Are ye so foolish? having begun by the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?
And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos. Then men began to call upon the name of the LORD.
At the beginning of thy supplications, the word went forth, and I have come to teach it unto thee; for thou art a man greatly beloved: therefore understand the word, and understand the vision.
And he said unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that thou didst give thy heart to understand and to afflict thy soul before thy God, thy words were heard, and I am come because of thy words.
And the LORD said, Behold, the people are one, and they all have one language; and they begin to do this, and now nothing will be restrained from them which they have imagined to do.
To release the waters (to speak rashly) is the beginning of contention; therefore, leave off strife before it gets started.
And Noah began to till the ground, and he planted a vineyard;
2 Kings 15:37
In those days the LORD began to send against Judah Rezin, the king of Syria and Pekah, the son of Remaliah.
Slay the old, the young men, and the virgins, the children and the women, but do not come near anyone upon whom is the mark; and ye must begin from my sanctuary. Then they began with the men, the elders, which were in front of the temple.
O thou inhabitant of Lachish, hitch the chariot to dromedaries: for thou wert the beginning of the sin to the daughter of Zion, for in thee the rebellions of Israel were invented.
And when he had begun to reckon, one was brought unto him who owed him ten thousand talents.
And he called unto him the twelve and began to send them forth by two and two and gave them power over the unclean spirits
And as he was leaving to continue his way, there came one running, who kneeled before him and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?
And hearing that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, Jesus, thou Son of David, have mercy on me.
2 Corinthians 8:6
Insomuch that we exhorted Titus, that as he had begun, so he would also complete among you the same grace also.
Now as Jesus rose early the first of the sabbaths, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils.