Child of God. Humans are the literal children of God, born in the preexistence (premortality) as offspring of Heavenly Father and one of his heavenly wives. Christianity doesn’t agree, as the Bible says that the children of God are those adopted by faith. They are sinners who have trusted in Christ for their salvation. Galatians 3:26 says, “For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.” John 1:12-13 says, “To all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.”
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