The Journey with Ron Moore

Jobs, possessions, relationships, money, hobbies and a host of other things serve as the “add on” for many worshipers. It’s sad that today’s passage described Israel. But having been warned of sin’s consequences, it’s even more tragic if this passage describes us today.

In the story of Israel’s first king, we learn an important lesson: sometimes God answers our prayers, and we live to regret it. And from this lesson we learn an important application: be very careful what you pray for.

Jephthah’s tragedy is a lesson for us all. Trying to manipulate God always backfires. He will not be used.

How many times do I make decisions without spending time in prayer? How many times do I decide to do or not do something by simply “sampling the provisions” (spreadsheets, test-drives, investment returns, outward appearances, etc.). Decisions require prayer.

Woven into the story of God’s sovereign work that saved and secured the nation of Israel, we see the overwhelming emotions of two brothers being reunited. God’s Word is simply amazing.

Mary concludes her prayer with the reminder that God had not forgotten His people, Israel. His promise to the nation’s ancestors was about to be fulfilled. The Messiah was on His way!

Believers know that following Christ involves sacrifice. There will be battles to fight. We want to know if the battles will be worth it. Joshua knew that they would not enter the Promised Land the next day or the day after that. There would be many battles to fight. Seven… Continue Reading…

Ears-to-hear are a vital asset when God is speaking. The last judge of Israel developed that asset early in his life and it served him well all his days. In this half-hour, Ron Moore shares how you too can develop listening faith and live life to the glory of the… Continue Reading…

Jacob wrestled with God and so God named him Israel. He believed and doubted, acted righteously and sinned. But, in the end, Israel got up from his struggles and obeyed. Today Ron Moore begins a study of this hero of faith. In him perhaps you will see yourself and the… Continue Reading…

Mark 11:12-14 The next day as they were leaving Bethany, Jesus was hungry. Seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to find out if it had any fruit. When he reached it, he found nothing but leaves, because it was not the season for figs. Then… Continue Reading…

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