Running To Win

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

In Prison For Christ, Part 2 of 2 (The Legacy Of A Converted Man)

December 9, 2019

In Roman times, slaves made up over half the population. Paul wrote about one of these slaves while in prison. Let’s learn from Paul’s admonition to the owner of Onesimus, a man named Philemon.

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In the Roman Empire, a vast number of people were slaves. While in prison, Paul wrote to a friend about a runaway slave he had led to Christ. Let’s get a glimpse into the heart of Paul, who loved his brothers and sisters in Christ.
December 6, 2019
Paul was an able defender of the Gospel, even when standing before kings. His passion for truth even caused one king to doubt Paul’s sanity. Paul was on a mission, and in Caesarea, he ultimately appealed his case to the emperor.
December 5, 2019
Paul’s ministry in Jerusalem caused his enemies to have him arrested on false charges. He was sent to Caesarea, Rome’s government center in the region. There he languished in prison, waiting to answer the charges against him. But when God opened the door, Paul seized his opportunity to speak.
December 4, 2019
When you stand on Mars Hill in Athens, you’re standing where history happened. Paul the Apostle stood on that same rock, telling philosophers of his day about the true God. They were the intellectual elite, but in Paul they heard a message unlike any other.
December 3, 2019
After reaching Greece, Paul became a fearless witness for Christ in a pagan culture. He explained the true God to the high-minded philosophers of that day. Paul is a role model for how we must confront the world with the Gospel.
December 2, 2019
Paul wrote to Philippian believers while he was in Roman chains. His counsel is blunt: “it is given to us to believe in Jesus and also to suffer for His sake.” Many Christians like the abundant life, but cringe when suffering comes. Yet this is our calling as believers.
November 29, 2019
Like salmon swimming upstream, living the Christian life goes against the flow of culture. You can’t help but encounter adversity. Suffering for Christ is not a popular topic, but it is what believers face around the world. How did Paul face suffering?
November 28, 2019
A blinding light surrounded an enemy of Jesus, and this enemy surrendered without a struggle. Saul became Paul after his miraculous conversion, but reputations die hard. It took some time before this new disciple would be trusted.
November 27, 2019
You would never find a more unlikely convert to the Christian faith. Saul was intent on capturing and killing as many believers as possible. That all changed one day when Saul the Pharisee found himself blinded by the light.
November 26, 2019
As believers in Christ, “We’re in the army now.” Civilian life is over, as we are under the Lord’s command. It’s time to assess our gifts, find our places in God’s mission, wear His spiritual armor, and proclaim His life-giving message. Let’s step forward with bravery, compassionately seeking the redemption of souls.
November 25, 2019
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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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