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Is gambling a sin?
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 26548545:MV8yMTIzMjkxXzM1ODI1NzExX0I2QkFCRjc5] its a sin alright, watched my moms retirement get spent in 3 months, 150k, my grandmothers cottage 5 months, 220k, grandpas retirement 2 months, 50k, grandmas retirement, 2 months 50k, 100k in credit card bills. moms house equity, 385k, 6 months, all from dear old dad, spent the 150k in his retirement also, oh almost forgot my family trust was stolen and spent, 85k, makes me sick to add it all up, poor mom has alzheimers , it was all in trust for her care, now her teeth are falling out and she lives off food from the dollar store. no help from anyone, if its not a sin then its pure evil, we knew none of this til the sheriff showed up, family trust my ass, evil and sin is powerful stuff that destroys countless families [/quote]
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
-1 Tim 6:10
But does this mean gambling is inherently wrong, or is it the greed and lust for power/winning that overcomes our mind, thus creating sin..but is gambling in itself sinful?
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