Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man [Adam], and death through sin [sin of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil], and in this way death came to all men, because all sinned (Romans 5:12)
Most Christians know about the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, which led to death. However, they do not know that there is the tree of life: even sinners can live forever if they eat from the tree of life.
And the LORD God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground–trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. In the middle of the garden of Eden were the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. (Genesis 2:9)
What is the tree of life for? And what is the tree of the knowledge of good and evil for?
And the LORD God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any tree in the garden; but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat of it [the tree of the knowledge of good and evil] you will surely die.” (Genesis 2:16-17)
When Adam and Eve eat from the tree of the knowledge of good, they will surely die. But, they were misled by the devil and ate of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. As a result, all mankind are destined to die. Is there any way for mankind to live again?
And the LORD God said, “The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil. He must not be allowed to reach out his hand and take also from the tree of life and eat, and live forever.” (Genesis 3:22)
Even people, who are destined to die by eating from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, can live forever if they eat from the tree of life. The only way to restore life for mankind who are destined to die is to eat from the tree of life. Then, what is the tree of life which gives us eternal life? Jesus said that he would reveal things hidden since the creation of the world.
Jesus spoke all these things to the crowd in parables; he did not say anything to them without using a parable. So was fulfilled what was spoken through the prophet: “I [Jesus] will open my mouth in parables, I will utter things hidden since the creation of the world.” (Matthew 13:34-35)
Among many hidden mysteries, Jesus revealed the secret of the tree of life as follows:
Jesus said to them, “I tell you the truth, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you. Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day. For my flesh is real food and my blood is real drink. (John 6:53-55)
He [Jesus] replied, “Go into the city to a certain man and tell him, ‘The Teacher says: My appointed time is near. I am going to celebrate the Passover with my disciples at your house.'” So the disciples did as Jesus had directed them and prepared the Passover… While they were eating, Jesus took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this [the Passover bread] is my body.” Then he took the cup, gave thanks and offered it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you. This [the Passover wine] is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins. (Matthew 26:17-28)
Therefore, whoever believes in the promise of Jesus and eats and drinks the Passover bread and wine has eternal life. But, such precious truth of the Passover was abolished by the Roman Catholic Church at the Council of Nicaea in 325 AD. Abolition of the Passover means that we human beings lost the tree of life and also the wish of eternal life. Who can restore the tree of life and lead us to the way of salvation?
The Bible prophesied that Christ who would appear a second time is to lead us to the way of salvation.
So Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many people; and he will appear a second time, not to bear sin, but to bring salvation to those who are waiting for him. (Hebrews 9:28)
2,000 years ago, Jesus brought the tree of life or the Passover to bring salvation. In the same way, the Second Coming Christ, who is to appear to bring salvation, must also take the truth of the Passover. It is Christ Ahnsahnghong who brought us the Passover.
The World Mission Society Church of God (WMSCOG), founded by Christ Ahnsahnghong, is the only church that celebrates the Passover on the night of the 14th day of the first month in the sacred calendar according to the regulation of the new covenant. The churches, which teach only the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, the cause of death, have no truth of salvation. The church, which preaches the true news of salvation or the truth of the tree of life, is the true church of salvation.