"Now, Father, glorify Me together with Yourself, with the glory which I had with You before the world was.
What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the Word of Life--
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped,
He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.
"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, "who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty."
He is clothed with a robe dipped in blood, and His name is called The Word of God.
"The LORD possessed me at the beginning of His way, Before His works of old.
For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.
"BEHOLD, THE VIRGIN SHALL BE WITH CHILD AND SHALL BEAR A SON, AND THEY SHALL CALL HIS NAME IMMANUEL," which translated means, "GOD WITH US."
And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.
For there are three that testify:
"I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end."
"Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name Immanuel.
He was in the beginning with God.
No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten God who is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Him.
Thomas answered and said to Him, "My Lord and my God!"
whose are the fathers, and from whom is the Christ according to the flesh, who is over all, God blessed forever. Amen.
By common confession, great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh, Was vindicated in the Spirit, Seen by angels, Proclaimed among the nations, Believed on in the world, Taken up in glory.
looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus,
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:
And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ This is the true God and eternal life.
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 thirsts from the spring of the water of life without cost.
Your throne, O God, is forever and ever; A scepter of uprightness is the scepter of Your kingdom.
Get yourself up on a high mountain, O Zion, bearer of good news, Lift up your voice mightily, O Jerusalem, bearer of good news; Lift it up, do not fear Say to the cities of Judah, "Here is your God!"
"I and the Father are one."
and to bring to light what is the administration of the mystery which for ages has been hidden in God who created all things;
But of the Son He says, "YOUR THRONE, O GOD, IS FOREVER AND EVER, AND THE RIGHTEOUS SCEPTER IS THE SCEPTER OF HIS KINGDOM.
Without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made like the Son of God, he remains a priest perpetually.
who testified to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw.
saying, "Write in a book what you see, and send it to the seven churches: to Ephesus and to Smyrna and to Pergamum and to Thyatira and to Sardis and to Philadelphia and to Laodicea."
When I saw Him, I fell at His feet like a dead man And He placed His right hand on me, saying, "Do not be afraid; I am the first and the last,
"And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: The first and the last, who was dead, and has come to life, says this:
"To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God, says this:
"I came forth from the Father and have come into the world; I am leaving the world again and going to the Father."