“[WE ARE writing] about the Word of Life [in] Him Who existed from the beginning, Whom we have heard, Whom we have seen with our [own] eyes, Whom we have gazed upon [for ourselves] and have touched with our [own] hands.”
1 John 1:1 AMP
The Ancient of Days was from before the beginning to now to eternity. John who wrote this book had the privilege of hearing Him with his very own ears and talking to Him, and gazing at Him and even leaning on Him at dinner. The song Mary Did You Know? Says when you kiss your little Baby, you’ve kissed the face of God. John understood.