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The Devil's compensation

Posted on May 28, 2011 at 8:42 AM

There is a payback for sin, (what goes around, comes around) and the payback is worse than the original sin itself. The problem is that we don’t see sin as something tangible, which has a debt attached to it. It’s like a credit card that runs up a balance; the balance has to be paid back, with a LOT of interest, at some point. We humans can’t see it, but it is still there nonetheless. Sin is also like a boomerang – You throw it, and it feels great. Then, when you least expect it, it comes back full circle and hits you in the back of the head, harder than when you threw it. And the deadlier the sin, the deadlier the payback.  And that's only the payback on earth, which is God's way of letting you know what awaits us in hell if we don't repent now.  The Church has been given the sacrament of confession by Jesus Himself, in John 20:21ff, so the truly wise will take advantage of God's grace in that beautiful sacrament.  In physics, there is a law that says "for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction."  That is oh so true in life as well.

Categories: The devil, Your death, Sin

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