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Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

A Growing Faith, Part 2 of 2 (Strength For The Journey)

May 22, 2019

Genesis 21 tells of the parting between the two sons of Abraham. Ishmael was cast out of the house along with his mother Hagar. God’s clear intention, as carried out by Abraham, was for Isaac to carry on the line of the promise.

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For 99 years he was known as Abram. But according to the purposes of God, he was then called Abraham, the “father of many nations.” How could this be? Ishmael was a teenager, and Isaac was not even born! Yet this was a crucial point in history.
May 21, 2019
Sarah’s idea for Abraham to father a promised heir through her maid backfired. Sarah grew jealous, and Hagar ran away to escape the torment. But God found her and comforted her in the midst of her troubles.
May 20, 2019
Sometimes, we try to engineer circumstances to bring God’s will to pass. Abraham did that when God promised him countless offspring. Since his wife was too old, he slept with their Egyptian maid Hagar. The result was conflict and enmity.
May 17, 2019
In Genesis 15, God makes an unconditional covenant with Abraham. God says He will do what He promises—no matter what. Let’s learn why that covenant means that the work of Jesus is all that’s needed for a believer to gain eternal life.
May 16, 2019
In Genesis 15, God promises Abraham many offspring and pledges to give them much of the Middle East. Now that’s a big promise! God guaranteed a land and a people to bring forth the Redeemer.
May 15, 2019
Lot chose to ally with the King of Sodom, to his eventual ruin. Abraham paid homage to the King of Salem, Melchizedek, priest of the God Most High. From that choice has flowed blessing to the entire world.
May 14, 2019
The book of Genesis tells of beginnings—creation, the Fall, and God’s intent to send a Redeemer through the nation of His choosing. Abraham is key to God’s blossoming story of redemption, and the Lord granted him an unusual victory. Abraham responded to this victory with generosity.
May 13, 2019
Abraham let his nephew Lot pick the land he wanted, and he agreed to take what was left over. Lot quickly chose the best even though it would lead to ruin. God gives His best to those who entrust their future to Him.
May 10, 2019
After backsliding in Egypt, Abraham returned to God. His renewed faith is seen during a dispute with his nephew Lot. Let’s learn from Abraham why we don’t have to manipulate circumstances. God has our lives in His hands.
May 9, 2019
To save his skin, Abraham bent the truth and told Egypt’s Pharaoh that his wife was his sister. His journey of faith hit an early snag as he tried to out-maneuver the Egyptians rather than trust in God.
May 8, 2019
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The end is near. These words can be a wake-up call or a comfort. While acknowledging that what is yet to come for the world is beyond the scope of our finite minds, Pastor Erwin Lutzer reminds us that we have not been left completely in the dark. The King Is Coming has been written precisely to aid your personal examination of Scripture’s prophecies. Saturated with both humility and a sense of urgency, this book not only provides answers for those questioning what happens next, but also empowerment to live accordingly in the here and now. 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

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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