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Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

Recognizing False Prophets, Part 1 of 4 (The Church in Babylon)

April 16, 2018

In ancient Israel, false prophets put lies about God into the minds of God’s people. The same is true in our day. These false teachers diminish God’s holiness, exaggerate their goodness, and hide their real motives. In this message we learn how to recognize them when we hear them. 

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In a time of coming judgment, Jeremiah wept over the fate of his people. Do we in America weep for the many sins of our nation? In this message we learn the take-home principles from a time when everything in Israel was upside down—a time much like today. 
April 13, 2018
Great deception took hold in ancient Israel, leading to idolatry and judgment. The same deceptions infect the thinking in our world. The news is often filled with the same destructive mindset that caused God to send Israel into Babylon. 
April 12, 2018
We hear the warnings that our government is out of control. What was once wrong is now celebrated, and what was right is now considered wrong. To become so confused, people have to believe some awful lies. In this message we learn about four of these lies, and their inevitable consequences. 
April 11, 2018
God enabled Babylon to take Israel captive after Israel deceived itself into idolatry. He will not tolerate endless disobedience from His people. He did not then, and will not today. This story is found in the early chapters of Jeremiah. 
April 10, 2018
Jeremiah 2:13 says that Israel forsook God, the fountain of living waters, and hewed out broken cisterns for themselves which can hold no water. Because of this, God’s judgment fell. Have we in the modern church hewed out broken cisterns? 
April 9, 2018
In the divided kingdom, the northern tribes of Israel had been carried into captivity by the Assyrians. In the south, the prophet Jeremiah told Judah of God’s coming judgment. Despite a clear warning, the people clung to their idols and did not repent. We do the same in America. 
April 6, 2018
After long national disobedience, God judged Israel by having Babylon carry them off into captivity. They became a minority in a pagan land, just as Christians are fast becoming a minority in America. The parallels are crucial to understand. 
April 5, 2018
In Israel, you can stand on the very mount from which Jesus Christ ascended to His father in heaven. Prophecies foretell his return to that very Mount of Olives to set up his kingdom. In this message we learn how Jesus is ruling in heaven even now. 
April 4, 2018
For 40 days the resurrected Jesus walked the roads of Israel. But then the time came for His ascension into heaven. Angels attended as Jesus rose into the air until the clouds took him out of sight. In this message we learn more about what it means for Jesus to be in heaven. 
April 3, 2018
The Mount of Olives sight was unforgettable: Jesus rose into the sky and out of sight. His ascension marked the beginning of a new ministry: interceding for His people at God’s right hand. In this message we’ll learn about the significance of this present ministry. 
April 2, 2018
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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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