Running To Win

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

Pulling Together In A World Tearing Apart Part 1 of 2

August 9, 2023

What could bind together diverse races and ethnic groups? Because Jesus reconciled us to one another, we can find a humble unity at the foot of the cross. In this message, Pastor Lutzer describes five degrees of separation for Gentiles without God. If Christ died to make us one body, our challenge is to live out this unity.

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Because grace is so amazing, it can be difficult to accept. As humans, we evaluate others by comparison. In this message, Pastor Lutzer notices two kinds of people who think they don’t need God’s grace. We all need the grace of God—because apart from Him we would all be lost.
August 8, 2023
We are in dire need of God’s grace. We’re not merely sick; we require a resurrection from God because we can’t fix ourselves. In this message, Pastor Lutzer establishes our condition before grace rescued us. Through Christ, God has shed grace on us in abundance—so He can save anyone, even “big sinners.”
August 7, 2023
Most of us pray for immediate concerns. But Paul taught the Ephesians to pray with a view to God’s big picture. In this message, Pastor Lutzer makes two life-changing observations about praying in God’s will. Even in times of difficulty or betrayal, Jesus is above it all, fully aware of our need.
August 4, 2023
Is it possible to have real confidence when we pray? In Ephesians 1, Paul leads us to pray for wisdom, illumination, and enlightenment. In this message, Pastor Lutzer teaches how to pray in the center of God’s will. Though we often fret and worry, all things are under His care and control.
August 3, 2023
How sure can we be that our heavenly home is secure? Though we face distractions, temptations, and worries, God has firmly established a sign of ownership on His children. In this message from Ephesians 1, Pastor Lutzer affirms the certainty of our future blessing in Christ. When we belong to God, our future is guaranteed.
August 2, 2023
Many of us question our value, whether we really matter. The sealing of the Holy Spirit communicates our identity and purpose as God’s children. In this message from Ephesians 1, Pastor Lutzer unveils three signs of the Spirit’s sealing. In Him, we discover our value in God’s sight, and our security in His love.
August 1, 2023
The devastation of sin left us without hope before a just God. Incredibly, Christ was willing to die to buy us pardon. In this message, Pastor Lutzer exposes three reasons people have difficulty accepting God’s forgiveness. Let us live in the freedom that Christ has purchased for us.
July 31, 2023
Jesus lavished redemption on us by His grace. He has dispensed grace which covers every part of the sins we have committed. In this message from Ephesians 1, Pastor Lutzer considers the meaning, the means, and the measure of a sinner’s redemption. Is it ever too late for our sins to be forgiven?
July 28, 2023
Is it arrogant to believe God has chosen us to be saved? If God has chosen us for salvation as a free gift, then we are obligated to the Giver for all of eternity. In this message, Pastor Lutzer gives us three humbling implications of God’s choosing us. God’s grace binds us to Him forever.
July 27, 2023
Before creation, God planned everything. He chose us, adopted us, and graced us for His glory, according to the mystery of God’s purposes in salvation. In this message from Ephesians, Pastor Lutzer explains three blessings God has poured out upon His children. Does God predetermine the “elect,” those who will be saved?
July 26, 2023
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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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