Stealing is just plain old wrong, but still that doesn’t stop people from doing it. They don’t take the time to realize the amount of trouble that they’re getting themselves into. Or maybe they just don’t care, but they really should. Stealing has no excuses, explanations, or anything, because when you get caught that’s it.
There are reasons why you shouldn’t do this, good ones, theses are the things that people should think about before stealing.
First of all what would God say, do you think that he would actually want you to doing this. Sure he forgives us for our sins, but do you want that guilt hanging over your shoulders, no, you don’t. The bible says, “Thou shall not steal,” but do you think of that at all.
Now what about jail time and your record, over do your limit and you might as well start working on your jail visits. Don’t get this wrong or take it the wrong way, I’m not saying go out and steal and just don’t get caught. No, the point is thinking and using your head. You have to think about your future, how would it look if you’re trying to get a job, you meet all of the requirements and just flat out qualified for the position you’re applying for, but shoplifting shows up on your record. So all of a sudden “Bam” you’re no longer qualified. Look at what it does to the future, you might get another chance, you might not. Why gamble with life, why keep taking chances, and fooling around.
Take a look at this. Let’s say that you’ve been stealing for a while and you think you’re pretty good. You’ve never got caught and also you believe you never will. You go into a store start picking up things like you always do. Now you’re walking out of the door and a man says, “stop” you do so, but all of a sudden, realize that you’re caught. Then you think “no way, this has to be a dream,” but it’s the realest thing that you will ever encounter. Soon you’re in the back of the store, giving him all of your information, and he’s calling your parents. Now you...
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