Tag Archive | Gospel of Matthew

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 […]

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 […]

5000+ ate with and because of Jesus

5000+ ate with and because of Jesus

  When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick. As evening approached, the disciples came to him and said, “This is a remote place, and it’s already getting late. Send the crowds away, so they can go to the villages and buy themselves some food.” Jesus replied, “They do not […]

You are worth more…

You are worth more…

  “Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care.  And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered.  So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows”. -Matthew 10:29-31 Related articles Two for a penny (catchjohnfischer.wordpress.com) I’ve Got You […]