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, 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
"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, "who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty."
"To the angel of the assembly in Laodicea write: "The Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Head of God's creation, says these things:
He said to me, "It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. I will give freely to him who is thirsty from the spring of the water of life.
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 will still live, even if he dies.
how the Christ must suffer, and how, by the resurrection of the dead, he would be first to proclaim light both to these people and to the Gentiles."
1 Corinthians 15:20
But now Christ has been raised from the dead. He became the first fruits of those who are asleep.
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us, and washed us from our sins by his blood;
You are the most excellent of the sons of men. Grace has anointed your lips, therefore God has blessed you forever.
I will also appoint him my firstborn, the highest of the kings of the earth.
Song of Songs 5:10
My beloved is white and ruddy. The best among ten thousand.
Behold, my servant shall deal wisely, he shall be exalted and lifted up, and shall be very high.
But don't you be called 'Rabbi,' for one is your teacher, the Christ, and all of you are brothers.
Jesus came to them and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth.
From his fullness 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. This, my joy, therefore is made full.
For whom he foreknew, he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.
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 he say at any time, "You are my Son. Today have I become your father?" and again, "I will be to him a Father, and he will be to me a Son?"
They sang a new song, saying, "You are worthy to take the book, and to open its seals: for you were killed, and bought us for God with your blood, out of every tribe, language, people, and nation,
The seventh angel sounded, and great voices in heaven followed, saying, "The kingdom of the world has become the Kingdom of our Lord, and of his Christ. He will reign forever and ever!"
The city has no need for the sun, neither of the moon, to shine, for the very glory of God illuminated it, and its lamp is the Lamb.