The word “beginning” appears 94 times in the Bible. Here are my Top Ten verses that use “beginning.”

  1. In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Gen. 1:1
  2. In the beginning You laid the foundations of the earth, and the heavens are the work of Your hands. Psa. 102:25
  3. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. Psa. 111:10
  4. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge. Proverbs 1:7
  5. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:1
  6. He was in the beginning with God. John 1:2
  7. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything He might be preeminent. Col. 1:13
  8. That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and touched with our hands, concerning the word of life. 1 John 1:1
  9. For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. 1 John 3:11
  10. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end. Rev. 22:13


Victor Knowles is a minister of the Gospel and is Co-Founder of Peace on Earth Ministries