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. […]

Singing Religious Songs

Text: Colossians 3:16-17 Generally, people enjoy music, including the singing that we do in worship. It is also natural for singing to stir up emotions. There is nothing wrong with singing stirring up emotions, as long as it does not turn into emotionalism. But because singing is enjoyable and emotional, we must be especially careful to follow […]

Our Entertainment Culture

Our society is saturated with entertainment in various forms – movies, television, music, the internet, video games, sporting events, etc. Even during economic hardship, Americans are paying billions of dollars a year for movie tickets alone. While occasional entertainment may be fine, our consumption of it must be regulated by the Scriptures. In evaluating our […]