Does Predisposed Mean Predestined?

I love to learn about our world. I love to learn about the world that is my body. And brains are fascinating. So are genes, and inheritance, and habits… My favorite kind of learning involves stories, which make me an avid listener to Moth Radio Hour. On April Fool’s Day all four stories related to… Read More

family tree

If you believe you may be embroiled in generational  sin, I recommend a book, Released to Soar, by physician Dr. Peter Boelens and his wife Eleanor. They have been practicing an amazing treatment for depression and anxiety–healing prayer that invites Christ into painful memories. Dr. Boelens recommends that you construct a family tree, including problem areas.… Read More

spending time in King David’s family

The Bible tells us David was a man after God’s own heart. He sinned very publicly over and over again, yet he is a wonderful model of repentance. When confronted with his sins, David owned them, confessed them on his knees, and was forgiven. David knew from experience that sin doesn’t happen in a vacuum.… Read More

inheritance

All humankind inherited death from Adam as a consequence of sin. When you look at history, you see that conflicts of nations are also inherited. The whole situation between Abraham, Sarah, and Hagar led to generations of hatred between Jews and Arabs. We inherit blessings as well. DNA is only one way of leaving an… Read More

Our sins affect generations

A good person leaves an inheritance for their children’s children, but a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous. Proverbs 13:22, NLT Whatever we do leaves a deposit that will affect our children—for good or ill. Next time temptation hits, say out loud, “Whatever I do will impact my children and their children and their… Read More