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Why does God hear and answer prayers for some and not others even though they live for Him?

Why does God hear and answer prayers for some and not others even though they live for Him?

It seems that the question behind the question is “Why isn’t God answering my prayers even though I live for Him?”  This is a question that many Christians wrestle with.  It only seems fair that if we are living for God, He will be inclined to give us what we ask for.  That is what […]

When we are praying do we pray directly to God or through Jesus?

When we are praying do we pray directly to God or through Jesus?

The answer to the given question is “Yes” and “Yes” but allow me to elaborate on that a bit. When Jesus taught his disciples how they ought to pray in Matthew 6:9-13 he instructed them to pray to “Our Father in heaven.” 9Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. 10 Your kingdom […]

What should I do if I suspect demonic oppression?

What should I do if I suspect demonic oppression?

If you suspect that you are being demonically oppressed, you must first pray and ask the Lord to protect you.  It is a spiritual issue so you must fight it spiritually.  Prayer is always the first step. Second, you need to take a survey of your life to make sure that you do not have […]

What kinds of things can open you up to demonic oppression?

What kinds of things can open you up to demonic oppression?

The Bible tells us that there are demons who war against God and his people (Eph. 6:12).  And if that weren’t bad enough, sometimes people open themselves up to demonic oppression without realizing it.  Now, if you’re a Christian you need to understand that you cannot be demon possessed.  Demonic oppression, on the other hand, does occur against Christians.  […]

Superman vs. Jesus

Originally posted on Sky Pilot:
Mark Sandlin PC(USA) Minister & co-founder of The Christian Left Posted: 06/14/2013  9:37 pm Superman is Jesus. More precisely, in the new movie, Superman: Man of Steel, we are meant to draw very distinct parallels between Superman and Jesus. Arguably, the movie goes a step further making Superman the modern-day,…

Is cursing or swearing a sin?

Is cursing or swearing a sin?

To determine whether cussing is a “sin,” we need to first discuss what sin is, and second define what cursing, swearing, or cussing is. The Bible tells us that sin is the transgression of the law (1 John 3:4) and rebellion against God (Deuteronomy 9:7, Joshua 1:18).  It is furthermore described as imaginations of the unrenewed […]

Is it okay to have sinners who are non-Christians as friends?

Is it okay to have sinners who are non-Christians as friends?

Yes, it’s okay to have non-Christians as friends.  However, we don’t want our friendships with unbelievers to hinder our relationship with God.  If we have friends who encourage sinful behavior, then we need to be careful.  We need to be sure we don’t compromise our faith.  It might mean not being friends with them anymore, […]