Bible Verses about 'First'
Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, "If anyone wants to be first, he must be the very last, and the servant of all."
We love because [God] first loved us.
Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself.
Christ has indeed been raised, the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep. For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead comes also through a man. For as in Adam all die, so in Christ all will be made alive.
The wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. Peacemakers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness.
Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
He is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy.
In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.
The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, "We have found the Messiah!"
I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. You shall have no other gods before me.
In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now...
When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, "If any one of you is without sin, let him be the first to throw a stone at her [the woman caught in adultery]."
— John 8:7
But seek his kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well.
Who has done this and carried it through, calling forth the generations from the beginning? I, the LORD — with the first of them and with the last — I am he.
For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, and that he appeared to Peter, and then to the Twelve.
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
"Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? How can you say to your brother, 'Let me take the speck out of your eye,' when all the time there is a plank in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother's eye."
We love because he first loved us.
Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops...
I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.