A good Christian family is one that lines up with biblical principles and one in which each member understands and fulfills his or her God-given role. The family is not an institution designed by man. It was created by God for the benefit of man, and man has been given stewardship over it. The basic biblical family unit is comprised of one man, one woman—his spouse—and their offspring or adopted children. The extended family can include relatives by blood or marriage such as grandparents, nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles. One of the primary principles of the family unit is that it involves a commitment ordained by God for the lifetime of the members. The husband and wife are responsible for holding it together, the current attitude of our culture notwithstanding. Although divorce is sought and granted much too easily in our society, the Bible tells us that God hates divorce (Malachi 2:16).
Researchers identify 6,500 genes expressed differently in men and women Genes that are mostly active in one sex or the other may play a crucial role in our evolution and health.
Weizmann Institute of Science researchers recently uncovered thousands of human genes that are expressed – copied out to make proteins –- differently in the two sexes. Their findings, reported in BMC Biology, provides evidence that males and females undergo a sort of separate, but interconnected evolution.
“The basic genome is nearly the same in all of us, but it is utilized differently across the body and among individuals,” said Dr. Moran Gershoni of the
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