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  • What Does God Think About Gambling Series

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Jun 18, 2004
    based on 50 ratings

    Part 3 in series What Does God Think About . . . This sermon addresses gambling

    WHAT DOES GOD THINK ABOUT Part 3: Gambling Roy Chapman was always a sharp businessman, never afraid to take risks. When car sales slumped because of the gas crunch in the 1970’s, he kept his Philadelphia dealership together by shifting from new big cars to used and smaller cars. Now the family more

  • What's Wrong With Gambling Series

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Nov 16, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Shows what is wrong with gambling in our society

    Title: What’s wrong with gambling Theme: Text: Exodus 20:17, Gambling- 1) a valuable consideration, mutually risked in the hope of 2) winning a significant prize, which is awarded 3) not primarily for skill or ability but largely by the caprice of chance. In just a little over a month from more

  • Moral Issues: Gambling Series

    Contributed by Rob Harbison on May 9, 2001
    based on 166 ratings

    When gambling thrives, someone else suffers! Lost in the glitter of the multimillion dollar winner are all the millions of losers.

    INTRO: Horse racing, lottery, church bingo, casino nights, carnival games, raffles for charity—when it comes to gambling, we’ve got it all! And when it comes to determining the morality of gambling, we have more defenses that confuse the issue than we have convictions that clarify it! A simple more

  • What The Bible Teaches About Gambling

    Contributed by Dr. Odell Belger on Oct 27, 2021

    The purpose of this course is to make today’s Christians think about some of the things we are facing in our society as Christians. Christian people should be “thinking” people when it comes to the issues we face in our society.

    For example, as Christians: • We can not allow others to do our thinking for us when it comes to deciding what is RIGHT and what is WRONG. • We can not just ignore these issues we face and hope they will go away. Through the ages of time, God’s people have had to face difficult situations in more

  • Gambling – What Does One Really Stand To Lose

    Contributed by Don Mcclain on Jan 21, 2003
    based on 124 ratings

    Legalized gambling is harmful public policy that should be vigorously opposed at all levels.

    INTRODUCTION A. GAMBLING DEFINED Merriam-Webster, - to play a game for money or property American Heritage® Dictionary - To bet on an uncertain outcome, as of a contest. - To play a game of chance for stakes. - To take a risk in the hope of gaining an advantage or a benefit. World Book more

  • What's Wrong With Gambling? Series

    Contributed by Sheldon Boyd on Oct 4, 2006
    based on 24 ratings

    This is part of a series I did on topics my congregation requested. Several of these messages are two parts.

    YOU ASKED FOR IT WHAT’S WRONG WITH GAMBLING? Sunday May 21, 2006 Scripture Reference: 1 Timothy 6:9-11 Intro. A. I just want to begin this message today by saying, “You Asked For It.” This is not going to be an easy message for me to preach but for some of you it will not be an easy message more

  • "The Gamble That Paid-Off" Series

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Nov 24, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    The purpose of this sermon is to motivate the hearers to affirm to others that the Roman Soldiers displayed circumstantial ignorance and was forgiven.

    25 November 2007 U.S. Army Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris Ord Military Chapel Seaside CA BIG IDEA: The Roman Soldiers were forgiven for executing the death sentence and gambling for Jesus’ garments. REFERENCES: Psalm 22:18-23 (NIV); Luke 23:33-43 (NIV); John 19:23-25 NIV (Power only through more

  • Gambling And Risk Taking

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 17, 2000
    based on 84 ratings

    Intro.: 1.

    Intro.: 1. Gambling is an issue in our society and everywhere we look there is something to remind us of that fact: a. Lottery drawings (Pick 3; Pick 4; Super Lotto, etc.) b. Pete Rose (did he or did he not gamble on pro baseball games?) c. Bingo at local clubs and churches; horseracing; Atl. more

  • The Biggest Gambling Racket

    Contributed by David Carter on Dec 6, 2000
    based on 138 ratings

    Gambling with your soul

    THE BIGGEST GAMBLING RACKET IN THE WORLD Text: Acts 24: 24,25 Introduction: Gambling is one of the biggest operations in the world. More than all money spent on Cars, Medicine, Education, and Churches! --- The word Gamble means: To play games of chance for money or other valuable stakes - To take more

  • What Is Wrong With Gambling? Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on May 17, 2004
    based on 203 ratings

    also included: the Lottery, Raffles, and gambling with our lives/families! Powerpoint at website under "When the Chips Are Down"

    WHAT IS WRONG WITH GAMBLING? “Questions People Ask” Acts 19:21-29 Powerpoint for this and hundreds more free sermons at our website at bottom. ------------------------- We need to know what we believe, and why we believe it. What if someone came to you and said, “what’s wrong with going to the more

  • A Bad Bet

    Contributed by Eric Hanson on Aug 8, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    This message Exposes the folly of organized gambling. It draws from many sources to build the case that the spread of gamblilng establishments is bad for individuals, families, and communities.

    A Bad Bet Organized Gambling Pastor Eric Hanson I Timothy 6:9-10 People who want to get rich, fall into temptation and a trap, and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, more

  • Don't Bet On It!

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Feb 2, 2020

    Too often we do not take Jesus seriously and "gamble" with his words. He really does mean what he says.

    1. If you keep up with the news, in the last few weeks you saw that our Governor has had a disagreement with the Indian Nations over their Gambling Compact. As a result there are now lawsuits flying. 2. Gambling is not a new issue – long-term practice: horse racing; car racing; more

  • Wanna' Bet?

    Contributed by James May on May 19, 2007
    based on 14 ratings

    Most Christians hate gambling and all the evil it brings upon mankind but what about the serious gambling that many do with their soul?

    Wanna’ Bet? By Pastor Jim May Gambling is big business in America today. Right now, in the city of Baton Rouge, there is another large casino and resort that is trying to make the people of the area believe that the end justifies the means. A gambling conglomerate by the name of Pinnacle is more

  • Don't Bet On Gambling

    Contributed by David Holwick on Mar 19, 2014

    Christian arguments against gambling.

    Rev. David Holwick First Baptist Church West Lafayette, Ohio May 25, 1986 DON'T BET ON GAMBLING Proverbs 16:33 My sermon this morning is on gambling. After three weeks without a winner, the state lottery is now up to $18 million. That’s quite a temptation! Overnight you could become more

  • When The Chips Are Down-Gambling & The Bible

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Feb 16, 2005
    based on 50 ratings

    Biblical principles and scriptures which contradict the concept of gambling. Powerpoint at website.

    When the Chips are Down—Gambling & the Bible Acts 19:21-29; 1 Timothy 6:9-6:18 ; Col. 3:2 Powerpoint and formatted sermon at The Governor’s budget speech this week left some unanswered questions about gambling expansion. Dozens of bills are more