Running To Win 15 Minute Version

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

The Goal is Holiness, Not Happiness Part 3

October 18, 2016

Many marriages fail today. The resulting carnage leaves a trail of dysfunction for generations. God intended marriage to develop character, not just fulfill sensual desire. Those who abandon their marriages miss many rewards. What are those rewards?

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On their wedding day, few starry-eyed couples realize the searchlight that their marriage will be in revealing the character flaws they both have. Here is more on the thesis that being happy is not the main idea for marriage, as far as God is concerned.
October 17, 2016
There’s good evidence in the Bible that marriage is designed more to develop character than to ensure a lifetime of bliss. When the rough spots come, what are couples to take from those experiences? Let’s have a blunt talk about married reality.
October 14, 2016
Central to the marriage vow is one man and one woman committing to confine sexual union to the two of them. Violating this vow destroys the trust that a working marriage requires. Keeping vows is crucial!
October 13, 2016
Many marriage partners see their mates like car models, and they trade them in when a better one comes along. The underlying issue is that many want what they don’t have. Yet living a life of love, purity, and honor is the only way to ensure a satisfying marriage.
October 12, 2016
When a young couple stands at the altar, romantic love abounds and the wedding vows come easily. It’s later that reality sets in. What is the glue that binds people together when the luster fades? Keeping commitments can save our marriages.
October 11, 2016
These days we have prenuptial agreements to divvy up the possessions when a marriage fails. Few take seriously the promises they make when they tie the knot and exchange the rings. But marriage, in God’s eyes, is a lifetime deal, come what may.
October 10, 2016
While there were differences between Wanda and Gustav Lutzer, they were never irreconcilable. Their marriage lasted 76 years, when Gustav passed away at age 106. Dr. Erwin Lutzer, their fifth child, shares about their commitment.
October 7, 2016
Even marriages between believers are susceptible to failure. Wanda and Gustav Lutzer bucked the trend by celebrating 76 years together. Their fifth child is Dr. Erwin Lutzer, who today lists five principles that kept his parents together through thick and thin.
October 6, 2016
What keeps a couple together for 76 years, surviving war, immigration, deprivation, and material want? Listen to the story of the parents of Dr. Erwin Lutzer, along with why their marriage lasted their entire lives.
October 5, 2016
Every one of us is susceptible to moral sin. Since we’re on the internet, we’re more susceptible than ever. Our entire culture is sinking into a pit of moral decay. Let’s consider some words from Jesus on dealing with impurity.
October 4, 2016
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Many people spend more time planning for a vacation than preparing for eternity. Perhaps it doesn't seem real that we will still exist—fully conscious and alive—beyond the grave. But it's true, and it calls for careful consideration. In this updated edition of One Minute After You Die, bestselling author Erwin Lutzer urges readers to study what the Bible says. Can near-death experiences teach us anything about life after death? How can we prepare for our own final moment? With 700,000 copies in print, this bestselling work makes an encouraging gift for believers and a tasteful word of caution for the undecided. 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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