To that, the expanded Constitutions of the Holy Apostles later also added:2 “In the beginning, God made the heaven and the earth [Genesis 1:1]…. The divine Scripture testifies that God [the Father] said to [the Spirit-anointed] Christ His Only-begotten, ‘Let Us make man after Our image and after Our likeness!’” Genesis 1:26.
Too, Samaria’s A.D. 150 Church Father Justin Martyr stated:3 “God the Father…and the Son (coming forth from Him)…and the prophetic Spirit, we worship and adore…. We bless the Maker of all, through His Son Jesus Christ, and through the Holy Spirit.”
Again, also the A.D. 170 Church Father Theophilus of Antioch stated:4 “God made all things out of nothing…. God, then, having His Own Word internally within His Own bosom [cf. John 1:18], begat Him — emitting Him as His Own Wisdom before all things…. He rules, and