June 14, 2021
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1- Is gambling allowed in Islam by Ingatbola88?
2- Muslims should build a personal friendship and relationship with Allah Almighty.
Let us look at the following Noble Verses from the Noble Quran:
“They ask thee concerning wine and gambling. Say: “In them is great sin, and some profit, for men; but the sin is greater than the profit.” They ask thee how much they are to spend; Say: “What is beyond your needs.” Thus doth God Make clear to you His Signs: In order that ye may consider- (The Noble Quran, 2:219)”
“O ye who believe! Intoxicants and gambling, (dedication of) stones, and (divination by) arrows, are an abomination,- of Satan’s handwork: eschew such (abomination), that ye may prosper. Satan’s plan is (but) to excite enmity and hatred between you, with intoxicants and gambling, and hinder you from the remembrance of God, and from prayer: will ye not then abstain? (The Noble Quran, 5:90-91)”
As we clearly see from the above Noble Verses, Allah Almighty considered gambling as the work of Satan. Satan is very tempting. Many times we humans can not resist his temptations from doing evil things in life, such as illegal sex, alcohol, bribery, mistreatment of other people, etc….
Allah Almighty commanded us to stay away from gambling in Noble Verse 5:90; “Eschew such(abomination), That y may prosper.” If any Muslim has any respect for Allah Almighty, then he/she should obey His Holy Commands so that he/she may prosper.
Some people claim that they gamble just for fun and don’t spend a lot of money. I believe that such people are doing a great sin, because they …