Running To Win

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

Getting Over It #3 of 3 (When You've Been Wronged)

March 11, 2013

We’re all born with a propensity to sin and a desire to seek revenge whenever we’re attacked, but vengeance is not something we have a right to. The Bible declares that “Vengeance is Mine, I will repay, says the Lord.” So, how do we adjust our instincts to agree with the Scriptures?  

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When someone attacks us, we want to attack back. But the Bible says, “Bless those who persecute you: bless and do not curse.” Today, some hard lessons on resolving conflict, and getting over past injustices.  
March 8, 2013
Despite best efforts, some people refuse reconciliation, and hang on to their hurts until their knuckles turn white. Letting go of past injustice seems, for many, to be the ultimate insult. After all, those injustices give people their reason to go on fighting. Today: a call to give up the hurts that are held dear and be healed of anger.  
March 7, 2013
“Whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven,” Jesus said. This verse from Matthew 18has been controversial for centuries. Today, Pastor Lutzer will explain what this Scripture means,and how it relates to the task we all have of seeking reconciliation.
March 6, 2013
It’s never easy to confront a sinning Christian, so Jesus gave us teaching on how and when to dothe necessary task of bringing that brother back to repentance and fellowship. Today we’ll lookat the end game of reconciliation: what to do when nothing else works.
March 5, 2013
People will stay divided until someone takes action: the action Jesus spoke of when He said, “Go to your brother.” We can go alone, or when appropriate, take others with us, but we must go if the cycle of mistrust is to be broken.
March 4, 2013
It can take years to form the deep divisions that keep families and former friends apart. And it may take just as long to heal those wounds. Today we’ll learn the steps to take to seek and find real reconciliation from the teachings of Jesus.
March 1, 2013
Jesus never complained when He suffered. So why do we haul fellow believers into court when we think we’ve been cheated? Maybe it’s because we think we can get justice from unbelieving judges. In reality, God wants us to get our justice from His hand. It’s better to suffer a wrong than to tarnish the name of Jesus in a court of law.
February 28, 2013
Making sure you get justice is a big deal in the world’s value system. That’s why so many people file lawsuits. When Christians absorb the world’s values, they file lawsuits along with everybody else. The Bible tells us that such actions defame the cause of Christ. Today: a call for believers to act like believers and let God be their final bar of justice. 
February 27, 2013
It’s almost fashionable to sue someone these days. Court dockets are overflowing as people demand payback for injustice. Sadly, too many of these cases involve Christians, in violation of the New Testament. The Apostle Paul has some pointed words for those of us who’d like nothing better than to stick it to a fellow believer in court. Today, some counter-cultural teaching.
February 26, 2013
When you’re under constant attack, you cry out for God to intervene. When God deposed King Saul, David was anointed to be king of Israel. And Saul didn’t go quietly—he pursued David for ten years. So, what lessons was God teaching David—and us?
February 25, 2013
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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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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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