New Testament for Everyone
In Praise of Jesus Christ
15 He is the image of God, the invisible one, the firstborn of all creation.
16 For in him all things were created, in the heavens and here on the earth.
Things we can see and things we cannot, – thrones and lordships and rulers and powers –
all things were created both through him and for him.
17 And he is ahead, prior to all else and in him all things hold together;