Notes on Gambling

Quick wealth is dangerous

  • Proverbs 20:11 "An inheritance gained hastily at the beginning will not be blessed at the end."
  • Proverbs 28:19-20 "He who tills his land will have plenty of bread, but he who follows frivolity will have poverty enough! A faithful man will abound with blessings, but he who hastens to be rich will not go unpunished."
  • Proverbs 28:22 "A man with an evil eye hastens after riches, and does not consider that poverty will come upon him."

Income is to be earned

  • Ephesians 4:28 "Let him who stole steal no longer, but rather let him labor, working with his hands what is good, that he may have something to give him who has need."
  • I Thessalonians 4:11 "that you also aspire to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you,"
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