Many people confuse the biblical topic of sowing and reaping with the concept of karma. But a clear distinction can be seen when one understands the big picture point of view that the Holy Spirit is trying to get across.
While it may not be the most specific definition of karma, most people think of karma as a concept that says, “Do good and good will happen to you; do bad and bad will happen to you.” Unfortunately, this is also the understanding that most people have when it comes to the topic of biblical sowing and reaping. And because this is the case, most mistakenly associate the two teachings in a very interchangeable way.
The Bible does indeed include warnings and examples of the “do good and good will happen to you; do bad and bad will happen will happen to you” concept. Examples include: (More …)