In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
~ John 1:1 and 1:14
The word is near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart, that is, the word of faith we are proclaiming: That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord”, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved.
~ Romans 10:8-11
Your father Abraham rejoiced at the thought of seeing my day; he saw it and was glad.”
‘You are not yet fifty years old’, the Jews said to him, ‘and you have seen Abraham!’
“I tell you the truth,” Jesus answered, “before Abraham was born, I am!
~ John 8:56
Note: The portrait of Jesus is by Peter V. Bianchi. The second painting is Gebhard Fugel’s “The Ascension of Christ” (1893).