He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. (Colossians 1:15)

For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities--all things have been created through Him and for Him. (Colossians 1:16)

He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together. (Colossians 1:17)

He is also head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything. (Colossians 1:18)

For it was the Father's good pleasure for all the fullness to dwell in Him, (Colossians 1:19)


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