Exodus 4:22; Romans 8:29; Colossians 1:15; Colossians 1:18; Hebrews 1:5

22 Then you shall say to Pharaoh, Thus says the Lord, cIsrael is my dfirstborn son,

29 For those whom he jforeknew he also kpredestined lto be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be mthe firstborn among many brothers.

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.

For to which of the angels did God ever say,

mYou are my Son,

today I have begotten you?

Or again,

nI will be to him a father,

and he shall be to me a son?