Running To Win

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

Miles Apart in the Same House, Part 4 of 4 ('Til Death Do Us Part)

October 25, 2016

Many marriages begin happily, but then descend into conflict. That’s when husband and wife reveal the inner rebellion that’s marked every human since that first couple. How can we apply God’s solution to humanity’s deepest problem, and heal our broken relationships?

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Adam and Eve tossed paradise aside when they disobeyed God. Like them, we manipulate each other to meet our own needs, not realizing that meeting our mate’s needs is the real key to marital happiness. Feelings of rejection multiply as Adam and Eve’s story repeats throughout history.
October 24, 2016
When the family unit breaks down, culture itself breaks down. Communication failures affect nearly every marriage, and this began quite early in history. In fact, we have a record of it in the Garden of Eden. Let’s look at the damage sin can do.   
October 21, 2016
The real endangered species today is the family. Fractured, broken, stressed, dysfunctional–all these words describe a crisis in the most basic unit of society. This crisis begins when marriages fail. 
October 20, 2016
In matrimony, two people promise to care for each other. This combats the inherent selfishness we all possess. In many ways, marriage is a crucible in which character is forged, and where happiness is found in pleasing your mate, not yourself.
October 19, 2016
Many marriages fail today. The resulting carnage leaves a trail of dysfunction for generations.  God intended marriage to develop character, not just fulfill sensual desire. Those who abandon their marriages miss many rewards. What are those rewards?  
October 18, 2016
On their wedding day, few starry-eyed couples realize the searchlight that their marriage will be in revealing the character flaws they both have. Here is more on the thesis that being happy is not the main idea for marriage, as far as God is concerned.
October 17, 2016
There’s good evidence in the Bible that marriage is designed more to develop character than to ensure a lifetime of bliss. When the rough spots come, what are couples to take from those experiences? Let’s have a blunt talk about married reality.
October 14, 2016
Central to the marriage vow is one man and one woman committing to confine sexual union to the two of them. Violating this vow destroys the trust that a working marriage requires. Keeping vows is crucial!
October 13, 2016
Many marriage partners see their mates like car models, and they trade them in when a better one comes along. The underlying issue is that many want what they don’t have. Yet living a life of love, purity, and honor is the only way to ensure a satisfying marriage.
October 12, 2016
When a young couple stands at the altar, romantic love abounds and the wedding vows come easily. It’s later that reality sets in. What is the glue that binds people together when the luster fades? Keeping commitments can save our marriages. 
October 11, 2016
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The King Is Coming
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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