Beginning See also Create, Creation; Jesus Christ; Premortal Life Generally refers to the time before this mortal life—that is, the premortal life. Sometimes Jesus Christ is referred to as the Beginning. In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth, Gen. 1:1 (Moses 2:1). In the beginning was the Word, John 1:1. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, 3 Ne. 9:18. Christ is the beginning and the end, D&C 19:1. The new and everlasting covenant was from the beginning, D&C 22:1. Man was in the beginning with God, D&C 93:23, 29. Noble and great spirits were chosen in the beginning to be rulers, D&C 138:55. Mine Only Begotten was with me from the beginning, Moses 2:26.