Revelation 1:4-8New International Version - UK (NIVUK)
Greetings and doxology
To the seven churches in the province of Asia:
Grace and peace to you from him who is, and who was, and who is to come, and from the seven spirits[a] before his throne, 5 and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth.
To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood, 6 and has made us to be a kingdom and priests to serve his God and Father – to him be glory and power for ever and ever! Amen.
8 ‘I am the Alpha and the Omega,’ says the Lord God, ‘who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.’
Micah 1:1-9New International Version - UK (NIVUK)
1 The word of the Lord that came to Micah of Moresheth during the reigns of Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah, kings of Judah – the vision he saw concerning Samaria and Jerusalem.
2 Hear, you peoples, all of you,
Judgment against Samaria and Jerusalem
3 Look! The Lord is coming from his dwelling-place;
6 ‘Therefore I will make Samaria a heap of rubble,
Weeping and mourning
8 Because of this I will weep and wail;