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Rewarder in the Bible - a Christian perspective
Before Enoch was taken into heaven by God he was told that he had pleased God. The writer of Hebrews tells us in this passage that without faith, it is impossible to please God, who is a rewarder of those who seek Him.


Enoch in the Bible: Genesis 5:18-24
We know very little about the Old Testament character Enoch, beyond that he is one of just a handful of people in the Bible who did not die, but who were taken away by God while they were still living.


His Dark Materials, Part II: The Amber Spyglass
The message of the third book in this trilogy, The Amber Spyglass, en't pretty. My grammar en't gone, either. I am merely mimicking the speech of the books' heroine, Lyra, whose poor grammar is vexing throughout the first book, and it becomes absolutely grating on the nerves by the third one. Aside from her bad grammar, Lyra's propensity to lie, her defiance of morality, her trance states in reading the alethiometer (which continue in this last book), and her role in overthrowing the Kingdom of Heaven combine to make her a rather unlikely heroine for a children's book. Lyra, along with Will (a young friend from another world), and her soul companion, the daemon Pantelaimon, have adventures that climax into nothing less than restoring paradise lost.