Even in Creation there was a presence of God in three persons. God Created, The Spirit moved upon the waters, and God said let US make man in our own image. God was speaking to someone when he said let US. John Chapter 1 identifies this further as Jesus.
John 1: 1-3 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.
Colossians 1:16 For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:
Pastor told a joke about a young child who asked his dad how the human race began. His father said, God made Adam and Eve and told them to produce and we have the human race. Not satisfied by that answer the child went to his mother with the same question. His mother said, “We came from monkeys.” Returning to his dad, the child told him what mom said, and the father answered, I told you where my side came from and she told you whence came her side.”