Thanks for your more extensive comments here! Obviously you've been around a few of those artificial trees that humans keep planting in odd places.
I don't have time to address everything just now, but I will say that the Bible contains the requisite interpretations within itself, and most of what you've heard in various sources was not derived from the Bible's interpretive system. Of course that makes it all very confusing, but God has the intention that we understand His message.
That's complicated by the fact of an active enemy seeking to confuse humanity with a purpose of destruction.
More later... but in the meantime, I just published the following as a beginning of many further stories: