That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have touched, concerning the Word of life,
Then he said to Thomas, "Put your finger here, and see my hands. Reach out your hand, and put it into my side; do not be unbelieving, but believing."
See my hands and my feet, that it is I myself. Handle me and see, for a spirit does not have flesh and bones as you see I have."
And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son as the Savior of the world.
For as the Father has life in himself, so he has granted the Son also to have life in himself,
just as they were delivered to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word,
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
He who saw it has testified, and his testimony is true, and he knows that he tells the truth, that you also may believe.
To these he also presented himself alive after his suffering, by many convincing proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty days and speaking of the things concerning the kingdom of God.
For we did not follow cleverly devised tales when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.
the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and testify to it, and proclaim to you the eternal life which was with the Father and was manifested to us
I write to you, fathers, because you have known him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one.
And it is the Spirit who bears witness, because the Spirit is the truth.
"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, "who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty."
saying, "Write in a book what you see, and send it to the seven churches: to Ephesus and to Smyrna and to Pergamum and to Thyatira and to Sardis and to Philadelphia and to Laodicea."
And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. But he laid his right hand on me, saying, "Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last,
"And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: 'These are the words of the First and the Last, who died, and came to life:
He is clothed in a robe dipped in blood, and his name is called the Word of God.