Message to the Seven Churches

4 1John to 2the seven churches that are in 3Asia: 4Grace to you and peace, from 5Him who is and who was and who ais to come, and from 6the seven Spirits who are before His throne,
5 and from Jesus Christ, 7the faithful witness, the 8firstborn of the dead, and the 9ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who 10loves us and released us from our sins bby His blood -
6 and He has made us to be a 11kingdom, 12priests to c13His God and Father -14to Him be the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen.
7 15BEHOLD, HE IS COMING WITH THE CLOUDS, and 16every eye will see Him, even those who pierced Him; and all the tribes of the earth will 17mourn over Him. So it is to be. Amen.
8 "I am 18the Alpha and the Omega," says the 19Lord God, "20who is and who was and who dis to come, the Almighty."