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Resolution 44 - The Church and the Modern World - The Christian Way of Life

Resolution 44

The Church and the Modern World - The Christian Way of Life

The Conference draws attention to the grave moral and social evils that have arisen in many lands through the prevalence of gambling on a vast scale. In view of these evils we urge that no Church organisation should make money by gambling. We deprecate the raising of money by the state or by any organisation through sweepstakes and similar methods, however good may be the object for which the money is raised; and we warn men and women of the danger of acquiring the habit of gambling, which has led in so many cases to the deterioration of character and the ruin of homes.