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Proverbs 8:12, 22-30
               I, wisdom, dwell with prudence, and I find knowledge and discretion... Yahweh possessed me at the
               beginning  of  His  way,  before His  works  of  old.  From  everlasting  (literally,  “the  age”) I  was
               established (anointed), from the beginning, from the earliest times of the earth. When there were no
               depths I was brought forth, when there were no springs abounding with water. Before the mountains
               were settled, before the hills I was brought forth; While He had not yet made the earth and the fields,
               nor the first dust of the world. When He established the heavens, I was there, when He inscribed a
               circle on the face of the deep, when He made firm the skies above, when the springs of the deep
               became fixed, when He set for the sea its boundary, so that the water should not transgress His
               command, when He marked out the foundations of the earth; Then I was beside Him, as a master

               “As a master workman” the Son of God formed the heavens and the earth, mankind and angels.
               When the apostle Paul states “whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities - all things have
               been created by Him and for Him,” those beings named are members of the heavenly host. They are
               angelic beings. The Son of God has created them all.

               Some are offended when they hear it taught that the Son of God is a created being. They fear that to
               believe Yahshua was created of the Father in some way diminishes His divinity. Yet, those who
               would “rightly divide the word of God” cannot escape the truth of the Son’s creation. At the same
               time, the Son of God is preeminent among the creation, for He is the only begotten of the Father. He
               is the only direct generation of God. All other things were created by the Son, and for the Son. The
               apostle Paul continues to extol the surpassing greatness of the Son of God in his epistle to the

               Colossians 1:17-20
               And He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together. He is also head of the body, the
               church; and He is the beginning, the first-born from the dead; so that He Himself might come to have
               first place in everything. For it was the Father's good pleasure for all the fulness to dwell in Him, and
               through Him to reconcile all things to Himself, having made peace through the blood of His cross;
               through Him, I say, whether things on earth or things in heaven.

               It is in the son’s ministry of reconciliation, the returning of all the creation to a state of peace and
               oneness with the Father, that we find an affirmation of the truth that the Son of God came forth from
               the Father at some time in the distant past, and at the end of the ages He will return to the Father.

               I Corinthians 15:25-28
               For He must reign until He has put all His enemies under His feet. The last enemy that will be
               abolished is death. For He has put all things in subjection under His feet. But when He says, "All
               things are put in subjection," it is evident that He is excepted who put all things in subjection to Him.
               And when all things are subjected to Him, then the Son Himself also will be subjected to the One
               who subjected all things to Him, that God may be all in all.

               In the end of the age when all things that came forth from the Son are subjected to the same, the Son
               will in turn return to the Father that God may be “all in all.” Paul writes of this mystery elsewhere.
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