How Is God Portrayed as a Creator in the Bible?

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God is by definition Omnipotent (All-knowing) and the writers of the bible show this in different biblical accounts. Firstly, the writers of the bible refer to God as “causa Sui”, meaning god is the creator of himself and this demonstrates how God, as a creator, is omnipotent because if God had a creator then that creator would be more powerful than God. God being “causa Sui” demonstrates how he's superior also. Moreover, God being “Causa Sui” has similarities to Aristotle’s concept of the prime mover. However the comparison between God and Aristotle’s prime mover has some differences, such as the prime mover is just an abstract idea: it is not as loving as God nor does it wish to seek a relationship with humanity. In addition, The fact that God wants a relationship with humanity is shown in the bible because the main focus, in both creation stories, are humans which were God's only creation that was made in his image; humans also had a partnership with God to look after the Earth seen in the story of Adam and Eve Genesis 2. Therefore God is seen as a creator who wants a relationship with us as he makes us special. Furthermore, in the second biblical account of creation, we see a more humanly image of god and this would make the relationship between humans and God more powerful as we could meet God as intensely as we would meet another human being; hence this further reinforces that the writers of the bible present God as a creator who seeks a relationship with us. Additionally, the writers of the bible write that God creates “Ex nihilo”; this shows how everything came from God and further supports the fact that God is omnipotent. God's omnipotence can be seen again when he creates just by his word. “And God said “let there be light, and there was” Genesis 1 1:3. Moreover, in the books of Job 38:4-38 God is described as a craftsmen calculating and measuring every
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