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What happened after the Birth of Jesus?

What happened after the Birth of Jesus?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio, click here. I remember well planning for my wedding. The weeks and months leading up to it were filled with scheduling, organizing, and preparations for the event. Soon the big day arrived, and 6 hours later,...

Who was with Mary when she gave birth to Jesus?

If you were not created in God's image, you would be the result of random chance. You would have no inherent value, no relationship with God, no sense of morality, love, peace, and hope. When you died, you would turn into dirt.  The story of the birth of Christ...

Why did the Jewish People Miss the Celebrating the Birth of Jesus?

Why did the Jewish People Miss the Celebrating the Birth of Jesus?

“And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you...

Yes and Amen!

Yes and Amen!

'Tis the season of gifts, and gift giving. Beautiful gifts, fancy paper, big bows, and bright colors. We are all in search for the perfect gift for each of our special friends and loved ones. Ultimately God is a giver of wonderful gifts. He is the giver of life, the...

Why didn’t Jesus’s genealogy reflect a more regal line?

Why didn’t Jesus’s genealogy reflect a more regal line?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. Jesus's bloodline was anything but holy and majestic; it was downright dysfunctional and scandalous! Jesus always was and always will be God. He is of the very nature of God, the Father, and the...

How can we know that Jesus is the Messiah?

How can we know that Jesus is the Messiah?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. If there is one known fact that we can be absolutely sure, it happened would be the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Archeological discoveries, writings from antiquity, and the...

Why do I struggle with an inconsistent biblical worldview?

Why do I struggle with an inconsistent biblical worldview?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. A biblical worldview is one's total conception of the world from a biblical standpoint. It's a Christian's fundamental belief system about the meaning of life, the nature of God, the source of...

How can I give thanks amid suffering?

How can I give thanks amid suffering?

How can I be grateful when so many of my expectations have gone unmet? Why am I bent on thinking and wishing for the ideal and not able to be content and grateful for what is? Why are the circumstances of life robbing me of the joy and peace? For many, Thanksgiving is...

Are we living in the end times?

Are we living in the end times?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio click here. When I was a teenager, a friend, who was a Jehovah's Witness, told me that in one week the world was coming to an end. I believed her and was terrified. I still remember the relief when that day...

How can I discern the voice of Satan from God’s voice?

How can I discern the voice of Satan from God’s voice?

To listen to Nancy answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. The best way to fight against Satan is to spend time in the Bible. Not just to read words but rather to spend time reading and praying through God’s Word. Knowing God’s Word will prepare you to...

How can I know what God’s will is for me?

How can I know what God’s will is for me?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. God's primary will for us is that we believe that Jesus died and rose again for the forgiveness of our sins. Once we believe, we become His child and live in fellowship with Him, where we learn to...

How can we discern counterfeit miracles?

How can we discern counterfeit miracles?

To listen to Nancy's response recorded live on Moody radio, click here. Most all denominations and Christians affirm the belief in miracles. It has never been a hot point for most people except for one in particular, Thomas Jefferson. He was obsessed with disgust with...

What does it mean to obey God?

What does it mean to obey God?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. The word obey has a much deeper meaning than our use of the word in English. We tend to think of it as to do something someone tells you to do. You can be mad about it or happy, but the idea is just...

What about all the wars that are caused in the name of Christianity?

What about all the wars that are caused in the name of Christianity?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. There are many who claim that they are Christians but are not. False religions and many cults often would say they are Christians even though they do not believe that Jesus is God. Likewise, there...

What was Jesus’ body like after the resurrection?

What was Jesus’ body like after the resurrection?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. After the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus, almost everyone, except for the Sadducees, believed in His bodily resurrection. All the eyewitness accounts of the Jesus' resurrection and historical...

What brings God pleasure?

What brings God pleasure?

To listen to the answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. We worship a relational God; He loves, he weeps, he cares, he uplifts, he comforts, and he sacrifices for us. He has also created us all as relational beings to become more like Him in the way we love...

What is the gospel? What difference does it make in everyday life?

What is the gospel? What difference does it make in everyday life?

To listen to Nancy's response recorded live on Moody Radio click here. Without all of the add-ons that religion has tagged onto the gospel throughout time, what is its definition? The word “gospel” means good news. It is great news for all of us when we believe that...

What does it mean to rely on the sovereignty of God?

What does it mean to rely on the sovereignty of God?

God is all-knowing and all-powerful. He is in total control of all that has happened, is happening, and will happen. There is nothing that He can’t do and nothing that he doesn’t know. In the midst of his sovereignty, he allows all humans that he created to have free...

Is there any such thing as true love?

Is there any such thing as true love?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio, click here. The best definition of true or real love in the Bible is found in 1John:4:8 “Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love”. Chances are that when you go to a wedding, you will...

Was Abraham’s faith in God blind?

Was Abraham’s faith in God blind?

Listen to Nancy's answer from the original recording with Moody Radio, click here. The term “blind faith” is a bit of an oxymoron. Faith is based on what you know to be true. If you spent time with God daily through studying the Word and other books of history, and...

What is the difference between faith and hope?

What is the difference between faith and hope?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio, click here. “Now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love” (1 Corinthians 13:13). The words faith and hope get used together, but they are not the same by definition. They are...

What does it mean to love God?

What does it mean to love God?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. "I know that the Bible says to love God, but I struggle to say that I truly love Him." This is a typical response I get from our students when it comes to responding to God's call to love Him. My...

What do I do when God says no?

What do I do when God says no?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded on Moody Radio, click here. When God says no, I think we should celebrate. Not pout, not get mad, not demand our own way (which we won’t get anyway) not get bitter, but celebrate. Why? Because God always wants the best for me. He...

What is wrong about wanting to be popular?

What is wrong about wanting to be popular?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded from Moody Radio, click below. I don't know anyone who enjoys being disliked and excluded. We were born to be loved. When we were young, we learned to love applause: our first step, first bike ride and our first bite of something...

How could Job keep a strong faith in the midst of extreme suffering?

How could Job keep a strong faith in the midst of extreme suffering?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded from Moody Radio, click below. The book of Job is the oldest book of the Bible. Job was a man with great faith in God. He prayed for his family and led a good life. Satan thought that Job would walk away from his faith if God...

Do Christians and Muslims worship the same God?

Do Christians and Muslims worship the same God?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded from Moody radio, click below. The answer to this question is absolutely no. The marking of all cults and all false religions deny the deity of Christ. The Christians believe in the Trinity, that is one being and three persons, God...

How can we be holy? Isn’t God the only one who is holy?

How can we be holy? Isn’t God the only one who is holy?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded on Moody Radio, click below. John Piper said, “God is separated from all that is not God and is in a class absolutely by himself. God, like the rarest diamond in the universe, is absolutely unique and infinitely valuable. His...

Do people really hear the voice of God?

Do people really hear the voice of God?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded from Moody Radio, click here. I have always been a bit of a skeptic when it comes to a Christian who casually talks about what God had verbally told him. How does he know if what he heard was God’s voice? Could it not have been his...

Is it a sin to want to die and go to Heaven?

Is it a sin to want to die and go to Heaven?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio.   No! Who doesn’t look forward to the time when we get to go to Heaven?    “He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has...

Has God condemned me because I still sin?

Has God condemned me because I still sin?

To read or listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio. The word condemned is like a verdict in a court of law. The defendant is either found to be guilty or not guilty for the crime that was committed. If found guilty, then the result would be condemnation,...

How do people from other religions get to Heaven?

How do people from other religions get to Heaven?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio. They don't. Many people are generous and productive human beings who have been drawn into a false religion or cult that have kept them from knowing the Jesus of the Bible. No one has shared with them that all...

What does it mean to be redeemed?

What does it mean to be redeemed?

To listen to the recording of Nancy's answer recorded on Moody Radio click here. As I read this question the song, "My Redeemer Lives" goes off in my head. The word redeem means "to buy out" or "to pay the price for something" and is also used interchangeably with the...

Does God punish the whole family for a parent’s sin?

Does God punish the whole family for a parent’s sin?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded from Moody Radio click here. Many believe that the answer is “yes” because of verses like Exodus 20:5. "You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the LORD your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on...

What changed after the resurrection of Jesus?

What changed after the resurrection of Jesus?

To listen to Nancy's answer to the worldview question of the week recorded on Moody Radio click here. The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the most significant event in the history of the world. It is something so miraculous that even for the believer we can barely...

What is new about us when we trust Jesus as Lord?

What is new about us when we trust Jesus as Lord?

To listen to Nancy's answer from the recording with Moody Radio click here! I think that this can be answered by a sermon given several years ago by Nadia Bolz-Weber, a Lutheran preacher from Denver, Colorado. She was asked to speak to 10,000 at the Red Rocks...

Is salvation possible after death?

Is salvation possible after death?

To listen to Nancy's answer from the recording with Moody radio click here! Have you ever spoken to someone who has heard the plan of salvation and decided that they would put off the decision to follow Christ for a later time? “As soon as I finish college, then I...

Does my life matter to God?

Does my life matter to God?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded from the live radio segment with Moody click here! In today’s culture that has successfully pushed aside any notion of value in being human, many are asking if their life matters to anyone, including God. When self-worth is hidden...

What are four questions asked in Scripture that deserve an answer?

What are four questions asked in Scripture that deserve an answer?

To listen to Nancy response live on Moody Radio listen here! 1. “Where are you?” (Genesis 3:9) God had created Adam and Eve and met with them daily. Everything was perfect. They had everything they could ever need: a lush garden with no weeds and their loving creator...

How can I share with a skeptic that there is a God?

How can I share with a skeptic that there is a God?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded from Moody radio interview here! There is always an element of faith that it takes to believe there is a God. There is never enough proof to satisfy the hardened heart. The skeptic will say, “If only God would show Himself, he would...

What does it mean to fear God?

What does it mean to fear God?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded from the Moody radio interview click here! If the person asking this question is not a follower of Christ, the answer to his question is different than that of a Christian. Without Christ as our Savior, the thought of being in the...

How can I know that God is telling me to do something?

How can I know that God is telling me to do something?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio. Have you ever been asked to do something that is a life changer and terrifies you? It might be to move to some place, a job change, or perhaps to change the group of friends with whom you love to hang out? From my...

What was God doing before He created us?

What was God doing before He created us?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio. The Bible doesn’t tell us too much of what God was doing before He created the world, but it does tell us enough to know that God is beyond our human understanding. Genesis 1 “In the beginning God.”  God chose the...

Will a Christian who commits suicide lose their salvation?

Will a Christian who commits suicide lose their salvation?

To listen to Nancy's answer on Moody Radio listen here. NO. Many Christians have been told that if they commit suicide they will go to hell. Not only is dealing with such a loss excruciating, but also having to deal with the guilt of thinking that something could have...

Why is it ok for God to be jealous but not me?

Why is it ok for God to be jealous but not me?

How can the word jealous be a good thing and a bad thing at the same time? It all depends on the intent of the heart behind the word. The Bible is clear on this issue. ”But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. For the desires...

Why isn’t God more obvious in showing Himself?

Why isn’t God more obvious in showing Himself?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio's program Mornings with Kelli and Steve. On the surface, the obvious answer to this question is to look at the sunset, the birth of a baby, or an event that can be supported by more historic evidence than any other...