God’s fingerprints on our brains?

Posted by on June 3, 2007

OK, that title sounds nasty, but what I mean is that every so often we find evidence that what the Bible teaches us about how we’re made is true.  I just read an article that gives us another peek at how God made us.  As it turns out, the need to give is wired deep inside our brains.  Some would claim that this “instinct” is the reason that Biblical writers tell us to give.  I would claim the opposite.  God created us to live for others – Jesus set the ultimate example of this.  One of the means that God used to reinforce this was a pleasure response in our brains.  After all, God is the architect of the human brain, right?

Check out the Washington Post article to read more.

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