Most of us have heard the famous phrase used by Lincoln in the Gettysburg Address: “Government of the people, by the people, and for the people.” Many think that Lincoln invented this expression, but he did not.
A lottery is sinful because it sets an evil example. We are to “recompense to no man evil for evil, provide things honest in the sight of all men” (III John 1:11). Christians are to be the light of the world, not darkness. Continue reading “Would Christ Endorse A Lottery, (2), By Garland M. Robinson”
The word lottery means: “a drawing of lots in which prizes are distributed to the winners among persons buying a chance.” A lottery is a means of gambling, and gambling is wrong, dead wrong. Regardless of the form it takes (lottery, bingo, raffle, buying chances, pitching pennies, etc.), gambling is sinful. It violates every principle of truth. In spite of arguments made to say the profits will be used for education or some other good work, it remains a dishonest and damnable venture. Continue reading “Would Jesus Endorse A Lottery? by Garland M. Robinson”