That which was from the beginning, that which we have heard, that which we have seen with our eyes, that which we saw, and our hands touched, concerning the Word of life
Then he said to Thomas, "Reach here your finger, and see my hands. Reach here your hand, and put it into my side; and do not be unbelieving, but believing."
See my hands and my feet, that it is truly me. Touch me and see, for a spirit does not have flesh and bones, as you see that I have."
For as the Father has life in himself, even so he gave to the Son also to have life in himself.
"The LORD created me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.
Who has worked and done it, calling the generations from the beginning? I, the LORD, the first, and with the last, I am he."
But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, being small among the clans of Judah, out of you one will come forth to me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth are from of old, from everlasting.
even as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word delivered them to us,
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
He who has seen has testified, and his testimony is true. He knows that he tells the truth, that you may believe.
To these he also showed himself alive after he suffered, by many proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty days, and speaking about God's Kingdom.
For we did not follow cunningly devised tales, when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.
(and the life was revealed, and we have seen, and testify, and declare to you the life, the eternal life, which was with the Father, and was revealed to us);
I am writing to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I write to you, little children, because you know the Father.
For there are three who testify:
"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, "who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty."
saying, "What you see, write on a scroll and send to the seven churches: to Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and to Laodicea."
When I saw him, I fell at his feet like a dead man. He laid his right hand on me, saying, "Do not be afraid. I am the first and the last,
"To the angel of the church in Smyrna write: "The first and the last, who was dead, and has come to life says these things:
He is clothed in a garment dipped in blood. His name is called "The Word of God."