God the creator of the universe.

God is the creator of the universe.


48. Creator. The religions of God all agree that God is the creator of the universe and all that is therein: For God to be a creator there must be a creation or God would not be a creator: the greatest name 8 pixBaha’i Faith: “His name, The Creator, presupposeth a creation, even as His title, The Lord of Men, must involve the existence of a servant.” “otherwise, these would be empty and impossible names.” “The Creator always had a creation.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 150 and Abdu’l-Baha, The Promulgation of Universal Peace, p. 271 and Abdu’l-Baha, Some Answered Questions, p. 281)

Jewish symbols-13pix JUDAISMGenesis 1:1 “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” Isaiah 45:18 “For thus saith The LORD that created the heavens; God Himself that formed the earth and made it; He hath established it, He created it not in vain, He formed it to be inhabited: I am The LORD; and there is none else.” Amos 4:13 “For, lo, He that formeth the mountains, and createth the wind, and declareth unto man what is His thought, that maketh the morning darkness, and treadeth upon the high places of the earth, The LORD, The God of hosts, is His name.” Jeremiah 10:12 “He hath made the earth by His power, He hath established the world by His wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by His discretion.” the cross-5pix Christianity: Acts 4:24 “Lord, thou art God, which hast made heaven and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is:” Acts 14:15 “The living God, which made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are therein:” Acts 17:24 “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;” 17:25 “Neither is worshipped with men’s hands, as though He needed any thing, seeing He giveth to all life, and breath, and all things;” Colossians 1:16 “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:” 1:17 “And He is before all things, and by Him all things consist.”

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: “God created all. He gives sustenance to all. He guides and trains all under the shadow of His bounty. We must follow the example God Himself gives us, and do away with all disputations and quarrels.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Abdu’l-Baha, Abdu’l-Baha in London, p. 38)

the greatest name 8 pixBaha’i Faith: “Wash your hearts from all earthly defilements, and hasten to enter the Kingdom of your Lord, the Creator of earth and heaven, Who caused the world to tremble and all its peoples to wail, except them that have renounced all things and clung to that which the Hidden Tablet hath ordained.”

(Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 210)

the greatest name 8 pixBaha’i Faith: “Verily Thou art the Powerful, the Most High, the Mighty and Omnipotent, and the Creator of the earth and heaven, and verily there is no God but Thee, The Lord of the Manifest Signs!

(Bahá’í Faith, Abdu’l-Baha, Tablets of Abdu’l-Baha v2, p. 390)

Islamic symbol-10 pix ISLAM: 73. “It is He (Allah, God) Who created the heavens and the earth in true (proportions): the day He saith, “Be,” Behold! it is. His Word is the truth.”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah   6)

Islamic symbol-5pix Islam: 101. “O Thou Creator of the heavens and the earth! Thou art my Protector in this world and in the Hereafter.”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah  12)

Islamic symbol-5pix Islam: 46. “O Allah! Creator of the heavens and the earth! Knower of all that is hidden and open! It is Thou that wilt judge between Thy Servants in those matters about which they have differed.”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah  39)

Islamic symbol-5pix Islam: 11. (He is) the Creator of the heavens and the earth: He has made for you pairs from among yourselves, and pairs among cattle: by this means does He multiply you: there is nothing whatever like unto Him, and He is the One that hears and sees (all things).

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah  42)

Zoroastrian symbol-12pix ZOROASTRIANISM: 1. “Zarathushtra asked of Ahura Mazda (God): O Ahura Mazda, Thou most bounteous Spirit! maker of the corporeal worlds, the holy One! which was that word which Thou did’st declare to me, which was before the sky, and before the water, before the earth, and before the cattle, before the plants, and before the fire, and before the holy man.”

(Zoroaster, The Zend-Avesta, Avesta – Yasna. 19)

Zoroastrian symbol-5pix Zoroastrianism: “Glory (be) on the earth (and the heavens) created by (Ahura Mazda- God).”

(Zoroaster, The Zend-Avesta, Khorda Avesta – Book of Common Prayer pt. 1)

Zoroastrian symbol-5pix Zoroastrianism: “In the name of God. I praise and invoke the creator Ormazd, (Ahura Mazda, God) the radiant, glorious, omniscient, maker, lord of lords, king over all kings, watchful, creator of the universe, giver of daily bread, powerful, strong, eternal, forgiver, merciful, loving, mighty, wise, holy, and nourisher.”

(Zoroaster, The Zend-Avesta, Khorda Avesta – Book of Common Prayer pt. 1)

Hindu symbol-10pix HINDUISM: 25. “This whole creation He (Brahma, Vishnu, God) likewise produced, as He desired to call these beings into existence.”

(Hindu, Laws of Manu chapter 1)

Hindu symbol 5-pix Hinduism: 4. “This, even this, is He who hath created the breadth of earth, the lofty height of heaven.”

(Hindu, Vedas, Rig Veda – Book  6)

Hindu symbol 5-pix Hinduism: 38. “He as Creator hath filled full heaven and earth, and hath disclosed them.”

(Hindu, Vedas, Rig Veda – Book  9)

Hindu symbol 5-pix Hinduism: 7. “Thou whom the Heaven and Earth, thou whom the Waters, and Tvastar, maker of fair things, created, Well knowing, all along the Fathers (Brahma’s, Gods) pathway, shine with resplendent light, enkindled.”

(Hindu, Vedas, Rig Veda – Book 10)

Buddhist wheel symbol-10 pix BUDDHISM: “The word sankhara (formations) comprises all things, which have a beginning and an end; the so-called created or ‘formed’ things, i.e., all possible physical and mental constituents of existence (earth, heaven, thought, knowledge, the universe etc.)” And, “since there is an Unborn, Unoriginated, Uncreated, Unformed One, (Brahma, God);” “The word (sankhara) formations has an all forming, all creating, all-encompassing meaning.” (Then), “Knowing of all that is created, you know The Uncreated, Holy One, (Brahma/Vishnu/God):” The All-Knowing, Completely Informed, All Wise One; Who comprehendeth and is cognizant and understandeth all that is, or was, or will be in the future.

(Buddhist, Dhammapada and The Eightfold Path)

Dharma wheel Buddhist symbols-5pix Buddhism: “There are two factors of causation by reason of which things came into seeming existence, external and internal factors. To become effective (for this to happen) there must be a principle vested with supreme authority present asserting itself. (The Creator, A Supreme Authority whom some refer to as God, Brahma, Vishnu etc…)” (Buddha, Lankavatara Sutra)

Dharma wheel Buddhist symbols-5pix Buddhism: “They assert that they are born of A Creator, of time, of atoms, of some celestial spirit. There is but one common Essence.” (Buddha, Lankavatara Sutra)

Mandaean symbol-15pix SABEANISM: “Manda-d-Hiia (Hiia/Haiyi/God) Sublimest of beings, Knowledge of Life is Thy name, Truth is Thy name. Pure is Thy name, magnified is Thy name, Honoured is Thy name, blessed is Thy name And abiding is Thy name. Victorious art Thou And victorious is Thy name. Victorious are the words of Truth which proceed from Thy mouth Over all deeds,” Manda-d-Hiia: (Hiia/Haiyi/God) The all encompassing creator, in which, all should believe. “When worlds came into being and creations were called forth,” “Thou didst hold in Thy grasp the worlds and generations.” (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapters 3, 53 75)

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “Thy Lord, the Creator of the heavens,” “for God is the (Omniscient) Creator of all things (The One True All Knowing One, The All Wise).”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, pp. 6 and 133)

The shrine10 pix Babi Religion: “He (God) is The Peerless Creator, Who hath created the heavens and the earth and whatsoever lieth between them; and all do His bidding. He is The One Whose (Wisdom) and Grace hath encompassed all that are in the heavens, and on the earth.”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 167)

The shrine10 pix Babi Religion: “He, (God) is The Creator of the heavens and the earth and what-so-ever lieth between them, and He Truly is A Witness over (all that is); over all things. He is The (All Knowing) Lord of Reckoning for all that dwell in the heavens and on earth and whatever lieth between them.”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 171)

The shrine10 pix Babi Religion: “Glorified art Thou, O God, Thou art the Creator of the heavens and the earth and that which lieth between them. Thou art the sovereign Lord, the Most Holy, the Almighty, the All-Wise.”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 176)

The shrine10 pix Babi Religion: “ALL Majesty and Glory, O my God, and All Dominion and Light and Grandeur and Splendour be unto Thee. Thou bestowest sovereignty on whom Thou willest and dost withhold it from whom Thou desirest. No God is there but Thee, the All-Possessing, the Most Exalted. Thou art He Who createth from naught the universe and all that dwell therein.”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 202)

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: “God in His: (infinite, all cognizant, all comprehending, all knowing), wisdom hath created all things (the earth, the universe and all that is to be found in this existence and in the next realm). Nothing has been created without a special destiny (and) every creature has an innate station of attainment.”

(Abdu’l-Baha, Divine Philosophy, p. 110)

the greatest name 8 pixBaha’i Faith: “Praised be Thou, O Lord our God, inasmuch as Thou hast enabled us to recognize Thy most exalted and all-glorious Self. We will, by Thy mercy, cleave to Thee, and will detach ourselves from any one but Thee. We have realized that Thou art the Beloved of the worlds and the Creator of earth and heaven!

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, Prayers and Meditations by Baha’u’llah, p. 98)

the greatest name 8 pixBaha’i Faith: “Should the inebriation of the wine of My verses seize thee, and thou determinest to present thyself before the throne of thy Lord, the Creator of earth and heaven, make My love thy vesture and thy shield remembrance of Me, and thy provision reliance upon God, the Revealer of all power…”

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, The Proclamation of Baha’u’llah, p. 85)

the greatest name 8 pixBaha’i Faith: “Wash from your hearts all earthly defilements, and hasten to enter the Kingdom of your Lord, the Creator of earth and heaven.

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, The Kitab-i-Aqdas, p. 48)

the greatest name 8 pixBaha’i Faith: “Thus have the mighty verses of Thy Lord been again sent down unto thee, that thou mayest arise to remember God, the Creator of earth and heaven, in these days when all the tribes of the earth have mourned, and the foundations of the cities have trembled, and the dust of irreligion hath enwrapped all men, except such as God, the All-Knowing, the All-Wise, was pleased to spare.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, The Summons of the Lord of Hosts, p. 66)