Running To Win

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

The Father's Voice, Part 2 of 3 (Why Good People Do Bad Things)

June 24, 2013

When you come from a home without a good father, or from a home with no father at all, life can be tough—very tough. Sown in you may be seeds of future conflict. But those seeds need not germinate if we understand the fatherhood of God. Today, you’ll hear teaching that might be the key to opening a prison door in your life.  

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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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One person is the key to how you relate to life and to life’s stressful situations.   That person is your dad. We may not even realize the deep impact left by our fathers. Much of our inner pain can be traced to how we relate to our dads. Join us as we look at why your father is so important in your life.  
June 21, 2013
Uncontrollable anger is a problem of the spirit, only solvable in the spiritual realm. The way to overcome it begins with admitting our problem, rejoicing in God’s acceptance and then forgiving others.
June 20, 2013
Some people think you can get rid of anger by hitting something inanimate and “letting off steam.” The trouble, however, is that this doesn’t work. We need to turn to the Bible to not only pinpoint the source of rage but also to help us handle it.
June 19, 2013
Rage can be hidden below a person’s calm exterior. It can burst forth at any time. Join us as we uncover the unpleasant truth about the roots of rage that lie within each of our hearts.
June 18, 2013
Everyone has been mad or angry at some point in their lives. Though it’s okay to be angry, the Bible warns us not to sin when we’re angered. When anger turns into rage—that’s when the line has been crossed. In today’s message we’ll look at the source of this destructive emotion.
June 17, 2013
We all know about the curse of shame: the guilt, the heavy emotional load. But what about the cure? In today’s message, you’ll hear powerful teaching on how to get rid of shame for good and live in the freedom of having a clear conscience.
June 14, 2013
If shame isn’t dealt with, it can lead to paranoia and excessive perfectionism, or it can leave a person as nothing but a doormat for others. But God has a cure for shame. Hebrews 12:2 tells us that Jesus “endured the cross, scorning its shame…” or, put another way, “try to destroy Me if you can!”
June 13, 2013
Shame was not part of the original creation. It was only after Adam and Eve took that bite that shame fell upon mankind. And now it’s such a painful emotion, people will do anything to avoid it. But God does have a cure for it!
June 12, 2013
Shame is the feeling that we’ve radically disappointed ourselves, our friends and God. In today’s message we’re going to explore its origins, then discover God’s answer to the curse of shame.
June 11, 2013
The mind is powerful. It can be our enemy if we use it to justify the desires of the heart. When we do this, guilt is repressed, and excuses are made and believed. Then we begin to deceive others and eventually ourselves, and if we could, we’d deceive God.
June 10, 2013
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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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