Perhaps you've made an ungodly decision, a foolish choice and now there are consequences. People are are hurt. You’ve lost something of great value. More than that, it may feel like God is punishing you.
How do you feel about the wrong desires that lurk deep within? When we become controlling, does that bother us? When we get irritable, do we resolve to work on our own hearts rather than lash out at the other person?
To put the questions another way, are we more like King Amon or King Josiah?