Who is God the Father? For the Colson Center, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point.
“I trust in one God, the Father almighty, Maker of sky and earth, of all things manifest and invisible.”
These opening difference of the Nicene Creed are among the many critical and oldest statements of Christian faith outward the Bible.
God the Father is the first Person of the Trinity. He is the commencement and source of all things. He’s the Creator of the universe, and His Name, which He gave to Moses, speaks of His almighty and invariable nature: “I Am that we Am.”
God alone has no commencement or end. He is self-existent, depending on no one. He is the good answer to the question, “Where did all come from?” He is where the Christian worldview differs many essentially from naturalism and pantheism.
There was a time, so to speak, when conjunction we nor the origination nor even time itself did exist. The star came into existence only by the Word of God. Thanks to John 1, we know that Word by name—and we’ll speak about Him tomorrow.