"The one who conquers and who keeps my works until the end, to him I will give authority over the nations, and he will rule them with a Rod of Iron, as when earthen pots are broken in pieces, even as I myself have received authority from my Father. And I will give him the morning star." – Revelation 2:26-28 (ESV)
I was asked, last minute, to teach our churches Sunday School lesson. I combined my last few lessons on the Key Concepts into one lesson covering The Creator/Creature Difference, Incomprehensibility vs. Knowability, Division vs. Distinction, Faith vs. Reason with an encouragement to be a thinking Christian.
15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.16 For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.17 And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together.18 And he is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent.