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What Does the Bible Say About Investing and Gambling?

Have you ever wondered what the difference between investing and gambling really is? The Bible says that gambling is wrong, but what makes investing okay? What does the Bible say about investing anyway? THE DIFFERENCE The difference between these two is vast but can be confusing, especially for those who don’t regularly engage in either, […]

Is Gambling Wrong?

  Is gambling a sin? Well the Bible doesn’t say, “Thou shalt not gamble”. But it’s certainly not the way God ever intended for us to use or make money. The problem with gambling are the motives behind it – first, in order for you to win, someone else has to lose. Instead, as Christians […]

Is Gambling a Sin?

  Is gambling a sin? Well the Bible doesn’t say, “Thou shalt not gamble”. But it’s certainly not the way God intended for you to use or make money. At the root of gambling is greed, which Proverbs says robs you of life. And in order for you to win any money, someone else has […]

Day Trading is Not Investing

The only thing investing and gambling have in common is that they both involve financial risk.  Investing requires that everyone must win in order for you to gain, but gambling requires that other participants must lose in order for you to gain. You see gamblers don’t care if others lose, only that they win. The Bible […]

Ask Chuck: Aaron Rodgers vs Apostle Paul – Is Fantasy Football Wrong for Christians?

Ask Chuck: Aaron Rodgers vs Apostle Paul - Is Fantasy Football Wrong for Christians?

Dear Chuck, Is fantasy football gambling? My oldest sons (14 and 17) and husband are really into it and I am wondering if it’s the right decision for them. Does the Bible say anything about something like this? Thanks, Concerned Mom   Dear Concerned Mom, Fantasy football is big business and many do consider it […]

Recovering From Bad Choices

Cameron had created a big mess. And while the Lord had changed his heart, the consequences of his financial decisions didn’t just go away.   Cameron and his wife, Lisa, had to pay off a lot of debt after he finally stopped gambling. They were also desperate to save and recover financially. So they prayed […]

Luck vs. God’s Blessings

By Chuck Bentley “Good luck!” That sounds so strange to say, especially coming from a Christian. I don’t believe in luck, and I hope you don’t either. Instead of wishing someone good luck, I prefer to say, “May God bless you.” Proverbs 24:3-4 says this, “By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it […]

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