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MYSTERY OF THE AGES
breezeway into the giant factory (then the Highland Park
factory) and I saw perhaps thousands of men in overalls,
working at machines powered with electrical energy. Mr.
Ford was called the
maker
of the Ford car. But he made the
cars
by
these workmen, who used the power of electricity
and machines.
In the same manner, God the Father is Creator. But
he "created all things by Jesus Christ." Jesus is the
Word.
It
is written, "He spake, and it was done" (Ps.
33:9).
God tells Christ what to do (John
8:28-29).
Jesus
then speaks, as the workman, and the Holy Spirit is the
POWER
that responds and does what Jesus commands.
Thus, as we read further, in Colossians
1,
beginning
verse
12,
"Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath
... translated us into the kingdom of his dear
Son ... who is the image of the invisible God [same
appearance, form and shape and character] ... for by
him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that
are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be
thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all
things were created by him, and for him: and he is before
all things, and by him all things consist" (verses
12-13,
15-17).
Therefore God's Word reveals that God and the
Word-two supreme Personages-coexisted
ALWAYS–
and before
ANYTHING
had been created-including this
earth and the entire universe.
In the quotation above, Christ is in the image–
form and shape-of God. Perhaps it will make God
more real to you when you realize he is in the same form
and shape as a human being. More proof of this will be
given later.
There was a time, therefore, when those two
Personages coexisted and
NOTHING ELSE
did.
No third Person is mentioned-no "Ghost." Is God,
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