Running To Win

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

Preparing for the Day of Calamity, Part 2 of 3 (Famines, Deserts and Other Hard Places)

August 23, 2016

To trust in riches is to trust in a vapor that passes away. James talks a great deal about economic justice for the poor, saying that, one day, our gold and silver will not buy anything. Here are some stark lessons for a future that may be just around the corner.

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Money: we all need it. But one day the money we crave will be no more.  All that gives us security will vanish, and that’s the day of final judgment. Then, what we are on the inside will be all that matters.
August 22, 2016
No temptation comes to us that we cannot handle. The devil’s attacks will fail if we’re diligent to meditate and memorize God’s Word. We can follow the pattern of the Son of God, as He dealt with our common enemy.   
August 19, 2016
A hungry and thirsty Jesus was offered all the kingdoms of the world if only He’d worship Satan. We too are sometimes tempted to dishonor God to meet legitimate needs. Here are some lessons we can take home from an encounter with the devil.
August 18, 2016
Satan seeks to tempt all of God’s children, to get them to veer off God’s path. The devil wants us to think that sin is appealing, and that its consequences are manageable. Let’s unravel his lies. 
August 17, 2016
Jesus was led by God into the wilderness where the devil tempted Him to sin. Hungry and thirsty, He was very vulnerable, but He fought off Satan by using the Word of God. Let’s follow Jesus into the desert and be taught by our Lord’s example.  
August 16, 2016
Having less can be a great blessing. It means reaching out to those around you because you have to. Family and community mean much more when tough times come. Let’s look at this idea from the life of an Old Testament woman.  
August 15, 2016
Life’s hard times can either make us bitter, or they can lead us to reach out to others. Naomi and daughter-in-law Ruth traveled to Bethlehem, where a man named Boaz ultimately cared for Ruth and married her. We can learn many lessons from a woman of great faith.
August 12, 2016
Through tears we learn to depend on God for every breath, every bite of food, and every dollar in our wallets. Let’s examine a story of famine and crisis, and how God met a woman’s needs.
August 11, 2016
Maintaining trust in God’s provision is vital when we undergo the tests of famine and deprivation. Some fail the tests, and try to skirt around God’s intended pathway. What should we remember in times of crisis? 
August 10, 2016
When tough times come, God shakes us up to remind us who our real provider is. Downsizing may not be fun, but it may be necessary when the money dries up. Here are some key principles to hang onto when your crisis comes.  
August 9, 2016
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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.

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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