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 handled, of the Word of life;
Then saith he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my side: and be not faithless, but believing.
Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: handle me, and see; for a spirit hath not flesh and bones, as ye see me have.
And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world.
For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself;
The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.
Who hath wrought and done it, calling the generations from the beginning? I the LORD, the first, and with the last; I am he.
But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.
Even as they delivered them unto us, which 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.
And he that saw it bare record, and his record is true: and he knoweth that he saith true, that ye might believe.
To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God:
For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his majesty.
(For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and shew unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us;)
I write unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I write unto you, little children, because ye have known the Father.
For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.
I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.
Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last: and, What thou seest, write in a book, and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia; unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pergamos, and unto Thyatira, and unto Sardis, and unto Philadelphia, and unto Laodicea.
And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last:
And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which was dead, and is alive;
And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.