Friday, April 3, 2015

C is for Cursing

Cursing: Just as easily as we can bless others with our words, we can also curse them. And ourselves. 

Words carry power. In the Bible, God created everything in Genesis 1:1. Then during the days that followed, He simply spoke things into being with the elements created in Genesis 1:1.

But when words are used to tear down, they find a way to lodge in people’s hearts and minds and can destroy one’s spirit and stir up hatred and violence. How often have the words been spoken, 

"You're so stupid."
"You'll never amount to anything."

Words not only work on the individual level, but on a global scale. Just read the headlines or watch the news. The words people spew out of their mouths have caused riots and wars on a global scale.

Good News: "A proverb says: A curse without a cause cannot land." This is good news. So what happens to the curse if it cannot land on it's intended target? It will fall to the ground, or return to the sender. This is not good news for the sender.

Words have power depending on the level of authority the person speaking them has and how vulnerable the recipient is.We need to watch what comes out of our mouths, and guard ourselves when people say words over us. 

Honorable Mention: Cryptotheology, Cold Spots, Channeling, Clairvoyance, Conjuration

Tomorrow: D is for Dream Communication