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Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

An Extraordinary Ascension, Part 2 of 2 (Christ Among Other gods)

May 18, 2021

Christ ascended to bring many sons and daughters to glory. His ascension was a crucial step in creating the Church—the body of Christ. Only a few saw Jesus rise into the sky, but the entire population of Earth will see Him return.

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Christians know that Jesus is sitting at God’s right hand. His ascension into heaven opened the gates of heaven for us. And the ascension is also important because it was key to the founding of the Church.
May 17, 2021
We know the Olympic Games began in ancient Greece because historical writings tell us so. Similarly, historical records provide massive amounts of evidence that Jesus rose from the dead. Christ’s resurrection is as certain as any event in history.
May 14, 2021
Ancient Rome had executions down to a science, and death was final—until the resurrection of Jesus Christ. When God raised Him from the dead, His resurrection guaranteed that those who believe in Him will one day rise as well.
May 13, 2021
The love of God was put on display when Jesus died on the cross for our sins. Christ’s sacrifice was visible that day in Jerusalem, and today it’s visible by faith to those who trust Him for the salvation His death purchased.
May 12, 2021
Christ’s defining moment was His cruel death on the cross—a horrific price paid for our salvation. The death of Jesus bought the forgiveness of sins, and for that we must be eternally grateful.
May 11, 2021
Genuine authority comes from God. Jesus Christ had the kind of authority we feel even today, two thousand years after He walked on Earth. How can He still command such devotion?
May 10, 2021
In all of history, no one has ever manifested the authority Jesus had. People were either drawn to Him, or they wanted to kill Him. Even today, when encountering the real Jesus there is still no middle ground. Why is that?
May 7, 2021
Real miracles include raising the dead, feeding the five thousand, and turning water into wine—the kind of miracles Jesus did to prove He was sent from God. Jesus was a man whose claims to be God were validated by His miracles.
May 6, 2021
Jesus Christ lived a perfect life and died as a perfect sacrifice. Not even His enemies could point to a single flaw. He is worthy of our absolute obedience. And He is the only mediator between God and humanity.
May 5, 2021
Jesus was fully human, yet He had no human father. Born to a young, Jewish virgin, His beginnings on Earth were indeed extraordinary. So, how important is the virgin birth, and why was it necessary?
May 4, 2021
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The King Is Coming
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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