The Preeminence of Christ
15 iHe is the image of jthe invisible God, kthe firstborn of all creation.
18 And rhe is the head of the body, the church. He is sthe beginning, tthe firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent.
6 And he said to me, n“It is done! oI am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. pTo the thirsty I will give from the spring of the water of life without payment.
13 yI am the Alpha and the Omega, zthe first and the last, athe beginning and the end.”
22 s“The Lord tpossessed me at the beginning of his work,
the first of his acts uof old.