Redirecting away from Christian context for variety, I can definitely see that for Karma. I know a lot of ppl who are Christian, New Age and even some technically atheist alike who believe in a form of Karma.
Do good, get reincarnated better.
Do bad, get reincarnated worse.
Why does life suck? Previous life.
It’s a narrative that works for a lot of ppl. As with you, I don’t generally have a problem with it. Not my thing, but whatevs.