Source:Eusebius:The History of the Church From Christ to Constantine:Christ was the angel of mighty counsel

Eusebius: "[Christ] was the first and only begotten of God...the angel of mighty counsel"

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Eusebius: "[Christ] was the first and only begotten of God...the angel of mighty counsel"

Eusebius, a Roman historian and a scholar of the Biblical canon, said:

[Christ] was the first and only begotten of God; the commander-in-chief of the spiritual and immortal host of heaven; the angel of mighty counsel; the agent of the ineffable purpose of the Father." [1]

Notes

  1. ↑ The History of the Church Book I:2 (3), in Eusebius: The History of the Church From Christ to Constantine, G.A. Williamson Translator (Penguine Books, 1986), 33-4.