Running To Win 15 Minute Version

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

Your Family: Root, Stem and Branches Part 3

March 16, 2016

King David let bad situations fester in his family until the poison burst out in civil strife. Let’s learn from the mistakes of an otherwise great man, dealing with unresolved matters long before they explode.

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Families are like chains: they break at the weakest link. And when that broken link is dad, the family is in serious trouble. That happened with King David. He was a mighty warrior in battle but an uninvolved father at home. What can we learn from his dysfunctional family?
March 15, 2016
Israel’s King David was a great leader, a “man after God’s own heart,” but he was a lousy father. The Bible provides an honest portrayal of David, including the great damage he caused by his failure as a dad.
March 14, 2016
For a child, recovering from abuse within a family is a daunting task. Too many families are hiding a destructive secret: sexual or physical abuse. There is a way back to wholeness through the grace of God.
March 11, 2016
People can easily sink into the depths of sin. Can sexual abuse occur in a religious home? It happens. Throughout our society, familial abuse is rampant. Is there a remedy for the abused and hurting, who are suffering in silence?
March 10, 2016
Why would a man ever abuse his own wife? Or why would someone intentionally scar a son or daughter for life? The root causes can be complex. How can we recognize the symptoms of an abusive personality early on?
March 9, 2016
Abuse in all its forms, physical, psychological, and sexual, is occurring in homes around the world, to an alarming degree. Let’s face up to the dark secrets that destroy family after family and find the way back to healing.
March 8, 2016
When it comes to family life, the Bible shows us both the good and bad. Dads can avoid the bad if they make peace with the mistakes of their fathers, resolving to be godly examples for their own kids.
March 7, 2016
Ancient fortresses had walls, gates, and guards. It’s high time for dads to put on some armor and start protecting their kids against those who want to corrupt them. Fathers, are you ready for a real challenge?
March 4, 2016
Much of the anguish in today’s families can be traced to fractured relationships between fathers and their children. Can we open those clenched fists and hearts, restoring dialogue and love to broken ties with our fathers?
March 3, 2016
There is one man whose imprint on our lives can never be erased. Even from the grave we feel the impact of our fathers. In the Bible, fathers are responsible for the spiritual well-being of their wives and children.
March 2, 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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