Category Archives: Ethics

What the Bible Has to Say About Gambling

Introduction: A woman was in a gambling casino for the first time. As she walks the floor, looking at all of the pretty lights, the machines and the special tables she is awestruck. The woman walks up to a roulette wheel and watches as someone plays a round. The attendant invites her to join the game and she

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Sanctity of Human Life and Abortion

INTRODUCTION: The third Sunday in January is designated by the Southern Baptist Convention as Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. A. Why do we need Sanctity of Human Life Sunday Because of what I read in the newspaper. Crimes of violence are escalating – the crime clock tells us that a woman is battered every 15 seconds, 1.3 adult

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Choose Life!

Deuteronomy 30:15-19 Bob and Pam were Christian missionaries to the Philippine Islands and Pam was experiencing a difficult time of pregnancy. As her time progressed, Pam contracted amoebic dysentery, an infection that enters the intestines through contaminated beverage or food. This type of infection sent Pam into a coma. To revive Pam from the coma,

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Echo Principle

Obadiah 1:15 Introduction: Echo principle. What you say will come back. Little boy in me. Few months ago, Abigail and I went into Cathedral Caverns and heard the echo. You speak, and the sound comes back to you. 1) God will repay those who have harmed you.  Have you ever met any mean people? I

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The Bible and Gambling

Matthew 6:24-34 The God who created man gave him, as a guideline for life, two ethics on which to live; two ethics on which to develop a lifestyle (see Genesis 1:26-28; 2:1-3; 3:19). These two ethics are work and worship. Work was, and is, God ordained. The Bible tells us in Genesis 2:2a that God worked. In Genesis 3:19 we discover God

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On Top of Mount Carmel

I Kings 18:21 Introduction: A.     King of the mountain Who will control the Mountain? When I was a little boy, we would play a game called King of the Mountain. One boy would place himself on a mound and declare himself king. Then each boy would attempt to climb the mound one at a time

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America the beautiful is turning ugly

Introduction: My country ‘tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing: Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims’ pride From every mountain side Let freedom ring! I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands; one nation under God, indivisible

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