Week 3, Day 3

II. The tree of life and the river of life both signifying Christ—Gen. 2:9–10

A. Christ is life—John 1:4; 14:6; 11:25; Col. 3:4.

Verses for praying:

John 1:4 In Him was life, and the life was the light of men.

John 14:6 Jesus said to him, I am the way and the reality and the life; no one comes to the Father except through Me.

Colossians 3:4 When Christ our life is manifested, then you also will be manifested with Him in glory.

Verses for reading:

John 11:25 Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes into Me, even if he should die, shall live.

Genesis 2:9–10 And out of the ground Jehovah God caused to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food, as well as the tree of life in the middle of the garden and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. 10 And a river went forth from Eden to water the garden, and from there it divided and became four branches.


Read over the outline points and verses above and use these for your prayer to spend time with the Lord in the Word in the morning. After your prayer time, jot down in your notebook one or two things that the Lord touched you with.

Later, watch the following short video podcast sometime during the day.