June 2, 2011 - Gambling On One Hour A Week

07/05/2011 16:34

 

Gambling works because of a conglomeration of sins.  Covetousness (Ephesians 5:3), envy (Romans 1:28-30), stealing (1 Peter 4:15), and cheating (Romans 13:9)  are just a few sins that are often attached to gambling.  Gambling is a sin when it occurs between men, and it certainly is sin when it occurs in man's relationship to God.  Some brethren seem to be content to gamble that God will be satisfied with their one-hour a week “sacrifice.”   It is easy to see that a number of members of the church believe that it is sufficient worship, service, and labor in God's kingdom if they spend one hour a week....

 

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