What does FIRSTBORN of every CREATURE mean



WHAT DOES FIRSTBORN MEAN?



What does the Bible when in Colossians 1:15 it says Jesus is the FIRSTBORN of every creature?

Colossians 1:15.


“Who is the IMAGE OF the invisible God, the FIRSTBORN of EVERY CREATURE:”



In other words, Jesus is the FIRST ONE who was BORN in the IMAGE of the invisible God of EVERY CREATURE. So what does this mean according to what the Bible ITSELF teaches us?

Some Christians say it means that Jesus was born in eternity past. Other Christians say that Jesus was born at the Virgin birth in the image of God. Some say that God the Son has always existed without being born or having any kind of a beginning. Other Christians say that Jesus was born twice, the first time as the Son of man and then the Son of man was born again from the dead to eternal life to become God's eternal Son.

But how can we know for sure which group of Christians are teahing the whole truth of the whole word of God? What does the Bibile ITSELF teach us in SIMPLICITY? Well, the only way to know for you my readers and seekers of the truth to be sure is to read and STUDY the Bible for yourself to see if what you have been taught is the truth or not.

Now there are a number of ways to study the Bible to learn what a verse means.

#1. We read the context.

#2. We compare like verses.

#3. We compare Scripture with Scripture which is a little different from just comparing like verses.

#4. We look up the meaning of the words in the verse and other verses as well to see what the mean.

#5. We compare the many different translations of the Bible including Interlinear word for word literal translations.

#6. And most important of all we pray and ask the Holy Spirit to teach us the truth of the whole word of God.


Now I usually begin most all my studies by having you my readers and seekers of the truth read the entire context first because that is usually the best place to begin. Most of the time the intended truth of any verse can be readily see by reading the context. And we will indeed read the entire context furth on in this study. But this time I feel impressed of the Holy Spirit to BEGIN this study by taking a different approach to look up the word FIRSTBORN and see how the Greek word is used or translated in other verses. Sometimes an English word may be translated from DIFFERENT Greek words and thus it may not be what is called “LIKE verses” having the SAME Greek word. You see having a DIFFERNT Greek word but having the same English word is not always the same as being LIKE verses because the orginal text has a DIFFERENT GREEK word or a different Hebrew word. Sometimes than can be like verses but not always be like verses. Also, the same Greek word may be translated as a DIFFERENT English word as you will see in this study and this IS called comparing LIKE verses because it is the same Greek word.

And it is also a good practice to look at the different meanings of a Greek word that will give more insight on how we interpret that verse when there is a controversy where one Christian says it means this and another Christian says no it means this. Sometimes there may three or four different meanings for the same verse and if we use one of the different meanings of the Greek word then it all makes sense and usually every Christian begins to see the same true intended meaning of that verse in question and there is no more controversy. Even in English we can use a paricular English word and not be properly understood as what we INTEND to say but if we use another English word that means the same thing then the person undertsands what we intended them to understand. Now in this case the Greek word translated as "firtsborn" simply means firstborn or one who is the first one to be born and it has NO other meanings. I will expound more on the meaning of the word "firstborn" futher on in this study. Sometimes we must use the ENGLISH Dictionary to help us better understand a verse in the Bible by better understanding all the meanings of the "English word" that has been translated from the original Greek word.

So when I looked up the English word FIRSTBORN in a Bible concordance I found that it occurs 7 times in the NEW Testament and six of those times the word FIRTSTBORN refers directly to Jesus no question about it. There are many times that the English word firstborn appears in the Old Testsmeant but only a few can be clearly or easily seen as prophecies referring to Jesus as the prophesied coming Messiah. But at first we will stay in the New testament. Here are those seven verses found in the New Testament and then later we will take a close look at a verse of two in the Old Testament that we can clearly see as a prophecy referring to Jesus.


Matthew 1:25.

 

“And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name JESUS.”


Luke 2:7.  


“And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.”


Romans 8:29.  


“For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.”



And here is Colossians 1:15 which is the verse in question that has been INTERPRETED to mean different things to different Christians and it is these different INTERPRETATIONS that have caused the CONTROVERSY. The Bible ITSELF does not contradict itself but rather it is the INTERPRETATIONS of the verse in question that cause the controversy among Christians.

Colossians 1:15.  


“Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:”

Colossians 1:18.  


“And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.”


Hebrews 11:28.  


“Through faith he kept the passover, and the sprinkling of blood, lest he that destroyed the firstborn should touch them.”

Hebrews 12:23.  


To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,”



Then after looking up the Greek word translated as firstborn I found that the same Greek word was also translated in the English in two diffent ways as firstbegotten and first begotten which have the same meaning as firstborn. But at OTHER times with other controversial verses there may be a different English words in another verse that has been translated from the same Greek word and this other English word may bring a clearer understanding on the verse in question. In other words, that verse in question could have just as easily used this other different English word that was used in another verse and the controversy would be cleared up if the translators would have used another meaning of the same Greek word. But again in this case the word firstborn only has the ONE meaning. First born simple means the FIRST one to be BORN. Now what that means EXACTLY depends on the CONTEXT and also HOW the SAME Greek word is used in OTHER verse,

So here are those two verses with different English words but in this case these different English words have the same meaning as being the FIRST one to be BORN. What that means exactly is determined by the CONTEXT but can be reinforced by other like verses having the SAME Greek word.


Revelation 1:15.


“And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,”


Hebrews 1:6.


“Heb 1:6  And again, when he brings in the firstbegotten into the world, he said, And let all the angels of God worship him.”



Now from these two verses we can see the true correct meaning of Hebrews 1:6 from Revelation 1:15. In other words, BEFORE Almighty God the Father can BRING his FIRST begotten Son INTO the world the Son of man Jesus the Christ had to become the FIRST Son of man to be begotten from the DEAD never more to die again. This is what the Bible means when speaking of Jesus as being the ONLY begotten Son of God. What the writers of the New Testament are saying to us is that right NOW Jesus is the ONLY Son of man who has ever been resurrected from the dead AND given immortality to be having in himself never to die again. I am quite sure that all of my readers who are truly seeking the truth of the whole word of God are now thinking of that verse where we are told that Jesus is the FIRSTBORN among MANY BRETHREN that means that the ALL of whosoever of ALL human beings who are IN Jesus Christ when God brings his firstbegotten back into the world will be given eternal life never more to die to become ETERNAL brothers and sisters with our BROTHER Jesus who right now is the ONLY ETERNAL begotten Son of God who was the FIRST Son of MAN to be begotten from the dead never more to die to become God's ETERNAL Son.

So then, with that being said, let us now take a closer look at EIGHT of these nine verses that clearly speak of Jesus and we see TWO times or TWO verses speak of when Jesus was BORN of the Virgin Mary and the other six times Jesus is called the FIRSTBORN, the FIRST BEGOTTEN, and the FIRSTBEGOTTEN which are all translated from the SAME Greek word “prototokos” Srong’s #4416.

Here is what the Strong's concordance says that this Greek word "prototokos" means. It means 'firstborn and in Biblical culture the firstborn had a higher status and a greater share of the inheritance. Jesus Christ, as the firstborn OF God, is of supreme status and inherits all things.'


First of all, HOW do we know for SURE that Jesus was begotten only TWO times and not three times or hundred times? We know from the Scriptures. If the Bible ISTELF does NOT specfically state as a fact that there is a third begetting of God's Son then it is just man's THEORY that may of may not agree with the WHOLE word of God. What I mean by this is that some Christians have different THEORIES concerning WHEN Jesus became the FIRSTBORN of EVERY CREATURE.

The Jehovah's Witnesses have THEIR THEORY that God's Son had his beginnging in eternity past and then because of the two verses that follow Colossians 1:15 their THEORY is that God first created his Son whom God named the Word. And then God's Son named the Word created everything else.

The Oneness believers have THEIR THEORY that there is just ONE God who is ONE person and therfore God's Son is simply a manifestion of God himself and thus Jesus is not a separate person from Yahweh the Father.

The Trinitarian believers have THEIR THEORY that there is ONE God who is three persons in the ONE true God because they clearly see that Jesus is NOT one and the self same being as the Father but rather is a separate person from the Father.

The Biblical Unitarians have THEIR THEORY that there is ONE TRUE God who is ONE in person who has a Son who is a separate person from the ONE true God and thus while God's Son is called God the Son is NOT the ONE true and only AlmightybGod but rather a God who is under and suject to his God and Father.


I fully realize that none of us like to have called what we believe a "THEORY" but for the sake of taking an honest, sincere, closer look at what others believe you can help them see the truth of what the Bible iteself intends a verse to mean in the light of all of God's word. By taking a closer lok at what other fellow Christians believe you can then see WHY they believe what they believe. And if you are NOT sure if what you were taught is the truth then you can see why I believe and teach what I teach as being the truth of the whole word of God.


So then, WHICH THEORY is the correct sound Biblical theory? In other words, AFTER we look at all the sound Biblical evidence we will know from the Bible which three interpretations are unproven theories and which theory stands the TEST of ALL the word of God to now be proven to be no longer a theory but the truth of the whole word of God and thus a SOUND Biblical teaching that cannot be proven false by the Bible itself.

Remember that almost any church doctrine can be claimed to be a false teaching by only using certain selected scriptures that have been INTERPRETED to mean what they are NOT truly saying in the LIGHT of the whole word of God. To say this another way, even a sound Biblical teaching can be made to seem like it is a false teaching when one places all their focus on ONLY certain verses not willing to take an honest sincere more IN-DEPTH look at those verses to see if they are truly saying what they think or sincerely believe they are saying. And I pray that you my readers and seekers of the truth see that this is exactly what this study is all about. This is an in-depth study of Colossians 1:15 to see if what we have been taught that this verse means is truly what the whole word of God intends it to mean in the LIGHT od the WHOLE word of God.


Well, let us see what the Bible ITSELF is teaching us keeping all these different THEORIES in mind as to which THEORY makes the most sense to YOU as we examine closely the meaning of Jesus being the FIRSTBORN of EVERY CREATURE in the IMAGE OF the invisible God.

What do the Scriptures themselves say as to WHEN God's Son BECAME his FIRSTBORN or his FIRST Son to be BORN of every creation in the IMAGE of the invisible God?


Obviously, ONE of the times that Jesus was BORN was at his Virgin birth as Matthew 1:25 and Luke 2:7 clearly teach us in SIMPLICITY of Jesus being the Virgin Mary’s firstborn CHILD seeing she was a VIRGIN. I hope I do not have to explain what the word VIRGIN means. Look it up in a dictionary if you do not know. And if you do not believe in the Virgin birth then how can you say that you believe what the Bible teaches? Please read the study "JESUS THE ONLY BEGOTTEN SON OF GOD!" which teaches the unique Virgin birth of Jesus being begotten OF God and not of man. Now it is obvious to ME, that the VIRGIN birth of Jesus was ONE of the times that Jesus was begotten OF God.


So then, WHEN was the SECOND time Jesus was born or begotten OF God? Was it BEFORE his Virgin birth in eternity past so far back in eternity that you could say they God’s Son never had a beginning since Colossians 1:15 says,


“Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:”



Now if one ISOLATES that single phrase the firstborn of every creature:” taking it OUT of its CONTEXT then one could theorize or interpret that Jesus was BORN in eternity past. And as I said earlier some Christians have done just that. They interpret this phrase OUT of its CONTEXT as meaning that Jesus was born in eternity past. And the Jehovah's Witnesses see the word "CREATURE" and "CREATION" and use this verse to say the Jesus was CREATED in eternity past as a divine eternal being having the power of creating all things but the verse actually says BORN. Jesus was the first creature every other creature to be born of God in the IMAGE OF the invisible God. Anyway, the Jehovah’s Witnesses interpret this verse as God’s Son being created in eternity PAST and then God’s Son who they claim was called or named the Word created everything else.

Other Christians become offended by the word “created” so they say that God’s Son was BORN in eternity past and as the Word or as God the Son also called the Word created all things because to them a created being or a created CREATURE cannot create anything. But the Bible itself does plainly STATE as a FACT that Jesus was the first born OF EVERY CREATURE and we cannot simply DELETE those words from the Bible. And if you are OF one of those creatures then you are a creature or a creation OF God. Now lete us not change to meaning of the word "OF" to calim it means something other than OF. I heard one brother argue that "OF" means OVER every creature. Well it that were truth then the Son OF God would be OVER God. Let us stay with the FACTS and the stated fact is that Colossian 1:15 states as a fact that Jesus is the firstborn OF EVERY CREATURE. You can chose to ignore this fact if you want,

But as fro ME, I myself cannot simply ignore these words speaking of Jesus as being the first one to be BORN of EVERY CREATURE or of EVERY CREATION in the IMAGE OF God. After all this verse does indeed state as a fact with no interpretation needed that Jesus is the IMAGE OF the invisble God who is the FIRST one to be BORN of EVERY CREATURE.

So then, we know that Jesus is NOT one and the self same being as the INVISIBLE God but rather Jesus is the IMAGE OF Yahweh the ONE TRUE God as being a separate distinct person from the INVISBLE God who is the Son OF God. And if the word "OF" means what it means then Jesus is a CREATURE or is OF God's CREATION. If you cannot accept the the human Jesus has a BEGINNING then you are not using your brain to think for yourself. And if you cannot acept that God's SON has a beginning then again you are not using your OWN brain to think for yourself, but rather you are using the brain of another to do your thinking FOR you. Someone has brainwashed you into wrongly believing that God's SON never had a beginning but all other sons whether begotten of humans or begotten of God do have a beginning. You CHANGE the meaing of very simple words to force them to fit what man-made doctrines have dogmatically told you they mean.

As I said before there are four basic theories and obviously each of these theories make SENSES to the ONE who believes and teaches that particular theory that they have been taught to believe. But you see it is only to THEM that what THEY believe is not a theory to them but rather to THEM it is the truth because they have been told that it is the truth. However to other Christians who have a different theory or a different belief say that what they believe and teach is the truth and that all other Christians just have a THEORY.

So what I myself decided to do was to make them ALL THEORIES and then examine ALL the EVIDENCE from the SCRIPTURES to see which THEORY is the TRUTH of the WHOLE word of God. To say this another way, I did my OWN IN-DEPTH study in God's word to see which theory makes the most SENSE to ME based on ALL the evidence written in the word of truth, the Holy Bible. In other words, I have already examined ALL of the evidence and now I am sharing with YOU my readers and seeker of the TRUTH, the WHOLE truth and nothing but the truth no matter what the truth may turn out to be so long as it can be cleary seen directly from the Bible ITSELF and it does NOT contradict any other part of God's word.

So while there are four basic theories as to what Colosssians 1:15 means I want to make it clear that at this moment in this study I am speaking of just three of these four bascic theories. There is the Oneness THEORY, there is the Trinity THEORY and there is the Jehovah's Witness THEORY. You see that when I did my own study many years ago I had NO knowledge that there was such a thing as a Biblical Unitarian. So all that I knew was the doctrine of the Trinity and I knew OF other believers like the Oneness Pentecostals and the Jehovah's Witnesses being TOLD that they were false teachings in a MOCKING way. You know what I mean by mocking way. It is when others make fun and laugh at how ridiculous it is to believe what others believe without ever truly trying to undertand WHY they believe what they believe or WHY they CANNOT believe what YOU believe. Mocking others is called INTIMIDATION. It is a way to keep others to believe what you yourself believe by intimidating them with fear of being laughed at or mocked in the same way. No one wants to be laughed at so they simply submit to what their church denomintion is teaching without doing their own study in God's word.



You see my dear brothers and sisters in our Lord Jesus Christ, there are indeed other Christians like myself who say no to all three of these views, theories or beliefs that dogmatically demand that;

#1. The Son of God has always existed as Yahweh himself who then manifested himself to become a man but remained the fully Amighty God Yahweh in the form of a man because the Son is the one true God Yahweh himself, as in, Jesus is one and the SELF SAME BEING as Yahweh himself which is the Oneness theory.

#2. God the God has always existed as the second person of the Godhead and God the Father created all things THROUGH his Son who was called the Word before the Word became flesh by God the Son being INCARNATED which is the Trinity theory.

#3. Jesus was created in eternity past as Yahweh’s first created being whom he named to Word and then this separate divine eternal God being created in the IMAGE of God created everything else which is the Jehovah’s Witness theory.


Well, just mere common sense teaches us that all three of these views cannot all be the correct view. Thus we have DIVISION in the body of Jesus Christ because we are not all speaking the same thing. And when I began to closely examine what each of these three completely different views taught being compared to what the Bible itself teaches then I myself found that NONE of these three views made complete SENSE to ME. I say a little truth in all three theories but at the same time I saw major contradictions to the whole word of God as well. None of those three theories made complete sense to me but I was under the FALSE impression that I must choose one of those three teachings. I did not know at the time that there could even be a FOURTH understanding. All I knew for sure was that I could NOT completely believe all of what ANY of the three teachings of Oneness, the Trinity and the Jehovah's Witnesses were teaching.

Now again, at the time in my life when I was doing my OWN in-depth research on this subject of when Jesus became God's Son I never even heard of Biblical Unitarians. It was many years later that I came across some teachings of Biblical Unitarians to discover that on this particular subject they teach almost word for word what the Holy Spirit taught me many years before I ever even heard of Biblical Unitarians.


In other words, I do not simply want to teach my readers and seekers of the truth what OTHERS believe but rather what the Bible ITSELF teaches. Now if I KNOW what others teach is what the Bible itself teaches I know it only because I have done my OWN in-depth study on what they teach. So let us see what the Bible ITSELF teaches us because there very well may be a fourth view which makes far more SENSE to YOU as it does to me other than that of the Oneness view, the Jehovah's Witness view, and even the Trinitarian view.



So again, WHAT are the TWO different times Jesus was BORN or begotten. I say two different times because the Bible itself DESCRIBES only two different begettings of Jesus that take place at two different times.


We have already established by the Scriptures that ONE birth of the Son was at the Virgin birth of Jesus being born of a woman and the angel Gabriel prophesied over the Holy thing in her womb would be called the Son of the Highest, the Son of God, and the Son of man who was to be GIVEN the NAME Jesus according to Matthew 1:25 and Luke 2:7.


So then, his other birth MUST be either BEFORE or AFTER his Virgin birth since the Bible ITSELF only speaks of TWO begettings or two times when the Son is BORN or begotten of God. Nowhere in the Bible have I myself found any more than the TWO begettings of the SON of God. So WHEN were these TWO begettings of the Son according to the Bible ITSELF? One was at the Virgin birth but when was the second begetting of Jesus?

Let us begin our search for the truth  by reading Colossians 1:18 which is part of the CONTEXT of the verse in question Colossians 1:15 as Jesus being the first one to be born of EVERY CREATURE as the IMAGE of the invisible God. Also Colossian 1:18 has the SAME Greek word  that was translated as FIRSTBORN in Colossians 1:15, as being the first one to be born of EVERY CREATURE in the IMAGE OF the invisible God. After reading Colossians 1:18 then we will go from there to Revelation 1:15 to see what the Bible ITSELF teaches us as to the OTHER times Jesus was BORN or begotten of God where we will see the same exact meaning of Jesus being the first one to be born of EVERY CREATURE in the IMAGE OF the invisible God.

Colossians 1:18.  


“And he is the head of the BODY, the church (or the called out ONES or the ALL who are created as NEW CREATURES who are CREATED IN Jesus Christ): who (speaking of the Son of man Jesus who) is the BEGINNING, the firstborn from the DEAD; that (or so that or in order that Jesus who is the first one to be born of EVERY CREATURE in the IMAGE of the invisible God) in all things he might have the preeminence.”


Remember the Biblical meaning of the firstborn having the GREATER share of the INHERITANCE. So then, here in the very CONTEXT of Colossians 1:15 where Jesus is the first one to be born of every creature in the image of God we see that Jesus is the HEAD of the BODY of BELIEVERS called the church being called the first one to be born from the DEAD. And we also see that Jesus being the firstborn from the DEAD is the BEGINNING of the church by being the FIRSTBORN from the DEAD so that he might have PREEMINENCE or that he be the HEAD over the BODY of believers who are the ALL of whosoever of all human beings who BELIEVE IN Jesus to be CREATED IN Jesus as a NEW CREATURE or God's NEW CREATION. I can see the wheels turning in your head and the Holy Spirit is bringing to your remembrance other verses like Romans 8:29 where Jesus is called the firstborn among MANY BRETHREN where WE are being conformed into the IMAGE of Jesus who is the first one to be born of EVERY CREATURE in the IMAGE of the INVISIBLE God.

Now let us read Revelation 1:5-7.


“And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness (or faithful martyr who was killed without cause), and the first begotten of the DEAD, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood, (now what happen the very moment the you BELIEVED that the shed blood of Jesus washed you from all your past sins? You became ONE of the ALL of whosoever believes the same thing. You became a part of the BODY of Jesus Christ who is the BEGINNING, the AUTHOR of this NEW CREATION of God by becoming the first Son of man to be born-again from the dead to be given the divine nature of immortality never to die again. You became one of the ALL of the whosoever who BELIEVE in the atonement that Jesus provided for the entire human race to wash away all their past sins of only those of us who BELIEVE. And those of the ALL who believe have become NEW CREATURES IN Jesus Christ having been CREATED by God himself to become a NEW CREATION of God by being CREATED IN Jesus Christ. Now we do not become God's ETERNAL sons and daughters until the first resurrection when Jesus comes again. Even the saints of heaven have not yet been glorified with their new immortal bodies. But those in heaven now rest from their works)

6.  And has made us (new creatures created IN Jesus Christ to become) kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

7.  Behold, he comes with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen.”



So then, these two verses, Colossians 1:18 and Revelation 1:15 both agree and teach us that the true sound Biblical meaning of Colossians 1:15 where Jesus is the firstborn of every creature is speaking of Jesus being RESURRECTED from the dead to wash the ALL of humans that become one of the ALL of whosoever BELIEVES in the Son of God to have their sins washed away by the shed blood of Jesus. That is why Romans 10:6-10 says that whosoever believes in their heart and confesses with their mouth that Jesus is the Son of God who God RAISED from the DEAD shall be saved.

So then, according to the Bible ITSELF the true sound Biblical meaning of Colossians 1:15, Jesus being the firstborn of every creature in the IMAGE OF the invisible God means that Jesus was the first Son of man or the first human to be begotten of God from the dead and given eternal life never to die again. I mean other people were resurrected but they all died again. And certainly there were many people born before the virgin birth of Jesus. Thus Colossians 1:15 cannot possible mean the Virgin birth of Jesus.

And since the very CONTEXT of Colossians 1:15 teaches us that Jesus is the BEGINNING of the BODY of believers, the church, who is the first one or first human born from the DEAD never to die again and Revelation 1:15 AGREES that we are made kings and priest unto God because of the shed blood of the Son of man Jesus, then by the context we can see that the Bible itself is clearly teaching us in simplicity the the true sound Biblical meaning of Jesus being the first one to be born of every creation of God in the IMAGE of God means that Jesus was the first born of every NEW creature that can ONLY BECOME one of the ALL who have already been made NEW creatures is to be CREATED IN Jesus Christ to firstborn from the DEAD. To say this another way we do not becomes God’s ETERNAL son and daughters until our CHANGE when God will make us PERFECT by fulfilling his PROMISE of giving us his divine nature of IMMORTALITY in the world to come at the coming of Jesus the FIRSTBORN among many brethren.

And therefore Colossians 1:15 cannot possibly mean that Jesus was born in eternity past. The Bible itself only teaches us of TWO births, the Virgin birth and the other birth being born from the DEAD which does NOT sound like a birth that would happen in eternity past. Not to be sarcastic but was God the Son DEAD in eternity past and then born from the DEAD in eternity past? Now if you are one who believes that Jesus had to have been born in eternity past then you are going to have to use another verse other than Colossians 1:15 because there is no way that Colossians 1:15 means that Jesus was born, created, made, or formed in the IMAGE of the INVISIBLE God in eternity past as some dogmatically demand. I means WHAT would be the POINT? It makes no senses. THEIR view or their INTERPRETATION of Colossians 1:15 to mean that Jesus was begotten of God in eternity past simply does NOT make any sense when the WHOLE word of God is kept in view.


I mean the very REASON of God's Son being born is for mankind to have a VISIBLE IMAGE of the INVISIBLE God! Jesus was born to SHOW us the FATHER. And like 99% of the ALL of the whosoever who believe in Jesus as God's SON do not believe that the Son is one and the self same being as the FATHER but rather 99% of the ALL who are created in Jesus Christ believe that the Son of God is the visible IMAGE OF the invisible God and thus we believe that Jesus is NOT the Father.


Let us now read Hebrews 1:5,6 to see if ALL the verses AGREE that the second time or the OTHER birth of Jesus being BORN of God was when God raised the Son of man Jesus from the DEAD.

Hebrew 1:5,6.


“For unto which of the angels said he at any time, You are my Son, THIS DAY have I begotten you? And again, I WILL BE to him a Father, and he SHALL BE to me a Son?

6.  And again, when he brings in the firstbegotten into the world, he said, And let all the angels of God worship him.”



Now these verses in Hebrews 1:5,6 should tell the ALL who believe in Jesus as the SON OF the living God, who have eyes to see and ears to hear, that the Son of God could NOT have ALWAYS existed as God’s SON in eternity past WITHOUT ever having a BEGINNING of the WHEN God begotten him on a CERTAIN DAY because the writer of Hebrew is quoting a PROPHECY of God's yet coming Messiah or Christ which was FULFILLED in Jesus the Son of God. Now verse 6 is saying that when God brings his FIRST BEGOTTEN or his FIRSTBORN Son into the world AGAIN at the second coming that all the angels will worship him and every knee shall bow and every tongue shall confess that Jesus is Lord to the glory of the Father. Also see Philippians 2:8-11 of the Son of man being highly exalted after the cross to be worshiped by EVERYONE in the entire world and this did not happen at the Virgin birth. Thus this verse in Hebrews 1:5,6 proves that the FIRST time Jesus was BORN OF God or begotten of God was at the Virgin birth and the second birth MUST be in the FUTURE and not in eternity past because he is PROPHESIED to one day become God's Son.

So then, since the first time Jesus was BORN was at the Virgin birth that was prophesied in Isaiah 9:6 that a CHILD would be born and then a Son would be given then it seems pretty clear to me that a CHILD needed to be BORN FIRST before a Son could be GIVEN. And then to many Christians and ever more and more every day it is also clear that the Son who was given was the Son of MAN who was ANOINTED by his God and Father. When you read the phrase, "Son of man" in the LITERAL translation you will see that is read as "Son of the HUMANS". I want you to read the LITERAL translation of John 3:14 which is the very CONTEXT of the teaching of Jesus where we MUST be BORN AGAIN before we can do TWO things.

We must be born again to see or understand the kingdom of God and then we must be born again before we can ENTER INTO the kingdom of God because flesh and blood or MORTAL humans cannot INHERIT the kingdom of God yet to come down from heaven. Plain and simple Jesus was saying that he, Son of the humans, must first be given as the perfect sinless sacrifice before he can be born again from the DEAD to become God's ETERNAL Son never to die again. Jesus took OUR sins upon himself and the wages of sin is death. But Jesus did not die for HIMSELF but rather HE died as a sinless perfect MAN. Jesus himself was slain as an INNOCENT spotless Lamb. But as the result of OUR SINS being laid upon him he had to be BORN AGAIN from DEATH which was the wages of OUR sins to be made PERFECT.

Some of you may be like the Pharisees saying now I know you have a devil Mark because Jesus was already perfect and he never was needed to be MADE PERFECT!

Now if this interpretation of Jesus being MADE PERFECT after the cross does not agree with all of the PROPHECIES that speak of the one prophesied to be God's Messiah to redeem his people from their sins then it is not the correct interpretation. But if this interpretation does agree with every verse in the Bible then it is the correct sound Biblical intended meaning. So then, what do the prophecies in the Old Testament teach us of God's Son his Messiah the very reason for why the Bible was written in the first place. If we have no Messiah we have no salvation from our sins.

Isaiah 9:6.


“For unto us a CHILD is BORN, (and THEN) unto us a son is given: (this is a prophecy of the first coming of Jesus and the rest of the verse will be fulfilled at the second coming of Jesus when every knee shall bow and every tongue shall worship the name of Jesus to the glory of the Father when God brings his FIRST begotten SON back into the world) and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his NAME shall be CALLED Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.”



Here are two simple questions for you.

#1. Was Jesus vere called Father by any of the Apostles or disciples of Jesus before the CROSS?

#2. Was Jesus ever called God by any of the Apostles of disciples of Jesus s before the CROSS?

I myself do not find anywhere that Jesus is called father except in Isaiah 9:6.

But we do find that Thomas called Jesus both Lord and God in John 20:26-29.


“Then said he (the NOW glorified highly exalted Son of mna Jesus after God raising him from the dead to become the FIRSTBORN for the dead to become the firstborn of every creature to be made in the MAGE of God said) to Thomas, Reach hither your finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither your hand, and thrust it into my side: and be not faithless, but believing. (that I am begotten from the dead and I am alive forevermore never to die again)

28.  And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God.

29.  Jesus said unto him, Thomas, because you have seen me, you hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.”


I teach what the Bible itself teaches and that is Jesus was first born as the Son of MAN by a miraculous birth being born of a woman by being created, made, or formed in the WOMB by God's SPOKEN word that became flesh by being conceived in the womb of the Virgin Mary to be born as a child. The child then grew in favor of God and was taught morning by morning by the Holy Spirit. Then at around the age 30 the Son of man was called by God to be baptized by John the baptist. At his baptism the Holy Spirit descended from heaven to remain on Jesus which he himself calls the anointing at the very beginning of his ministry. This is when the Son of man Jesus was made to be the CHRIST which means the ANOINTED one. This was when the Son of man was COMMISSIONED or sent forth by God out into the world to preach the gospel being endued with power from on high. Everything Jesus did he did THROUGH the power of the Holy Spirit dwelling in him and he calls the Holy Spirit dwelling in him the Father IN him who does the works. The Bible ITSELF teaches us that he Son of man Jesus was not glorified with the divine nature of immortality and highly exalted being given a name higher that every other name until AFTER the CROSS. And that is when Thomas called Jesus both Lord and God.


Now let us see in the BIBLE ITSELF as to WHEN the THIS DAY came to pass as to the WHEN Jesus was BEGOTTEN of the Father to BECOME God’s Son, as in, God's ETERNAL Son never to die again.

First let us read the PROPHECY that the writer of Hebrews is quoting from the Old Testament.

Please read Psalm 2:7.


I will declare the decree: the LORD (Yahweh) has said unto me, You are my Son; this day have I begotten you.”



Who is the I, the ME, the You, and the Son in the first part of this verse? It is Jesus the Son of man who is reading the Scriptures that are written TO him so he would read them and then OBEY what the Scriptures are telling HIM to do because he is the one being prophesied to come. Now a decree is a prophecy spoken by Yahweh to his prophets to speak and write down for others to read. And this particular prophecy is a decree given to the one to whom it is referring for him to declare this prophecy referring to him as being fulfilled in him. Jesus could not do this until after the actual "THIS DAY" was fulfilled. My point is that on "THIS DAY" on which the Son of God is begotten is a PROPHECY of a certain day of WHEN the Son who is born of God will be begotten some day in the future.

I mean why even have this verse in the Bible if the day was already in eternity past. If God truly demands that we must believe that his Son was born in eternity past in order to be saved then this would have been the perfect place for God to have written to Jesus who some claim that his memory was wiped clean as to why he did not know the day and the hour when his Father did know the day and the hour saying to the Son to REMIND him, "you are my Son; this day in eternity past I have begotten YOU".  But God did NOT say in eternity pat you became my Son. NO! This was the DECREE or the PROPHECY that was begotten foretelling us something. And God would teach that something to his Messiah at the appointed time namely on the mount of transfiguration in the VISION given to Jesus. Jesus did not know the exact day until the vision that God gave to him on the mount of transfiguration.

See Matthew 17:1-13 where we learn that it is a VISION. Also see Luke 9:28-36 where we learn that in this VISION Jesus was told by what death he would suffer and die. So to ME, Jesus basically was told in the vision he received on the mount of transfiguration that it would be that year on Nisan 14 that will be the appointed time for you to offer yourself as my unblemished Lamb which I have provided but I need you to help me fulfill my plan of salvation. For without your obedience to do all my will even to suffer and die on the cross then there can be no NEW CREATION but TOGETHER we can bring many sons and daughters to me as my eternal sons and daughters who I know will forever walk in your righteousness which I am well pleased before me and not be like my son Lucifer who rebelled against me. It never even entered your mind my Son to be equal with me as something to be taken by force as Lucifer has done by making WAR with me and in you I am well pleased.

So the way that I myself read this verse is that it was written TO the Son of man Jesus for HIM to DECLARE this DECREE as what Yahweh is prophesying concerning his Messiah as to what death the Son of man would die and the reward he would receive for becoming obedient to endure this death of shame for his God and Father. So to ME, the "THIS DAY" written down as a prophecy is a decree of a yet future begetting of God's ETERNAL Son meaning that it was future from the time that this prophecy was given to one of God’s prophets to prophesy and write down for us to read which we know was fulfilled by Jesus on the very day God raised the Son of man from the dead and GAVE the Son of man the divine nature of immortality never to die again.

This means to ME, that God had no SON who was WITH him at his SIDE being a SEPARATE person from God the Father in eternity past as some Christians dogmatically demand if we want to be SAVED. Yes, it is true that some Trinitarian church denominations do indeed intimidate true born again Christians with fear saying to us who have attended Trinitarian churches that if you do not believe in the doctrine of the Trinity and that Jesus is Yahweh HIMSELF being fully God and fully a human being at the same time having two natures one divine and one human then you are dead in your sins. I know because I have been in five different Trinitarian churches saying the same thing. And I and many other Christians were made to feel like we are not a true Christian if one denies a Trinity Godhead and the deity of Jesus during the days of his flesh. Particularly when the Holy Spirit first begins to lead us out of these false teachings as we simple ask QUESTIONS of why these doctrines seem to contradict the verse or verses that God is showing to us. But after God shows us more and more verses to know the truth of the whole word of God then we are no longer INTIMIDATED by Trinitarian and Oneness believers because we can clearly see the errors of their INTERPRETATION of the Scriptures.

But SOME Christians are still STRUGGLING to know what to believer for sure. They are doubting the doctrine of the trinity asa "whole" such as they are seeing that Jesus is NOT co-equal with the Father and the doctrine of the Trinity states that they are equal in every way where one is greater than or less that the other. But yet SOME things still SEEM to be true such as to them, in that, there still seems to be three different persons and they cannot see how Jesus can be God if there is only ONE God. Keep reading and you will see how Jesus is called God and yet he has the Father as a higher God over him.

Remember that the writer of Hebrews 1:5 is quoting the second Psalm and HE quotes it as being FUTURE TENSE saying I WILL BE a Father to him and he SHALL BE a Son to me.


Hebrew 1:5,6.


“For unto which of the angels said he at any time, You are my Son, THIS DAY have I begotten you? And again, I WILL BE to him a Father, and he SHALL BE to me a Son?

6.  And again, when he brings in the firstbegotten into the world, he said, And let all the angels of God worship him.”


So again to ME, it is impossible for God to have already had a SON in eternity past and then God the SON became flesh as some Christians dogmatically demand because the prophecies in Scripture speak only of a FUTURE yet coming Messiah who would FIRST be BORN as a CHILD and THEN a Son would be given. Then when go to the words of Jesus in John chapter 3 verse 14 he says that is was the Son of MAN or the Son of the HUMANS who would be lifted up on the cross. Jesus did NOT say that God would be lifted up on the cross. Jesus did NOT say that God the Son would be lifted up on the cross. Jesus die NOT say the a God/man fully God and fully human having two natures at the same time on divine and one human would be lifted up on the cross. Jesus did not even say that the Son OF God would be lifted up on the cross. But what Jesus himself did states as a fact is that the Son of MAN which means the Son of the HUMANS would be lifted up on the cross.

John 3:14.


“And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of MAN be lifted up:”


But let us see what the rest of the Bible teaches us as to WHEN "this day" of God’s Son being begotten by God being prophesied was actually FULFILLED according to God word of TRUTH, the Holy Bible. I mean should we not teach what the Bible ITSELF teaches us which to me should take precedence over the man-made doctrines of the mainstream Orthodox church denominations and anyone’s own private interpretation of the Scriptures if their teaching contradicts any other part of God's word.

Please read Acts 13:29-35.


“And when they had fulfilled all that was written of him, (or prophesied about the coming Messiah suffering and being crucified on the cross) they took him down from the tree, and laid him in a sepulcher.

30.  But God raised him from the DEAD:

31.  And he was seen many days of them which came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses unto the people.

32.  And we declare unto you glad tidings, how that the promise which was made unto the fathers, (talking about all of the promises written in Scripture prophesying of the coming of the Messiah but here in this verse it is the promise of the resurrect of being raised from the DEAD never to die again.)

33.  God has FULFILLED the same unto us their children, IN THAT he has raised up Jesus again;(The Son of man Jesus was BORN AGAIN to NEW LIFE that day) as it is also written in the second psalm, (Psalm 2:7 which we just read is being said right here in the NEW Testament by the EYEWITNESSES of the RESURRECTION of Jesus that the second Psalm was FULFILLED on the DAY that God RAISED the Son of man Jesus from the DEAD) You are my Son, THIS DAY have I BEGOTTEN you.

34.  And AS CONCERNING that he raised him up from the DEAD, NOW NO MORE TO to return to corruption, (in other words, the Son of MAN Jesus became the FIRST HUMAN to be BORN AGAIN from the DEAD the firstborn of every new creature in the PERFECT IMAGE of God now no more to DIE which means that the Son of man Jesus was GIVEN eternal life after his God and Father raised him from the dead according to John 5:26,27) he said on this wise, I will give you the sure mercies of David.

35.  Wherefore he says (or prophesies) also in another psalm, You shall not suffer your Holy One to see corruption.”



Now let us read Hebrews 5:5-9 where we see the words "TODAY have I begotten you again" quoting the second Psalm saying "this day" and then we will take a look at some verses that teach us when Jesus was GLORIFIED with an IMMORTAL body of FLESH and BONE never more to die. The word TODAY can never mean in eternity past which some Christians interpret "this day" as meaning in eternity past. Those who wrote the New Testament did not need to INTERPRET the meaning of Psalm 2:7 because after his resurrection Jesus expounded or explained exactly what the Scriptures meant concerning him and then they recorded what Jesus taught to them.

Hebrews 5:5-9.


“And no MAN takes this honor unto himself, but he that is CALLED of God, as was Aaron.

5.  So ALSO Christ GLORIFIED not himself to be made an high priest; but he that said unto him, You are my Son, TODAY have I BEGOTTEN you. (we cans ALSO see that God GLORIFIED the Son of man after the resurrection which means that the Apostles did not behold his glory, the glory as of the ONLY begotten Son of the Father DURING the DAYS of his FLESH before the CROSS. Next time you read John 1:14 from the King James Version please notice this phrase in in parenthesis which means it  is a commentary (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) Jesus was not GLORIFIED until AFTER the cross. So the glory they beheld was the glory of Jesus being the FIRSTBORN of EVERY NEW CREATION of God to become the ONLY begotten ETERNAL Son of God after becoming the first begotten from the dead never to die again. So then, right now Jesus is the ONLY Son of the humans who has been GLORIFIED with the divine nature of immortality or eternal life being the FIRSTBORN among MANY brethren who will be given eternal life at his coming when God bring his FIRST begotten Son into the world to be worship by all the nations of the world and also including the angels who rebelled against God to make war with him to try and take over his throne. Satan is going to use a MAN in the very near future who will try and do the same thing that he did long before man was created to try and prove that God himself is at fault because he is the creator. Satan is going to use a MAN to exalt himself as God. It was Lucifer's pride of wanting to be WORSHIPED as why he rebelled and made war with God to take over God's throne and he blamed God for creating him with that sin nature of pride and jealousy. What is one of the doctrines of devils? That we are BORN as SINNERS with a SIN NATURE! There has been no great lie told to us as Christians. Please read the studies "THE FALSE DOCTRINE OF ORIGINAL SIN!" and "EXAMINING CALVINISM IN THE LIGHT OF GOD'S WORD!")

6.  As he said also in another place, You are a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.

7.  Who in the days of his FLESH, (speaking of the Son of MAN Jesus from the Virgin birth to his crucifixion on the cross when the spoken word out of the mouth of Yahweh was made to become FLESH a human being, the Son of MAN) when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death,(or to redeem him from death) and was heard in that he feared;

8.  Though he were a Son (as in, a HUMAN Son of God who was begotten of God by his spoken word to become formed in the womb of the Virgin Mary to be born a CHILD, to grow up to become the Son of MAN first in order to become the SECOND MAN Adam. We are mortal human beings are called the sons and daughters of God but we are not yet his ETERNAL sons and daughter until the time of the first resurrection at the coming of the FIRST begotten human to ever be given the divine nature of eternal life), yet learned he (the human Son of God learned) obedience by the things which he suffered;

9.  And being MADE PERFECT, he became the AUTHOR of eternal salvation unto ALL them that obey him;”



Did you see that? Did you see that it was AFTER the Son LEARNED to come obedient to do all the will of God by the SUFFERING of things? Jesus SUFFERED being TEMPTED. But he never gave in to what tempted him in all points even as we are tempted. Jesus suffered the temptation to NOT suffer and die on the cross fearing that suffering the death he was shown that he would die and he agonized in prayed asking God if there could be another way. Then during that prayer Jesus knew there was no other way to redeem his fellow humans but for a righteous MAN to died in their behalf so he said not my will but your will be done.

Now the Greek word translated as author here means the CAUSER, the reason, or the one who made it POSSIBLE for us to be granted eternal life the same as our fellow brother Jesus was given the divine nature of immortality as his reward for dying for us to pay penalty for sin for whosoever of the ALL who believes in him to become one of the ALL of God's NEW CREATURES who are CREATED IN Jesus Christ the SON OF the living God.

So we see from these verses that the Son of man was MADE PERFECT by being GLORIFIED after the CROSS when his God and Father raised him from the dead and gave the Son of MAN to be the FIRST and ONLY HUMAN to be having life in himself EVEN AS the Father has always had life in himself. And we also see for this passage of Scripture and other verse that the Son of MAN Jesus was HIGHLY EXALTED and given a NAME higher than every other name except for the name Yahweh his God and Father’s name.

Please read John 5:26,27 first and then we will read a couple of verse to see WHEN this GLORIFYING of the Son of man took place and then we will go back to Colossians 1:15 to see what else we can learn from that verse.

John 5:26,27.


“For AS the Father has life IN himself; so has he GIVEN TO the Son to have life in himself; (the LITERAL translation reads that “EVEN AS” the Father “IS HAVING” life in himself thus “he GIVES ALSO” to the Son “TO BE HAVING” life IN himself. So then, this verse is NOT speaking of eternal life being given to the Son in eternity past. Notice the words, “so has or ALSO he GIVES” in the present tense to the Son “TO BE HAVING” in himself. This means that the Son was ALREADY BORN and THEN Yahweh the Father GAVE the same self existing divine nature of immortality or eternal life TO the Son to be having IN himself even as the Father has always had divine nature of immortality in himself. Jesus himself said in John 3:14 that the Son of MAN would be lifted up. So then, the Son in John 5:26,37 is speaking of the Son of MAN who was lifted up on the cross as the Son who was given immortality or eternal life to be having in himself.

Now IF SO BE that this verse is INTERPRETED to mean that the Son is Son of God in eternity past as the one who was given eternal life in eternity past then that Trinitarian interpretation of this verse PROVES that the doctrine of the Trinity is false because the doctrine of the Trinity teaches that God the Son, the second person of the Godhead, has always existed without ever having a beginning and thus has always been co-eternal with God the Father. Thus there would be no need to give an already eternal God the Son eternal life in eternity past as some have dogmatically demanded that these verse means.

But please notice that this verse does NOT say that the Father gave life to the Son OF God to be having life even as the Father has life in himself but rather says to the “Son”. Remember that the Bible ITSELF also calls Jesus the Son of MAN. Let us read the very next verse and see if this verse means Son of God or the Son of MAN to whom eternal life was GIVEN to be having.)

27.  AND has GIVEN him (the Son) authority to execute judgment ALSO, BECAUSE he (the Son being spoken of in the previous verse) is the Son of MAN.




Now this one passage of Scripture when correctly interpreted and not twisted to force it to fit the doctrine of the Trinity is the only verse needed to prove beyond any shadow of a doubt that the doctrine of the deity of Jesus being FULLY the one true and only Almighty God in the flesh and a human being at the same time having TWO natures one the divine ETERNAL nature and one HUMAN nature is just another doctrine of devils. THINK things through for yourself. The TWO nature deity doctrine says that ONLY the HUMAN nature died on the cross which means that the DIVINE ETERNAL NATURE did NOT die on the cross, which means that God himself did not die for our sins and that a HUMAN MAN died for our sins because according to this two nature doctrine it was ONLY the HUMAN NATURE that died of the cross.

My point is that Jesus was a HUMAN being and that it was indeed a HUMAN BEING, the anointed and appointed Son of man Jesus who suffered and died for our sins. NOWHERE in the Bible ITSELF does it teach us that God HIMSELF has to die on the cross for the sin of the world or the sacrifices would be worthless. That is pure fiction contrived in the minds of men. Nowhere is it prophesied that God wild come down from heaven and die of the cross for our sins. Nowhere does the Bible teach us that God the Son would come down from heaven and die of the cross for our sins. But the Bible does teaches us that God would raise up a MAN from among the people to redeem them from their sins.

Please read Deuteronomy 18:15-18.


“The LORD your God will raise up unto you a Prophet from the midst of you, of your brethren, like unto me; unto him you shall hearken;

16.  According to all that you desired of the LORD your God in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying, Let me not hear again the voice of the LORD my God, neither let me see this great fire any more, that I die not.

17.  And the LORD said unto me, They have well spoken that which they have spoken.

18. I will raise them up a Prophet from among their brethren, like unto you, and will put my words in his mouth; and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him.

19.  And it shall come to pass, that whosoever will not hearken unto my words which he shall speak in my name, I will require it of him.”



Isaiah 41:2.


Who raised up the righteous man from the east, called him to his foot, gave the nations before him, and made him rule over kings? he gave them as the dust to his sword, and as driven stubble to his bow”  


Isaiah 45:11-13.


“Thus says the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, and his Maker, Ask me of things to come concerning my sons, and concerning the work of my hands command you me.

12.  I (Yahweh) have made the earth, and created man upon it: I, even my hands, have stretched out the heavens, and all their host have I commanded.

13.  I have raised him up in righteousness, and I will direct all his ways: he shall build my city, and he shall let go my captives, not for price nor reward, says the LORD of hosts.”



John 5:27 clearly teaches us in SIMPLICITY that Jesus was GIVEN all of his glory BECAUSE he is the Son of MAN. And it was fo that very reason of the Son of MAN Jesus who suffered and died for us that has made it possible for whosoever of the ALL who BELIEVE IN Jesus to become NEW CREATURES created IN Jesus Christ who was the FIRST Son of MAN or human being to be GIVEN ETERNAL LIFE to become God's ETERNAL Son. And right NOW Jesus is the ONLY begotten Son OF God, as in, the ONLY Son of MAN who has BECOME God's ETERNAL Son never to die again. Jesus is the FIRSTBORN of EVERY CREATURE to be begotten in the IMAGE of the INVISIBLE God who ONLY has always had IMMORTALITY according to 1 Timothy 6:13-16 UNTIL he GAVE to the Son of MAN to be having eternal life in himself even as the Father has always had immortality in himself being the SOURCE and the GIVER of the breath of mortal life and the giver of immortal life.

And these verses AGREE with what we have been reading all along in this study about Jesus, the Son of MAN being the FIRSTBORN of EVERY CREATURE by becoming the FIRST MAN or the FIRST HUMAN BEING to be BORN AGAIN from the DEAD to never see corruption again or to be alive forever more and never die again.

And by becoming the first Son of MAN to be made PERFECT as we read in Hebrews 5:5-9 by being GLORIFIED of the Father to be given Yahweh’s very own divine NATURE of IMMORTALITY to be having in himself even as the Father has always possessed immortality in himself as the one who GIVES life to his creation as 1 Timothy 6:13-16 clearly teaches us. So then, it is the INVISIBLE God who ONLY has IMMORTALITY and who is the ONE true God who GIVES LIFE to ALL. Jesus has become the AUTHOR of eternal life as the Scriptures plainly state as a fact with no interpretation needed.

Please read Hebrews 5:9 again.


And being MADE PERFECT, he became the AUTHOR of eternal salvation unto ALL (or unto the ALL of whosoever believe IN him to become God's NEW CREATION created IN Jesus Christ) them that obey him;”


Did you see that my dear brothers and sisters in our Lord Jesus Christ? Jesus was MADE PERFECT when Yahweh the Father GLORIFIED the Son of man Jesus. Please read the study "CAN CHRISTIANS BE PERFECT?" to understand that there are two types of eing perfect, being sinless to be conformed into the IMAGE of God's dear Son and being made in the IMMORTAL IMAGE of God. Jesus suffered and died on the cross as the PERFECT SINLESS MAN but it was AFTER the cross the Son of MAN Jesus was glorified by God raising him from the dead and GIVING to the Son of MAN his own glory of divine nature of IMMORTALITY to be having in himself even as the Father has always had immoral life in himself to be MADE the PERFECT or EXPRESS IMAGE of the invisible God who only has always in eternity past been an immortal divine being.

Now this was PROPHESIED in Isaiah 9:6 that a CHILD would be BORN first and then a Son would be given. Again notice that the Scripture ITSELF does not say that God the Son nor that the Son OF God would be given but rather says a Son would be given and that the Son would be CALLED by many NAMES. One of those names is that the Son would be called the Everlasting Father.

Let us interpret the Old Testament in the light of the NEW Testament as see what the NAME "everlasting Father" means according to the Bible ITSELF. Now to all my Oneness readers please know and understand that the New Testament makes it absolutely clear to us that the Son is NOT the Father. So then, in the light of the NEW Testament the Son who was prophesied to be BORN of a Virgin who would be CALLED by the NAME everlasting Father cannot possible mean that Jesus is Yahweh himself who alone is the Father.

So then, what does this NAME everlasting Father mean? It simply means that the Son of MAN has now become the AUTHOR of our eternal salvation just like Hebrews 5:5-9 clearly teaches us in SIMPLICITY. Also when you look words up in the concordance and compare different translations including Interlinear word for word LITERAL translations you will find that the Hebrew words that were translated as everlasting Father in the King James Version is also translated as father of everlasting. So what is the Son of man the father OF? He is the father eternal life, the CAUSER, the reason for and NOW the giver of eternal life. The anointed Son of Man Jesus is the one who made it possible for eternal life to be given to the ALL of whosoever BELIEVE that he is the Christ, the Son OF the living God to become God NEW CREATION created IN Jesus Christ. And WITHOUT him or without Jesus became to be NOT YET ONE of the ALL who became to be. In other words the ALL through Jesus became or came to be and apart or without Jesus became not yet ONE of the ALL that has came to be. There would be no NEW CREATION of God without him. So TOGETHER the God and his spoken word that became FLESH have become co-creators of the NEW CEATION of Yahweh. And that is the true sound Biblical meaning of John 1:3.

Please read John 1:3 from the LITERAL translation.


"ALL or the ALL through him came to be and apart from him became not even ONE which has come to be."


The means that the ALL, as in, the ALL of God's NEW CREATION is THROUGH Jesus and apart for Jesus became not even ONE NEW CREATURE which has came to be created in Jesus Christ. This agrees not only with Hebrews 5:5-9 where the Son of MAN BECAME the CAUSER, or reason of why the ALL of whosoever BELIEVE IN Jesus will be given eternal life but also within the CONTEXT of John 5:26,27 which we just read about the Son of MAN being given immortality by his God and Father we clearly see that it was BECAUSE he was the Son of MAN.

And we know from many other verses that before the cross Jesus had NO power of his OWN and that it was the Father dwelling IN the Son of man Jesus who did the works or raising the dead, healing the sick, casting out devils and ever empower the Son of man in overcoming the temptation to sin. So it was AFTER God raised Jesus from the dead that God GAVE to the NOW HIGHLY EXALTED Son of man ALL power and authority even for him to now give eternal life to whomsoever HE chooses to give immortality to in the world to come.


So then, if you remember what we read in Colossians 1:18 which is the very CONTEXT of the verse in question Colossians 1:15 of Jesus being the FIRSTBORN of EVERY CREATURE in the IMAGE OF the INVISIBLE God and how Jesus who is the HEAD of the body of believers IN him and the he was the BEGINNING or the AUTHOR or the CAUSER of God NEW CREATION, the church, the BODY of believers IN Jesus as their Messiah. That is why the church is church the assembly and church OF the FIRSTBORN in Hebrews 12:23 which also teaches us that some of the believers who have died physically are up in heaven waiting for the first resurrection to be made PERFECT as was Jesus made PERFECT by being given the divine nature of Yahweh to have IMMORTALITY in himself to be made in the IMAGE of the invisible God. Jesus prophesied over us saying BE you PERFECT even AS your Father in heaven is PERFECT. Jesus was made in the IMAGE of the invisible God, as in, that PERFECT IMAGE or that EXPRESS IMAGE when Yahweh GLORIFIED the Son of MAN with his very own glory of divine nature of immortality for the Son of man to be having in himself even as the Father the invisible God has always had immortality in himself and that is HOW the Son of MAN has become the co-creator of the ALL of every NEW CREATURE along with the Father. The meaning of the Greek word hupostasis translated as "the express image of his PERSON" means that the Son of man assumed the divine nature and substance of eternal Spirit into himself to become the immortal IMAGE of the invisible God.

So NOW we have the INVISIBLE one true and only Almighty God who is the Father alone and we have his ETERNAL IMAGE of himself that can be SEEN. They are two separate beings but they are ONE in agreement and NOW they are one in DIVINE NATURE after the cross.

Now man or I should say “religion” speculates as to what divine nature means but we do not have to speculate because the Bible ITSELF tell us what divine nature means in 2 Peter 1:1-4.


“ Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious FAITH with us through the righteousness of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ: (See the TWO together are conforming us into the IMAGE of God through our FAITH. This was prophesied in Genesis 1:26 were God said let US make or FORM man in OUR IMAGE. The English word "own" is not in the original text.)

2.  Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, AND of Jesus our Lord,

3.  According as his divine power (meaning BOTH the divine power of the Yahweh the Father AND the divine power that he has now GIVEN to the Son of man Jesus our Lord. If you say this ONLY mean Jesus then you deny that the Father has divine power and if you say this refers only to the Father then you deny that God has given ALL power and authority to the Son of man to NOW give everlasting life to whosoever BELIEVES IN him unto the end. So then BOTH the Father AND his Son) has given unto US (who BELIEVE in God’s Son) all things that pertain unto LIFE and godliness, through the knowledge of him (technically both but we would not know the Father without the Son SHOWING us the Father) that has called us to glory and virtue: (through the now glorified Son of man Jesus)

4.  Whereby are given unto US exceeding great and precious PROMISES: that by these (the promises of how to overcome sin and the promise of eternal life in the world to come for being an overcomer) YOU (every faithful believer as in, the ALL of whosoever believes IN the Son of God as being the CHRIST) might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.”



So the Bible ITSELF teaches us that WE who are HUMAN BEINGS will become DIVINE ETERNAL beings in the world to come to rule and reign WITH Jesus as he rules and reigns FOR Yahweh during the seventh 1000 year long DAY of Yahweh’s REST which was prophesied in Genesis 2:1-3 which is easy to see when you read those verses from the literal translation. We who believe that Jesus is the Christ the SON OF the living God who endure unto the end will be granted to right to be made parters of the DIVINE NATURE of Almighty God. Now we do not become Almighty God but rather we become IMMORTAL beings being created to the IMAGE of God. So why is it so hard for some Christians to see that Jesus was FULLY a human being void of any divine nature who was FILLED with the Holy Spirit having the GODHEAD dwelling IN him and it was the Father IN the Son of MAN Jesus who did the works men saw Jesus doing.

Let us read what the Bible itself teaches on HOW we become a part of the body of Jesus Christ. Please read the famous passage of Scripture that many Christian have memorized but seem to just read over verse 10.

Ephesian 2:8-10.


“For by grace are you saved through FAITH; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

9.  Not of works, lest any man should boast.

10.  For we are HIS workmanship, CREATED IN Christ Jesus unto good works, which God has before ordained that we should walk in them.”



I want you to notice that we are Yahweh's workmanship who are CREATED IN Jesus Christ through our FAITH in the atonement that the Son of man Jesus accomplished for us on the cross by his OBEDIENCE to do all the will of his God and Father. Before the recreating of the earth and creating man a little lower than the angels he had in his mind and plan for salvation to be IN the Son of the human that he would be creating.

Please read the literal translation of Genesis 1:27.


“And he IS creating Elohim >> THE human in IMAGE of him in image of him Elohim he created him male and female he created them.”


The symbol >> means that Hebrew letters are NOT translated. The two Hebrew letters above this symbol is the Aleph Tav the first and the last Hebrew letters of the Hebrew alphabet. Jesus said, I am the FIRST and the LAST. To say this another way God is creating or God is performing his spoken WORD to become THE human in his Image which is a prophecy of his Messiah Jesus. I verse 26 God said, Let US make man in OUR IMAGE, which again is a prophecy of his Messiah helping God create a NEW CREATION in the future in God's IMAGE. This NEW CREATION began with Jesus becoming the FIRSTBORN of EVERY CREATURE the FIRSTBORN of the DEAD of every NEW creature in the IMAGE of the invisible God.

This means that the Son of man Jesus played a PART in CREATING US IN him to be reconciled to Yahweh the Father of us ALL. Let us now read 2 Corinthians 5:17,18.


“Therefore if any man (or if any of the ALL of the humans who) be IN Christ, he is a NEW CREATURE: (who has been CREATED IN Jesus Christ) old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

18.  And ALL things (or literally the ALL) are OF God, who has reconciled US (meaning the ALL of any man or the ALL of whosoever of the humans who BELIEVE IN Jesus Christ, God has reconciled) to himself BY Jesus Christ, and has given to us the ministry of reconciliation;”


The English word "THINGS" is NOT in the original text and by the translators adding the word things the true intended meaning of this verse has been blurred. What these verse are saying is that BOTH Yahweh, Almighty God the Father and his Son Jesus are STILL yet CREATING NEW CREATURES IN Jesus Christ. And in truth even we who are already believe IN the Son of the living God are still yet being CONFORMED into the IMAGE of God’s dear Son who was MADE PERFECT by Yahweh to be made in the PERFECT IMAGE of the invisible God.

Hebrews 11:39,40 teaches us the THEY will not be MADE PERFECT without US. I mean they have already been found WORTHY or they would not be IN heaven. So the word PERFECT here means to be MADE IMMORTAL beings.

Hebrews 11:38-40.


“(Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

39.  And these all, having obtained a good report through faith,(or found to be WORTHY of ETERNAL LIFE) received NOT the promise: (as yet)

40.  God having provided some better thing for us, that they WITHOUT us should not be made PREFECT.”

 

Do you remember reading one of the FIRSTBORN verses that teaches us what the word firstborn means according to the WHOLE word of God.

Let us read Romans 8:29 again.


“For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the IMAGE of his Son, that he might be the FIRSTBORN among MANY BRETHREN.”


Are we IMMORTAL being yet? No we are not because our BODIES have not yet been GLORIFIED with the DIVINE NATURE of IMMORTALITY yet. So then, we are still yet being conformed into the IMAGE of the Son of God who was made in the IMAGE of his God and Father to become the FIRSTBORN of EVERY CREATURE.

Now it is impossible to be saved WITHOUT faith in God’s SON because that was Yahweh’s PLAN all along that salvation be IN his SON. Therefore since it is God who RECONCILES us to HIMSELF by means of his Son whom HE made in his own IMAGE then BOTH Yahweh the Father and the Son of MAN Jesus are CO-CREATORS of US to become NEW CREATURE who are CREATED IN Jesus Christ. I mean ALL Scripture must AGREE. So the where in Scripture is it PROPHESIED that BOTH Yahweh and the Son who created man in THEIR IMAGE.

I think most of you are seeing the BIG picture now. It was in Genesis 1:26 where God prophesied to the Son of MAN Jesus called to be his Messiah saying Let US make man in OUR IMAGE. And the God made the first man Adam to be a MORTAL human being.

Lets us read Genesis 1:26,27 to refresh your memory.


“And God said, Let US make man in OUR image, after OUR likeness:(no doubt that the pronouns “US” and OUR” are PLURAL pronouns. But we are no told who the US are in this verse. Now orthodox Christianity dogmatically demands that the us means the Trinity Godhead of THREE separate person in the one God. But I myself and many, many other Christians are now seeing that the us is speaking of Yahweh who creates all things alone and by himself through his SPOKE words coming out from his very own mouth. And the us is speaking of the Son of MAN Jesus way in the future as being his co-creator to create a NEW creation of IMMORTAL human beings. Even this very CONTEST clearly teaches us that there was only ONE who created the first man Adam and all other creation before the ONE God in ONE person created mankind. Please notice the SINGULAR pronoun is the following verse.) and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

27.  So God (ALONE and BY HIMSELF according to Isaiah 44:24 and many other verses) created man in HIS own image, in the image of God created HE him; male and female created HE them.”

Now it is interesting to ME, that God created HIM the first Adam before God created them to be both male and female. I myself see another hidden prophecy of God bringing into existence the SECOND Adam as well. I am trying to not use the word “created” when it comes to the SECOND Adam who was first BORN as the Son of MAN by being miraculously conceived in the womb of the Virgin Mary when she BELIEVED the WORDS of God SPOKEN to her by the angel Gabriel and said be it done unto me according to your word. And then the Holy Spirit overshadowed her. And the angel Gabriel told her that that Holy THING in her would be called the Son of the Highest and also be called the Son of God. But Jesus almost always called himself the Son of MAN. The account or record of Scripture of HOW the word became flesh in found in Luke 1:26-49 which you can read on your own.

For now I want you to read 1 Corinthians 15:44-50.


“ It is sown a natural body; it is RAISED (or resurrected) a spiritual body. There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body. (in other words there must first be a natural MORTAL body before there can be a spiritual IMMORTAL body)

45.  And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was MADE a quickening spirit. (but WHEN was Jesu MADE to become a quickening Spirit? Keep reading the CONTEXT)

46.  Howbeit (or nevertheless or however) that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual. (In other words BEFORE Jesus was MADE to become a quickening Spirit he was FIRST a MORTAL MAN just like the FIRST MAN Adam was a MORTAL man created PERFECT and without sin.)

47.  The first man is of the earth, earthy: (meaning that all humans are mortal beings and subjected to decaying and turning back to the dust of the earth from which our physical natural mortal BODIES are made. Remember the SUBJECT of the whole CONTEXT is concerning the BODY) the second man is the Lord from heaven. (who was MADE both Lord and Christ and was GIVEN to be having the divine nature of IMMORTALITY from his God and Father who brought the second Adam into existence by his spoken word which came down from heaven above, was received and believed by the Virgin Mary and BECAME flesh in the womb of mary to be BORN the Son of MAN who was given the name Jesus and prophesied over that he would be CALLED the Son of the Highest in Luke 1:32 and the Son of God in Luke 1:35.)

48.  As is the earthy, such are they also that are earthy: and as is the heavenly, such are they also that are heavenly.

49.  And as we have borne the IMAGE of the earthy, we shall also bear the IMAGE of the heavenly.

50.  Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot INHERIT the kingdom of God; neither does corruption inherit incorruption.”


So then, when was the Son of man MADE in the IMAGE of God so the we can be conformed into his IMAGE and thus fulfill the prophecy of Genesis 1:26 where BOTH Yahweh and the Son of MAN Jesus CREATE us in THEIR IMAGE.

Please read Colossians 3:10.


“And have put on the NEW man (the NEW CREATURE), which is renewed in knowledge after the IMAGE of him that CREATED him:”

And whose IMAGE are we being conformed into according the Romans 8:29?


“For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the IMAGE of his Son, that he might be the FIRSTBORN among MANY BRETHREN.”


And when did the Son of MAN become the express IMAGE of the INVISIBLE God? When the Son of MAN became the FIRSTBORN of EVERY CREATURE. By becoming the FIRSTBORN from the DEAD according to what the Bible ITSELF teaches us in simplicity is Colossians 1:13,18.


“Who is the IMAGE OF the invisible God, the FIRSTBORN OF EVERY CREATURE:...

...18.  And he (Jesus) is the head of the BODY, the church: who is the BEGINNING (the beginning of WHAT? The beginning of CREATION speaking of the ALL who have been CREATED IN Jesus Christ by their FAITH IN the shed blood of the Son of MAN who suffered and died for their sins to be washed away by the blood of God Lamb which he himself provided to be slain for us who BELIEVE. And how did the Son of MAN become the FIRSTBORN of every NEW CREATION? By becoming), the FIRSTBORN from the DEAD; that in all things he might have the preeminence.”


Now I skipped over Colossians 1:16 and 17 because I want you to read these verse from a LITERAL translations so you can better see a more accurate translation from the original Greek text.

Colossians 1:15-18 from a LITERAL translation.


“Who is the IMAGE of THE God the INVISIBLE before most brought forth or FIRSTBORN of EVERY CREATION.

16. That IN HIM is CREATED the ALL (speaking of the ALL who BELIEVE IN God’s Son who died for their sins to become God’s NEW CREATION who are CREATED IN Jesus Christ according to Ephesians 2:10) The ALL in the heavens (speaking of the great cloud of witnesses who are in heaven awaiting the first resurrection to be glorified with the divine nature of immortality at the coming of Jesus when God brings his FIRSTBORN into the world at all will bow down and worship him) AND the (ALL the understood subject of the ALL of whosoever believes IN Jesus as their Messiah) on the earth, the seen (meaning the ALL of those who have BELIEVED IN Jesus as the atonement for their sins) the unseen, (speaking of the ALL of those already in heaven, those who have not yet believed in Jesus in this present world and those who will believe in Jesus in the world to come who are left alive after the wrath of God) whether throne, or lordships or sovereignties or authorities (meaning no matter what level of reward we receive in the world to come) THE ALL (speaking of the way of becoming God’s NEW CREATION is) THROUGH him (as in, Jesus is the CAUSER or the AUTHOR of eternal life and because of Jesus we can be made partakers of the divine nature of eternal life) and INTO HIM has been created (meaning the only way to become one of the ALL is to be CREATED INTO Jesus Christ)

17. And he is BEFORE the ALL (meaning that Jesus is the FIRSTBORN of every new creation of God by becoming the firstborn from the dead to become the HEAD OVER the ALL having preeminence) and the ALL IN him has stood together (or has cohesion or fitly joined together as one body of believers or is held together or made to stand or approved.)

18. And he is the HEAD of the BODY the out called (or the ALL who obey the calling of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to be CREATED IN Jesus Christ) who is  BEGINNING FIRSTBORN out of the dead ONES that may be BECOMING IN the ALL he being FIRST (or Jesus having PREEMINENCE over the ALL, as in, Jesus being the God over all the earth as prophesied in Isaiah 54:5 and Isaiah 9:6)


 

In Isaiah 9:6 it is prophesied that one of the NAMES of the Messiah is that he would be CALLED Mighty God and right so because he will deliver his people making war with those who are killing the Christians and the Jews.

Let us read Isaiah 54:5.


“For your Maker (or the one forming you or SQUEEZING you into his IMAGE) is your husband (the ALL who are CREATED IN Jesus Christ are his bride now and we will become his wife in the worlds to come. The first shall be last and the last shall be first); the LORD of hosts is HIS NAME;(speaking of Yahweh the Father one of the CO-creators of God’s NEW CREATION created IN his Messiah the Son of MAN Jesus) AND your Redeemer the Holy One of Israel; The God of the whole earth shall HE be called.”


 

The Son of man Jesus has been HIGHLY EXALTED to be a God to sit on his God and Father’s throne to rule FOR Yahweh during the seventh 1000 year long DAY of Yahweh’s REST.

Right now Jesus is called a Prince in Revelation 1:5 but when God brings his FIRSTBORN into the world at the SECOND coming of Jesus the now highly exalted glorified Son of man will rule as the King of king and the Lord of lords in the world to come.

Let us read the prophecy of God’s coming Messiah that is quoted in Hebrews 1:8 from Psalm 45:6 and then skip down to Psalm 45:11.


Psalm 45:6,7, and 11.


“6.  Your throne, O God, is for ever and ever: the sceptre of your kingdom is a right scepter.  

7.  You love righteousness, and hate wickedness: THEREFORE (or for this very reason of loving righteousness and hating wickedness) God, YOUR God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness above your fellows. (or above the ALL who are created IN you)

...11.  So shall the KING greatly desire your beauty: for he is your Lord; and worship you him.”


So Yahweh is prophesying for his people the Jews to WORSHIP the Son of MAN Jesus because Yahweh HIMSELF has made him to be both Lord and Christ and the God of the whole earth. Now we as Christians honor, worship, praise and pray to Jesus NOW in this world because we KNOW is is our Lord and because he lives we shall live also and apart from him there would be no salvation. And if that does not make you shout hallelujah then you are dead like some Jehovah’s Witnesses I have seen who do not truly KNOW Jesus as their Lord and savior.

Please understand that I am NOT a Jehovah’s Witness nor have I ever been a Jehovah’s Witness and most definitely will never become a Jehovah’s Witness.

While I do believe that God’s Son was brought into existence I do NOT believe that God’s Son preexisted in eternity past as a separate divine eternal being who was WITH the God at the God’s side who then came down from heaven to become flesh.

I myself believe what the Bible ITSELF teaches which is that the word became flesh, a human being, the Son of MAN. And the word became the Son of man void of any divine nature during the days of his flesh. And the word became our brother. And the word became our fellow servant. And the word became the Son of God. And the word became a Prince. And the word became a King. And the word became our Messiah. And the word became the anointed man of God. And the word became our Lord. And the word became our God whom we love and worship with our whole being. And the word has begotten us to become children of God. And by God speaking forth his word out from his mouth he alone and by himself creates all things FOR the sake of his Son who shall INHERIT all things and we shall be JOINT HEIRS WITH him.

Please read Isaiah 55:11 from the King James Version to see how God SENDS his word.



Isaiah 55:11 from the King James Version


“So shall my word be that goes forth out of my mouth: IT (the SPOKEN word coming out from the mouth of Yahweh which is Yahweh’s SPEECH) shall not return unto me void, but IT (the SPOKEN word coming out from the mouth of Yahweh which is Yahweh’s SPEECH) shall accomplish that which I please, and IT (the SPOKEN word coming out from the mouth of Yahweh which is Yahweh’s SPEECH) shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent IT.”


So what God SENT into the world was his spoken words that came forth out from his very own mouth much like we speaks words out of our own mouth only God’s words are SPIRIT which is a PART of God’s very own being. Now when God’s word BECOMES what he desire IT to become then what God’s word BECOME is no longer of any divine nature other that the Spirit of the BREATH of LIFE.

This is what Jesus meant when he said that he CAME OUT FROM God in John 16:26,27.


“For the Father himself loves you, because you have LOVED me, and (BECAUSE you) have BELIEVED that I CAME OUT FROM GOD God. (to become conceived in the womb of a Virgin to be born a CHILD to become the anoint Son of MAN at his baptism)

28.  I CAME FORTH FROM the Father, and am come into the world:(speaking of being COMMISSIONED at his baptism and sent froth from the Father to into the world to preach the gospel) again, I leave the world, and go to the Father.”


Jesus knew the Scriptures spoke of him. He knew that he was born of a Virgin. He knew that he was FULFILLING God’s SPOKEN words or PROPHECY that came forth out from the mouth of God. Jesus knew HOW the Angel Gabriel came down out of heaven a SPOKE God words to the Virgin Mary. And the eye witnesses BELIEVE this as well otherwise it would NOT have been WRITTEN in the Scriptures for us to read and BELIEVE.

Jesus knew that Jeremiah 31:22 spoke of HIM.


“How long will you go about, O You backsliding daughter? for the LORD has CREATED a NEW THING in the earth, A woman shall compass a man.”


 

Yahweh spoke his word and created a NEW HOLY THING in the WOMB of a woman and prophesied that the Holy THING in here would be CALLED the Son of the Highest, the Son of God.

Jesus knew that Jeremiah 1:5,6 spoke of HIM.


“Before I formed you in the belly I knew you; and before you came forth out of the womb I sanctified you, and I ordained you a prophet unto the nations.

6.  Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child.”


 

Unto us a CHILD is BORN and then unto us a Son is given.

Jesus knew that Isaiah 44:2 spoke of HIM.


“Thus says the LORD that MADE YOU, and FORMED YOU from the womb, which will help thee; Fear not, O Jacob, my servant; and you, Jesurun (upright one), whom I have chosen.”

Jesus knew that Isaiah 44:24 spoke of HIM.


“Thus says the LORD, your redeemer, (the one who will raise you from the dead and not leave your soul in hell) and HE that FORMED YOU from the womb, I am the LORD (or I am Yahweh) that makes ALL things; that stretches forth the heavens ALONE; that spreads abroad the earth BY MYSELF;”

 

This verse alone should prove beyond any shadow of a doubt the God the Son did NOT create all things as some Christians dogmatically demand the Colossians 1:16,17, Ephesians 3:9 and John 1:3 MUST mean. Now all there of these verses when left IN the CONTEXT are speaking of God's NEW CREATION where Jesus has BECOME the co-created together WITH Yahweh the Father AFTER the cross.

Jesus knew that Isaiah 49:5 spoke of HIM.


“And now, says the LORD that FORMED me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, Though Israel be not gathered, yet shall I be glorious in the eyes of the LORD, and my God shall be my strength.”






Now let us read the verse of WHEN Jesus was GLORIFIED and given immortality to be having in himself even as the Father has always been immortal and the giver of life.

Please read John 20:17.


“Jesus said unto her, Touch me NOT; for (or BECAUSE) I am NOT YET ASCENDED to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ASCEND unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God.”


This is right after Jesus was raised from the dead early in the morning just before sunrise and he tells Mary Magdalene NOT to TOUCH him BECAUSE he has NOT YET ASCENDED up into heaven to his God and Father.

Then a fews verse later we read where Jesus appeared to his disciples that SAME day in the evening.

John 20:19:20.


“Then the SAME DAY at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.

20.  And when he had so said, he showed unto them his hands and his side. Then were the disciples glad, when they saw the Lord.”


 

Now this seems insignificant until you read the account in Luke 24:39 where Jesus says TOUCH ME, HANDLE ME see for yourselves that I am NOT a spirit or a ghost because a spirit does not have flesh and bones as you see and FEEL that I have.

Luke 24:39.


“Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: HANDLE ME (or TOUCH ME) me, and see; for a spirit has not flesh and bones, as you see me have.”


So then from the time Jesus spoke to Mary Magdalene early that morning to that evening n the SAME day that Jesus was resurrected from the DEAD the Son of MAN Jesus ASCENDED into heaven to be GLORIFIED of his God and Father and then the Son of MAN DESCEND back down to the earth to show himself alive for forty days and then the Son of man ASCENDED back into heaven were he had just been forty days earlier. And NOW the Son of MAN is at the right hand of the Father awaiting to be DESCENDING at his coming again.

Now Jesus either PROPHESIED that he would do this OR the words in John 3:13 were recorded AFTER the Son of MAN ascended, descended and ascended back up into heaven.

John 3:13.


“And no MAN has ascended up to heaven, but he (the Son of MAN) that came down from heaven, even the Son of MAN which is in heaven.”


Just because the words are in RED type does not mean that Jesus spoke these words. In other words, these words could be commentary AFTER the Son of MAN Jesus ascend up to heaven after his resurrection and came down from heaven to show himself alive for forty days to ascend back up to heaven where the Son of MAN was BEFORE and where the Son of MAN is now up in heaven.

OR Jesus could have prophesied these would about himself being a PROPHET of God telling his disciple before it happened so that that would believe even more that he was the Christ the Son of the living God.

Now if you read this verse with “Trinitarian” glasse on then you will interpret this verse to mean that God the Son came down from heaven to become a MAN but yet remain the fully divine Almighty God having TWO natures at the same time and then ascended BACK up to heaven where he is now.

But the ORDER is that a MAN ASCENDED FIRST then that MAN came back down and NOW the Son of man is in heaven. And this AGREES with what actually happens in the Scriptures where Jesus ASCENDED up into heaven to his God and Father and then DESCENDED to show himself alive for forty days and then ascended back up where he was before forty days earlier to now be in heaven awaiting to be descending when God brings his FIRSTBORN into the world at the second coming where every knee shall bow including the Angels and every tongue confess that Jesus is Lord to the glory of the Father and Jesus shall be called the God of the whole earth.

Let us read Proverbs 30:4 from the LITERAL translation which is a PROPHECY of the Son of MAN ascending into heaven and descending again.


“Who? ASCENDED heavens and he is descending Who? He gathered wind in both hands of him Who? He tied up the waters in the raiment Who? he confirmed all limits of the earth What? NAME of HIM and What? NAME of son of him that you are knowing.”


 

The Son of MAN Jesus who has been highly exalted and given immortality BY his God and Father is NOW God’s ETERNAL Son ascended up into heaven to wait for his return where he will be DESCENDING with a NAME WRITTEN that no man knew but he himself.

Revelation 19:12-


“His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a NAME written, that no man knew, but he himself.

Rev 19:13  And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.

14.  And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean.

15.  And out of his mouth goes a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.

16.  And he has on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.”


So then, AT the coming again Jesus will rule and reign as the King of kings and the Lord of Lords and be called the God of the WHOLE earth and not just by Christians only as it is now in this present world.

Therefore all Christians should be worshiping the Son in this present world for he is OUR Lord and God right now.


Thanks for reading and may God bless you richly as you continue to seek the truth of the WHOLE word of Almighty God.

Your brother in our Lord Jesus Christ,

Mark.


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