All things were created 1 by him, and apart from him not one thing was created 2 that has been created. 3 The verse is followed by a list of what was created.
If Jesus was created then this statement is false or misunderstood (by me).
Father isn't on that list. Sounds obvious because He's eternal. But it also shows the list is limited.
I'll give an example that shows how I understand that verse.
Red really loves gardening. She marries a rich man that gives her a huge wasteland. --> And husband loved her and gave the whole land in her hand.
Red starts gardening. Creates irrigation. Digs ponds. Plants trees and flowers.
Some friends of the husband drop by and complement him on the garden.
No! no!, the husband answers, All things were planted by Red, and apart from Red not one thing was planted.
See, and Red isn't even eternal.
The point I was making is that there is no exception given when describing all things created by Jesus, as in 1 Cor 15 , where all things are subjected except the Father,
same all things-->pas. By exception I mean saying except the son, who was created by the Father, or something to that effect
Col 1:16 for all things in heaven and on earth were created by him – all things, whether visible or invisible, whether thrones or dominions, 1 whether principalities or powers – all things were created through him and for him.
All things were created by him, and apart from him not one thing was created that has been created.
and swore by the one who lives forever and ever, who created heaven and what is in it, and the earth and what is in it, and the sea and what is in it,
I realize this isn't conclusive, just makes you wonder why Paul would give the exception in the one case, and not the other. If Jesus is created then He should fall into all things, a thing is created.