Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Jesus Creator


Per the Nicene Creed:

Through him [Jesus] all things were made

Per the Holy Bible:

God created everything through him, and nothing was created except through him. The Word gave life to everything that was created, and his life brought light to everyone. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it.

God sent a man, John the Baptist, to tell about the light so that everyone might believe because of his testimony. John himself was not the light; he was simply a witness to tell about the light. The one who is the true light, who gives light to everyone, was coming into the world.

He came into the very world he created, but the world didn’t recognize him.

John 1:3-10 NLT

Through him God created everything in the heavenly realms and on earth.

He made the things we can see and the things we can’t see - such as thrones, kingdoms, rulers, and authorities in the unseen world. Everything was created through him and for him.

Colossians 1:16

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If you've been paying attention, you might be saying, "Hey, wait a minute! The second phrase in this creed says that God, the Father Almighty, is 'maker of heaven and earth,' so what's the deal all of a sudden saying that the SON was the creative agent?"

Pay attention to the two Scripture references above. God the Father did the creating, but he did it through the Son.

It might help to take the opening of John's gospel literally for a moment when it equates Jesus with "the Word" and then reread the first chapter of Genesis where God speaks  -  pronounces a word  -  and things come into being.

Truth is...It's as if God the Father sits enthroned eternally and any personal interaction, like touching or creating, is accomplished by God the Son.

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