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Was gambling approved of in Bible times?

Some have wondered if casting lots in the Bible is a form of gambling. Lots were used to assign tribal lands (Numbers 26:55), to rotate offices (1 Chronicles 24:5), to identify law offenders (Jonah 1:7), and to select replacements (Acts … Continue reading

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HARMLESS FUN

* The typical gambler, according to John Goodman of Focus on the Family, is a male in his thirties without any financial resources. He is deeply in debt to banks, loan companies, credit card companies, friends, business associates, and his … Continue reading

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