28. What are the punishments for sin while on Earth?

A bad conscience, unrest, various sufferings in life (illness, hardship, disappointments, economic crises, revolutions, wars), and finally physical death.

  • God is a just judge, and God is angry with the wicked every day. (Psalm 7:11)
  • Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap. (Galatians 6:7)
  • For He repays man according to his work, and makes man to find a reward according to his way. (Job 34:11)
  • “There is no peace,” says the LORD, “for the wicked.” (Isaiah 48:22)
  • For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness. (Romans 1:18)