Running To Win

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

The Discipline Of Meditation Part 1

April 24, 2023

The world may be filled with chaos and difficulty, but a heart stayed on God’s Word can overcome. Joshua meditated on the Law as he prepared to lead the nation of Israel into Canaan. In this message, we see how meditation on God’s law prepared His people for battle. Can we have true inner peace today?

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Living With Your Passions
In a hyper-sexualized culture, sex is either reduced to pleasure-seeking or conflated with our identity. But God designed us as sexual beings for emotional and spiritual intimacy whose highest calling is to worship Him. In this revised edition, Pastor Erwin Lutzer draws on forty years of ministry experience to present a rationale for sexual purity. He gives an honest answer to the sexual pressures we face like extramarital relationships, self-gratification, same-sex attraction, and more. As desire-driven creatures, we don't have to pursue happiness at the expense of character. With our identity grounded in Christ, we can live victoriously with our passions. Click below to receive this book for a gift of any amount or call Moody Church Media at 1.800.215.5001.

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Some believe the purpose of life is to work, earn money, and retire. Why is it that God is oftentimes not the center of our lives? In this message, we meet the Samaritan woman who was forever changed as she learned the true meaning of worship. There is no other purpose to life.
April 21, 2023
We often fail to worship God because we aren’t intentional. We must be disciplined and deliberate in our worship. In this message from John 4, we discover three characteristics of genuine worship through Jesus’ conversation with the Samaritan woman. True worship is a matter of the heart.
April 20, 2023
At the Last Supper, Jesus served the bread and cup as pictures of His coming sacrifice. Throughout church history, this ordinance has taken many forms and spurred much debate. In this message, we look back, look forward, and even look inward through reflecting on this sacred act. Since faith in Christ alone saves, all who believe can partake.
April 19, 2023
The ordinances of the church are important marks of obedience. Christ commanded that we practice them as outward symbols of His inner work in our lives. In this message, we consider how Baptism identifies us with our Savior in His death and resurrection. What is the connection between Baptism and our repentance?
April 18, 2023
People count greatness by power, possessions, or charisma. Jesus displayed it by taking a towel and washing feet like a slave might have done in Bible times. In this message, we look at Jesus’ example of greatness through three observations on servanthood. What would happen if our church members wholly embraced service?
April 17, 2023
Many believe greatness comes by being powerful and by being served by others. But Jesus says that true greatness comes from serving others. In this message from Mark 10, Jesus responds to James’ and John’s desire to be at His right hand. Service is our lifelong calling as followers of Jesus.
April 14, 2023
To be vulnerable requires mutual trust over time. As we enter into fellowship with God, we learn to leave behind a life of darkness and move forward into the light. In this message from 1 John, we discover the power of fellowship with the Father and His Son, Jesus. How did the early church turn their world upside down?
April 13, 2023
The early church was unstoppable. Nothing seemed to hinder its growth. In this message from 1 John 1, we discover how the early church’s fellowship and accountability helped them grow spiritually and numerically. What was the common life that the early church shared?
April 12, 2023
Being accountable to others is key to living a holy life. The church is how God intended for us to display our unity and experience mutual accountability. In this message from Acts 5, we find five reasons why the Bible affirms we should belong to a local church. What are the benefits of belonging to a body of believers?
April 11, 2023
Many are concerned about the church merely surviving rather than thriving. What is God’s vision for the church? In this message, we discuss The Moody Church’s story and local context to better understand our identity and unity as the body of Christ. As God’s church in the world, we are all called to be salt and light.
April 10, 2023
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Living With Your Passions
In a hyper-sexualized culture, sex is either reduced to pleasure-seeking or conflated with our identity. But God designed us as sexual beings for emotional and spiritual intimacy whose highest calling is to worship Him. In this revised edition, Pastor Erwin Lutzer draws on forty years of ministry experience to present a rationale for sexual purity. He gives an honest answer to the sexual pressures we face like extramarital relationships, self-gratification, same-sex attraction, and more. As desire-driven creatures, we don't have to pursue happiness at the expense of character. With our identity grounded in Christ, we can live victoriously with our passions. 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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