This description is used 4 times of Jesus in the book of Revelation (Revelation 1:8, 1L11, 21:6, and 22:13.
In those contexts 3 similar phrases are also used. What are they?
Alpha and Omega are the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet. It is like how we use the phrase “from A to Z”. Give an example of using the “A to Z” idiom. What is usually the point when someone says that? How would this same idea apply to Jesus?
Jesus’ use is much deeper than any use made by men today. What are some of the deeper significances of Jesus saying He is the Alpha and Omega?
Notice that this terminology is found 4 times in the book of Revelation. Why might this truth about Jesus be especially meaningful to the original audience of Revelation?
Similar language is used of God in in Isaiah 44:6-9. What points about God are being stressed there?
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