I. God’s desire and purpose is to have a corporate man to express Him in His image and to represent Him with His authority; in order for man to express God and represent God, he must have God as his life, signified by the tree of life—Gen. 1:26; 2:8-9; Rom. 8:28-29; 2 Cor. 3:16-18; Rom. 5:10, 17, 21; 16:20.
II. The revelation concerning the garden of Eden, as the begin- ning of the divine revelation in the Holy Scriptures, and the revelation concerning the New Jerusalem, as the end- ing of the divine revelation in the Holy Scriptures, reflect each other; what is revealed in these two parts of the Scrip- tures is the central thought of God, the central line of the divine revelation, and a controlling principle of the inter- preting and understanding of the Holy Scriptures:
III. Genesis 1—2 and Revelation 21—22 both contain four or- ganic items, showing the procedures God takes to fulfill His purpose:
Extract from Witness Lee (2013). The Holy Word for Morning Revival: Crystallization Study of Genesis, Volume one. Week one. Living Stream Ministry : Anaheim, USA.
This post is also available in: French