The Generational Curse Myth

Bereans

In the church today, there is a widely-known concept floating around known as the generational curse. The generational curse is defined, by those of the church who teach this, as God’s judgment/punishment for an ancestor’s sin, passed down from generation to generation. In simple terms, it’s seen as “inherited punishment.” But, is this concept biblical? Many people will read passages like Exodus 20:5; Numbers 14:18; and Deuteronomy 5:9 and yell out, “Yes!” However, when these passages are looked at within their proper contexts, we get a resounding, “No!” Continue reading