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  • Gambling With The Cross

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 15, 2000
    based on 205 ratings
     | 4,913 views

    Far too many people are playing around the edge of faith and gambling with the cross

  • Gambling And Risk Taking

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 83 ratings
     | 1,738 views

    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; ...read more

  • What About Gambling!

    Contributed by Robert Fleener on Jan 11, 2001
    based on 266 ratings
     | 3,154 views

    What does the Bible have to say to Christians about gambling?

    "WHAT ABOUT GAMBLING ?" July 18, 1999 SOME KEY FACTS — USA - $639 spent annually on legalized gambling. Sharpest increase in gambling is among senior citizens. In CA, 40% of lottery tickets are bought by the unemployed. The casinos’ most profitable day is Sunday. The casinos’ ...read more

  • What's Wrong With Gambling?

    Contributed by Mike Richardson on May 16, 2001
    based on 306 ratings
     | 5,293 views

    Isaiah gives us a glimpse of the forces behind gambling and why it becomes so addictive and destructive.

    Intro: ***A preacher saw a man who looked homeless sitting on a park bench and seemed to be in deep distress so he passed by him, handed him a $20 bill and whispered to him, “Never Despair”. The next day the preacher saw the man coming toward him hurriedly and gave him $60. The preacher asked ...read more

  • Moral Issues: Gambling Series

    Contributed by Rob Harbison on May 10, 2001
    based on 166 ratings
     | 2,245 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Biggest Gambling Racket

    Contributed by David Carter on Dec 7, 2000
    based on 138 ratings
     | 1,993 views

    Gambling with your soul

  • What's Wrong With Gambling?

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Jun 18, 2002
    based on 104 ratings
     | 2,125 views

    How should a Christian respond to the gambling craze of our day? The Scripture provides insight into how we should stand.

    Definition of Gambling: Desiring the possession of another (the prize) the gambler creates a risk (losing his own) in an attempt, through, chance, to gain the other person’s possession with nothing to give in exchange. To justify gambling, many people say things like “Life is a gamble… A farmer ...read more

  • What Is Wrong With Gambling? Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on May 18, 2004
    based on 203 ratings
     | 9,436 views

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

  • What's Wrong With Gambling? Series

    Contributed by Sheldon Boyd on Oct 5, 2006
    based on 22 ratings
     | 2,892 views

    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 ...read more

  • When The Chips Are Down-Gambling & The Bible

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Feb 17, 2005
    based on 50 ratings
     | 3,068 views

    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 http://www.gbcdecatur.org/sermons/WhenChipsAreDown.html The Governor’s budget speech this week left some unanswered questions about gambling expansion. Dozens of ...read more

  • Gambling – What Does One Really Stand To Lose

    Contributed by Don Mcclain on Jan 22, 2003
    based on 124 ratings
     | 3,927 views

    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 ...read more

  • What Does God Think About Gambling Series

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Jun 19, 2004
    based on 50 ratings
     | 3,149 views

    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 ...read more

  • You Bet (And Lose!)

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Mar 22, 2001
    based on 63 ratings
     | 1,059 views

    A christian perspective on gambling

    15Then he said, “Beware! Don’t be greedy for what you don’t have. Real life is not measured by how much we own.” New Living Translation This morning’s subject is about what Charlie McDowell called the interesting moral notion that if people are inclined to waste their money, the ...read more

  • A Christian Gambler?

    Contributed by John Gerald on Nov 11, 2004
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,517 views

    Statistics and Warnings Against Gambling

    A CHRISTIAN GAMBLER? Rev. John W. Gerald I. YOUR CHILDREN ARE YOUR HEIRS Ezra 9:12 Now therefore give not your daughters unto their sons, neither take their daughters unto your sons, nor seek their peace or their wealth for ever: that ye may be strong, and eat the ...read more

  • Gamblers For Christ

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Dec 12, 2003
    based on 168 ratings
     | 4,513 views

    It pays to gamble your life on Christ.

    INTRO.- ILL.- J.E. Bedenbaugh said, “My grandmother, a staunch Southern Baptist, had marched me off to Sunday school and church regularly. So when I switched to the Episcopal church after marriage, she challenged me: "What’s wrong with the Baptist Church, son?" "Well," I explained, "Carole and I ...read more