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How long will God punish me for the past?

How long will God punish me for the past?

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Your choices have consequences in this world. Some of us are still paying today for choices we made a long time ago: perhaps we have health problems, relationship problems, and financial problems. And when we can draw a clear line between our suffering today and some choice we made in the past, it’s pretty easy to leap to the assumption that God is punishing us for the past. And once we think our lives are an ongoing series of punishments, depression and despair are quick to follow. Read more of this post