That which was from the beginning, declare we unto you; 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.
After that said he to Thomas, "Bring thy finger hither and see my hands, and bring thy hand and thrust it into my side, and be not faithless, but believing."
Behold my hands and my feet: that it is even I myself. Handle me and see. For spirits have not flesh and bones, as ye see me have."
And we have seen and do testify that the father hath sent his son, which is the saviour of the world.
For as the father hath life in himself, so likewise hath he given to the son to have life in himself.
"The LORD himself had me in possession in the beginning of his ways, before he began his works afore time.
Who hath made, created, and called the generations from the beginning? Even I the LORD, which am the first, and with the last.
And thou Bethlehem Ephrata, art little among the thousands of Judah: Out of thee shall come one, unto me, which shall be the governour in Israel: whose outgoing hath been from the beginning, and from everlasting.
even as they declared them unto us, which from the beginning saw their selves, and were ministers at the doing:
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 also.
to whom also he showed himself alive, after his passion, by many tokens; appearing unto them forty days, and speaking of the kingdom of God;
For we followed not deceitful fables when we opened unto you the power, and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but with our eyes we saw his majesty:
For the life appeared: and we have seen, and bear witness, and show unto you that eternal life, which was with the father, and appeared unto us.
I write unto you fathers, how that ye have known him that was from the beginning. I write unto you young men, how that ye have overcome the wicked. I write unto you young children, how that ye know the father.
And it is the spirit that beareth witness, because the spirit is truth.
"I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending," saith the Lord almighty, which is and which was and which is to come.
saying, "I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last. That thou seest, write in a book and send it unto the congregations which are in Asia; unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pergamum, and unto Thyatira, and unto Sardis, and unto Philadelphia, and unto Laodicea."
And when I saw him, I fell at his feet, even 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 congregation of Smyrna write, 'These things saith he that is 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.