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Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

God Doesn't Know Our Future Decisions, Part 1 of 4 (Ten Lies About God)

October 30, 2015

Some theologians see our lives as a chessboard. We make a move, and then God responds with a countermove. They feel that God gives us free will, and then adapts Himself to our choices as we make them. But what does the Bible say?

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What is easier to believe: viewing natural disasters as the product of blind chance, or seeing them as coming from God? Only a God who controls our circumstances is worthy of trust.
October 29, 2015
Can you trust a God who hurls each lightning bolt to the earth during a thunderstorm’s fury? The alternative is trusting a God who doesn’t know where the lightning will hit. 
October 28, 2015
Violent weather reminds us that God is all-powerful and our time on earth is short. Is God responsible for what we term “natural disasters” like tsunamis and hurricanes? 
October 27, 2015
Is God involved in disastrous natural calamities, or do we turn to natural forces to seek the cause? But the Scriptures indicate that God is the driving force behind nature, even in its most tragic moments.
October 26, 2015
Before Jesus ascended into heaven, He commissioned His followers to take the gospel to the ends of the earth. This underscores the fact that He’s the only way to God and that no other religion can save people from certain judgment.
October 23, 2015
Consider the claim of Christ that He is the only way to God. Some say that anyone who is sincere in their belief deserves a shot at heaven. But what does fairness look like from God’s point of view?
October 22, 2015
The true God is found in the Bible, and He has revealed the only means by which we can approach Him. In fact, He has something to say about any religion that doesn’t meet His standards. 
October 21, 2015
Any runner can tell you that there’s only one goal line and only one route to get there. Since rules are rules, you have to follow the track in order to win. There is only one way to God too. 
October 20, 2015
Ultimately, we have to leave our preconceptions behind and find God’s revelation of Himself in the Bible. That revelation is all we need for this life and the life to come. 
October 19, 2015
There are just two ways to search for God. Either we accept His written revelation, or we try to find him by inventing our own idols. Can we come to grips with the true God and the way He thinks?
October 16, 2015
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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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