Position Archive

How Can the Eternal Son of God Be the “Firstborn over All Creation”?

In his letter to the Colossians, the apostle Paul called Jesus Christ the “firstborn over all creation” (1:15). But how can Christ be both the eternal Creator of all things yet himself be the firstborn? First, in referring to Christ as the firstborn, Paul had in mind preeminence or “prime position.” This usage is firmly […]