The Greek alphabet goes from Alpha to Omega. As you Sunday school students know, the New Testament part of the Bible was originally written in Greek. When the Lord says “I am the Alpha and the Omega,” He means that He is the beginning and end, the first and the last—everything.
This website shows the progression of letters from Egyptians to Greek to Latin—
© August 10, 2005 by Dennis J. Stallings
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