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Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

Discernment, Discipline and Discipleship Part 1

March 13, 2023

Media and technology have tremendous benefits, but Christians are pulled in two directions. Do we avoid technology or risk exposure to violence and sensuality? In this message from 2 Corinthians 6, we find two commands about separation from the world. Rules keep us from certain sins, but they can’t produce righteousness.

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Jesus has a purpose in our struggles with sin. He’s purifying us that we might be His own possession. In this message, Pastor Lutzer shares the testimony of Christopher Yuan, an author and speaker who focuses on holy sexuality, rather than just homosexuality or heterosexuality. God’s grace teaches us to deny ungodliness.
March 10, 2023
Is there a relationship between our addiction to technology and the rapid breakdown in morality? We need grace because failure is everywhere. In this message, we learn four ways we can respond to God’s grace. It’s available to all of us—no matter the depth nor the kind of sin we’ve committed.
March 9, 2023
The Christian’s battle against the seduction of the world is relentless. With technology all around us, how can believers renounce a love for the world’s system? In this message, we hear four practical ways to submit all our technology to God. Let’s take another positive step forward in the ongoing conflict for our hearts and minds.
March 8, 2023
We are often distracted by a deluge of technology; the opportunity to view impure content is ever lurking. But Christians are training for another world. In this message from 1 John 2, Pastor Lutzer offers advice on how to be in the world yet separate from it. How can we resist the temptations that we see every single day on our devices?
March 7, 2023
We all have devices which can be used for good, but that Satan wants to use to destroy us. Millions are bound by pornography. In this message from James 4, we are given three commands to overcome the seductive call of internet sensuality. It’s time we took proactive steps to freedom.
March 6, 2023
As media users, we can form dangerous habits, even in our own homes. The heart is designed for God, but we are all tempted by sinful desires. In this message from James 1, we recognize three stages of sin’s deception. Freedom from the lure of sin starts each morning before we get out of bed. 
March 3, 2023
Billions are spent in provocative advertising. As sinners surrounded by media choices, it’s no surprise that immorality is rampant. In this message, we learn three ways we can responsibly guard our hearts.. As Pastor Lutzer says, “There are some things we cannot help seeing, but we cannot let our hearts go there.”
March 2, 2023
We live in a consuming media culture that can draw us away from God. But Christians are called to guard their hearts. In this message, we name three myths about today’s media culture: it’s neutral, it doesn’t affect us, and we can control it. Can believers embrace the challenge of detoxing from screens?
March 1, 2023
Guilt is disorienting. When we go astray, we must come clean with the issues before we can move forward confidently with God. In this message from Psalm 51, we are introduced to four attributes of God that helped David put his past behind him. Do we believe God can give us a new beginning?
February 28, 2023
Many of us have made mistakes in the past that weigh us down with a burden of guilt. King David took a wrong turn by committing adultery and murder. In this message, we perceive four ways to avoid making wrong turns. What if we dealt with our sin and regained our focus?
February 27, 2023
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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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