One of the things I love most about the Bible is the way it all fits together. Sometimes the same thing pops up at vital parts of the story, like the tree of life in Genesis 2:9. It’s there again after the fall, this time barred from Adam and Eve because of the curse (Genesis 3:22). Yet then it reappears in heaven (Revelation 2:7), with an invitation to eat its fruit. In between, you have another tree, we call it the tree of death. On that tree the curse was reversed, as our access to the tree of life was won by Jesus Christ (see Galatians 3:13). Trees are more important than you think!
Biblical themes often appear insignificant until examined closely. Take something as simple as linen. Continue reading