The Preexistent Saviour: From Everlasting to Everlasting by Ike Reighard

The Preexistent Saviour: From Everlasting to Everlasting
Ike Reighard

Introduction:

Recently, there has been an overwhelming number of articles, newspaper reports and books which deal with a renewed sense of the spiritual. The December 3, 1994, edition of The Atlanta Journal featured a major article concerning the spiritual search of many Americans. The article stated, "Even in this dizzyingly high-tech age, scholars say astrology and other unscientific beliefs are gaining converts in unprecedented numbers, in part because Americans are unusually -- almost inexplicably -- sullen, in spite of relatively good economic times, which normally lift spirits. "And increasingly, researchers are turning to study what scholars collectively call belief systems, which fulfill a need for answers in increasingly confusing times."

**Newsweek -- November 28, 1994
"The Search for the Sacred -- America's Quest for Spiritual Meaning."

I. The Genesis of God.
John 1:1

A. Word.
Actual Greek testament would be In beginning....
John does not explain how. He saw it; accepted it; proclaimed it.
This fulfilled Isaiah 9:6. "For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder; and His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, the Mighty God, the Everlasting Father; the Prince of Peace."
It is hard to understand. It does not mean God is too large; it means our intellect is too small.

Genesis 1. "In the beginning God......"
The definite article "the" is not there. The, a definite article, is there meaning at a point in time God did a deed that marked the beginning of an era.

The absence of the in John's gospel tells us prior to any beginning The Word was there!
Jesus Christ is not a created creator, He is the Creator.
There is no beginning, before anything ever took place, God was from everlasting to everlasting.

Moses.
READ Exodus 3:13-14
God did not reveal Himself as I was nor I will be. He preferred to re ...


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