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is playing games that have guns but you don't use them a sin?

Discussion in 'Gamers Zone' started by Jags, May 3, 2019.

  1. Jags

    Jags Member

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    Kinda wondering if playing games that have guns but you don't use them a sin.
     
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  2. timewerx

    timewerx the village i--o--t--

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    It's hypocrisy to play a game with guns and not use the guns! Hypocrisy is a worse sin!

    There is a time to fight or to defend yourself. Even Jesus told His disciples to buy swords!
     
  3. Jags

    Jags Member

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    So what your saying is i should use the guns or not play the game?
     
  4. devin553344

    devin553344 Enlighten our lives dear Lord

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    Playing games is "make believe". Its probably not a sin. Although some Christians disagree. But still you have to commit a sin to have it be a sin. Commission of sin requires an action against someone.

    If you're wondering if it's a sin then you have to ask, is it compelling you to commit a sin? Then it may be a temptation. Cheers :)
     
  5. timewerx

    timewerx the village i--o--t--

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    The first sentence I'm just kidding! Roleplay if you want, just don't waste too much time in it.
     
  6. Peter J Barban

    Peter J Barban Well-Known Member

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    Guns in games are fine as long as you don't violate your conscience. The same with using magic in games. They are just external mechanics.
     
  7. Aldrin25

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    This is one of my big question before, before I sacrificed playing games because It's giving me addiction...

    But I learned from the Lord, it's all about making it balance...If the game is very violent like Grand theft auto, my opinion, it's not really good, it's affecting your mind..it's like your watching everyday a horror movie for 2 hours and then you will expect to always experience God's Joy, peace and Faith..(Philippians 4:8)

    Right now, I play games daily, like RPG and shooting(PUBG, if you know)..but I make it balance like playing for 1 hour only..if Rest day, 2hrs maximum per day but it's 1 hr in the morning and sometimes 30 mins in the afternoon...

    This question is like, is it sin to play Sports? or eating food? No it's not, but if we over do it, that's a sin, it will affect us.

    1 Corinthians 10:23 23"I have the right to do anything," you say-but not everything is beneficial. "I have the right to do anything"-but not everything is constructive.

    Philippians 4:8 8Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable-if anything is excellent or praiseworthy-think about such things.
     
  8. Jags

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    I Play around 5 - 6 hours a day of video non violent games really is that too much?
     
  9. Aldrin25

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    Oh my! That's too much =(

    I would suggest to make it less slowly..like 5 hours maximum then next week 4 hours maximum, coz it will affect your mind. until you can play only 1-2 hours/day.

    I would suggest you could try in one time to play 1 hour only then always read bible, watch preaching video, testimonies, or anything about the Lord that will feed your mind about the Lord

    22 Your eyes are like a window for your body. When they are good, you have all the light you need. 23 But when your eyes are bad, everything is dark. If the light inside you is dark, you surely are in the dark.
    - Matthew 6:22-23 Contemporary English

    12 Some of you say, “We can do anything we want to.” But I tell you that not everything is good for us. So I refuse to let anything have power over me.
    -1 Corinthians 6:12
     
  10. Jags

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    So i should remove some of my video game time and replace it with reading the bible and Filling my mind with Gods things basically?
     
  11. Aldrin25

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    Correct! :)

    Not completely remove video game but make it less playing until it becomes 1-2 hours/day(like 1 hour in the morning then 1 hour in the afternoon or evening)

    This is what I did before, I was playing 3-4 hours a day, it was terrible....there was a pleasure but it's just a short term only..

    Then I always do that will feed my mind about the Lord...it's really great...I experience the Lord more in my life. :)
     
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  12. Jags

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    would 2 - 3 be ok?
     
  13. Sketcher

    Sketcher Born Imperishable

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    No.
     
  14. Aldrin25

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    It really depends on the situation, listen to the conviction of the Holy Spirit to you...but if your mind is really affecting, like you always think about the game, that's kinda dangerous.
     
  15. Jags

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    I sometimes think of some games on what i want to do in the future with them but never think about them 24/7
     
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