Moody Church Hour

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

Finding God In Your Desert (When Life Is Hard)

September 23, 2018
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Life for many of us is hard. The pressures are numerous: physical, economic, relational, and spiritual, and sometimes we begin to doubt that God cares for us. But we are not promised an easy life. Jesus looked to His Father as He walked a road of suffering. We also must learn to rely on God for sustaining grace through times of trial and deprivation. 

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This Sunday morning program provides a worship service for those unable to attend a local church. With the trusted teaching of Pastor Erwin Lutzer, the Word is proclaimed and glory is given to God. Join us on a journey with the Word, worship, and prayer.


About Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

Since 1980, Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer has served as Senior Pastor of The Moody Church in Chicago.

Dr. Lutzer earned his B.Th. from Winnipeg Bible College, a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, an M.A. in Philosophy from Loyola University, and an honorary LL.D. from the Simon Greenleaf School of Law.

A clear expositor of the Bible, he is the featured speaker on three radio programs that are heard on more than 700 outlets in the United States and around the world:

  • Moody Church Hour—The Moody Church’s Sunday morning worship service;
  • Songs in the Night—an evening program that’s been airing since 1943;
  • Running to Win—a daily Bible-teaching broadcast.

Dr. Lutzer is also an award-winning author of numerous books including: The King Is ComingOne Minute After You DieWhen a Nation Forgets GodWhen You’ve Been WrongedChrist Among Other gods, and Christian Bookseller’s Gold Medallion Award winner, Hitler’s Cross.

He and his wife Rebecca have co-written the books: Life-Changing Bible Verses You Should Know, and Jesus, Lover of a Woman’s Soul.

His speaking engagements outside of The Moody Church include Bible conferences and seminars, both domestically and internationally including: Russia, the Republic of Belarus, Germany, Scotland, Guatemala, and Japan. He also leads tours to Israel and to the cities of the Protestant Reformation in Europe.

Dr. Lutzer and Rebecca live in the Chicago area and have three grown children and eight grandchildren.


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Mailing Address
Moody Church Media
1635 North LaSalle
Chicago, IL 60614
Toll-free Phone Number 
1.800.215.5001 
Monday – Friday 
8:00am – 5:00pm CST

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