Category Archives: Moral Issues

What Makes Right? by Stan Mitchell

When such questions as abortion and euthanasia come up, we are often told by well meaning acquaintances, “We can’t ban abortion! We must not legislate morality!”

Which raises a question: What happens when morality is no longer the basis for our laws? What takes its place? Continue reading

Common sense and the value of life,

We hear a lot about gun control and the need for stricter laws to stop the senseless killings that take place every day in our country. I agree that something needs to be done. However, on the other hand we have those who favor the taking of an innocent baby’s life by abortion.  Some pro-abortion advocates want gun control! Continue reading

Since Gambling Is Not Mentioned In The Bible, Is It Really Wrong?

The dictionary defines gambling as “to play a game of chance for money or other stakes, to wager money or other stakes on uncertain outcome, to expose something of value to risk or hazard in the advantage of gain.” A simple definition of gambling would be: desiring the possession (prize) of another, the gambler creates a risk (that of losing his own possession) in an attempt through chance to gain the possession of another with nothing given in exchange. It is a greedy desire to have what belongs to another.

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