A family tree rooted in God

The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God.

—Romans 8:16

More and more people today are becoming attracted to the idea of tracing their family’s roots. Television may have increased the public’s interest through the creation of shows such as “Who Do You Think You Are?” which features celebrities tracing their ancestry. Often the celebrity is surprised to discover that he or she is carrying previously unknown racial or ethnic links. Sometimes links are thought to indicate personality traits, tendencies toward certain diseases, and even mental health issues. All this raises many people’s interest in what a family really is.

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August 26, 2013

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