Heb 2:7 Thou madest him a little lower than the angels; thou crownedst him with glory and honour, and didst set him over the works of thy hands:
Heb 2:9 But we see Yahusha, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man.
Col 2:12 Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him
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[SIZE=3][/SIZE]When we read Col 1:15-17 we read that Christ is the firstborn of every creature and by him were all things created that are in heaven and earth visible and invisible. By looking at these stand alone passages many conclude wrongly and that's why we have various false gospel's floating around giving Christ an image which he is not.
[/SIZE]Col 1:15 Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:
Col 1:16 For by him were all things
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We see 'the beast which was, and is not and yet is' rising out of the bottomless pit. In my previous studies on my blog 'www.dsouzashodan.blogspot.in' we saw that the beastly rule was no longer physically ruling on the earth but the spiritual wickedness of that beastly rule was passed down to all generations and hence the life of the beast was prolonged for a time and a season as stated in Daniel 7:12. Hence we have the beast that was, and is not and yet is.
Da 7:12 As concerning the
Background to the study: In the previous study 'Covering/Headship of the Husband-Part 1' we saw that God's law is spiritual but man is carnal and a slave of sin so whenever an ordinance was given the ordinance was spiritual but carnal man always chased the 'letter' resulting in him being outside the covenant with God. Only those chosen by God by his mercy can see the 'spirit' in the ordinances.
There are millions who couldn't/cannot pass through the veil of Christ's flesh to see his
[SIZE=3]contd What was guarded to forbid Adam and Eve to eat from the tree of life was given by the true husband when he brings the wife under his subjection by hiding her in him.
Ge 3:24 So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.
Lastly speaking of Satan who once was a Covering cherub and caused the pattern of God to stop to Adam and Eve in the garden