Are You Predicting Your Own Downfall?

“My business is failing.”

With a look of resignation and defeat, Tom uttered those pitiful words to me in early spring. By summer, it had become a reality. His business had failed.

But did it really have to go that way? Had Tom prophesied his business’ downfall? Had his own words caused it to happen?

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According to Tom, his business had “been failing” for two years, since the economy made a turn for the worse.

Prophetic Words

I didn’t realize it at the time, but Tom was speaking prophetic words. He was speaking future events into current reality.