Hebrews 12:11 ESVFor the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.
- Why is God punishing me financially?
- Why is God punishing me with singleness?
- Does God punish you for your thoughts?
- Will God punish me for my past?
- Will God punish me if I don't go to church?
- How long does God punish you?
How do I know if I'm being punished by God? For Christians, we cannot say God punishes us. It's scripturally acceptable to say God disciplines us—in line with Romans 8:28. God's punishment is equivalent to God's wrath, and the Bible tells us that God has not appointed us for wrath (1 Thessalonians 5:9).
Is God Punishing Me
Hebrews 12:7 ESVIt is for discipline that you have to endure. God is treating you as sons. For what son is there whom his father does not discipline?
Romans 1:18 ESVFor the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth.
1. The Case Of Ananias and Sapphira
Acts 5:3 NIVThen Peter said, “Ananias, how is it that Satan has so filled your heart that you have lied to the Holy Spirit and have kept for yourself some of the money you received for the land?
2. The Case Of Herod
Acts 12:21-22 NIVOn the appointed day Herod, wearing his royal robes, sat on his throne and delivered a public address to the people. They shouted, “This is the voice of a god, not of a man.” Immediately, because Herod did not give praise to God, an angel of the Lord struck him down, and he was eaten by worms and died.
Why Does It Feel Like God Is Punishing Me
Isaiah 55:7 NIVLet the wicked forsake their ways and the unrighteous their thoughts. Let them turn to the Lord, and he will have mercy on them, and to our God, for he will freely pardon.
Hebrews 12:6 ESVFor the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives.
- There is always love, forgiveness and mercy manifest in discipline.
- Punishment might be a final judgment which is meant to bring about destruction, but discipline corrects, builds and improves.
- While punishment could turn out fatal, discipline might bring discomfort but it's often harmless.
What People Feel It's God's Punishment Could Be The Consequence Of Their Own Actions And Choices
Proverbs 6:16-18 NIVThere are six things the LORD hates, seven that are detestable to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush into evil.
Romans 1:27 BSBLikewise, the men abandoned natural relations with women and burned with lust for one another. Men committed indecent acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their error.
Is Pain A Punishment From God
John 16:33 ESVI have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.
2 Corinthians 4:8-9 NIVWe are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.
Will God Punish Me For My Past
2 Corinthians 5:17 KJVTherefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.
Psalm 103:12 NLTHe has removed our sins as far from us as the east is from the west.
Does God Still Punish You After You Repent
What To Say To Someone Who Thinks God Is Punishing Them
Revelation 2:23 BSBThen I will strike her children dead, and all the churches will know that I am the One who searches minds and hearts, and I will repay each of you according to your deeds.
Final Words On Signs God Is Punishing You
Revelation 3:19 NIVThose whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest and repent.
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