were three hundred and sixty-five years . . . and he was not, for God took him." (Genesis 5:22-24, NKJV throughout)
The quick answer concerning whether he died or not is in the book of Hebrews. In Hebrews 11, after listing Enoch along with Abel, Noah, Abraham and others as examples of great faith in God it states:
"These ALL DIED in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off were assured of them . . ." (Hebrews 11:13)
Enoch, like Abraham, experienced death. They are awaiting the resurrection of ALL the saints at the return of Jesus.
There is quite a bit of misinformation and misunderstanding in the world regarding whether HEAVEN exists or not, how does God decide who goes to heaven, is there anyone in heaven RIGHT NOW and so forth. To further study about heaven, please read What happens AFTER we die?
The scripture referring to Noah walking in faith with God is also in Genesis:
"This is the genealogy of Noah. Noah was a just man, perfect in his generations. Noah walked with God." (Genesis 6:9)