David A. Korn, in an article titled “Expansion of Gambling in Canada: Implications for Health and Social Policy” in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, noted that gambling often affects the lower-income families more dramatically than those of higher income, due to the fact that lower-income families spend almost four times as much on gambling (in proportion to their income). Korn.
Proverbs 13:11 - Wealth obtained by fraud dwindles,But the one who gathers by labor increases it.
Oddly enough, the Bible has nothing to say about gambling, although many people mistakenly believe that gambling is a sin. Some Christian writers reinterpret the many of passages to support their arguments against gambling. The Bible’s warnings against “loving money” more than “loving god” have nothing to do with gambling; a businessman who never gambles can love money. A poor person.T his is the story of how a bar-room shooting involving one “Stag” Lee Shelton became one of the most prominent narratives of 20th century popular culture in America:. William Lyons, 25, colored, a levee hand, living at 1410 Morgan Street, was shot in the abdomen yesterday evening at 10 o’clock in the saloon of Bill Curtis, at Eleventh and Morgan Streets by Lee Sheldon, also colored.Biblical Abortion: A Christian’s View. Jun 3, 2012, 7:15pm Nynia Chance. It's commonly claimed that it's a Christian duty to abolish abortion, in accordance with a Biblical teaching that abortion is a sin. However, one Christian's reading of the Bible poses challenges to that assumption, instead turning up some eye-opening Biblical views on.
Daily Bible readings A passage, reflection, action and prayer for every day. We offer you a Bible reflection, action and prayer for every day of the year. The Bible passages come from the New Revised Standard Version which we use in many of our worship materials. We hope these reflections will inspire you to pray for an end to poverty. The writers of the reflections are partners, staff.Read More
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John 2:13-22 Good News Translation (GNT) Jesus Goes to the Temple. 13 It was almost time for the Passover Festival, so Jesus went to Jerusalem. 14 There in the Temple he found people selling cattle, sheep, and pigeons, and also the moneychangers sitting at their tables. 15 So he made a whip from cords and drove all the animals out of the Temple, both the sheep and the cattle; he overturned the.Read More
Consider for example the Bible making references to one’s keeping track and making an account of one’s possessions which is a “wise” thing to do. Jesus’s parable (I think) about the servants given money to invest for their master. Being frugal is something the Bible makes references to as well.Read More
The Bible doesn't specifically forbid gambling, but it does repeatedly warn us against the pursuit of materialism, and it also repeatedly warns us against putting the love of money above the love of God. Gambling probably shouldn't be classed as a sin - but that doesn't mean that it's an activity that a Christian should enter into without giving serious consideration to their motives for doing.Read More
Gambling addiction or gambling disorder is defined as persistent and recurring problematic gambling behavior that causes distress and impairs your overall livelihood. Gambling addiction affects roughly 0.2% to 0.3% of the general U.S. population, and tends to affects males more than females, though this gender gap has narrowed in recent years. Gambling disorder is a behavioral addiction that.Read More
What The Bible Says About Drunkenness and Why It's Wrong. What The Bible Says About Lies, Gossip, Quarrelling, Insulting Language And Dirty Jokes. What The Bible Says About Sex And Marriage. What The Bible Says About Lustful And Nasty Thoughts. What The Bible Says About Avoiding Sin And Loving One Another, God's Mercy, And The Return Of Jesus Christ. What The Bible Says About The Life-Changing.Read More
What does the Bible say about sex? By Sean Doherty. The classic Christian view is that sex should be within marriage, and that marriage is the union of one man and one woman. In order to understand why, we need to explore what the purpose of sex is, according to the Bible. Sex has two purposes. The first is obviously procreation. However, it is important not to imply that procreation is the.Read More
What the Bible Says About Poverty. In the Bible, God speaks often of the poor and needy. He commands us to give generously to the less fortunate and to speak up on their behalf. To help you connect with God’s heart for the poor, we have compiled this list of Bible verses taken from the New International Version that speak to how God asks us to relate to and serve the less fortunate among us.Read More
The passages above should be read in the context of the wider teaching on sexuality in the Bible. We can only fully understand the goodness of the biblical teaching on homosexuality when we appreciate God’s design for sex within marriage, the design for community, the provision of non-sexual intimacy and the ultimate new creation hope for all of us.Read More