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Governed by genes or by God’s Word?

From the June 2018 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Is it true that “you are your genes”? That physical vulnerabilities, intelligence, temperament, and other characteristics are largely determined by the genes we inherited from our parents?  Many instances of hereditary problems being healed through prayer that relies on God’s supreme power have been recorded in the Bible, as well as in this publication. These healings furnish proof that genes do not have actual power over one’s being—and that an understanding of what truly controls our individuality can bring freedom from the apparent dictates of genetics.