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23andAbraham Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16

23andAbraham

A DNA search of our spiritual ancestors takes us back to Abraham and Sarah.

At a Glance

Many people today are ancestor-curious. They want to know who they are, where their ancestors came from and whether they have any fascinating or mysterious relatives. So, where there's demand, supply rises to meet it and thus the explosion in DNA services that we can use to discover the truth -- sometimes, the uncomfortable truth -- about our ancestors. A quick test of our spiritual DNA takes us back to the beginning of our covenantal relationship with God.


Editors' Pick

For material based on today's gospel text, see "Creative Insecurity," March 16, 2003, at HomileticsOnline.com.


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