Jesus Christ is preeminent over the original creation and new creation.
Christ Is Preeminent in the New Creation (vs. 18-20)
Colossians, Christ The Sustainer, Christ Is Preeminent
As John begins this mighty epistle, he does so by exalting the Lord, Jesus Christ. We must never lose our focus and awe of the Lord. The first few verses of the epistle set the stage for what is to follow.
1 John 1:1-4
Commitment To Christ, Christ's Exaltation, Christ Is Preeminent, Christ Exalted