Running To Win 15 Minute Version

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

The Prodigal Who Didn't Come Home Part 3

September 12, 2017

As part of a classic dysfunctional family, Absalom rebelled against his father David. The story is in the Bible for us to read, and then heed, its warnings. In this message we find crucial lessons for all parents of prodigal sons.

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“He who fathers a wise son will be glad in him.” Proverbs 23 contains words David wished could have been true for him. His unwise son Absalom killed his brother Amnon and fled the scene. He would never come home again.
September 11, 2017
Why is it that some kids want to break out and experience what the world has to offer? Invariably they end up in ruins, and wish they’d never left. In this message we take a look at one prodigal son who left, and never returned. His name was Absalom.
September 8, 2017
When you give to your church, do you wish you could attach strings to your dollars, and control where they go? In this message we learn why letting God supervise the use of the money we give creates a strong base for the many outreaches that our churches accomplish.
September 7, 2017
Some people are troubled by the church offering. They may give grudgingly, to not appear cheap in the eyes of others. But the Bible tells us that God loves a cheerful giver. Each of us must examine our hearts to find our true motivations for contributing.
September 6, 2017
Sow sparingly, and that’s all you’ll reap. Sow generously, and you’ll gain a larger yield. The law of sowing and reaping applies in giving to God’s work. In this message we learn important lessons on finance from the Apostle Paul to the church in ancient Corinth.
September 5, 2017
How we handle money says a lot about who we are. Even when the economy is down, God is still faithful. He will honor our choice to put resources where “moth and rust cannot corrupt.” In this message we learn important lessons from Jesus’ parable about wise money management.
September 4, 2017
In Luke chapter sixteen, Jesus told a parable about becoming shrewd managers of money. The lesson is clear: we need to use worldly wealth in a way that brings eternal dividends. In this message we learn what really happens when we give to the Lord.
September 1, 2017
Some people hold on to money until their knuckles turn white. But true financial freedom comes only when we realize we don’t own anything. We’re only managers of God’s wealth. And investing in His Kingdom brings a return beyond imagination.
August 31, 2017
Even in times of downturn, the principle of return on investment, or ROI, remains crucial. It’s no less crucial when investing in the Kingdom of God. In this message we learn lessons on investing the money we have, money that actually belongs to someone else.
August 30, 2017
The widow who put two mites in the temple treasury could not imagine the ultimate interest her gift would draw in the bank of heaven. But God knew, and no doubt He’ll reward her for the faith it took to give all she had. How much faith do we have in these uncertain times?
August 29, 2017
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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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