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Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

God Is More Tolerant than He Used to Be, Part 3 of 4

February 8, 2012
For too many of us, very little is permanent. Fads come and go. We forget that God never changes. His love never changes. His justice never changes. His opinion of our sin never changes either. Today you’ll hear more about the lie that God is more tolerant than He used to be — a lie we must all renounce.

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In the Old Testament, sin was judged quickly and harshly. Nowadays it seems that sin goes virtually unpunished. Why? The answer lies in the distinction between God’s character and His administration of creation. Today we will learn why believing that God has changed is tantamount to believing a dangerous lie — one you cannot afford to believe.
February 7, 2012
Since many believe man evolved, they also think God has evolved. No longer mean, He is now a gentler, kinder God. And that is lie number two in our series about God: the lie that God is more tolerant than He used to be. Get set, because today, another myth is going to be debunked.
February 6, 2012
For some reason, many of us would be more mindful of proper protocol in meeting the President than we would be in meeting God. We are learning that God can only be approached through the right mediator: and that mediator between God and man is Jesus Christ. Today Dr. Lutzer shares some final thoughts on the great lie that we can come to God in any way we want.
February 3, 2012
A lot of people think they can come to God any way they like, not realizing that He can only be approached in one way. Pause in your daily race of life and consider that your thoughts about God might be fundamentally wrong. Lay aside your preconceptions and listen to what God Himself says. We will learn how to find Him and why coming to God only happens through the right sacrifice.
February 2, 2012
It is popular to think that we can approach God on our own terms. It is said, “All roads lead to Rome.” Although humans believe this, the Bible does not endorse it. In fact, it says quite the opposite. Far from offering a spiritual smorgasbord, the Bible insists that there is only one way to approach the Almighty. Before you buy into “pick your favorite God,” listen to today’s broadcast.
February 1, 2012
If you believe a lie long enough, for you it becomes the truth. Many of us harbor falsehoods that can send us to hell. Please stop in your race of life long enough to consider that you may be among those who believe wrongly about God. This is serious stuff, nothing is more important than what you believe about Him.
January 31, 2012
Some see the gospel like the Augusta Golf Club, too exclusive. They would much rather have a menu of beliefs to choose from. “After all, you have your truth and I have mine,” they say. Today, we will see that God only has one way to Himself, and it is a way He has designed. Our obligation is to believe what He has revealed about His Son, and thereby find eternal life.
January 30, 2012
Not even the most egotistical guru has ever said, “I am the way, the truth, and the life.” Only Jesus said that. Today: a challenge to those who say that Jesus was just another great teacher – the truth is that He is either a liar, a madman, or God in the flesh. There are no other alternatives. What do you think of Jesus?
January 27, 2012
People accept the fact of only one speed of light, and only one moon around the earth. But only one way to God? Say that, and you are ignored at best, hated at worst. The claims of Jesus to be the exclusive path to eternal life force us to decide: do I go with my instincts, or do I go with Jesus?
January 26, 2012
It is a force you cannot see, but you can certainly feel. It is everywhere, telling people what is okay for them to believe. That force is political correctness, and when it comes to the Christian faith, it is out in full strength. Today we focus on how we should witness in a day when people tolerate everything but the truth.
January 25, 2012
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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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