Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.

Jesus is important to both Latter-day Saints and traditional Christians. Both groups agree on much about Jesus' earthly life, but diverge in a major way about Jesus' pre-earth identity.

Key Points:

  • Is Jesus God’s Greatest Spirit Child?
  • Jesus Is Fully God
  • Older Brother or Divine Savior?

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Talk About It
  1. Watch the video together or invite someone to summarize the topic.
  2. What is your initial reaction to this video? Do you disagree with any of it? What jumped out at you?
  3. If you were LDS, what did you believe about Jesus’ role in the pre-existence?
  4. Read John 1:1-2, 14. What does this teach about Jesus’ divinity? How does this contrast to the LDS pre-existence story?
  5. Read Colossians 1:15-6. What did Jesus create? What was not created by him? What does this suggest about Jesus’ relationship with Satan and human beings?
  6. In what ways does thinking about Jesus as our older brother limit him?
  7. What is the appropriate response when you consider all that Jesus is?
  8. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.

This is part of the Understanding God After Mormonism series.

This is part of the About Mormonism series.