Is God a Family?

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Some believers think that the Word, Jesus Christ, was a created being. Revelation 3:14 is one scripture that is wrested in attempt to support this position.

And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God (Revelation 3:14, KJV throughout).

This verse has been twisted to mean that the Amen, the Christ, who is also the Beginning, the Alpha as well as the Omega, came into being at his birth. It is true that Revelation 3:14 does not say that Jesus is the beginner of the creation but the beginning of the creation. So what does this verse mean? Of what is Jesus the beginning?

For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named (Ephesians 3:14 - 15).

The whole family is named God. Jesus Christ is the beginning of the God family. He is the " . . . firstborn among many brethren" (Romans 8:29). Before Jesus' birth God was not a family with shared genetics. Before the birth of Jesus God (Elohim) was a kind of being.

Kinds become genetically related

In the beginning "God created . . . every living creature after their kind . . ." (Genesis 1:21). The first two dogs were not a family, but a kind. Once they produced offspring they became genetically related, but each a different genetic mix of the first two. In the beginning God (Elohim) was a kind of being. There were two beings of that kind, but only one kind.

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God (John 1:1).

Angels not interrelated

The angels are not really God Kind. They have one god-like attribute (spirit composition), but not "God genetics." It even would seem that they do not have genetics at all or at least are not a genetic mix, but were all individually created as it says of Lucifer "Thou [wast] perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast created . . . " (Ezekiel 28:15). Possibly each of the various angel kinds are genetic clones.

Eve, the mother of all living

Jesus said to the Pharisees, quoting Psalm 82:7 "I said, ye are Gods . . ." (John 10:34). Why could men be called gods (Elohim)? Because they were of the same genetic pattern even though that pattern was filled with flesh.

Elohim the kind decided to multiply and be Elohim the family. God is using the Adam kind to do this. And like the first female horse was the mother of all horses except herself and the first stud, so Eve is the genetic mother of all except herself, Adam and God the Father. Eve is the genetic mother of Jesus Christ! Note the following.

We are the offspring (Greek: genace meaning genetics) of God (Acts 17:29).

I (Jesus) am the root and the offspring (genace) of David (Revelation 22:16).

Levi . . . paid tithes . . . yet in the loins of his father Abraham (Hebrews 7:10).

This is genetics!

Jesus is the root - the root has the genetic seed to produce the offspring! The genetics for David came from Jesus Christ. But when? At creation! Eve got her genetics from Adam. This allowed a genetic mix. That is why man can be called gods. We are God genetics in dirt - mortal. We need these genetics in immortal bodies to be spiritual God kind! Jesus is the first with mixed genetics, the beginning of this awesome creation of God, the God Family! Jesus is also the only one with genetics of God the Father (only begotten; mono-genace, only genetics).

The God family is created!

When Jesus was born as a spirit being, God became a spiritual family. Jesus was the Son of God in the flesh, but he became a born-again God spirit being at his resurrection. Notice what Romans 1 states.

And declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead (Romans 1:4).

God is now not only a kind, but also a growing Family! Jesus Christ is the Beginning of the creation of God, which creation is a Family of genetically related spirit beings. Praise God!

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