Dogpatch It's so irrelevant. The Christians were technically a cult of Judaism
To the Pharisees, yes.
that began to worship Jesus instead of the Father.
John 5:23 (English Standard Version)
23 that all may honor the Son, just as they honor the Father. Whoever does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent him.
They PURPOSELY wrote the old tribal god out of their Bible.
The Father is still in the New Testament, just as Jesus is in the Old, God does not change.
They now worshipped their martyr, and applied hundreds of old Testament scriptures that applied to Jehovah, and NOW aopplied them to Jesus.
A martyr is dead but Jesus is alive and well :)
Hundreds of scriptures in the old testament speak of Jesus and the Father because they are one.
John 5:39-40 (New International Version)
39 You diligently study the Scriptures because you think that by them you possess eternal life. These are the Scriptures that testify about me, 40 yet you refuse to come to me to have life.
Luke 24:27 (New International Version)
27 And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.
In essence, the old testament is Jesus concealed and the new is Jesus revealed. The old testament is principally about the law and judgement and the new is about grace and mercy.
Argue your hearts out on the details of the name, but you're missing the most primal and powerful point.
The point is that Jesus is God, was is and always will be. He was begotten, not created, always one with the Father, not a mini "god" that Genesis 1 doesn't even bother to mention in the events of creation.