Topic: Jesus Christ
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life; and the life was the light of men. And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not. (John 1:1-5 KJV)There are many theologies about how this universal was created in the beginning of time. Some say the earth was created by a big bang explosion. If this is true, who began to create the big bang before its explosion? There are many theologies about the earth creation, but the Bible tells us who created the planet.
In Genesis 1:1, it tells us that God created the heaven and the earth. The earth cannot create by itself. As we’d keep read on Genesis 1, God designed the universe by using His spoken words. Also, we see there were three persons that involved the creation—the God of the Father, God of the Son (Jesus), and the Holy Spirit.
Throughout the Old Testament era, we see God as the Spirit. But, after 400 years of silence, God came to the earth as human being.
In John 1, John tells us that there was the Word in the beginning. In Hebrew Scripture, the Word was an agent of creation (Psalm 33:6), the source of God’s message to His people through the prophets (Hosea 1:2), and God’s Law, His standard for holiness. In Greek philosophy, the Word means the divine essence that hold all things together, God’s ideal pattern for creation.
As we read the first five verses in John 1, we see that Jesus Christ was the Word in the beginning. We need to understand how the New Testament began. Jesus was the beginning of all things. We would not be existed when there was no beginning point. Paul says in Colossians 1:16-18, “For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him: And he is before all things, and by him all things consist. And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence."