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Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

A Destructive Secret, Part 3 of 4 (Reclaiming the Family)

March 10, 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?

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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
The ideal mom draws strength from the Lord, living a life of faithfulness to her calling as a wife and mother. This kind of woman was exemplified in the book of Proverbs. If our culture had more mothers like her, our families would be in much better shape.   
March 1, 2016
Some think ideal women have perfect hair, perfect complexion, and probably a very imperfect husband. Let’s forget the fashion magazines, and focus on the Bible’s description of a perfect and godly woman.
February 29, 2016
Motherhood is key to a nation’s survival, as mothers bear and train the next generation. The Bible exalts mothers, giving them principles by which they can fulfill their role. Motherhood is a vital component in rebuilding fractured families.
February 26, 2016
When the family breaks down, culture itself breaks down. Single-parent homes face enormous obstacles. But there is a resource that can prevent marriages from shattering, and it comes to us from the finished work of Christ.  
February 25, 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.

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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 2011, this 25-minute program has provided a Godward focus and features listeners’ questions.

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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