Father revealed this to me this week
It really opened my heart to something I had never been aware of before.
First off to understand this revelation we must come to know that the use of "Trees" in the parable below are refering to people. There are numerous places in Scripture where this is repeated.
Men described as Trees:
Leviticus 26:4, 20; Deuteronomy 28:40, 42; Judges 9:8‑15; 1 Kings 4:33; 2 King 3:25; 1 Chronicles 16:33; Psalm 96:2; Isaiah 7:2; 10:18; 14:8; 55:12; 61:3; Ezekiel 17:24; 31;
So please read Ezekiel 31 with this in mind.
Eze 31:1 In the eleventh year, in the third month on the first day, the word of the LORD came to me:
Eze 31:2 "Son of man, say to Pharaoh king of Egypt and to his hordes: " 'Who can be compared with you in majesty?
Eze 31:3 Consider Assyria, once a cedar in Lebanon, with beautiful branches overshadowing the forest; it towered on high, its top above the thick foliage.
Eze 31:4 The waters nourished it, deep springs made it grow tall; their streams flowed all around its base and sent their channels to all the trees of the field.
Eze 31:5 So it towered higher than all the trees of the field; its boughs increased and its branches grew long, spreading because of abundant waters.
Eze 31:6 All the birds of the sky nested in its boughs, all the animals of the wild gave birth under its branches; all the great nations lived in its shade.I am seeing this tree as Adam
Eze 31:7 It was majestic in beauty, with its spreading boughs, for its roots went down to abundant waters.Now we are introduced to the nations (races) None could equal Adam which is Scriptural.
Eze 31:8 The cedars in the garden of God could not rival it, nor could the junipers equal its boughs, nor could the plane trees compare with its branches— no tree in the garden of God could match its beauty.
Eze 31:9 I made it beautiful with abundant branches, the envy of all the trees of Eden in the garden of God.Trees cannot envy, but people can (note: people (races) not of the lineage of Adam)
Eze 31:10 " 'Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: Because the great cedar towered over the thick foliage, and because it was proud of its height,
Eze 31:11 I gave it into the hands of the ruler of the nations, for him to deal with according to its wickedness. I cast it aside,We know Adam sinned and was cast out of Eden.
Eze 31:12 and the most ruthless of foreign nations cut it down and left it. Its boughs fell on the mountains and in all the valleys; its branches lay broken in all the ravines of the land. All the nations of the earth came out from under its shade and left it.Foreign Nations - Land of NOD, sounds like a possibility. Also the Nations left the shroud of Eden.
Eze 31:13 All the birds settled on the fallen tree, and all the wild animals lived among its branches.
Eze 31:14 Therefore no other trees by the waters are ever to tower proudly on high, lifting their tops above the thick foliage. No other trees so well-watered are ever to reach such a height; they are all destined for death, for the earth below, among mortals who go down to the realm of the dead.Every person whether of Adam or not will taste death because of Adam
Eze 31:15 " 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: On the day it was brought down to the realm of the dead I covered the deep springs with mourning for it; I held back its streams, and its abundant waters were restrained. Because of it I clothed Lebanon with gloom, and all the trees of the field withered away.This appears to be talking of the Death of Adam
Eze 31:16 I made the nations tremble at the sound of its fall when I brought it down to the realm of the dead to be with those who go down to the pit. Then all the trees of Eden, the choicest and best of Lebanon, the well-watered trees, were consoled in the earth below.
Eze 31:17 They too, like the great cedar, had gone down to the realm of the dead, to those killed by the sword, along with the armed men who lived in its shade among the nations.Death has taken hold
Eze 31:18 " 'Which of the trees of Eden can be compared with you in splendor and majesty? Yet you, too, will be brought down with the trees of Eden to the earth below; you will lie among the uncircumcised, with those killed by the sword. " 'This is Pharaoh and all his hordes, declares the Sovereign LORD.' "Now this final verse is perhaps the most revealing.
It seems to be asking of Pharaoh, which of the peoples in Eden can compare to him, but like the people of old; He too, will brought down to the earth below."
Now there are many loose ends that are magically tied with this revelation.
Where did Cain find his wife, from the many races that consisted of the parabolic Eden.
Who were the Sons of God and daughters of men? Men of the blood of Adam and women of the peoples.
This of course opens up another view concerning the role of Adam. Instead of ruling over a garden of a variety of trees and plants, perhaps he was commissioned to rule over the pre-existing races of peoples.
This shook me to my core and it really felt like something that I had believed for so long "a garden of trees" was being torn from me and it did not want to leave. I find all of this disturbing still
Yet, on the other side, I know Father has revealed this for a reason and quite frankly it makes much more sense than anything else I had heard or believed previously.
Thank you Father