Moody Church Hour

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

Preparing for the Day of Calamity (Famines, Deserts, and Other Hard Places)

May 5, 2013
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The ultimate day of calamity will come when you’re standing before God and watching all you’ve achieved—your status, your wealth—go up in smoke. And as you watch it fade away, you find no reason at all for God to accept you as one of His own. 

But if you’ve trusted Christ as your personal Savior, there’s no need to fear that day. “Be patient,” James says, “strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near.”

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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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