Running To Win 15 Minute Version

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

The Fall Ruined God's Plan Part 3

November 9, 2015

We all wrestle with the problem of evil.  If God is in charge, why is there so much suffering? Asking these questions put us into some really deep waters.  It’s time for a swim as we ponder complexity of the problem of evil.

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Did the Fall ruin God’s plans? The answer has to be “no,” because nothing can ruin God’s plans.  What are the implications for you and me?
November 6, 2015
Is it possible that God planned for Eve to pick that fatal fruit from the tree in the Garden of Eden? Join us on a mind-expanding journey into God’s intentions for the newly created human race. And it is a journey that may not go where you think. 
November 5, 2015
If God does not know our future decisions, we’re all in big trouble. Fortunately, He does know, despite some recent theological objections. So what exactly does God know about us?  
November 4, 2015
Does God know what you’re going to do tomorrow? You might say “of course.” But some theologians say, “no way.” Let’s enter this theological debate that has crucial and practical ramifications for us in our day to day lives.  
November 3, 2015
Some theologians say that God has chosen to limit His omniscience to let us fully express our free wills. Does God truly know everything, for all time, all at once?  
November 2, 2015
Some theologians see our lives as a chessboard. We make a move, and then God responds with a countermove. They feel that God gives us free will, and then adapts Himself to our choices as we make them. But what does the Bible say?
October 30, 2015
What is easier to believe: viewing natural disasters as the product of blind chance, or seeing them as coming from God? Only a God who controls our circumstances is worthy of trust. 
October 29, 2015
Can you trust a God who hurls each lightning bolt to the earth during a thunderstorm’s fury? The alternative is trusting a God who doesn’t know where the lightning will hit. 
October 28, 2015
Violent weather reminds us that God is all-powerful and our time on earth is short. Is God responsible for what we term “natural disasters” like tsunamis and hurricanes? 
October 27, 2015
Is God involved in disastrous natural calamities, or do we turn to natural forces to seek the cause? But the Scriptures indicate that God is the driving force behind nature, even in its most tragic moments.
October 26, 2015
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A Practical Guide For Praying Parents
Our children belong to God. But they face constant temptation from the world, the flesh, and the devil. In this book, Pastor Lutzer demonstrates that faithful parenting starts with regular, fervent, and worshipful prayer, expecting God to answer. Pastor Lutzer shares his experience—challenges, mistakes, and victories—while praying for his own family. Emphasizing daily, Scripturally based prayers, this practical guide will encourage you as you love the children in your life. Click below to receive this book for a gift of any amount or call Moody Church Media at 1.800.215.5001.

About Running To Win 15 Minute Version

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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