Running To Win

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

A Vision of Jesus, Part 3 of 3 (What Jesus Thinks of His Church)

June 30, 2016

With hair as white as snow and eyes of flaming fire, Jesus fills the pages of the book of Revelation, and His judgment on the world is fierce. But we also see His disposition toward seven ancient churches, and not all of them were doing well.  

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Have you ever tried to put a puzzle together without looking at the picture on the box? These messages will help you see the big picture of the puzzle we call the Bible, with the Bible's 66 books being the puzzle's pieces. As we survey key events throughout the Old and New Testaments, we'll better understand the story of redemption as revealed to us in the Scriptures. The series culminates in an overview of the vital but often misunderstood book of Revelation as we together look forward to Christ's return. Click below to receive this CD series for a gift of any amount or call Moody Church Media at 1.800.215.5001.

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Famous paintings give the impression that Jesus had long hair and a kind face. But the Jesus of Revelation is a Christ with eyes of flaming fire. His words thundered to seven churches in the first century.   
June 29, 2016
In the book of Revelation, seven local churches, located in modern day Turkey, received a personal word from Jesus. These words tell us what He thought of those churches, and by extension, we know what He thinks of our churches today.  
June 28, 2016
It’s hard to imagine: believers in Jesus will reign with Him in eternity. The riches of heaven will be at our disposal. Every tear we shed on this Earth will be wiped away. The glory to come will make every moment of present suffering worthwhile.
June 27, 2016
The New Jerusalem is the home believers of all ages will one day inhabit. As described in the Bible, it’s both gigantic and glorious. The book of Revelation gives us the details. Let’s take a look at your ultimate address, if you are a believer in Jesus.
June 24, 2016
The book of Revelation is a mystery. Full of symbolism, scholars have wrestled with its meaning for centuries. But some things are known: In the end, the good guys win. A glorious future awaits the redeemed of all the ages, and we will be with Christ forever.  
June 23, 2016
“No eye has seen the things God has prepared for those who love Him.” The Bible tantalizes us with glimpses of what is yet to come in eternity. It’s a mystery, but a glorious mystery. As we turn to the Scriptures, let’s try to pull back for curtain for a sneak peak of our eternal home.   
June 22, 2016
The idea of hell causes many people to reject the Christian faith. For them, a God who would create a hell is not a God they want anything to do with. If you’re in this category, hear how to resolve this tension, trusting in Christ alone.
June 21, 2016
Many people can’t accept the idea of God judging unbelievers eternally in hell, especially those who’ve never heard the gospel. Fairness would seem to demand another solution. So why does the justice of God require such severe punishment? Is spreading the gospel crucial?
June 20, 2016
Coming to grips with the justice of God is not easy. He’s seen as both loving and vengeful. But once we understand how much God hates sin and what He did for us in sending His Son to atone for that sin, things become clear.
June 17, 2016
Medieval art portrays the afterlife with saints in glory above and sinners in torment below. Hell is seen as a place of fire, the place the lost will inhabit for eternity. But hell is no longer taken seriously in our “enlightened” age.  
June 16, 2016
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The Drama of Redemption
Have you ever tried to put a puzzle together without looking at the picture on the box? These messages will help you see the big picture of the puzzle we call the Bible, with the Bible's 66 books being the puzzle's pieces. As we survey key events throughout the Old and New Testaments, we'll better understand the story of redemption as revealed to us in the Scriptures. The series culminates in an overview of the vital but often misunderstood book of Revelation as we together look forward to Christ's return. Click below to receive this CD series 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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