Just a thought: On divine retribution

The reward and punishment of the Bible is strictly “worldly” in nature. If we follow God’s law, we are promised rain, bounty and security.

Torah scrolls around the world
Photo by: Elie Posner/ Israel Museum

One of the clearest teachings to emerge from the Hebrew Bible is that God rewards those who keeps His commandments and punishes those that don’t – yet the reality of our lives seem to contradict this teaching.

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