Who is God? Where did he come from?
God is the creator and sustainer of all life.
Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
He exists outside of time and space in a way which we cannot comprehend.
Isaiah 57:15 For thus says the High and Lofty One Who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "I dwell in the high and holy place, With him who has a contrite and humble spirit, To revive the spirit of the humble, And to revive the heart of the contrite ones.
He has always existed and always will exist.
Psalms 90:2 Before the mountains were brought forth, Or ever You had formed the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.
The question ‘where did he come from? is meaningless in relation to God. He is omnipotent (all powerful), omniscient (all knowing) and omnipresent (everywhere present by his spirit).
He has a purpose in creating the earth. He created it to be inhabited.
Isaiah 45:18 For thus says the LORD, Who created the heavens, Who is God, Who formed the earth and made it, Who has established it, Who did not create it in vain, Who formed it to be inhabited: "I am the LORD, and there is no other.
He intends to fill the earth with his glory.
Numbers 14:21 "but truly, as I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the LORD—
His glory will be in the form of men and women, given the divine nature in whom and with whom he will live forever on the earth.
2 Peter 1:4 by which have been given to us exceedingly great and precious promises, that through these you may be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
The Bible is a collection of scriptures written by inspiration of God which explain how we can have a part in the purpose of God and be rewarded with eternal life.
2 Timothy 3:16 All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, 17 that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.
The scriptures contain prophecies which were fulfilled long after they were given which should be sufficient proof that they were indeed inspired by God. We have freedom of choice in the matter, we are not foreordained to succeed or fail. We are free to read the scriptures and choose whether to believe God or not. Considering that eternal life is on offer it is surely a no-brainer to read the Bible carefully for ourselves and not rely upon the opinions of others.
May I suggest that you read: Your Share in God’s Promises (please click on the title)
I hope you find this helpful.