1 Corinthians 8:6 yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist.
- God the Father (The title Theos/Elohim)
- Lord, Jesus (The title: kurios/Adonai)
“If he called them THEOS, unto whom the word of THEOS came, and the scripture cannot be broken; Say ye of him, whom the Father hath sanctified, and sent into the world, Thou blasphemest; because I said, I am the Son of THEOS? – Joh 10:35, 36
- Reason 29 of 100 [But to us there is but one God, the Father; and one Lord Jesus Christ – (1 Corinthians 8:6)]
- 38 of 100: Worshiping the MAN Jesus
- God the Father —> “OF” whom are all things
- Jesus Christ —> “THROUGH” or “BECAUSE” whom are all things
- God the Father —> we “IN” him
- Jesus Christ —> “By” or “THROUGH”
Definitions ‘of’, ‘by’, ‘through’, ‘in’ – understanding the differences
(ESV) yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist.
A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal or occasional). In composition it retains the same general import: – after, always, among, at, to avoid, because of (that), briefly, by, for (cause) . . . fore, from, in, by occasion of, of, by reason of, for sake, that, thereby, therefore, X though, through (-out), to, wherefore, with (-in). In composition it retains the same general import.
“Therefore (KJV)/ Because (LITV)” Matthew 6:25“ sake (KJV)/ on account (LITV) / because (TLV, LEB, ISV)” in Mat 10:22“ therefore (KJV) / On account of (ABP)” Mat 12:27“ Wherefore (KJV) / Because of this (LITV)” Mat 12:31“Sake (KJV)” Mat 14:3“ Because (KJV)” Mat 17:20etc.
(KJV+) And he did not many mighty works there because (G1223 ) of their unbelief.
- And he did not many mighty works there Through(G1223) their unbelief.
- And he did not many mighty works there by(G1223 ) their unbelief.
there is one God the father, OF (G1537) whom are all things,andone Lord Jesus Christ, BECAUSE OF(G1223) whom are all things ”
Of whom – ἐκ, ἐξ (ek, ex’)
A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence motion or action proceeds), from, out (of place, time or cause; literally or figuratively; direct or remote): – after, among, X are, at betwixt (-yond), by (the means of), exceedingly, (+ abundantly above), for (-th), from (among, forth, up), + grudgingly, + heartily, X heavenly, X hereby, + very highly, in, . . . ly, (because, by reason) of, off (from), on, out among (from, of), over, since, X thenceforth, through, X unto, X vehemently, with (-out). Often used in composition, with the same general import; often of completion.
“And Judas begat Phares and Zara OF (G1537 ) Thamar; “ Matthew 1:3“she was found with child OF the Holy Ghost.”Matthew 1:18“for OUT ( G1537) of thee shall come a Governor” Mat 2:6“is known by ( G1537 ) his fruit”“a sign from (G15370 heaven. “ Mat 16:1“Let no fruit grow on G1537 thee “ Mat 21:19
1Pe 1:20 indeed having been foreknown before the foundation of the world, but revealed in the last times because of you,
“to know beforehand, that is, foresee: – foreknow (ordain), know (before).”
For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren. (Romans 8:29)
Revelation 13:8 (KJV) And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.
Rev 13:8 (ESV) and all who dwell on earth will worship it, everyone whose name has not been written before the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who was slain.
- Lamb slain from the foundation of the world
- Everyone whose name has not been written before the foundation of the world
calls the things that are not, as though they were. – Romans 4:17
Ephesians 1:4 (KJV) According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:
2 Timothy 1:9-10 (KJV) Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began,
Titus 1:2-3 (KJV) In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;
‘in’ ἐν en
Col 1:16 for in (G1722 – see definition below) him were all things created, in the heavens and upon the earth, things visible and things invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers; all things have been created through (G1223 Because of ) him, and unto him;
Let us examine G1722 : i.e. Col 1:16 “For IN (G1722 ) him were all things created“
we have seen his star in ( G1722) the east – Mat 2:2Mat 2:18 In ( G1722) Rama was there a voiceMat 3:6 And were baptized of him in ( G1722) JordanMat 5:48 Father which is in ( G1722) heavenetc.
Rom 3:24 Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in (G1722 ) Christ Jesus:
Rom 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in (G1722 ) Christ Jesus,
Rom 8:39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
1Co 1:2 Unto the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus,
1Co 1:30 But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption
Refer to this post to know more of the new covenant/creation in Jesus:
[Col 1:16 refers to the new creation n Christ and not the Genesis creation.]
Joh 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.Joh 1:2 The same was in the beginning with God.
Joh 1:3 All things were made[BECAUSE OF (G1223 )] him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.
The universe was created by YAHWEH
Gen 2:4 This is the history of the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that Yahweh God made the earth and the heavens.Gen 2:7 Yahweh God formed man from the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.Gen 2:19 Out of the ground Yahweh God formed every animal of the field, and every bird of the sky, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them. Whatever the man called every living creature became its name.
Psa 148:5 Let them praise Yahweh’s name, For he commanded, and they were created.Psalms 33:6 By Yahweh’s word, the heavens were made; all their army by the breath of his mouth.
Isa 42:5 Thus says God Yahweh, he who created the heavens and stretched them out, he who spread out the earth and that which comes out of it, he who gives breath to its people and spirit to those who walk in it.
Isa 45:18 For Yahweh who created the heavens, the God who formed the earth and made it, who established it and didn’t create it a waste, who formed it to be inhabited says: “I am Yahweh; and there is no other.
Mal 2:10 Don’t we all have one father? Hasn’t one God created us?
Rev 4:11 “Worthy are you, our Lord and God, the Holy One, to receive the glory, the honor, and the power, for you created all things, and because of your desire they existed, and were created!”
Rev 10:6 and swore by him who lives forever and ever, who created heaven and the things that are in it, the earth and the things that are in it, and the sea and the things that are in it, that there will no longer be delay,
Rev 14:7 He said with a loud voice, “Fear the Lord, and give him glory; for the hour of his judgment has come. Worship him who made the heaven, the earth, the sea, and the springs of waters!”
1Ti 4:3 forbidding marriage and commanding to abstain from foods which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.
Mar 13:19 For in those days there will be oppression, such as there has not been the like from the beginning of the creation which God created until now, and never will be.
Act 4:24 When they heard it, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, “O Lord, you are God, who made the heaven, the earth, the sea, and all that is in them;
Acts 14:15 “Men, why are you doing these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and bring you good news, that you should turn from these vain things to the living God, who made the sky, the earth, the sea, and all that is in them;
Acts 17:24 The God who made the world and all things in it, he, being Lord of heaven and earth, doesn’t dwell in temples made with hands,
The LOGOS connection again: (God created the worlds by his word)
Heb 11:3 By faith, we understand that the universe has been framed by the word of God, so that what is seen has not been made out of things which are visible.
2 Peter 3:5 For this they willfully forget that there were heavens from of old, and an earth formed out of water and amid water by the word of God;
John 5:26 For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself;
Eph 3:9 and to make all men see what is the administration of the mystery which for ages has been hidden in God, who created all things
through[because of (G1223 )] Jesus Christ;
Refer this post for notes on Hebrews 1:10 – was the the son involved inc creation?
Why is Jesus appointed a heir? If Jesus is the creator why should he be appointed as heir?
Heb 1:2 has at the end of these days spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, through[BECAUSE] whom also he made the worlds.
John 17:5 And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.
Romans 4:17 As it is written, “I have made you a father of many nations.” This is in the presence of him whom he believed: God, who gives life to the dead, and calls the things that are not, as though they were.
For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour. Psalms 8:5
(CEV) God, who created everything, wanted me to help everyone understand the mysterious plan that had always been hidden in his mind. (Ephesians 3:9)
Luk 1:35 And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God.
Col 1:15 the firstborn of all creation.
“This is what YHWH says: Israel is my firstborn son. . .Let my son go, so he may worship me.”
Col 1:17 He is before all things, and in him all things are held together.
Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations. (Jeremiah 1:5 KJV)
Consider the calling of Paul:
Gal 1:15 But when it was the good pleasure of God, who separated me, even from my mother’s womb, and called me through his grace,
Heb 1:13 But to which of the angels said he at any time, Sit on my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool?
“God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands; Neither is worshipped with men’s hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, and all things; And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation; That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us: For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring. Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man’s device. And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent: Because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.” Acts 17:24-31 (KJV)