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The story of Jesus started long before that famous first Christmas. Jesus was actually there when nothing else existed.

This is Q1L9 in our Explorers curriculum. Download the family guide here: Download Family Guide (pdf)

Key Points:

  • Jesus existed even before he was born on earth. John 1:1-2
  • Jesus is actually God himself. John 1:1
  • God created everything through Jesus. John 1:3
  • Jesus is the light that shines in the darkness. John 1:5

Memory Verse:

John 1:1 In the beginning the Word already existed. The Word was with God, and the Word was God.

See Also: Jesus, Creation

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. Did your parents consider other names for you when you were born? How did they decide what to name you and are you named after someone else?
  3. What is another name for Jesus?
  4. Why is it important to know that Jesus is God?
  5. Read Revelation 1:8. What does alpha and omega mean? What else does this verse say about Jesus?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the Life of Jesus series.

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