Alpha and Omega
Revelation 22:12-16 (NIV)
Matthew 7:13-14 (NLT)
John 10:11,14 New Living Translation (NLT)
11 “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd sacrifices his life for the sheep.
14 “I am the good shepherd; I know my own sheep, and they know me,
- Jesus proclaimed Himself to be the “Alpha and Omega” in Revelation 1:8, 11; 21:6; and 22:13.
- He is the “author and finisher” of our faith (Hebrews 12:2).
- He is the totality, the sum and substance of the Scriptures, both of the Law and of the Gospel (John 1:1, 14).
- He is the fulfilling end of the Law (Matthew 5:17), and He is the beginning subject matter of the gospel of grace through faith, not of works (Ephesians 2:8-9).
- He is found in the first verse of Genesis and in the last verse of Revelation.
Revelation 22:12-16 The Passion Translation (TPT)
John 14:6 (NLT)
The hmuan mnid is a wndoreullfy cpoemlx oargn. You see? It deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod aearpr, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is that the frist and lsat ltteer are in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the human mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Amzanig isn’t it?