What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we looked upon, and our hands touched, concerning the Word of life
Then he says to Thomas, Bring thy finger here, and see my hands, and bring thy hand, and put into my side, and do not become faithless, but believing.
See my hands and my feet, that it is I myself. Handle me and see, because a spirit does not have flesh and bones, as ye see me having.
For as the Father has life in himself, so also he gave to the Son to have life in himself.
LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.
Who has wrought and done it, calling the generations from the beginning? I, LORD, the first, and with the last, I am he.
But thou, Bethlehem Ephrathah, which are little to be among the thousands of Judah, out of thee he shall come forth to me who is to be ruler in Israel, whose goings forth are from of old, from everlasting.
just as they delivered them to us, who became from the beginning eyewitnesses and servants of the word,
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
And he who has seen has testified, and his testimony is true. And that man knows that he speaks true, so that ye may believe.
to whom he also presented himself living, after his suffering, by many infallible proofs, being seen by them during forty days, and speaking the things about the kingdom of God.
For we revealed to you the power and presence of our Lord Jesus Christ, not men who followed in cunningly devised myths, but men who became eyewitnesses of the majesty of that man.
(and the life was made known, and we have seen, and testify, and declare to you the eternal life that was with the Father, and was made known to us),
I write to you, fathers, because ye have known him from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because ye have overcome evil. I write to you, children, because ye know the Father.
Because those who testify are three:
I am the Alpha and the Omega, says Lord, the God who is and who was and who is coming, the Almighty.
saying, What thou see, write in a book and send to the seven congregations: to Ephesus, and to Smyrna, and to Pergamos, and to Thyatira, and to Sardis, and to Philadelphia, and to Laodicea.
And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying, Fear not, I am the first and the last,
And to the agent of the congregation in Smyrna write, These things says the first and the last, who became dead, and lived:
and clothed in a garment dipped in blood. And his name is called The Word of God.