December 14, 2019
Matthew’s genealogy answered the important question that a Jew would ask of the person who claimed to be the Messiah. Jesus is a royal descendant from King David and has the rightful lineage of the Eternal King.
December 13, 2019
God was with John as he grew and “became strong in spirit.”
The road from Heaven’s glory to Christ’s birth to Calvary’s Cross and on to victorious resurrection was paved in shame and heartache. Ron Moore leads us down the broken path Jesus walked when he came to make us whole. It’s a story prophesied long before the first Christmas.
December 12, 2019
God came to rescue. God promised to send a deliverer “as he said through his holy prophets of long ago.” In Jesus, this promise was fulfilled. Jesus came to rescue us from the world, from our sin, from the devil, and from death.
The first Christmas was planned well before Mary was with child. The reason for that birth was decided long before Calvary’s Cross In this half-hour, Ron Moore examines the first whisper of those events and the tragic Good News it foreshadowed.
December 11, 2019
Not everyone knew about Gabriel’s visit to Zechariah regarding the birth of John the Baptist, the one who would prepare the way for Jesus. But the manner of his birth to parents well past childbearing age, and Zechariah’s recovered speech left them “filled with awe.” They knew that this child was destined for a special assignment, “For the Lord’s hand was with him.”
The world does not wander from event to happenstance event. There is purpose and direction in its history. Language, culture and political power must all bend the knee to a sovereign God. Today Ron Moore looks at that glad reality as he recounts the timing, place and people God arranged… Continue Reading…
December 10, 2019
Can you imagine a salesman who never sold a product … a surgeon who never performed a surgery … a trial lawyer who never tried a case … an interior decorator who never decorated the interior of anything … a teacher who never taught … a preacher who never preached… Continue Reading…
The angel told Mary that her cousin, Elizabeth, who was well beyond childbearing years, was six months pregnant. As soon as the angel left, Mary hurried to the hill country. Seeing Elizabeth’s pregnancy confirmed to Mary that Gabriel’s visit was not a dream; she would indeed give birth to the Son of God.
“Why am I here?” It’s the bracing question that lurks around the edges of our consciousness, sometimes charging into the open with a challenge we struggle to meet. Ron Moore offers biblical insights that will help you confidently face the reason for your being and how you live it out.