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Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

The High Cost of Sexual Purity, Part 4 of 4 (Guard Your Heart)

October 4, 2016

Every one of us is susceptible to moral sin. Since we’re on the internet, we’re more susceptible than ever. Our entire culture is sinking into a pit of moral decay. Let’s consider some words from Jesus on dealing with impurity.   

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The Sermon on the Mount gives us the ideal in morality–a deep, heartfelt desire to do the will of God and renounce sin. But none of us can keep this standard on our own–only through God’s power. 
October 3, 2016
Sex addicts often insist they have no addiction. They usually rebuff attempts to help them. So let’s look at more of the characteristics of an addict. We’ll try to understand how addiction begins, and, how its curse can be lifted.
September 30, 2016
There’s a good reason why the Bible tells us to guard our hearts. Let’s consider the mind of a sex addict. We’ll see how a person becomes one, and learn what steps to take to break an addiction fed by sexual images on the internet.   
September 29, 2016
The Bible tells us “touch not the unclean thing.” We need to make choices that honor God, and where that mouse pointer goes is a choice we make every day. How can we make those right choices, and how can we say “no” to the wrong ones?
September 28, 2016
When two oxen pull a plow, both need to work together. That’s why the Bible says, “don’t be unequally yoked together” in any binding relationships. We need to separate from the world to avoid being contaminated. But what does that look like in our lives?
September 27, 2016
The moral impurity on the internet is destroying a whole generation. Do we abandon a technology we can’t live without, or do we risk exposure to sexual images while trying to engage the world we live in? Let’s look for guidance from 2 Corinthians chapter 6.
September 26, 2016
No matter how far we’ve fallen, there’s help and hope if we come to God in honest repentance, seeking His forgiveness and healing. Many who’ve been in deep moral sin now have this hope. Listen to the testimony of one man who found that God’s grace was enough.
September 23, 2016
Many believers are trapped by internet pornography. So what can motivate us to point that mouse somewhere else in our private moments? Here’s the one bottom-line reality that will convince us to make right choices instead of following a slippery slope into sexual sin.
September 22, 2016
Even Christians can fall into sin. That’s made easy by today’s media technology. We’re tempted to give up, to let the world have its way. But the Bible offers us a path of restoration and forgiveness in the book of Titus.    
September 21, 2016
Peer pressure makes young people text all day long. Social media is replacing face-to-face communication. Our addiction to technology and the rapid breakdown in morality go hand in hand. Yet the grace of God gives us a way out of this mess.
September 20, 2016
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The end is near. These words can be a wake-up call or a comfort. While acknowledging that what is yet to come for the world is beyond the scope of our finite minds, Pastor Erwin Lutzer reminds us that we have not been left completely in the dark. The King Is Coming has been written precisely to aid your personal examination of Scripture’s prophecies. Saturated with both humility and a sense of urgency, this book not only provides answers for those questioning what happens next, but also empowerment to live accordingly in the here and now. 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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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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