Is Gambling Wrong?

Text: Proverbs 3:9 The Scriptures tell us that we are to “honor the Lord” with our possessions. This is important because everything we have ultimately comes from Him. We need to be sure we are following His standard and not the world’s. One question regarding our “wealth” that often arises is over the issue of gambling. […]

The Evils of Alcohol

Text: Proverbs 23:29-35 Many have questions about the use of alcohol. We need to know what the Bible says about it. In this lesson, we are going to talk about the evils of alcohol. Negative Effects of Alcohol (Proverbs 23:29) Emotional (“Who has woe?“) – lamentation; emotional distress; ironically, many turn to alcohol as a way to […]

The Sin of Gambling

What is Gambling? – the practice in which one wagers his own money/property in hopes to gain another’s money/property A Question about Risk – risk is not the issue Potential Problems – stewardship (1 Timothy 6:17-19), addiction (1 Corinthians 6:12) Main Problem: Covetousness – Romans 1:29; Colossians 3:5 Some Common Defenses: Not specifically condemned in […]