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 the 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 handled, of the Word of life
I AM the Alpha and the Omega, beginning and end, saith the Lord, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.
And unto the angel of the congregation of the Laodiceans write; Behold, he who saith, Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God:
And he said unto me, It is done. I AM the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is thirsty of the fountain of the water of life freely.
I AM the Alpha and the Omega, beginning and end, the first and the last.
Jesus said unto her, I AM the resurrection and the life; he that believes in me, though he is dead, yet shall he live;
that the Christ should suffer and that he should be the first that should rise from the dead and should show light unto this people and to the Gentiles.
1 Corinthians 15:20
But now Christ is risen from the dead and become the firstfruits of those that slept.
and from Jesus, the Christ, who is the faithful witness and the first begotten of the dead and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us and washed us from our sins with his own blood
Thou art fairer than the sons of men, grace is poured into thy lips; therefore God has blessed thee for ever.
Also I will make him my firstborn, high above the kings of the earth.
Song of Songs 5:10
My beloved is white and ruddy; the standard-bearer among the ten thousands.
Behold, my slave shall be prospered; he shall be exalted and extolled, and be very high.
But, as for you, desire not to be called Rabbi, for one is your Master, the Christ; and you are all brothers.
And Jesus came and spoke unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.
And of his fullness we have all received, and grace for grace.
He that 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; this my joy therefore is fulfilled.
For unto those whom he knew beforehand, he also marked out beforehand the way that they might 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 enemies under his feet.
For unto which of the angels did he say at any time, Thou art my Son, this day I have begotten thee? And again, I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to me a Son?
And they sang a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book and to open its seals, for thou wast slain and hast redeemed us unto God by thy blood, out of every kindred and tongue and people and nation
And the seventh angel sounded the trumpet, and there were great voices in the heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are reduced unto our Lord and to his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.
And the city had no need of the sun neither of the moon to shine in her, for the clarity of God has illuminated it, and the Lamb is its lamp.