Jesus Christ, Antemortal Existence ofSee also Jesus Christ, Creator; Jesus Christ, Foreordained; Jesus Christ, JehovahIn the beginning was the Word … and the Word was God, John 1:1 (1 Jn. 1:1; 5:7).no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man, John 3:13.What and if ye shall see the Son of man ascend up where he was before, John 6:62.Before Abraham was, I am, John 8:58.I came forth from the Father, John 16:28.glorify thou me … with the glory which I had with thee before the world was, John 17:5.on the morrow come I into the world, 3 Ne. 1:13.Christ, who was before the world began, 3 Ne. 26:5.even as I appear unto thee … will I appear unto my people in the flesh, Ether 3:16.my Beloved Son, which was my Beloved and Chosen from the beginning, Moses 4:2.Whom shall I send … the Son of Man: Here am I, send me, Abr. 3:27.See also Eph. 1:4; 2 Tim. 1:9; 1 Pet. 1:20; Mosiah 7:27; D&C 76:13–14.