Running To Win

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

God's Glory in Our Suffering, Part 4 of 4 (Nothing Else Matters)

March 29, 2017

The trials of Job would make any of us give up. Ten dead children is a tragedy so difficult to imagine. His wife said, “curse God and die.” But Job persisted until he could say to God, “I had heard of You, but now my eyes have seen you.”

 

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A Practical Guide For Praying Parents
Our children belong to God. But they face constant temptation from the world, the flesh, and the devil. In this book, Pastor Lutzer demonstrates that faithful parenting starts with regular, fervent, and worshipful prayer, expecting God to answer. Pastor Lutzer shares his experience—challenges, mistakes, and victories—while praying for his own family. Emphasizing daily, Scripturally based prayers, this practical guide will encourage you as you love the children in your life. Click below to receive this book for a gift of any amount or call Moody Church Media at 1.800.215.5001.

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Believers know that God has a purpose in their suffering–a purpose we can’t fathom while in the deep valley. Can we realize that the ultimate good of God’s glory far outweighs the pain we encounter along the way? 
March 28, 2017
Suffering teaches lessons that an easy life can never teach. Job’s terrible trials brought him face to face with God. Let’s look at the life of the Apostle Paul, a man with a God-given thorn in the flesh. 
March 27, 2017
Sooner or later, we all experience suffering. But believers have the promise that suffering for the sake of Jesus will be rewarded. But nothing else matters but the glory of God, especially when we’re in pain.
March 24, 2017
Corinth was a moral cesspool; its pagan temple was filled with prostitutes. The church there was plagued with sexual sins including incest. As a result, we have very clear teaching on how a Christian can glorify God by treating sexuality the way it was intended.
March 23, 2017
One way for believers to handle the temptation of sex outside of marriage is to realize Who is present during it all. God Himself is a witness since the believer is indwelt by the Holy Spirit. God looks seriously at our sexuality.
March 22, 2017
Sex creates very deep bonds between people. It joins them metaphysically, whether married or not. For believers, that joining affects their relationships with Christ. Can our sex lives glorify God?
March 21, 2017
Every one of us is a sexual being. No area of life is more challenging for a believer. First Corinthians was written to a church with serious moral issues. Let’s see our sex lives through the prism of the glory of God.
March 20, 2017
Accepting a job beneath your qualifications is humbling. At some point, any job beats no job. Let’s learn to see God’s glory as our focus, letting Him orchestrate our promotions as well as demotions.
March 17, 2017
The money you make at your job will come and go. But the imprint you leave on your co-workers will last far beyond your lifetime. Here are more on those five principles for how to make the glory of God your focus for all of life.
March 16, 2017
Work: it gives life a sense of direction and provides for our families. Work is one part of life needing an objective toward which to move. Here are five principles on how the glory of God can help us make sense of every area of life.
March 15, 2017
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A Practical Guide For Praying Parents
Our children belong to God. But they face constant temptation from the world, the flesh, and the devil. In this book, Pastor Lutzer demonstrates that faithful parenting starts with regular, fervent, and worshipful prayer, expecting God to answer. Pastor Lutzer shares his experience—challenges, mistakes, and victories—while praying for his own family. Emphasizing daily, Scripturally based prayers, this practical guide will encourage you as you love the children in your life. 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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