Faith Fix

Sowing The Word (ATP)

Sowing The Word (ATP) In Mark 4:14 (The sower sows the word), we recently learned that this particular scripture in context was sowing the word as a pastor. Can you reveal scriptures to better help us sow the word as the sheep? The scripture mentioned in this week’s question, Mark 4:14, says, “The sower sows the word.” In context, in the parable, Jesus…

Right Out Of Hell (ATP)

Right Out Of Hell (ATP) I have a cousin who believes the greek word that Jesus used for hell – Gehenna – refers to burning the garbage outback, not the way that it is worded in our English Bibles as “fire and brimstone.” He believes that people will eventually, somehow earn their way out of hell over millions or even billions of…

Is Your Heart In It?

Is Your Heart In It? The Bible doesn’t actually give an exact date as to when Jesus was born, so why do people believe He was born December 25th? I know a little about the Pagans, who I think started the celebrations, but not a whole lot. Romans 14:5 One person esteems one day above another; another esteems every day alike. Let…

The Law or The Spirit of the Law? (ATP)

The Law or The Spirit of the Law? (ATP) This week’s Faith Fix answered the following question: “In John 8:17 which law is Jesus referring too? Is He talking about a spiritual concept?” In context, Jesus was answering the Pharisees, who we know were the “religious” people of the time. It’s interesting here, and in various places in scripture, that those who…

Rooted In Truth (ATP)

Rooted In Truth (ATP) “My sister is dealing with an evil spirit; she feels guilty because she is sick and not able to do “her responsibilities” as a wife and mother. How do I explain to her these feelings are not hers, but suggestions that satan and his followers are putting into her mind?” Often times, as I have seen over and…

Simple Faith

Simple Faith 1 Peter 2:2 (NKJV) as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby I met a man recently at a coffee shop who was very forward about his faith. Although I didn’t start the conversation, I listened as he reached out to me about his ideas about God. I didn’t argue with him, though…

Smoking Section

Smoking Section 1 Corinthians 15:33 Do not be deceived: “Evil company corrupts good habits.” There was a time in my former life when I was a heavy smoker. I was not a person who just smoked because I was addicted, but rather I actually loved to. This was in the time where most restaurants still had a smoking section. One of my…

Connections in the Local Church (ATP)

Connections in the Local Church (ATP) This week’s Faith Fix is actually a combination of two questions that really go hand in hand. “We are a church family, but what if you don’t connect with everyone in that family? Does it make the church less strong as a unit? Is it wrong to not support someone from church when you disagree with…

Being Spiritual (ATP)

Being Spiritual (ATP) “I was chatting with someone a couple days ago and during our conversation, this person said they are not religious, but they are spiritual. I hear this quite often, but I am unsure what it means.” Interestingly enough, the word religious is only used a couple if times in scripture and it’s always used to describe those who won’t…