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Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

God, Yes, but Why Jesus? Part 2c of 4

January 27, 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?

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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
For two thousand years people have been trying to figure out what to do with Jesus Christ. Like Pilate, many reject Him. But others heed His call to believe in Him as the only One who can save them from the sins that separate them from God. Today: more answers to the crucial question many ask: “God, Yes, but Why Jesus?”
January 24, 2012
Some people think that since “all roads lead to Rome,” all religions must lead to God. This is an enormous mistake. If your life was at stake in a hospital, you would want the truth about your condition. Your life is at stake, eternally, and finding the truth about your spiritual condition and its remedy has to be “job one.” Today, we will learn more about why Jesus is the only road that leads to God.
January 23, 2012
Tolerance is a big deal these days, and we are all for tolerance. But there is one thing many people cannot tolerate. You can believe anything you want, but you cannot say you have the truth without offending those around you. When you say that Jesus is the truth, people become unglued. We will now take a look at why Jesus is the only way to God, modern pundits notwithstanding.
January 20, 2012
“The word of God is sharper than any two-edged sword.” That is especially true for the words of Jesus, Who knows us through and through. Today we are hearing His words on our motivations, as recorded in Matthew 6. Our job is letting in the light to scatter the darkness in our lives. Too many of us like that darkness.
January 19, 2012
Surgery is no fun. But the result can be restored health. Spiritual surgery is the same: not fun, but rewarding. Today we will have another session of motivation analysis, as we hear again the words of Jesus in Matthew 6. We will work on understanding and improving our attitudes for why we do what we do.
January 18, 2012
Good deeds can be seen. Motivations cannot. Why we do what we do is a key focus of Christ’s teaching in Matthew 6. Here we experience some radical surgery as our motives are dissected. Why do we do what we do? For the praise of men? The Great Physician wants to get our service for Him back on track. Today: we go to the clinic to get Christ’s diagnosis.
January 17, 2012
For some Christians, fasting is about as popular as watching paint dry. Yet we cannot escape Christ’s teaching. He assumed that we would fast, and confined His remarks to the “how and why,” and not the “if.” Foregoing food is a big paradigm shift. Today you are invited to listen for some final thoughts about the benefits and obligations of fasting.
January 16, 2012
To stop eating for a time has some known health benefits. But in the Christian life, it also has great spiritual benefits. Fasting is not often talked about in a culture where what we usually want is fast food. Today, let us explore further the “why” and “how” of fasting, as Jesus taught in the gospel of Matthew 6.
January 13, 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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