Moody Church Hour

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

The Goal Is Holiness, Not Happiness (Till Death Do Us Part)

October 24, 2021
00:00 54:32

When the rough spots come, and they will, how do married couples make it? In marriage, we might try to avoid dealing with conflict or taking responsibility for our sin. But without true communication or humility, our marriage bond is ruined, and we miss out on God’s blessing. As Ephesians 5 describes, God designed marriages more to develop character than to ensure a lifetime of happiness. 

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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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