ESV - 13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.
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Jesus proclaimed Himself to be the "Alpha and Omega" in Revelation 1:8, 11; 21:6; and 22:13. Alpha and omega are the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet. Among the Jewish rabbis, it was co...
It would be like you are the fist people in this class, and you were the only person in the class. That's what it means. Like Paul Revere riding into town. The king would sent a messenger to tell the people that the enemy was coming, he didn't have to much time to go over it. He would say, I am the first and the last. No one else is coming to tell you. Jesus Christ is the first and the last. There is no one else coming to save you.
When used of God (or Christ), "Alpha and Omega," the first and last letters express eternality and omnipotence. Christ's claim to be the Alpha and the Omega is an affirmation that He is the all-powerful One of eternity past and eternity future (God Almighty). "Alpha and Omega," the 1st and last letters of the Greek alphabet, means that the Lord God is the beginning and end of all things. “God is the beginning, as he is the Author and Creator of all things, and as he proposes, declares, and promises such great things. He is the end, as he brings all the things which are here revealed to a complete and glorious conclusion. Let us find that second rest. Take away our bent to sinning; Alpha and Omega be; End of faith, as its beginning, Set our hearts at liberty.
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