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Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

The Discipline Of Prayer And Fasting Part 2

May 1, 2023

There are times to feast, holiday times, and times of celebration. But in the plan of God, there are also times to fast. In this message from Joel 2, we identify four results in our hearts from fasting and prayer. Do we know the inner resources and spiritual nourishment needed to walk with God in every season?

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The concept of fasting is strange in a culture where we eat so much. But the rigors of fasting can cleanse, heal, and discipline our bodies. In this message from Joel 1, we discover the benefits of fasting and prayer for both the body and the soul. What if fasting actually deepened our walk with God?
April 28, 2023
Money always tests God’s people. The love of money can turn our hearts away from God. In this message, we notice three changes which must take place to be free of the love of money: a change of heart, of ownership, and of perspective. Change only happens when we give our selfishness away.
April 27, 2023
A Christian’s values are made evident through their giving. The love of money affects both the rich and the poor. In this message from 1 Timothy 6, we stress three dangerous results to our hearts from the love of money. Whether we have little or much, we must be good stewards of all that God’s given us.
April 26, 2023
Does meditation suggest an Eastern mystic in a lotus position? Biblically, meditation on the Word of God grants us inner resources to face whatever comes our way. In this message, we ponder three ways to meditate: analyze, memorize, and personalize. As we meditate on God’s Word, we are transformed.
April 25, 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?
April 24, 2023
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
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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.

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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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