Part 3: DNA Testing and Unexpected Results - How should Christians respond when it happens to them?

Part 3: DNA Testing and Unexpected Results - How should Christians respond when it happens to them?

This is Part 3 and the Conclusion of the series, “DNA Testing and Unexpected Results - How should Christians respond when it happens to them?” What does God and the Bible say about processing this new-found NPE (Not Parent Expected) discovery?

Lives are being shattered and rebuilt because of questions being answered.

Frequently, people had a feeling growing up or just never felt like they fit in to the family that raised them. The girl who gave up her child for adoption has often wept and tried to find her baby. The boy who was mistreated by the family who raised him, but couldn’t figure out why everyone else was treated better than him now understands.

Some of the gut feelings or deeply agonized questions are getting answers because of DNA testing. For some, their DNA results literally shatter their lives. But for others, it’s resolution.

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Part 2: DNA Testing and Unexpected Results - How should Christians respond when it happens to them?

Part 2: DNA Testing and Unexpected Results - How should Christians respond when it happens to them?

When a Christian is on the receiving end of surprise DNA testing results, how should they respond?

This is Part 2 of “DNA Testing and Unexpected Results - How should Christians respond when it happens to them?”

Families are being united and torn apart.

This is two-fold:

  • Someone discovers they are the result of a secret (affair/rape, donor conceived, etc.) or maybe there’s a different biological father and Mom didn’t even know. Perhaps they were adopted and have just discovered their biological family! Now that individual (NPE) must decide what to do. Their identity is shattered - who are they really? Do you tell your mom you know? How does this affect your spouse, children, aunts and uncles, grandparents and others in your family? Your family name, do you change it? Will people treat you the same? Why do you feel different?

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