Is it sinful to play the lottery?

Christians should have nothing to do with the lottery period.
50% (11 votes)
Christians should accept a gift of a lottery ticket but throw it away w/out checking.
5% (1 vote)
Christians should accept and cash in a winning lottery ticket if given to them as a gift, but no more.
14% (3 votes)
There is nothing wrong with buying lottery tickets on occasion.
5% (1 vote)
It may be unwise to buy lottery tickets (money would be better saved), but not really a moral issues.
23% (5 votes)
It is wrong only if it becomes an addiction.
5% (1 vote)
None of this really matters at all.
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 22
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Do you believe it is right or wrong for Christians to play the lottery?

Gambling in general is not bad if self-controlled, including lottery tickets.
0% (0 votes)
Buying lottery tickets on occasion or in moderation is perfectly fine.
4% (1 vote)
I am not comfortable buying one myself, but do not think it is wrong for others to do so.
13% (3 votes)
I am unsure about the ethics of moderate gambling, but it is not big deal.
4% (1 vote)
I am neutral or do not even want to give it thought.
8% (2 votes)
I am against it and think it is wrong, but no big deal.
21% (5 votes)
I am firmly against it and think it is wrong and is a big deal.
46% (11 votes)
4% (1 vote)
Total votes: 24
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