One of the great themes of Christianity is suffering for doing what is right. But what happens when we suffering for doing what is wrong?
You already know what I mean (or you will shortly). You’ve cheated, stolen, or something worse. Your conscience threatens you, external law threatens you, and, most importantly, broken relationships threaten you.
You suffer. And when you turn to Scripture, all you see is how believers respond to unjust suffering. But your suffering is just, and it crushes, consumes, and kills your soul.
God knows how you feel. And he wrote a book to heal you despite your deserved suffering. It’s called Lamentations. In it, we discover three ways to respond to deserved suffering, the pain of our wrongdoing. [Read more…] about Three Ways to Respond When You Suffer Because of Wrongdoing