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Christ's pre-existence

This question was asked and answered in the Review and Sabbath Herald 1883:

Question to the Editor: Will you please favor me with those Scriptures which plainly say that Christ is a created being?

Answer: You are mistaken in supposing that S.D. Adventists teach that Christ was ever created. They believe, on the contrary, that he was "begotten" of the Father, and that he can properly be called God and worshiped as such. They believe also that the worlds and everything which is, was created by Christ in conjunction with the Father. They believe, HOWEVER, that somewhere in the eternal ages of the past there was a point at which CHRIST CAME INTO EXISTENCE.

They think that it is necessary that GOD SHOULD HAVE ANTEDATED CHRIST IN HIS BEING, in order that Christ could have been begotten of Him, and sustain to him the relationship of son. They hold to the distinct personality of the Father and Son rejecting as absurd that feature of Trinitarianism which insists that God and Christ and the Holy Spirit are three persons and yet one person.

S.D. Adventists hold that God and Christ are one in the sense that Christ prayed that his disciples might be one i.e. one in spirit, purpose and labor. See Fundamental Principles of S.D. Adventists, Published at this office, available for 4 cents

The only three Editors of the Adventist Review between 1851 and 1897 were Ellen White's husband, Uriah Smith and J.N. Andrews. Andrews only served one year while White and Smith traded back and forth until James White's death in August 8, 1881.