Did Jesus exist as a man before He was conceived in Mary?

John 1 states: In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God…
The Bible also states God sent His Son into the world.
So my thought is that Jesus existed as a man before He came to earth.
Is that correct?:confused:

The following link should help answer your question about Jesus’ humanity. If you have any further questions, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

Recommended Reading:

Did Jesus exist before he was born?

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in these forums do not necessarily reflect those of Catholic Answers. For official apologetics resources please visit www.catholic.com.