Is Paul suggesting in Eph. 4:6 that Jesus and the Holy Spirit are not God?
In Eph. 4:6 Paul writes, "one God and Father of all, who is above
all, and through all, and in you all". NKJV
Paul is not suggesting but is saying like in all oF his writings that the father is above all, and that He is the Head of Christ. In context Vs 4-5 Paul says "4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as you also were called in one hope of your calling; 5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism.
There is one God and one acceptable way of worshiping him, “with spirit and truth.” (John 4:23, 24) The “one Lord” is Jesus Christ, “the head of the body, the congregation.” (Colossians 1:18) “
"One God": Moses wrote;
Deuteronomy 6:4 ASV
4 Hear, O Israel: Jehovah our God is one Jehovah:
“The head of the body"
The "one Lord Jesus is the head of the body of the congregation"
Colossians 1:18 ASV
18 And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning,
the firstborn from the dead; [a]that in all things he might have the
Today it is estimated that there are about ten thousand so-called Christian Denominations, they are divided by different doctrines, and beliefs. Your beliefs may be different from others professed Christians, but does this matter?. Yes it does, God is one and there is only way acceptable to worship him, and this is what is taught in the Bible.
Some Bible truths:
About God: He is the creator of all things.
Revelation 4:11 NASB
11 “Worthy are You, our Lord and our God, to receive glory and honor
and power; for You created all things, and because of Your will they
existed and were created.” About Jesus: The father is greater than I,
and is subject to God and obedient to Him.
John 14:28 NASB
28 You heard that I said to you, ‘I am going away, and I am coming to
you.’ If you loved Me, you would have rejoiced because I am going to
the Father, for the Father is greater than I
1 Corinthians 15:28 NET
28 And when all things are subjected to him, then the Son himself will
be subjected to the one who subjected everything to him, so that God
may be all in all.
The holy spirit:
Elizabeth filled with holy spirit.
Luke 1:41 NASB
41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb,
and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit.
Luke 4:1 NWT
Jesus filled with holy spirit
4 Then Jesus, full of holy spirit, turned away from the Jordan, and he
was led about by the spirit in the wilderness+
God pous his spirit enabling his servants to prophesy,and to see visions.
Acts 2:16-18 NET
16 But this is what was spoken about through the prophet Joel: 17 ‘And
in the last days[b] it will be,’ God says ‘that I will pour out my
Spirit on all people, and your sons and your daughters will prophesy,
and your young men will see visions, and your old men will dream
dreams. 18 Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my
Spirit in those days, and they will prophesy.[e]
Is a Heavenly Kingdom and Jesus is the King of God's Kingdom.
Jesus taught his followers to pray :10 Your kingdom come. Your will be done, On earth as it is in heaven. (Mt 6:10)
Revelation 11:15 NASB
The Seventh Trumpet: Christ’s Reign Foreseen
15 Then the seventh angel sounded; and there were loud voices in
heaven, saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of
our Lord and of His Christ; and He will reign forever and ever.”
God's will for the earth:
Matthew 5:5 NET
Jesus said “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth."
Psalm 37:10-11 KJV
10 For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: yea, thou
shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be. 11 But the
meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the
abundance of peace.