Colossians 1:15-18

Christ: The Firstborn

Colossians 1:15: "Who" [Christ] "is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:"

Colossians 1:16: "For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:"

Colossians 1:17: "And he is before all things, and by him all things consist."

Colossians 1:18: "And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence."