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Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

Judging Neo-Paganism Part 1

May 24, 2023

Occult influence is very real, enshrined in modern philosophies and media. God says we must abstain and abhor every practice that seeks hidden power and knowledge. In this message from Deuteronomy 18, we identity some of the doorways of the occult. Why is it that Christians aren’t afraid of these things in our generation?

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Physical appearance is over-valued in our culture. Imagine the incredible freedom of accepting ourselves the way God made us. In this message, we recognize three propositions to develop a biblical philosophy of the body. Can we accept our body’s features as the wise and good choice of God?
May 23, 2023
How beautiful do we have to be to be happy? Self-loathing and a distorted view of self is damaging to people, especially the next generation. In this message, we learn four implications from our bodies being created by God. We must declare war on this idea that you are valuable based on your appearance.
May 22, 2023
At no time in history has entertainment culture invaded the church more than it has today. Addictions and media consumption can drive a wedge between us and God. In this message, Pastor Lutzer provides five suggestions to be discerning and intentional. What are practical steps we can take to lead ourselves and our families?
May 19, 2023
How much media and entertainment should we let into our homes? We might try to deny our overconsumption or be unsure of what to do. In this message, we follow three tests for the media we allow into our hearts. We must be intentional, or entertainment will become detrimental to our spiritual growth.
May 18, 2023
Where is the power of God most evident? Those with discernment know that the power of the Gospel far outweighs the power seen in miracles, signs, and wonders. In this message, we observe two implications of biblical miracles. As Pastor Lutzer says, “At the end of the day it’s up to God and we submit to His will.”
May 17, 2023
Miracles seem to happen often, and almost everybody wants one. Yet is it possible that these so-called miracles could really be a form of demonic deception? In this message from Matthew 7, we glean five principles of how God works true miracles. Let’s heed the Bible’s warnings against false miracle workers.
May 16, 2023
Modern-day false prophets promise blessings without repentance, and prosperity for all who send a gift. Beware of false prophets, who are outwardly like lambs but inwardly they are wolves. In this message, we expose four characteristics of false teaching and prophets. Will we pass the test of only following those who preach Christ and Him crucified?
May 15, 2023
Television and the internet sell what people want to buy. Believers must discern and separate truth from error when listening to any religious teaching on screens. In this message, we’re introduced to false prophets and teachers in the Old Testament. What are the characteristics of false prophets?
May 12, 2023
A false gospel might be taught and believed widely. But there is no room for error or mere opinion when our souls are at stake. In this message from Galatians 1, Pastor Lutzer delineates five necessary truths to understand the essentials of the Gospel. How can Christians know what to affirm and what to deny?
May 11, 2023
In the marketplace of religious ideas, packaging and marketing often carry more weight than biblical truth. Sadly, sound doctrine is in short supply. In this message, we call out two false principles of biblical interpretation which are used widely. Is it better to be divided by truth or united in error?
May 10, 2023
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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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