1 Timothy 6:10 declares that "the love of money is the root of all evil." Therefore, the enticement of gambling and playing the lottery obviously comes under these texts.
Ever, is gambling a sin according to Bible?
Gambling is not singled out as a sin in the Bible, but it is pretty clear that “get rich quick” schemes are not wise, and gambling is the chief get rich quick method!
Not only that, is it a sin to gamble Catholic? While gambling may be a luxury, in the Catholic view it "is not considered sinful except when the indulgence in it is inconsistent with duty," said Msgr.
Over and above, is it a sin to go to a casino?
The Bible does not say “do not gamble.” It does not say “gambling is a sin.” Gambling is not a sin. If you're stealing or not paying your bills to gamble, gambling isn't the sin, it's the stealing and not paying your bills that's a sin.
Is it wrong to pray to win the lottery Catholic?
You can pray for whatever you like; it is always up to God to say yea or nay, regardless of what you ask for. Hey yeah I do that. Was discerning winning lottery tickets today. ... You can pray for whatever you like; it is always up to God to say yea or nay, regardless of what you ask for.