Don Miguel Ruiz`s “The Four Agreements” was released in 1997 and was on the New York Times bestseller list for seven years. He encouraged people to lead more fulfilling lives with four general guidelines, in order to avoid unnecessary worry and suffering. These “agreements” can be linked to the Christian faith by studying the Ten Commandments and the lessons of the Bible. Finally, I see the immense value in the Four Agreements, but the empowerment of the agreements needs the Holy Spirit. Interestingly, Ruiz closes the book by talking about becoming a spiritual warrior. It all starts with consciousness — unfortunately, most people aren`t aware of their condition or situation. Consciousness is the first step. Brain Mason writes: But what should be a Christian`s reaction to this book? Tell us Brian. What should be my reaction to the Four Accords – What I should believe, what I should read, observe, write, say ????? You are selfish and narcissistic because you project your own revelations onto others and say that what you think should be “the answer.” I`m sad because it`s arrogant and selfish and you`re using the Bible to argue something that probably doesn`t even interest God in reality.
I eliminated the four agreements with God and He revealed to me that I should pass this knowledge on to other people, because some people are in other places where they receive the teaching, and the four agreements are based on love and not on all the nonsense you say. The word is so powerful that a word can change a life or destroy the lives of millions of people. A few years ago, a man in Germany manipulated an entire country of the smartest people using this word. He led them into a world war with the force of his word. He convinced others to commit the most cruel acts of violence. It activated people`s fear with the word, and like a big explosion there were killings and war all over the world….