I. The tree of life signifies Christ, who imparts life to man and who pleases and satisfies man—Gen. 2:9; John 14:6a; 10:10b; 6:63; 1 Cor. 15:45b; cf. John 15:1; Exo. 15:25
II. The tree of the knowledge of good and evil signifies Satan as the source of death to man—Gen. 2:9, 17; Heb. 2:14
III. God’s first commandment to man concerned man’s eating, not man’s conduct—Gen. 2:16-17
IV. The tree of life causes man to be dependent on God (John 15:5), whereas the tree of knowledge causes man to rebel against God and to be independent from Him (cf. Gen. 3:5)
V. We need to see the line of the tree of life throughout the Scriptures
VI. We need to see the line of the tree of knowledge throughout the Scriptures
Extract from Witness Lee (2013). The Holy Word for Morning Revival: Crystallization Study of Genesis, Volume one. Week six. Living Stream Ministry : Anaheim, USA.