HistoryEditGod is the twin brother of Satan and one of the many children of the Mother of Existence. He and Satan were both given the Earth to decorate to their wishes. As the result of a different point of view, God and Satan constantly bickered to a point where they declared war on one another. God became ruler of the Firmament, while Satan became master of the lowest depths of the Earth, namely Hell.
In all his creations, God created something unique, creatures known as mankind, who would serve as his lapdogs. In death they are raised to join the armies of Heaven and Hell, as randomly selected puppets in a war that will reach its climax in Armageddon. However, Satan gave humanity the gift of free will, which only increased their bickering hatred towards each other. The Mother, regarding her children as disappointments, stripped both God and Satan of their kingdoms and locked them away in a forgotten corner of the universe.
However, despite their endless hatred, God and Satan still remain her children so she decided to give them a second chance. She brought back her children in the human bodies of Jake and Katie Fitzgerald in order to give them an appreciation for humanity and change their ways. This plan failed while the twins began to wreak further chaos on Earth. Knowing that Hell could break through the gates of Heaven at any moment, Zera went out to find God to return him to his throne. Once she found him, God regained his memories and returned to his rightful kingdom of Heaven, bolstering his armies for the final push towards Armageddon.
While Spawn lived in Limbo for many years, he was approached by God in dog form. God explained to Spawn that he created Earth and it was perfect and without flaw. As a result, Earth had no meaning. He created man as they are today so that it could provide meaning to his creation. He took away his omniscience on how man's story would end. Effectively blinding his to mankind's fate and granting free-will to humans.
God informed Spawn about the Devil and how they had attacked his wife, Wanda Blake and her unborn child. God then sent Spawn back to Earth and asked that he make the right decision and use his free-will intelligently. Before departing, he gave the Sword of the Spirit to him, a heavenly forged weapon to battle the demons.
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- God's gender has flipped several times through the Spawn series. It was heavily implied she was a female in the beginning Todd McFarlane writing era. Later, in Armageddon it was stated that God was a male and twin-brother of Satan. In the recent Resurrection arc, God has once again been established as a female and appears in various forms depending on who she is meeting with. As when Al meets Mike for the first time, he refers to God as a "she".