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gambling and the Bible

  • Samson foolishly made a bet and lost because his opponents cheated (Judges 14).

  • What does it mean to throw LOTS? Answer
  • “A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.” Proverbs 28:20

  • God’s control of chance—“The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing thereof is of the LORD.” Proverbs 16:33

  • Should Christians be involved with lotteries or other forms of gambling? Answer
  • How can I decide whether a particular activity—such as smoking, gambling, etc.—is wrong? Answer
Article Version: September 11, 2019