There is the law of attraction in which like attracts like. Crime attracts crime. Gangsters attract gangsters. Laziness attracts laziness. Evil attracts evil. Political ideology attracts like ideology. Greed attracts the greedy, and good attracts good. This is why you want to be careful about discerning what the force of attraction is in a neighborhood. In the same way, you need to discern what the force of attraction is in your spiritual life?
Where Christianity meets real life.
The words we speak have the power to set people free or put them in bondage. A parent calling a child “Stupid!” or “You are no good!” injures the child’s self-perception and negatively shapes and damages their future.
What is equally true, but less recognized is the same is principles apply to our emotional dialogue. In particular, our bitterness and unforgiveness.
Everyone is prophetic in everything that they do. Every word, thought and action has prophetic consequences. As an example, if you tell a child that he or she is stupid with enough force, it will change their life, their self perception, their confidence and their way of thinking forever.
Biblical prophecy can be a powerful tool to reach people for Christ. It provides us with a solid foundation for our faith and the strong awareness that the Bible is true. Yet, Jesus also warns that there will come a time of deception and false Christs.
Evil will always exist as much as day is followed by night. However, our choice is to live by the day or slowly die by night. Our moment to moment choice is to be in the light or to wallow in the darkness. There is a reason why we have been created to sleep through the darkness of the night, rather than lie awake, consuming its shadows.
The Bible is very clear that the end times church will be subject to a great falling away and deceptive doctrines that are inspired by demonic influences. This is obviously not a popular teaching for obvious reasons. However, the Bible was never written for us to feel good about ourselves
“On the day that I saw a thousand children struggling for survival on the garbage dumps among the dogs and animals, I said, “I cannot do nothing. Here I must do something!”” So began a remarkable journey to poverty alleviation.