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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...

When did Jesus know He was God?

When did Jesus know He was God?

Click player to listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, Mornings with Kelli and Steve. Jesus was always GodJohn 1:1, Jesus, as the "word," was with God in the beginning and was God. It is the clear teaching of Scripture that Jesus was aware of His...

Why is it so important that Mary was a virgin?

Why is it so important that Mary was a virgin?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio's program Morning's with Kelli and Steve. This is a question that needs to be asked because it answers so many other questions about Jesus. The virgin birth t is a big deal because the Scriptures foretold that Mary...

Why do people reject Jesus?

Why do people reject Jesus?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio's program Morning's with Kelli and Steve. It is officially the Christmas season when we commemorate the birth of Jesus, the savior of the world! Churches are celebrating, homes are being decorated, and the stores...

How do I love Jesus?

How do I love Jesus?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio's program Mornings with Kelli and Steve. Do I love Jesus as I love a friend?  The love of a friend is different from the love of God. The Greek word for the love of a friend is Philia. This love is more of a...

Why does it matter that we pray for others?

Why does it matter that we pray for others?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live with Moody radio's program Morning's with Kelli and Steve. Why pray for others when we know that God is all knowing and all powerful and can do all things!  In spite of all that, Jesus commands us to pray for...

Does God hear my prayers?

Does God hear my prayers?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio program Mornings with Kelli and Steve. God is God and there is absolutely nothing that passes Him by. He knows everything we are going to say before a word comes out of our mouth. Psalm 139:1-4 “O LORD, you have...

What makes a cult a cult?

What makes a cult a cult?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, on Morning's with Kelli and Steve. The definition of a cult is a group of people centered on the false teachings of a leader who claims that he/she is uniquely called by God. It embraces particular rites and...

If God knew how sinful we all would be, why did He create us?

If God knew how sinful we all would be, why did He create us?

Listen to Nancy's answer on Moody Radio's Mornings with Kelli and Steve here! God created us for his pleasure, his glory and for relationship with all those that he made. Adam and Eve sinned against God and broke off the personal relationship that they enjoyed with...

Identity Crisis

Identity Crisis

Today millions of young people are struggling with a serious condition that is causing many to leave their faith, lose their family influence and struggle with communicating face to face with friends, family, and foe. These trends did not happen overnight, and they...

What does it mean for the Christian to be a new creation in Christ?

What does it mean for the Christian to be a new creation in Christ?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Mornings with Kelli and Steve, on Moody radio. 2 Corinthians 5:17 “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.” The word “therefore” where Paul says that we as...

What does your workout look like?

What does your workout look like?

High schools, colleges, and homes across the country have workout rooms; that house stationary bikes, weights, benches, treadmills and other types of equipment to assist people in conditioning their bodies for athletic competition and healthy lives. If you were to...

If I, as a sinful person, continually sin, can I ever be righteous?

If I, as a sinful person, continually sin, can I ever be righteous?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio. Righteous is not something that we can earn for but rather it is a gift from God The Bible’s standard of human righteousness is God’s own perfection in every way including behavior, attitudes and actions. God...

What is freedom?

A Note from Nancy... We as Americans just finished celebrating, "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness," in the "land of the free," and yet many are not experiencing the true freedom that God has designed for us from the beginning of time. For many, freedom has...

What does it mean to be free?

A Note from Nancy... Hello Nancy,    We as Americans just finished celebrating, "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness," in the "land of the free," and yet many are not experiencing the true freedom that God has designed for us from the beginning of...

Can I be saved even though I doubt?

Can I be saved even though I doubt?

Listen to Nancy's full response on Mornings with Kelli and Steve on Moody Radio: Birth of Doubt: Genesis 2:1-6 when Satan was tempting Eve he said, “did God really say…” We all have periods of doubt. There is such mystery about God, that it is impossible to understand...

Is there a hell?

Is there a hell?

Listen to Nancy's full response on Mornings with Kelli and Steve on Moody Radio: God desires that all would repent and be saved. He provided a way through the cross. All will have a chance to be saved. Those who reject Jesus will be forever separated from Him. The...