In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God and God created the Sky and the Earth. It had no form, it was empty and the Spirit brooded over the face of the deep. The Word said it was good and the evening and the morning were the first day.
So I misquoted in more than one way. John, influenced by Platonic Thought wrote the majestic words that the One who created all that is was the same one as thought and spoke the world into being.
Which was our Lord Jesus Christ who having made us came to save us by giving himself up to a Cross and to death to preserve us from the penalty of our sins.
The God who brought the Universes into being is the same God who died and rose again that those Universes will not perish.
Did God really die? If God died who held the world in being? This is a hotly debated issue between Christian and Christian and between Muslim and Christian.
I and the Father are one.
John 10:17“The Father loves me because I sacrifice my life so I may take it back again. 18No one can take my life from me. I sacrifice it voluntarily. For I have the authority to lay it down when I want to and also to take it up again. For this is what my Father has commanded.”John 10:30 The Father and I are one.”
It is a relationship of Love which saved our souls and not the tangles web we sometimes w/eave