Can You Be A Christian And Use The Law Of Attraction

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  1. LSKing profile image69
    LSKingposted 12 years ago

    The church that I go to rejects The Law Of Attraction. I feel like it can be beneficial to anyone's life ( Christians or not ). What are your thoughts?

    1. rb11 profile image68
      rb11posted 12 years agoin reply to this

      The term "Law of Attraction" is a vague statement. Basically a positive attitude begets a positive attitude. If something is in alignment with biblical principals (not church principals) then I can't see why this would be a problem.

      You have negative people attracted to negative people, would this be considered a law of attraction?

    2. profile image50
      paarsurreyposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      What is this Law of Attraction? Does it pertain to Physics like we have gravitation or it is something else? Define it and its basis.


    3. IntimatEvolution profile image72
      IntimatEvolutionposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I think I'd change churches.

    4. Beelzedad profile image59
      Beelzedadposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      It's pure nonsense.

      Sellers don't attract sellers, they attract buyers... lazy dreamers don't attract lazy dreamers, they attract con artists... vulnerable people don't attract vulnerable people, they attract those who would take advantage of their vulnerability... the list goes on and on...


      1. sabrebIade profile image73
        sabrebIadeposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        To me the best Law of Attraction is positive thoughts + positive actions.
        I have not seen anything to indicate that just thinking will make it so.

  2. Ivorwen profile image68
    Ivorwenposted 12 years ago

    If the 'Law of Attraction' is really a natural law, like gravity, then it will work whether you believe in it or not.  The Bible says, "For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks."  We are going to talk about and move towards the things we think and speak about.

    1. profile image50
      paarsurreyposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Where in this sentence is any law of attraction? Someone elaborate please.

      1. sabrebIade profile image73
        sabrebIadeposted 12 years agoin reply to this have seriously not heard of the law of attraction?
        Do a Google search for "The Secret". Neville Goddard, Joseph Murphy, Wallace Wattles, William Walker Atkinson, Napoleon Hill, Louise Hay, Esther and Jerry Hicks, any of those should get you started and give you a pretty good idea.

        1. profile image50
          paarsurreyposted 12 years agoin reply to this

          I Google and I get from Wikipedia:

          "The Law of Attraction is not a scientific law. Critics note that it is unsupported by scientific evidence and violates scientific principles and understanding of the universe. [3] Instead, the Law may be explained as an illusion created by the connection between self-confidence and success or one's own perception, like the placebo effect."

          If I now say it is a myth of a law; will it be correct to say so?


  3. LSKing profile image69
    LSKingposted 12 years ago

    Joel Olsteen is a perfect example of how this can be applied. He truly teaches that God wants us to be happy despite our circumstances. The Law Of Attraction can be applied in oder to achieve this. He often says " Conceive and believe it "!

  4. profile image50
    paarsurreyposted 12 years ago

    It is only a myth of a law

    1. sabrebIade profile image73
      sabrebIadeposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I can't really argue with you there.
      To me "Law" means it works 100% of the time as in the "Law" of Gravity.
      I have never seen anyone claim 100% accuracy with the Law of Attraction.

  5. schoolgirlforreal profile image82
    schoolgirlforrealposted 12 years ago

    What the heck is the law of atraction?
    Hey, don't give me a law on who I date! LOL

  6. Lady_E profile image65
    Lady_Eposted 12 years ago

    I don't see anything wrong with it.
    Its not a bad thing.

  7. SilentReed profile image80
    SilentReedposted 12 years ago

    I am a non-christian. But if I see a pretty girl who is a christian and I am attracted to her, Can I say that "the law of attraction" works? wink

    1. LSKing profile image69
      LSKingposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      cute smile


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