“And God rained upon Sodom and Gomorrah sulphur and fire, from God out of Heaven.”
~ Genesis 19:24

It’s generally accepted that life is only meaningful when our choices have consequences, even negative ones.

But why emphasise that Sodom and Gomorrah’s destruction was “from God out of Heaven”?

Because it feels nicer to believe that destruction comes from random natural disasters, than from an All-Loving Father in Heaven. But truth be told, some things in life just don’t feel nice. Like punishment.

However, this doesn’t mean it’s not good for you or coming from anywhere else but God.