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Did God the Father have a literal only begotten Son
long before the creation of the earth?

Who hath ascended up into heaven, or descended? who hath gathered the wind in his fists? who hath bound the waters in a garment? who hath established all the ends of the earth? what is his name, and what is his son’s name, if thou canst tell?

Holy Scripture

Proverbs 30:4

He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God.

Holy Scripture

Daniel 3:25

The Eternal Father, the unchangeable one, gave his only begotten Son, tore from his bosom Him who was made in the express image of his person, and sent him down to earth to reveal how greatly he loved mankind.

Ellen G. White

Review & Herald, July 9, 1895, par. 13

Christ Himself, the Son of the infinite God, clothed His divinity with humanity, and came to this world to show human beings what they may become by obeying the principles of heaven. Through His grace they may become partakers of the divine nature, escaping the corruption that is in the world through lust.

Ellen G. White

SpTB07, p. 10.2

Jesus Praying

The main purpose of this website is to substantiate the fact of Christ’s pre-incarnate Sonship by openly presenting available inspired testimonies from Holy Scripture, the writings of Mrs. Ellen G. White [1827-1915], and other important sources. Satan and all his fallen angels hate this truth regarding the true Sonship of Christ and they have warred against it since their rebellion in heaven against the authority of God’s beloved only begotten Son. Be sure to watch the video “Warfare Over The Matter” by Michael McCaffery to learn more.

The truthful answer to the opening question is vitally important. The factual, yet unpopular, answer to this question is a resounding, YES!

The war in heaven, between Christ and His unfallen angels AND Lucifer and the fallen angels, actually began over the issue of the law of God and the literal divine Sonship of Christ in the heavenly courts, long before the creation of our world. Lucifer, the highest covering Cherub, wanted Christ’s authority and position in heaven, next to God the Father, but he could not obtain it because he was a created being, a created son of God, not a divine Being, not a divine son. Christ was God’s divine Son, the only begotten Son of God, the firstborn of heaven, the One by whom God created all things, the One who alone could enter into all the counsels and purposes of God. Lucifer and the rebellious, fallen angels sought to obscure the fact that Christ was the only begotten Son of God in heaven, long before His incarnation on earth. Thus, the war in heaven began over the issues of Christ’s true Sonship to His Father and the immutability of God’s holy, just and good law. God is the Father of Christ and Christ is the Son of God. This has been the true position of Christ ‘from the beginning’ in the hierarchy of heaven. God’s Son was made (begotten, born, brought forth; not created) in the express image of His Father’s person, from ancient times, from of old, from the beginning, or ever the earth was.

God’s Son was begotten or made from a part of God Himself, from God’s own eternal divine substance, which always has been. Yes, this amazing truth openly contradicts the unbiblical trinity doctrine—a mysterious three persons who are one god being—which is widely popular in apostate Christianity and Catholicism. The fact is that the trinity doctrine is nowhere found in Scripture and was never taught by our Lord Jesus Christ. The trinity is the central doctrine of the papacy. Most SUNday churches and some other churches actually require a belief in the trinity doctrine to be considered a Christian. The Father (God) and the Son (the only begotten of God) and the Holy Spirit, the Spirit of God and of Christ, are not part of a 3-in-1 god, but rather the Son and the Spirit are OF GOD, God being the God and Father of Christ, the Most High. God is the Head of Christ. Even though the divine substance of which God’s Son was made always has been, the individual personality of Christ, as the Son, is from the beginning, when God brought forth His Son. Christ is truly divine, truly God in fininity, but not in personality. In individual personality, Christ is the Son OF GOD, the One brought forth FROM GOD.

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NOTE: This website refutes the many false claims made by Ty Gibson in his books, “The Sonship of Christ” and “The Heavenly Trio,” in regard to the pre-incarnate, divine, only-begotten Sonship of God’s beloved Son. Ty Gibson publically, and in his book, denies the literal Sonship of God’s Son prior to His incarnation on earth. Ty Gibson is a strong proponent of the trinity doctrine’s three divine persons who are mysteriously one divine being called God. Be sure to watch the new, two-part video series called, “In this was Manifested the Love of God,” on the videos page.

ATTENTION!! Please take some time out of your busy schedule and listen carefully to these three similar, yet different in the details, inspired accounts of how and why the fall of Lucifer happened in heaven, long before the creation of our tiny world. The great controversy, the war in heaven, actually began over Lucifer’s jealousy of the exalted position of God’s only begotten Son—the only being in all the universe who could enter into all the counsels and purposes of Jehovah God, the Great Father of all, the Source of all being. Notice carefully that Christ was the Son of God, His only begotten Son, from of old, from everlasting, from ancient times, from all eternity, from the beginning. “In the beginning was the Word …” • John 1:1.

The Fall of Satan

by Ellen G. White | Spiritual Gifts, Vol. 1, Chapter 1

The Fall of Lucifer

by Ellen G. White | The Story of Redemption, Chapter 1

Why was Sin Permitted?

by Ellen G. White | Patriarchs & Prophets, Chapter 1

Jesus on Throne

Be sure to read these inspired books, if you desire to learn much more about Jesus, the Christ, the Anointed One, the divine only-begotten Son of GOD. Jesus is both Lord and Saviour. He came to save that which was lost — you and me!

The Desire of Ages
Thoughts from the Mount of Blessing
Steps to Christ
Christ's Object Lessons

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

Holy Scripture

John 3:16-17

Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?

Holy Scripture

1 John 5:5

And we believe and are sure that thou art that Christ, the Son of the living God.

Holy Scripture

John 6:69

She saith unto him, Yea, Lord: I believe that thou art the Christ, the Son of God, which should come into the world.

Holy Scripture

John 11:27

A complete offering has been made; for “God so loved the world, that he gave his only-begotten Son,”—not a son by creation, as were the angels, nor a son by adoption, as is the forgiven sinner, but a Son begotten in the express image of the Father’s person, and in all the brightness of his majesty and glory, one equal with God in authority, dignity, and divine perfection. In him dwelt all the fullness of the Godhead bodily.

Ellen G. White

Signs of the Times, May 30, 1895, par. 3

The Heavenly Trio — Father, Son and Holy Spirit

One God • One Lord • One Spirit

The Heavenly Trio — Father, Son and Holy Spirit

One God, the Father, of Whom are All Things

The One True & Living God

One God, the Father, of Whom are All Things

The Divine Pre-Incarnate Sonship of Jesus Christ

Gods Only Begotten Son

The Divine Pre-Incarnate Sonship of Jesus Christ

The Omnipresence of the Spirit of God and of Christ

The Divine Holy Spirit

The Omnipresence of the Spirit of God and of Christ

God is the Father of Christ; and Christ is the Son of God. To Christ has been given an exalted position. He has been made equal with the Father. All the councils of God are opened unto His Son.

Ellen G. White

18LtMs, Ms 111, 1903, par. 5

Christ is called the Word. He is the first-begotten of the Father. By Him God has spoken unto us in these last days.

Ellen G. White

18LtMs, Ms 111, 1903, par. 3

Angels [fallen angels: Lucifer and those angels who rebelled with him] were expelled from heaven because they would not work in harmony with God. They fell from their high estate because they wanted to be exalted. They had come to exalt themselves, and they forgot that their beauty of person and of character came from the Lord Jesus. This fact the angels would obscure, that Christ was the only begotten Son of God, and they came to consider that they were not to consult Christ. One angel [Lucifer] began the controversy and carried it on until there was rebellion in the heavenly courts among the angels. They were lifted up because of their beauty.

Ellen G. White


Speaking of the exalted position of Christ, the apostle continues: “Being made so much better than the angels, as He hath by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they. For unto which of the angels said He at any time, Thou art My Son, this day have I begotten thee? And again, I will be to Him a Father, and He shall be to Me a Son? And again, when He bringeth the first begotten into the world, He saith, And let all the angels of God worship Him.” [Hebrews 1:4-6]

Ellen G. White

22LtMs, Ms 179, 1907, par. 5-6

O, do you not know, cannot you understand this? The only begotten Son of God recognized the nobility of humanity by taking humanity upon Himself, and dying in behalf of humanity, testifying throughout all ages that “God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” [John 3:16]

Ellen G. White

12LtMs, Ms 10, 1897, par. 5

The First Begotten of God was the only One who could liberate those who by Adam’s sin had been brought in subjection to Satan.

Ellen G. White

16LtMs, Ms 125, 1901, par. 68

Our great Exemplar was exalted to be equal with God. He was high commander in heaven. All the holy angels delighted to bow before Him. “And again, when He bringeth in the First-begotten into the world, He saith, And let all the angels of God worship Him.” Jesus took upon Himself our nature, laid aside His glory, majesty, and riches to perform his mission, to save that which was lost.

Ellen G. White

Testimonies, Vol. 2, p. 426.2

In order that man might be placed on vantage ground with God, Christ, the only begotten Son of God, made in His express image, came to this world and in the likeness of humanity lived a perfect life.

Ellen G. White

20LtMs, Ms 127, 1905, par. 14

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