God is the creator

God is the creator of the universe and all that is therein.


39. 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 JUDAISM: Genesis: 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.”

Islamic symbol-10 pix ISLAM: 102. “That is Allah (God) your Lord! there is no god but He, The Creator of all things: then worship ye Him: and He hath power to dispose of all affairs.”

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

Islamic symbol-5pix 1. “Praise be to Allah, Who created the heavens and the earth, and made the darkness and the light.”

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

Islamic symbol-5pix 16. “Allah is The Creator of all things: He is the One, the Supreme and Irresistible.”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah  13)

Islamic symbol-5pix 62. “Such is Allah, your Lord, The Creator of all things, there is no god but He.”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah 40)

Zoroastrian symbol-12pix ZOROASTRIANISM: 1. “We worship The Creator Ahura Mazda (God).”

(Zoroaster, The Zend-Avesta, Avesta – Yasna 6)

Ahura Mazda symbol-8pix 7. “I strive to recognize by these things Thee, O Mazda, Creator of all things through the Holy Spirit.”

(The Zend-Avesta, Avesta – Yasna 44)

Ahura Mazda symbol-8pix “It is not by our own will that we come into existence. Mazda brought us into being out of not-being. If He has so much power on nonentity how greater must be His power on entity? Yet He is not a tyrant that He would take pleasure in oppressing others. He is nothing but kindness alone. (ZOROASTER, Hymns of Atharvan p. 739)

Hindu symbol-10pix HINDUISM: 1. “He (Brahma/Vishnu/God) is inconceivable, without form, deep, covered, Blameless, Unfathomable, without (physical) qualities (or form); The Pure One, The Brilliant (All Intelligent) One, He Who is not caused, A Master-Magician, The Omniscient: (The All Knowing and The All Wise One), The Mighty One, The Immeasurable One, One Who is without beginning or end; The Blissful, Unborn (Uncreated One), The All Wise, Indescribable, Creator of all things (The Creator of the universe), The Self found within All things, The Enjoyer of All Things, The Ruler of All Things, The Center of the Center of All Things.”

(Hinduism, Upanishads vol. 2, Maitrayana-Brahmaya-Upanishad)

Hindu symbol 5-pix 50. “The sages declare Brahma, the (creator) of the universe, the law, the Great One, and the Undiscernible One (to constitute) the highest order of beings.” “For men hath He created earth and waters, and ever helped the prayer of him who worships.”

(Hindu, Laws of Manu chapter 12)

Hindu symbol 5-pix 1. “BRAHMA was the first of the Devas, the maker of the universe, the Creating and governing God. He is not created, but is The Creator.”

(Hindu, Upanishads vol. 2, Mundaka-Upanishad)

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, (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 “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 “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: “The Mandaean religion stresses the importance of the active role of women in life since she constitutes half of society. Man and woman are equal creatures in the greatest miracle of heavenly creation. All the holy books including the Ginza Rba emphasize that The Great Creator created all creatures. He created Adam and Eve by His power, from clay, and created them as two equals. The woman is a symbol of fertility, regeneration and the cornerstone of the family and its happiness.” (Mandaean, in the name of The Great Life (God).

Mandaean symbol1 “All worlds adore and praise The Mighty, When worlds came into being and creations were called forth,” “Thou didst hold in Thy grasp the worlds and generations.” “To You do I call and (You) do I teach, Men who have received the Sign, and light.” (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapters 17, 53 and 89)

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION:God hath, out of sheer nothingness and through the potency of His command, created the heavens and the earth and whatever lieth between them. He is single and peerless in His eternal unity with none to join partner with His holy Essence, nor is there any soul, except His Own Self, who can befittingly comprehend Him…”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 61)

The shrine10 pix “He is The Creator of the heavens and the earth and whatever lieth between them and He truly is a witness over all things. He is The Lord of Reckoning for all that dwell in the heavens and on earth and whatever lieth between them, and truly God is swift to reckon. He setteth the measure assigned to all who are in the heavens and the earth and whatever is between them.” “He is The Creator, the Source of all beings, the Fashioner, the Almighty, the Maker, the All-Wise. He is the Bearer of the most excellent titles throughout the heavens and the earth and whatever lieth between them.”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, pp. 171 and 211)

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 pix“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.”

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