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TUESDAY, APR 3, 2012  |  3 comments  |  2 commentaries
Pastor warns Christians not to play Mega Millions lotto

Evangelical leader and pastor John Piper, like Americans across the country, couldn’t ignore the Mega Millions mania. But instead of joking about the odds or going in on a ticket for the $640 million jackpot, Piper warned followers of the dangers of gambling saying it should be considered “spiritual suicide.”

If you win, “don’t tithe your lottery winnings to our church. Christ does not build his church on the backs of the poor,” he said. “Pray that Christ’s people will be so satisfied in him that they will be freed from the greed that makes us crave to get rich.”

Piper listed seven reasons why Christians shouldn’t play the Mega Millions, calling it a destructive habit that wastes God’s money, preys on the poor and builds up foolish hopes. ...


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Stan | Ohio  Find all comments by Stan
"...But the Dalai Lama is right:..."

Well I guess that settles it.

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I am thrilled to see a pastor speaking out against the lottery on moral grounds. I never thought I would see a time when state-sponsored gambling was part of mainstream America.
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Piper is right on the money, pun intended, here.
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