Are there such things as coincidences?”…The word coincidenceis used only once in the New Testament, and it was by Jesus Himself in theparable of the Good Samaritan. InLuke 10:31, Jesus said, "And by a coincidence a certain priest was going down in that way, and having seen him, he passed over on the opposite side." […]

Good Luck…I mean, Go With God …We should try not to allow the opinions and judgments of others get to us too much. …We have to admit that we occasionally we find ourselves saying words when sending off a fellow believer with a word of encouragement as they enter into any given challenge, a sporting […]

“What does the Bible say about luck?”……The American Heritage Dictionary defines "luck" as follows:……1. The chance happening of fortunate or adverse events. 2. Good fortune or prosperity; success….to gain success or something desirable by chance: "I lucked out in finding that rare book."……The main question is, do things happen by chance? If they do, then […]

WHAT DOES GOD TEACH US ABOUT CHANCE? …The idea that there is something called chance is so firmly rooted in our culture that even Christians speak of it as real. Is the idea of chance taught in the Bible? Is there such a thing as "chance"? Let's see. What is "chance" as it is used […]

“What does the Bible say about playing the lottery?”……The wordgamblemeans "to risk something of value on an outcome which depends on chance." Because the outcome of a lottery "depends on chance" and playing it involves "risk," then, by definition, playing the lottery is gambling.……The Bible does not specifically mentiongambling, though it does mention the casting […]

Is there such a thing as luck? No, there is only the sovereign providence of the living and personal God. How often do you here people attribute the source of avoided accidents, healing, blessing, or other prosperous occurrences to luck? On the flip side how often do you hear "bad things" attributed to being unlucky? […]