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Don’t Bet On It. Is Gambling A Sin?. Historically, Three Schools of Thought… Catholic Church: On A Small Scale, It Is A Harmless Social Activity. Personal Choice: “Yes, I’m a gambler…” 80% Catholics, 77% Jewish, 74% Presbyterians & Episcopalians, 63% Methodist, 43% Baptists, and

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Is gambling a sin
Is Gambling A Sin?

Historically, Three Schools of Thought…

  • Catholic Church: On A Small Scale, It Is A Harmless Social Activity.

  • Personal Choice: “Yes, I’m a gambler…”

    80% Catholics, 77% Jewish, 74% Presbyterians &

    Episcopalians, 63% Methodist, 43% Baptists, and

    33% Among Conservative Non-Denom. Churches.

  • Gambling Is A Moral Evil: Oppose it in any form private or public.


Gambling s link to sin
Gambling’s Link To Sin

  • Does Gambling Encourage Contentment?

    • Luke 12:15, Hebrews 13:5-6, 1 Timothy 6:10

  • Does Gambling Best Serve My Neighbor?

    • 1 John 4:20

    • Gambling by definition is un-neighborly. Anyone who gambles “knows that for him to win everyone else must lose, but he goes ahead and gambles anyway.”

  • Does Gambling Promote Hard Work?

    • Proverbs 28:19-20


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Gambling’s Link To Sin

  • Does Gambling Align With Good Stewardship?

    • Proverbs 27:23, Deuteronomy 8:18

  • Does Gambling Set Me Apart From the World?

    • John 17:14-18

  • Where Is Gambling Likely To Lead?

    • 1 Corinthians 15:33, 2 Peter 2:19, Mark 7:21-23

  • Does Gambling Appeal To The Flesh or Spirit?

    • Galatians 5:19-26


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Is Gambling A Sin?

  • Yes, When It Appeals To Greed & Coveting.

  • Yes, When It Harms Our Weaker Neighbors.

  • Yes, When It Promotes Avoiding Work.

  • Yes, When It Involves Poor Stewardship.

  • Yes, When It Joins Us With Worldliness.

  • Yes, When It Leads To Sin & Hurt.

  • Yes, When It Appeals To The Flesh.

  • ALL Popular Forms of Gambling Contain A Sinful Component.















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