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Alpha And Omega

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are the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet and are used in Revelation to describe God or Christ (Revelation 1:8 ,Revelation 1:8,1:17 ; Revelation 21:6 ; Revelation 22:13 .) “Alpha and omega” refers to God's sovereignty and eternal nature. God and Christ are “the beginning and the end, the first and last.” (Revelation 22:13 ). Thus they control all history and all humans of all generations.


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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Alpha And Omega'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/a/alpha-and-omega.html. 1991.

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Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
the Second Week of Advent
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