Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
1 John 1:1
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,
"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, "who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty."
"And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: 'These are the words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of God's creation:
Then he said to me, "It is done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give to the one who is thirsty from the spring of the water of life without cost.
I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end."
Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live;
that the Christ must suffer, and that, by being the first to rise from the dead, he would proclaim light both to the people and to the Gentiles."
1 Corinthians 15:20
But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep.
and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood,
But you are not to be called 'Rabbi,' for you have only one Master, and you are all brethren.
And Jesus came and said to them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
And from his fullness have we all received, grace upon grace.
He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom's voice. Therefore this joy of mine is now full.
For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
1 Corinthians 15:25
For he must reign until he has put all his enemies under his feet.
For to which of the angels did God ever say, "You are my son, today I have begotten you"? And again, "I will be a father to him and he shall be a son to me"?
And they sang a new song, saying, "Worthy are you to take the scroll and to open its seals; for you were slain, and with your blood purchased men for God from every tribe and tongue and people and nation.
Then the seventh angel sounded his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, "The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he will reign for ever and ever."
And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and its lamp is the Lamb.