Biblical Concept: God, Creator

(Explanatory parentheses are mine.)

Genesis 1:1 1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. (Inanimate creation.)

Genesis 1:27 27 And God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. (Man is unique among Godís creation, being in His image.Compare Biblical Concept: The value of a soul.)

♠Genesis 2:7 ††7 Then the LORD God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being.(Only God makes alive.) (God creates sentience.) (Want to be like God? Create sentience.)

Genesis 2:19 ††19 And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the sky, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them; and whatever the man called a living creature, that was its name.(Only God makes alive.)

Genesis 2:22 ††22 And the LORD God fashioned into a woman the rib which He had taken from the man, and brought her to the man.

Genesis 5:1-2 1 This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day when God created man, He made him in the likeness of God.2 He created them male and female, and He blessed them and named them Man in the day when they were created.

♠Genesis 6:6-7 6 And the LORD was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart. 7 And the LORD said, "I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the land, from man to animals to creeping things and to birds of the sky; for I am sorry that I have made them." (Sin has greatly despoiled Godís creation.) (Compare Divine Democide. The Creator is to be feared.)

Genesis 9:6 ††6 "Whoever sheds man's blood, By man his blood shall be shed, For in the image of God He made man. (God is the Creator of capital punishment.)

Exodus 4:11 ††11 And the LORD said to him, "Who has made man's mouth? Or who makes him dumb or deaf, or seeing or blind? Is it not I, the LORD?(Some will have their reward for their unique opportunity to glorify God.)

2 Kings 19:15 ††15 And Hezekiah prayed before the LORD and said, "O LORD, the God of Israel, who art enthroned above the cherubim, Thou art the God, Thou alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth. Thou hast made heaven and earth. (Creator = prayer worthy.) (ďOf all the kingdomsĒ = a polytheistic world.)

♠1 Chronicles 16:26 ††26 For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the LORD made the heavens. (Idolatry invokes the jealousy of the Creator.)

2 Chronicles 2:12 12 Then Huram continued, "Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who has made heaven and earth, who has given King David a wise son, endowed with discretion and understanding, who will build a house for the LORD and a royal palace for himself. (Huram / Hiram = the Gentile King of Tyre) (See Righteous Gentiles.Righteous Gentiles = right God.)

Nehemiah 9:6 ††6 "Thou alone art the LORD. Thou hast made the heavens, The heaven of heavens with all their host, The earth and all that is on it, The seas and all that is in them. Thou dost give life to all of them And the heavenly host bows down before Thee.

Job 33:4-6 4 "The Spirit of God has made me, And the breath of the Almighty gives me life.5 "Refute me if you can; Array yourselves before me, take your stand.6 "Behold, I belong to God like you; I too have been formed out of the clay.

♠Job 38:1-7 1Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind and said,2 "Who is this that darkens counsel By words without knowledge?3 "Now gird up your loins like a man, And I will ask you, and you instruct Me!4 "Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding,5 Who set its measurements, since you know? Or who stretched the line on it?6 "On what were its bases sunk? Or who laid its cornerstone,7 When the morning stars sang together, And all the sons of God shouted for joy? (Angels do enjoy the tactile 4du.See Genesis 6:2, Jude 6, Luke 8:26-33.)

Psalm 33:6-9 6 By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host.7 He gathers the waters of the sea together as a heap; He lays up the deeps in storehouses.8 Let all the earth fear the LORD; Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him.9 For He spoke, and it was done; He commanded, and it stood fast. (Creation displays Godís omniscient omnipotence.) (Water displays the imagination of God.)

Psalm 74:17 ††17 Thou hast established all the boundaries of the earth; Thou hast made summer and winter.(God = imagination.)

Psalm 86:8-10 8 There is no one like Thee among the gods, O Lord; Nor are there any works like Thine.9 All nations whom Thou hast made shall come and worship before Thee, O Lord; And they shall glorify Thy name.10 For Thou art great and doest wondrous deeds; Thou alone art God. (Creator = worship worthy.)

♠Psalm 89:11-12 11 The heavens are Thine, the earth also is Thine; The world and all it contains, Thou hast founded them.12 The north and the south, Thou hast created them; Tabor and Hermon shout for joy at Thy name. (Creation of the north and south demonstrates Godís imagination, as does all of His creation.4du versus spu.)

Psalm 94:9 9 He who planted the ear, does He not hear? He who formed the eye, does He not see?(God is not disinterested in His creation.Note the context.)

Psalm 95:3-6 ††3 For the LORD is a great God, And a great King above all gods,4 In whose hand are the depths of the earth; The peaks of the mountains are His also.5 The sea is His, for it was He who made it; And His hands formed the dry land.6 Come, let us worship and bow down; Let us kneel before the LORD our Maker. (Creator = worship worthy.)

Psalm 96:4-5 ††4 For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; He is to be feared above all gods.5 For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the LORD made the heavens. (God = Creator = praise worthy.) (Idols versus Creator = spiritual malfunction.)

Psalm 100:3 ††3 Know that the LORD Himself is God; It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; We are His people and the sheep of His pasture.(People fail to remember or realize the scientifically obvious.)

Psalm 104:19 ††19 He made the moon for the seasons; The sun knows the place of its setting. (Read the Psalm,)

Psalm 104:24 ††24 O LORD, how many are Thy works! In wisdom Thou hast made them all; The earth is full of Thy possessions. (Creation displays Godís omniscient omnipotence.)

Psalm 104:26 ††26 There the ships move along, And Leviathan, which Thou hast formed to sport in it.

Psalm 104:29-30 29 Thou dost hide Thy face, they are dismayed; Thou dost take away their spirit, they expire, And return to their dust.30 Thou dost send forth Thy Spirit, they are created; And Thou dost renew the face of the ground. (The spark of Godís Spirit makes alive.)

Psalm 111:4 ††4 He has made His wonders to be remembered; The LORD is gracious and compassionate.(Read the Psalm.)

Psalm 118:24 ††24 This is the day which the LORD has made; Let us rejoice and be glad in it. (Recognize the scientifically obvious.)

Psalm 119:73 ††73 Thy hands made me and fashioned me; Give me understanding, that I may learn Thy commandments.

Psalm 121:2 ††2 My help comes from the LORD, Who made heaven and earth. (Read the Psalm.God has done the greater, He can deal with your lesser.)

Psalm 124:8 ††8 Our help is in the name of the LORD, Who made heaven and earth. (Read the Psalm.)

Psalm 134:3 ††3 May the LORD bless you from Zion, He who made heaven and earth. (Read the Psalm.)

Psalm 136:5 5 To Him who made the heavens with skill, For His lovingkindness is everlasting;

♠Psalm 147:4-5 4 He counts the number of the stars; He gives names to all of them.5 Great is our Lord, and abundant in strength; His understanding is infinite. (There appear to be more than 100 billion (1011) galaxies in the observable universe. NASA: We believe that there are on the order of 1021 stars in our Universe. If you write that number out, it looks like this: 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000.)(Now some scientists say multiply the previous numbers by 3:ďA new study suggests there are a mind-blowing 300 sextillion of them, or three times as many as scientists previously calculated. That is a 3 followed by 23 zeros. Or 3 trillion times 100 billion.Ē)

Psalm 148:5 ††5 Let them praise the name of the LORD, For He commanded and they were created. (God = Creator = praise worthy.)

Proverbs 16:4 ††4 The LORD has made everything for its own purpose, Even the wicked for the day of evil. (Read the context of 16:1-7.God knew volitional creatures would rebel against Him.)

♠Proverbs 20:12 ††12 The hearing ear and the seeing eye, The LORD has made both of them. (The irreducible complexity of the eye is ignored by anti-Theistic-evolutionists.)

Ecclesiastes 3:11 11 He has made everything appropriate in its time. He has also set eternity in their heart, yet so that man will not find out the work which God has done from the beginning even to the end.(God consciousness is Godís unique invention for mankind,)

Ecclesiastes 7:14 ††14 In the day of prosperity be happy, But in the day of adversity consider-- God has made the one as well as the other So that man may not discover anything that will be after him. (Limited humanity serves Godís purposes in the Angelic Conflict.)

Ecclesiastes 7:29 ††29 "Behold, I have found only this, that God made men upright, but they have sought out many devices." (Sin has greatly despoiled Godís creation.)

Ecclesiastes 11:5 ††5 Just as you do not know the path of the wind and how bones are formed in the womb of the pregnant woman, so you do not know the activity of God who makes all things. (Limited humanity serves Godís purposes in the Angelic Conflict.)

♠Isaiah 25:1 1 O lord, Thou art my God; I will exalt Thee, I will give thanks to Thy name; For Thou hast worked wonders, Plans formed long ago, with perfect faithfulness. (Fortunately the Creator is Perfect.)

♠Isaiah 29:16 16 You turn things around! Shall the potter be considered as equal with the clay, That what is made should say to its maker, "He did not make me"; Or what is formed say to him who formed it, "He has no understanding "?(Volitional creatures have rebelled against their Creator.)

Isaiah 37:16 16 "O LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, who art enthroned above the cherubim, Thou art the God, Thou alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth. Thou hast made heaven and earth. (all kingdoms, note 2 Chronicles 2:12 above)

♠Isaiah 40:26 26 Lift up your eyes on high And see who has created these stars, The One who leads forth their host by number, He calls them all by name; Because of the greatness of His might and the strength of His power Not one of them is missing. (Creation displays Godís omniscient omnipotence.)

Isaiah 40:28 28 Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth Does not become weary or tired. His understanding is inscrutable. (Creation displays Godís omniscient omnipotence.)

Isaiah 42:5 5 Thus says God the LORD, Who created the heavens and stretched them out, Who spread out the earth and its offspring, Who gives breath to the people on it, And spirit to those who walk in it, (The spark of Godís Spirit makes alive.)

♠Isaiah 43:7 ††7 Everyone who is called by My name, And whom I have created for My glory, Whom I have formed, even whom I have made." (Fallen volitional creatures doubt Godís gloriousness.Believing humans glorify God in the Angelic Conflict.) (ďFor My GloryĒ: The sentence of everything.)

Isaiah 43:21 21 "The people whom I formed for Myself, Will declare My praise.(See previous.)

Isaiah 44:23-25 ††23 Shout for joy, O heavens, for the LORD has done it! Shout joyfully, you lower parts of the earth; Break forth into a shout of joy, you mountains, O forest, and every tree in it; For the LORD has redeemed Jacob And in Israel He shows forth His glory.24 Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, and the one who formed you from the womb, "I, the LORD, am the maker of all things, Stretching out the heavens by Myself, And spreading out the earth all alone,25 Causing the omens of boasters to fail, Making fools out of diviners, Causing wise men to draw back, And turning their knowledge into foolishness,(Creation displays Godís omniscient omnipotence.)

♠Isaiah 45:5-12 5 "I am the LORD, and there is no other; Besides Me there is no God. I will gird you, though you have not known Me;6 That men may know from the rising to the setting of the sun That there is no one besides Me. I am the LORD, and there is no other,7 The One forming light and creating darkness, Causing well-being and creating calamity; I am the LORD who does all these.8 "Drip down, O heavens, from above, And let the clouds pour down righteousness; Let the earth open up and salvation bear fruit, And righteousness spring up with it. I, the LORD, have created it.9 "Woe to the one who quarrels with his Maker-- An earthenware vessel among the vessels of earth! Will the clay say to the potter, 'What are you doing?' Or the thing you are making say, 'He has no hands '?10 "Woe to him who says to a father, 'What are you begetting?' Or to a woman, 'To what are you giving birth?'"11 Thus says the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, and his Maker: "Ask Me about the things to come concerning My sons, And you shall commit to Me the work of My hands.12 "It is I who made the earth, and created man upon it. I stretched out the heavens with My hands, And I ordained all their host. (Creation displays Godís omniscient omnipotence.)

Isaiah 45:18 18 For thus says the LORD, who created the heavens (He is the God who formed the earth and made it, He established it and did not create it a waste place, But formed it to be inhabited), "I am the LORD, and there is none else. [Creation displays Godís omniscient omnipotence.]

Isaiah 49:5 ††5 And now says the LORD, who formed Me from the womb to be His Servant, To bring Jacob back to Him, in order that Israel might be gathered to Him (For I am honored in the sight of the LORD, And My God is My strength), [Mothers, you were just the vessel.God did the creating.]

Isaiah 51:13-16 13 That you have forgotten the LORD your Maker, Who stretched out the heavens, And laid the foundations of the earth; That you fear continually all day long because of the fury of the oppressor, As he makes ready to destroy? But where is the fury of the oppressor?14 "The exile will soon be set free, and will not die in the dungeon, nor will his bread be lacking.15 "For I am the LORD your God, who stirs up the sea and its waves roar (the LORD of hosts is His name).16 "And I have put My words in your mouth, and have covered you with the shadow of My hand, to establish the heavens, to found the earth, and to say to Zion, 'You are My people.'"

♠Isaiah 66:1-2 1 Thus says the LORD, "Heaven is My throne, and the earth is My footstool. Where then is a house you could build for Me? And where is a place that I may rest?2 "For My hand made all these things, Thus all these things came into being," declares the LORD. "But to this one I will look, To him who is humble and contrite of spirit, and who trembles at My word. (The Creator favors those who fear Him.)

Jeremiah 1:5 ††5 "Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, And before you were born I consecrated you; I have appointed you a prophet to the nations." [Mothers, you were just the vessel.God did the creating.]

Jeremiah 32:17 ††17 'Ah Lord God! Behold, Thou hast made the heavens and the earth by Thy great power and by Thine outstretched arm! Nothing is too difficult for Thee, (Creation displays Godís omniscient omnipotence.)

Jeremiah 33:2 2 "Thus says the LORD who made the earth, the LORD who formed it to establish it, the LORD is His name, 3 'Call to Me, and I will answer you, and I will tell you great and mighty things, which you do not know.'(Creation displays Godís omniscient omnipotence.)

Ezekiel 28:15 15 "You were blameless in your ways From the day you were created, Until unrighteousness was found in you. (All of Godís original creation was only good.Compare Genesis 1:31 31 And God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.Lucifer / Satan cannot blame God for making him a sinneróthough he does.)

Amos 4:13 ††13 For behold, He who forms mountains and creates the wind And declares to man what are His thoughts, He who makes dawn into darkness And treads on the high places of the earth, The LORD God of hosts is His name. (Creation displays Godís omniscient omnipotence.)

Amos 5:8 ††8 He who made the Pleiades and Orion And changes deep darkness into morning, Who also darkens day into night, Who calls for the waters of the sea And pours them out on the surface of the earth, The LORD is His name. (Creation displays Godís omniscient omnipotence.)

Jonah 1:9 ††9 And he said to them, "I am a Hebrew, and I fear the LORD God of heaven who made the sea and the dry land."

Habakkuk 2:18-20 ††18 "What profit is the idol when its maker has carved it, Or an image, a teacher of falsehood? For its maker trusts in his own handiwork When he fashions speechless idols.19 "Woe to him who says to a piece of wood, 'Awake!' To a dumb stone, 'Arise!' And that is your teacher? Behold, it is overlaid with gold and silver, And there is no breath at all inside it.20 "But the LORD is in His holy temple. Let all the earth be silent before Him." (Religion replaces God.)(Contrast between idolatry and the Creator God is a repeated theme in this study.)

Zechariah 12:1 1 The burden of the word of the LORD concerning Israel. Thus declares the LORD who stretches out the heavens, lays the foundation of the earth, and forms the spirit of man within him, (God forms the immaterial part of man, not parents.)

Acts 14:15 ††15 and saying, "Men, why are you doing these things? We are also men of the same nature as you, and preach the gospel to you in order that you should turn from these vain things to a living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea, and all that is in them. (Paul to miracle distracted crowds.)

Acts 17:24 ††24 "The God who made the world and all things in it, since He is Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands; (Paul to idol worshippers at Athens.)

Romans 1:19-20 19 because that which is known about God is evident within them; for God made it evident to them.20 For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse. (God, God consciousness, and creation.)

Romans 1:25 ††25 For they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen. (See previous.)

Romans 4:17 ††17 (as it is written, "A father of many nations have I made you") in the sight of Him whom he believed, even God, who gives life to the dead and calls into being that which does not exist. (Creation displays Godís omniscient omnipotence.)

2 Corinthians 5:1 1 For we know that if the earthly tent which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.(Dimensional resurrection promise.)

Galatians 4:19 19 My children, with whom I am again in labor until Christ is formed in youó(Godís spiritual recreation of fallen humans.)

Ephesians 2:10 10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them. (Godís spiritual recreation of fallen humans.)

Ephesians 3:8-10 8 To me, the very least of all saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ,9 and to bring to light what is the administration of the mystery which for ages has been hidden in God, who created all things;10 in order that the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known through the church to the rulers and the authorities in the heavenly places. (The Church teaches fallen volitional creatures that God is the wise Creator.)

Ephesians 4:24 ††24 and put on the new self, which in the likeness of God has been created in righteousness and holiness of the truth. (Godís spiritual recreation of fallen humans.)

Colossians 1:16 16 For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities-- all things have been created by Him and for Him.(Creation displays Godís omniscient omnipotence.)

Hebrews 1:2 ††2 in these last days has spoken to us in His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the world.

Hebrews 11:3 ††3 By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things which are visible. (Creation displays Godís omniscient omnipotence.)

1 Peter 4:19 ††19 Therefore, let those also who suffer according to the will of God entrust their souls to a faithful Creator in doing what is right. (Some will have their reward for their unique opportunity to glorify God.) (See vv. 12ff. )

2 Peter 3:5 ††5 For when they maintain this, it escapes their notice that by the word of God the heavens existed long ago and the earth was formed out of water and by water,

Revelation 4:11 11 "Worthy art Thou, our Lord and our God, to receive glory and honor and power; for Thou didst create all things, and because of Thy will they existed, and were created."(Fallen volitional creatures do not think God is their Creator.)

Revelation 5:11-14 11 And I looked, and I heard the voice of many angels around the throne and the living creatures and the elders; and the number of them was myriads of myriads, and thousands of thousands,12 saying with a loud voice, "Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power and riches and wisdom and might and honor and glory and blessing."13 And every created thing which is in heaven and on the earth and under the earth and on the sea, and all things in them, I heard saying, "To Him who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb, be blessing and honor and glory and dominion forever and ever."14 And the four living creatures kept saying, "Amen." And the elders fell down and worshiped. (Creator = worship worthy.)

Revelation 10:5-6 5 And the angel whom I saw standing on the sea and on the land lifted up his right hand to heaven,6 and swore by Him who lives forever and ever, who created heaven and the things in it, and the earth and the things in it, and the sea and the things in it, that there shall be delay no longer,

Revelation 14:7 ††7 and he said with a loud voice, "Fear God, and give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come; and worship Him who made the heaven and the earth and sea and springs of waters." (Creator = worship worthy.)