The verses in the Bible that speak of the beginning speak of God as the creator and Jesus Christ as being with God at the beginning. Gen1.1 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Col1.18 And he is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent.
The Apostle John states that Jesus is the word and there with God at the beginning: John1.1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God.
The Book of Proverbs states the word is equivalent to wisdom and wisdom was the first act of God; therefore Jesus Christ was the first act of God. Prov8.22 “The Lord possessed me at the beginning of his work, the first of his acts of old…
These verses celebrate Jesus Christ as not only the head of the old creation, but also the head of the new creation; the Church. Col1.15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. 16 For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.
Not only was Jesus there in the beginning; all things are now held together by Jesus. When each of us looks around and sees the universe, the Bible tells us that Jesus makes all the science work; Col1.17 and he is before all things, and in him all things hold together. Jesus truly is the Alpha and Omega; the beginning and the end.
Published on Sunday, December 18, 2011 @ 3:59 AM CDT