Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:

General references

Bible References

The image

John 1:18
no man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten son, who is intimate with the father, hath made him known.
John 14:9
Jesus said to him, have I been with you so long, and don't you know me yet? Philip, he that hath seen me, hath seen the father; why then do you say, shew us the father?
John 15:24
if I had not done among them such works as no other ever did, they had been innocent: but though they have seen them, yet they hate both me and my father.
2 Corinthians 4:4
to those unbelievers, whose minds the God of this world has so blinded, that the glorious lustre of the gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, does not enlighten them.
Philippians 2:6
who tho' he was the image of God, did not affect to appear with divine majesty, but divested himself thereof,
Hebrews 1:3
who being the radiation of his glory, and the imprest image of his substance, and governing all things by his powerful command, after having himself made expiation for our sins, sat down on the right hand of the divine majesty in the highest heavens.

The invisible

1 Timothy 1:17
to the king of the world, the immortal, invisible, and the only God be honour and glory to endless ages. amen.
1 Timothy 6:16
who alone is essentially immortal, dwelling in that inaccessible light, which no mortal ever saw, or can see: to whom belongs everlasting honour and empire. amen.
Hebrews 11:27
by faith he left Egypt without being apprehensive of the king's resentment: for he remain'd firm, as if he saw him who is invisible.

The firstborn

Colossians 1:13
who has deliver'd you from the state of darkness, and has translated you into the kingdom of his beloved son.
John 1:14
The Logos became incarnate, and had his tabernacle among us, being full of grace and truth; and we contemplated his glory, such glory as the Monogenes derived from the father.
John 3:16
for God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in him, should not perish, but have eternal life.
Hebrews 1:6
and when he re-introduces the first-begotten into the world, he saith, " and let all the angels of God worship him."

Of every

Colossians 1:16
for by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are on earth, both visible and invisible, the thrones, and the sovereigntys, the principalitys, and the powers: all were created by him, and for him: he is before all things,
Revelation 3:14
And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans, write, "these things saith the AMEN, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;

General references

John 12:45
and he that contemplates me, contemplates him that sent me.