THE SONS OF GOD saw that the daughters of men were fair, and they took as their wives any they chose.
This story is at the root of many of the spiritual practices of the ancient world—pagan, Jewish, and Christian.
But when did the transgression of the bene ha-elohim take place?
We’re joined again by screenwriter and novelist Brian Godawa, pastor and author Doug Van Dorn (https://douglasvandorn.com/), and archaeologist and author Dr. Judd Burton (burtonbeyond.com/) for our latest edition of Iron and Myth. We discuss the fall of the Watchers, including some fascinating passages in Numbers and Isaiah that may be prophecies of the ultimate destruction of the rebellious Watchers and their hybrid offspring, the Nephilim.
From Derek’s Channel: It’s a virtual roundtable this week as we’re joined by three men who have invested a lot of time and energy into untangling scripture from myths and legends of the ancient world to understand why the Hebrew prophets and apostles were led to include giants in the Bible.
Taking part in the discussion, which may well become a regular feature, are:
* Author and screenwriter Brian Godawa (www.godawa.com)
* Pastor and author Doug Van Dorn (www.douglasvandorn.com)
* Archaeologist, historian, author, and teacher Dr. Judd Burton (www.burtonbeyond.com, www.tioba.org)
Among other topics, we discuss the motives of the rebellious “sons of God” referred to in Genesis 6:1–4, how they hope to escape the sentence of death God proclaimed in Psalm 82, and whether verse 1 of that psalm describes a courtroom scene in God’s divine council or His intrusion into the “council of El,” creator-god of the pagan Canaanites.