For God sent the Son into the world that the world might be saved through him" (3:16-17). In the biblical use, "salvation" is related to redemption and liberation. In the book of Exodus, we read how God called his people out of Egypt, how he saved them from slavery under the Pharoah.
Who created God? Who made God? Where did God come from? If everything must have a beginning, how did God come into existence?
In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God . . . all things were made by him and without him was not anything made that was made . . . and the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, full of grace and truth; and we have beheld his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father . . . grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.
God exists outside of time and space. We exist inside time and space. Trying to understand how God could exist without beginning is beyond our mindspan ...
God did not come into existence. He has always been in existence. The Bible says that He has always existed: " . . . even from everlasting to everlasting, you are God" ; and, "Your throne is established from of old; you are from everlasting" .
In How Jesus Became God, Bart Ehrman explores how a Jewish preacher from Galilee was transformed into a deity. "Jesus himself didn't call himself God and ...
How do you exist for eternity, have infinite wisdom, power, knowledge? How can you become an omnipresent spirit who sees all, hears all, can do anything etc?
Written in support of the new book How Jesus Became God : The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee. Jesus was a lower-class preacher from Galilee ...
How Did God Get Started? ... the newer faiths of Christianity and Islam split off from their Jewish roots and grew to become world religions in their own right.
Who created God? It is an age-old ... (Elohim) to whom we are accountable had a father god, then grew up on a planet as a man, and progressed to become a god himself.