Before This Life, We Lived with our Heavenly Father in a Pre-mortal Existence
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The Lord told the prophet Jeremiah, "Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations" (Jeremiah 1:5).
As that scripture indicates, the Lord knew the prophet Jeremiah before this life. The Lord knew all of us before this life. We are His spirit sons and daughters.
Romans 8:16 tells us, "The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God".
Acts 17:29 tells us, "Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man’s device.".
The Book of Job also Talks about our Pre-Mortal Existence
Job 38:4, 7 states, "Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth?... declare, if thou hast understanding... When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?"
As that scripture says, when the foundation of the earth was laid (when it was created), we shouted for joy.