Who is the God who made all things?
The Father speaking in Heb. 1:8: But to the Son He says: V.10: And, Thou, Lord, in the beginning has laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the works of your hands... (The whole chapter of Heb.1 the Father attributes Christ as the creator).
Therefore the Son was there as the creator with the Father, with the Holy Spirit.
Isa 45:11-12 Thus says the LORD, The Holy One of Israel, and his Maker:"Ask Me of things to come concerning My sons;And concerning the work of My hands , you command Me. I have made the earth, And created man on it.I--My hands -- stretched out the heavens.
Who is his Maker? It is the hands of a man that God came to earth in that was pierced for crucifixion.
John 1:1-3: He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made (Eph.3:9). V. 10: and the world was made through Him, and the world did not know Him.
Who is the Him? It is the Son
Col. 1:16-17: For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him. Rev. 4:11: You are worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power; for You created all things, and by Your will they exist and were created.
We are told over and over in Scripture that God is the creator. Heb. 3:4-5 He who built all things is God. And Scripture attributes this to the Son as well as the Father. We also find the son with the Father before anything was created.
Why do Jehovah Witnesses, Christadelphians, Iglesia ni Cristo, the Way, New agers and so many others refuse the full revelation and concentrate on Jesus being just a man. Ignoring that the Bible teaches, that God the Father sent the Son from heaven as the savior (1Jn.1:14). That he is both God and man, the only God/man (unlike the gurus from India).
The Bible calls those who deny Jesus came in the flesh, meaning God became man in Jesus Christ as of the antichrist spirit.
1 John 2:23 Whoever denies the Son does not have the Father either; he who acknowledges the Son has the Father also.
Johns clarity on the deity of Christ is unparalleled.
1 John 4:14-15 And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent the Son as Savior of the world. Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.
It is those who are open to the truth of the Word, willing to receive it that come to the understanding that brings them salvation. One must carefully digest the word, the bread of life to have it become part of them.
1 John 5:9-13 If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater; for this is the witness of God which He has testified of His Son. He who believes in the Son of God has the witness in himself; he who does not believe God has made Him a liar, because he has not believed the testimony that God has given of His Son. And this is the testimony: that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son . He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life.
As John previously wrote years before John 1:2-5 All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.
The darkness does not understand the light and Jesus said (Jn.3) a person in darkness does not come to the light.
1 John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us an understanding, that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.
John 1:12-13 as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name
May the Lord who wrote the scripture open up your eyes to see who the Son is.