The circles we are in.
Guilty by association have you ever hear that saying before. I sure am accustom to it. The people you let influence is your choice. Everyone has the choice of who to hang around with. If say your mom, dad, grandma whatever only bring you around that one trouble making cousin. You are not forced to hang out with them. Being young and being put in places where it is looked at to do wrong the average person will not think twice about it. The natural thought is this is what i'm suppose to be doing. When we are old enough to know the difference and make smarter decisions it is up to us to change our bad habits.
If we remain making bad decisions we swill eventually suffer the consequences. Be glad knowing that it is never ever to late to stand in the righteousness of God. Salvation and eternal life are ours. Standing with God your old self will slowly disappear changing the circles you frequent, the actions you take. Standing with God is something that takes a lifetime.
17 For if, by the trespass of the one man, death reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive God’s abundant provision of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man, Jesus Christ!
.The circles we are in.