Running To Win 15 Minute Version

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

The Cross:The Basis for Reconciliation Part 3

October 21, 2014

Many who seek justice call for “a level playing field” of opportunity. There is one place where the field is level, and that is at the foot of the cross of Christ. This cross is the only basis for reconciling people of different backgrounds.

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In places like the Middle East, it takes a common denominator to overcome the chaos of “us versus them.” Negotiations and dialog are not enough. The cross of Christ is the only unifying link that can ever work.
October 20, 2014
Many of today’s conflicts stem from deep-rooted racial or ethnic strife. It seems there is no human solution, but there is a divine solution. There is a place of common ground for those who cannot stand the sight of each other.
October 17, 2014
On the day that Jesus died just outside of Jerusalem, many people passed by, as many do even today, without realizing the eternal consequences of what was happening on that cruel Roman cross.
October 16, 2014
We can only run the race of life toward heaven because Jesus hung on a cross to bear the penalty for our rebellion. Today, we again take a look at the profound mystery of this ultimate sacrifice.
October 15, 2014
Let us never forget that mercy is not getting what you deserve. God was not obligated to save any of us, and yet He has. Today we begin to glimpse how far God went to provide redemption for a lost mankind.
October 14, 2014
Paul wrote: “The preaching of the cross is to them that perish, foolishness, but to us…it is the power of God.” So how do you effectively take that cross to those who think it is foolish?
October 13, 2014
These days, polling data is king. In the mainstream media, truth seems to lie with the majority opinion. And so we are analyzing what people believe about the cross of Christ.
October 10, 2014
The cross is the centerpiece of history and the core of God’s redemptive agenda. We have been exploring God’s view of the cross, but today we will focus on man’s viewpoint. As we will soon see, the contrast is startling.
October 9, 2014
What happened on the cross of Christ was not just another static moment in time. In the Bible, we find that the cross existed in God’s mind from the beginning, and will exist in the endless future.
October 8, 2014
The cross of Jesus was in God’s mind from eternity past. Its benefits extend to eternity future. It is history’s great intersection; the place where God expressed His love to fallen mankind most clearly.
October 7, 2014
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Running the race of life is hard. But with the Bible front and center and a heart to encourage, Pastor Erwin Lutzer presents clear Bible teaching, helping you make it across the finish line. Since 1998, this 15-minute program has provided a Godward focus. Today this program broadcasts internationally in seven languages.

About Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer is Pastor Emeritus of The Moody Church where he served as the Senior Pastor for 36 years (1980-2016). He earned a B.Th. from Winnipeg Bible College, a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, a M.A. in Philosophy from Loyola University, and an honorary LL.D. from the Simon Greenleaf School of Law (Now Trinity Law School).

A clear expositor of the Bible, he is the featured speaker on two radio programs: Running to Win—a daily Bible-teaching broadcast and Songs in the Night—an evening program that’s been airing since 1943. Running To Win broadcasts on a thousand outlets in the U.S. and across more than fifty countries in seven languages. His speaking engagements include Bible conferences and seminars, both domestically and internationally, including Russia, the Republic of Belarus, Germany, Scotland, Guatemala, and Japan. He has led tours to Israel and to the cities of the Protestant Reformation in Europe.

Pastor Lutzer is also a prolific author of over seventy books, including the bestselling We Will Not Be Silenced, One Minute After You Die, and the Gold Medallion Award winner, Hitler’s Cross. Pastor Lutzer and Rebecca live in the Chicago area and have three grown children and eight grandchildren. Connect with Pastor Lutzer on X (@ErwinLutzer) or moodymedia.org.

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