Tree of LifeSee also EdenA tree in the Garden of Eden and the paradise of God (Gen. 2:9; Rev. 2:7). In Lehi’s dream the tree of life represents the love of God and is referred to as the greatest of all the gifts of God (1 Ne. 8; 11:21–22, 25; 15:36).Cherubim and a flaming sword keep the way of the tree of life, Gen. 3:24 (Alma 12:21–23; 42:2–6).John saw the tree of life, and the leaves had healing power for the nations, Rev. 22:2.Lehi beheld the tree of life, 1 Ne. 8:10–35.Nephi saw the tree his father saw, 1 Ne. 11:8–9.The iron rod leads to the tree of life, 1 Ne. 11:25 (1 Ne. 15:22–24).An awful gulf separates the wicked from the tree of life, 1 Ne. 15:28, 36.It must needs be that there was a forbidden fruit in opposition to the tree of life, 2 Ne. 2:15.Come unto the Lord and partake of the fruit of the tree of life, Alma 5:34, 62.If our first parents had partaken of the tree of life, they would have been forever miserable, Alma 12:26.If ye will not nourish the word, ye can never pluck of the fruit of the tree of life, Alma 32:40.The Lord planted the tree of life in the midst of the garden, Moses 3:9 (Abr. 5:9).God sent Adam from Eden lest he partake of the tree of life and live forever, Moses 4:28–31.