Christ the Alpha and Omega

Alpha and Omega is the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet.  Jesus said in Revelation 22:13, I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.”  In this Scripture reading, Jesus is proclaiming his power, deity and eternal nature.  In being “the first and the last” and “the beginning and end" God became the whole of everything.   

Faith and hope are virtues which recognize God’s eternal divinity.  If God created our faith, then God is the concluder of our faith as well.  Hope acknowledges Jesus’ life, death, priesthood, his role as the mediator and savior.  The conclusion is His second earthly return.  Matthew 16:27, “For the Son of Man is going to come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will repay each person according to what he has done.” 

His second return will fulfill the promises of the kingdom of God and destroy of Satan.  Matthew 13:40-43, 40 Just as the weeds are gathered and burned with fire, so will it be at the close of the age. 41 The Son of Man will send his angels, and they will gather out of his kingdom all causes of sin and all law-breakers, 42 and throw them into the fiery furnace. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. 43 Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears, let him hear.“

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2 thoughts on “Christ the Alpha and Omega

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  2. Amen. Jesus Christ is the Author and Finisher of our faith! Wonderful post my sister… thank you for sharing!

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