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The Legacy of Sin

When sin creates a rift in our life, or the lives of those whom we are close to, the response is often bewilderment. Hasn't Jesus conquered sin? we might think. Why is this still so damaging? What we are struggling with in those moments is distinguishing the punishment for our sins from the natural consequences of it. And while Jesus absorbs sin's punishments, he does not always remove every consequence.