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Title: Gambling ?


1
Gambling ?
  • What about

2
Gambling
Old
Isa. 6511-12 asv prepare a table for
Fortune, Homer Greeks Crete 1800 BC
3
Gambling
Casting Lots
Num. 2655 - land divided by lot 1 Chron. 245
rotation of office Jonah 17 identify a
law-offender Acts 126 lot fell upon
Matthias Prov. 1633
Casting of lots as it was described in the
Bible was not gambling !
4
Gambling
  • Definition - Gamble
  • To play a game for money or other stakes
  • Gaming or play for money

5
Gambling
  • Definition Bet
  • Something that is laid, staked
  • Or pledged
  • Wager something risked on an
  • Uncertain event

6
Gambling
  • Definition Lottery
  • A drawing of lots in which prizes
  • are distributed to the winners
  • among persons buying a chance.

Raffle
7
Gambling
1970s
8
Gambling
2006
Lottery?
9
Why Gambling is Wrong
  • Disregards Command to Work
  • Gen.319 sweat of thy face
  • Eph. 428 work with his hands

God expects us to work for what we have
10
Why Gambling is Wrong
  • 2. It is Actually Stealing
  • Rom. 139 thou shalt not steal
  • Agree to take each others
  • Use a gun or cards ???
  • 2 Cor. 821 Providing for things honest

11
Why Gambling is Wrong
  • 3. It Violates the Golden Rule
  • Matt. 712
  • Do unto others as you would have
  • them do unto you.
  • He who owns the gold rules
  • Matt. 2239

12
Why Gambling is Wrong
  • 4. It is habit-forming Addictive
  • Jn.834 servant of sin.
  • Compulsive gamblers
  • Gal. 523 - Self Control

13
Why Gambling is Wrong
  • 5. It is Covetousness
  • Lk. 1215 take heed and beware of
    covetousness
  • Col.315 - Prov.1527

How do you spell Lottery ?
G.R.E.E.D.
14
QUESTIONS ABOUT GAMBLING
Everything is a risk driving a car to
worship farmer planting a crop insurance invest
ments
15
QUESTIONS ABOUT GAMBLING
Answers Car risk, not gambling Farmer working
Gods plan Insurance spreading the
risk Investments Mt. 2527
16
QUESTIONS ABOUT GAMBLING
Gambling for Charity ??? Still wrong Not right to
steal Rom. 38 End does not justify means !
17
Gambling
  • Destructive, habit forming
  • 1 Thes. 522
  • Not conducive to Godliness

18
Tonight for a change we are announcing the
losers in the State Lottery! Here they are The
community, the Police, Stores, Churches, Truth,
Justice, Mercy, Righteousness, love and the
zillions of people who bought tickets!
19
Gambling ?
  • What about

Christians will stay away from the evils of
gambling !!!!
20
Sermon by Arthur Pigman Evans Church of Christ
515 Gibbs Road Evans, Ga. 30809 706-855-1249 arth
urpigman_at_cybrtyme.com Sunday Evening March 5, 06
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