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8 Bible Verses about Heredity
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Don't think you can say to yourselves, "We have father Abraham!' because I tell you that God can raise up descendants for Abraham from these stones!
So God created every kind of magnificent marine creature, every kind of living marine crawler with which the waters swarmed, and every kind of flying creature. And God saw how good it was.
What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.
Just as sin entered the world through one man, and death resulted from sin, therefore everyone dies, because everyone has sinned.
One of their very own prophets said, "Liars ever, men of Crete, savage brutes that live to eat."
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Heredity » General references to
Indeed, in iniquity I was brought forth; in sin my mother conceived me.
The wicked go astray from the womb; they go astray, telling lies even from birth.
He graciously loves thousands, and forgives iniquity, transgression, and sin. But he does not leave the guilty unpunished, visiting the iniquity of the ancestors on their children, and on their children's children to the third and fourth generation."
Heredity » Beneficent influence of the righteous
Rock-solid security is found in the fear of the LORD, and within it one's children find refuge.
I once was young and now I am old, but I have not seen a righteous person forsaken or his descendants begging for bread.
His descendants will be powerful in the land, a generation of the upright who will be blessed.
Heredity » Evil influence of the wicked upon posterity
Indeed, the LORD loves justice, and he will not abandon his godly ones. They are kept safe forever, but the lawless will be chased away, and the descendants of the wicked will be cut off.