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Old Nov 13, '11, 4:28 pm
Tony888 Tony888 is offline
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Default Re: Scriptural evidence for "pre-mortal existence". Is there any?

Originally Posted by Telstar View Post
[46] Yet that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; afterwards that which is spiritual. [47] The first man was of the earth, earthly: the second man, from heaven, heavenly. [48] Such as is the earthly, such also are the earthly: and such as is the heavenly, such also are they that are heavenly. [49] Therefore as we have borne the image of the earthly, let us bear also the image of the heavenly. [50] Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot possess the kingdom of God: neither shall corruption possess incorruption.

Thanks telstar, To me it is clear this scripture is referring to the growth of our spiritual nature as we work to become 'christ-like.' I don't believe it is discussing the creation of our soul. I think we both agree the soul exists in the body at the moment of conception, thus it exists as the earthly body develops (not after). Even the most evil of people, who do not develop their heavenly nature have a soul from the moment of coneception.