In the United States, from what we see on the tv, there is increasing lawlessness – rioting with burning, destroying, murdering, hurting – mostly, it seems in the big cities. Thankfully, none of that in our part of the world is showing, though, we occasionally get some bad stuff going on. Always seems to run its course when the perpetrators grow up, get a life, and quit being selfish snowflakes. (also, the coppers getting in there and ferreting them out!) But in the meantime, sometimes cattle are let out, combines destroyed, vehicles are stolen, inside of new homes being built are trashed, and multiple fires set to old buildings and piles of hay.
But, i hope that we never get to the point that others will attack and kill you for a coat they fancy, or a nice piece of jewelry or a sweet camera. Yes, there are some countries in which this happens in broad daylight. Tourists need to take care as to what they are wearing and displaying to avoid being accosted.
17“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.18For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished.19Therefore anyone who sets aside one of the least of these commands and teaches others accordingly will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever practices and teaches these commands will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.20For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees and the teachers of the law, you will certainly not enter the kingdom of heaven.