Leaves on a tree, textThis word about the “Tree of Life” is for all—but especially for those who have endured illness, or an ongoing emotional or mental battle.

It may relate to you, a person close to you, or someone you have been praying for.

In times like these, the enemy accuses us:
“You are broken. You are flawed. You are inadequate. You lack faith.”

Today, hear Jesus say,

“You are my beloved. You are whole and perfect in my sight. Receive My faith!”

A Vision of the Tree of Life

I was cooking dinner recently when someone I was praying for to receive healing came to mind.
So, I asked, “Father, is there anything you want to show me?”

And at that moment, I had a vision—an impression. I saw the Tree of Life growing on the inside of her—like the actual trunk of the tree being at the center, at the very core of her being.

I knew at that moment, that tree was symbolic. I was seeing a representation of Christ and His finished work!

Fruit of Eternal Life

What is remarkable about the Tree of Life, is that its fruit gives eternal life to the one who eats it (Gen 3:22-24).

Jesus said, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die.” (John 11:25-26, NKJV)

Christ, who is Life, and is the source of eternal life, lives in you, by His Spirit. [1]
He dwells in and occupies you.

And by faith, you can partake of His life—His fruit— every day.

“Like an apple tree among the trees of the woods, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down in his shade with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.”
(Song of Solomon 2:3 NKJV)

Your Home is the Delight of God

In the beginning, the Tree of Life was located at the heart of the garden of Eden.
The name Eden means pleasure or delight. [Strong’s H5731]
It’s a reminder that your home, now and in eternity is “Delight”—for “in His Presence is fullness of joy” (Psalm 16:11).

More than that, “Delight” is your identity.
It’s who you are to God.

The Lord says, “I am giving you a new name, and you will be known as “my delight is in her (him).” (Isa 62:4)

The Holy Spirit is removing shame, and unbelief. He is infusing you with joy and anticipation.
Hear God say, “You are more than a conqueror” (Rom 8:37).

You are an Overcomer

Jesus invites His overcomers: “Come, eat of the Tree of Life that is in the midst of paradise!” (Revelation 2:7).

In Genesis, the Tree of Life was at the heart of Eden
In Revelation, we find it at the center of paradise.

The Lord wants you to know that you are an overcomer (1 John 4:4).
It’s who you are, to the very core of your identity!

Your track record doesn’t define your victory.
Jesus’ finished work defines your victory. (Gal 3:10-14)

Having a battle or issue of ill-health is not a contradiction to the truth that Jesus is your Healer.

  • Instead, it becomes the lightning rod—the landing place—for God’s healing power.

You are Ready for Every Journey

When the people of Israel left the slavery of Egypt, there was “none feeble among them” (Psalm 105:37b).

The elderly, the broken—those whose bodies had been abused through hard labor and slavery—
No one left that first Passover supper physically weak.

They walked out through doorways painted with the lamb’s blood—applied by branches of hyssop!
And they emerged, healthy and strong.

Perhaps the enemy has been saying, “You are unable to do what God has called you to do. You don’t have a testimony.”

Jesus says, “You are ready for every journey I have for you!”

  • Affliction or weakness does not define you
  • Your identity is that you are a loved child of God.

You are marked by God, for God.

He says “I am the Lord Who Heals You”

At Marah (meaning bitter) the Israelites came across a spring, but its waters were undrinkable. (See Exodus 15)

Moses cried out to God, and the Lord showed him a tree!
He cast that tree into the waters and a miracle took place.
Those waters were healed.

It speaks of the power of the cross—applied by faith.

At Marah, God declared His covenant name, “I am the Lord who heals you” (Ex 15:26).

Divine Healing is not an event that “sometimes” happens.
Healing is a Person, who is the same yesterday, today and forever (Heb 13:8).

You will Bear Fruit, and You will not Fail

“Freely you have received, freely give” (Matt 10:8b)

“Beloved”, the Lord says, “I have appointed you to bring healing to nations.
And you will be a giver of life to many.”

The Tree of Life appears in the closing chapter of the Bible—in the great finale!
It grows on the banks of the river that flows from the throne of God.
The tree bears twelve kinds of fruit, and its leaves are “for the healing of the nations”. (See Rev 22:2)

The Lord adds in Ezekiel’s vision of the trees by the River of Life,

  • “Their leaves will not wither, and their fruit will not fail.”
  • “Their leaves [will be] for medicine” (Ezek 47:12) [2]

Even as you age, your expectation can be, “Jesus is in me, and His power is working to bring life and healing to my body.
His love and power are being released to others through me!”

Let this word resonate in your whole being today:

“I will not fail!
I will bear fruit, and I will not fail.”

His Power is at Work in Your Body

I believe God is delivering people from fear associated with physical conditions.
You have feared the work of death, but from now on, you will perceive LIFE at work.
For the nature of a tree is that it grows!
It is alive; it transforms; it bears fruit.

Many times, our focus is on unfinished business.
But we can celebrate His finished work:

“By His stripes you were healed”. (1 Peter 2:24)

See by faith, His healing power at work inside of you.
His power is at work in your body.

He is giving life to your soul; life to your will to live.

And you can declare today:
“…the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in me!
He who raised Christ from the dead is giving life to my mortal body, through His Spirit who dwells in me.” (Based on Romans 8:11)


[1] For example, John 14:20, Col 1:27, Rom 8:20, Eph 3:17

[2] See also Psalm 1

[3] The blog is a limited format for a Bible study. If you are inspired by this symbolic reference to the Tree of Life and would like to study further, I found a historical sermon “Christ the Tree of Life” by Charles Spurgeon here

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66 thoughts on “Tree of Life: Jesus’ Healing Power is Touching You Now”

  1. I’m claiming this and receiving it for myself and my daughter. She attempted suicide this last weekend, and is in the hospital. She needs the will to live restored, and a new start at life. This word came just in time. I thank God she is still alive!!!!

    1. Father, we pray right now for Heather’s daughter – minister to her by Your Spirit. Bring comfort, bring life, breathe Your resurrection power over her. Increase her angelic protection, Lord. Thank You Lord that darkness is being pushed back.
      May her heart and Spirit awaken to messages of hope, of faith and life. That she is precious, that she has hope and a purpose.
      Work a miracle in this family and a testimony that will resonate for generations to come, in Jesus’ Name

  2. Thank you again Helen. I have read this blog twice, and will need to read it a few more times yet. It is so ‘for me’. God is good.

      1. Thanks again Helen. Sometimes obedience is difficult. However, in stepping out and trying, and even succeeding, although with some struggle, then the Lord can reveal what is needed. I was obedient, struggled, talked with the Lord, and he showed me past hurt. Then I had a vision. Then the Lord broke something. And now I am grieving (the usual result of emotional healing).
        God is good!

          1. Thanks again Helen. I lay down, relaxed, and discovered I had something like a rocket going off in my head. Acceleration indeed!

  3. Lorraine Goulton

    Hi Helen I am blessed and encouraged by your post.Thankyou. I am one of those who have- in my eyes at least-failed- and I am struggling to shake off the memories of my failure, to hear God and to be open to His new assignments. I dont want to waste another day of my life thinking about my failure. Please pray for me that I can totally shake this snake into the fire and that from the ashes will grow manure for a better future. Thankyou.

    1. Hi Lorraine, praying for you <3
      The picture of Moses throwing the tree into the bitter waters at Marah has touched me personally. It's too easy to remember or linger at the bitter wells of regret. But to see by faith that Tree cast in and those very waters made sweet! Whenever those situations come to mind, we can see, instead of that bitter water, the application, the work of the cross creating sweet, life-giving water. Such grace and so unexpected.

  4. Greetings Helen.Thank you for another encouraging post.LET THE WORD OF GOD COME ALIVE TO ME AND LET ME MANIFEST HIS NATURE ,IN JESUS NAME .THANK YOU

  5. Dear.H.C.
    I am unable to express how your prophecy is giving life to.those feeling hopeless in due to any kind of storm in their journey of life. No doubt, God is kind to bless me with His.Spirit. I will give my testimony later. Kind regards..Kamal

    1. Kamal, I pray you know His fresh infilling today. You are loved by Him.
      “may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” (Rom 15:13)

  6. I am doing a 40 day pray and fasting for a miracle healing for my mom she had a stroke as well as losing her eye sight. Please pray for her as well. I am holding the faith and hoping for a miracle i beg God everyday. Its really painful to see her like that she cries everyday and my dad past away 4 yesrs ago. It feels like yesterday and i know mom greives as well. She will be 73 in May.

    1. Heavenly Father, we lift up Rosannes mother to You and ask that You will heal her body from all disease and effects from disease within her body. Thank you Lord that by Your stripes there is healing and we Thank you for the peace and love that give to Rosanne and her mum. Amen.

      Karen Stuckey
      Enliven Ministries Team Member

    2. Father we pray for a powerful touch for Rosanne’s mum, in Jesus’ Name! Beloved to You. Be comfort and vitality to her

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