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Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

The Lie That God Is More Tolerant Than He Was 3

August 15, 2007
For too many of us, very little is permanent. Fads come, and fads go. We forget that God never changes. His love never changes, and His justice never changes. His opinion of our sin never changes either. Today: more on the lie that God is more tolerant than He used to be…a lie we must all renounce.

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In the Old Testament, sin was judged quickly, and harshly. Nowadays it seems that sin goes virtually unpunished. Why? The answer lies in the distinction between God's character and His administration of creation. Today: why believing that God has changed is tantamount to believing a dangerous lie - one you cannot afford to believe.
August 14, 2007
Since many believe man evolved, so they think God has evolved. No longer mean, He is now a gentler, kinder God. And that is lie number two in our series about God: the lie that God is more tolerant than He used to be. Get set, because today, another myth is going to be debunked.
August 13, 2007
For some reason, many of us would be more mindful of proper protocol in meeting the President than we would be in meeting God. We are learning that God can only be approached through the right mediator: and that mediator between God and man is Jesus Christ. Today: some final thoughts on the great lie that we can come to God in any way we want.
August 10, 2007
A lot of people think they can come to God any way they like, little realizing that He can only be approached in one way. Pause in your daily race of life and consider that what you think about God might be fundamentally wrong. Lay aside your preconceptions and listen to what God Himself says about how to find Him. Today: why coming to God only happens through the right sacrifice.
August 9, 2007
It is popular to think that we can approach God any way we like. "All roads lead to Rome," people say. Yeah, they say that. Trouble is, the Bible does not say that. In fact, it says quite the opposite. Far from offering a spiritual smorgasbord, the Bible thunders that there is only one way to approach the Almighty. Before you buy into "pick your favorite God," listen to today's broadcast.
August 8, 2007
If you believe a lie long enough, for you it becomes the truth. Many of us harbor falsehoods that can send us to hell. Please stop in your race of life long enough to consider that you may be among those who believe wrongly about God. This is serious stuff: nothing is more important than what you believe about Him.
August 7, 2007
Some see the gospel like the Augusta Golf Club - too exclusive. They would much rather have a menu of beliefs to choose from. "After all, you have your truth and I have mine," they say. Today, we will see that God only has one way to Himself, and it is a way He has designed. Our obligation: to believe what He has revealed about His Son, and thereby find eternal life.
August 6, 2007
Not even the most egotistical guru has ever said "I am the way, the truth, and the life." Only Jesus said that. Today: a challenge to those who say that Jesus was just another great teacher - He is either a liar, a madman, or God in the flesh. There are no other alternatives. What do you think of Jesus?
August 3, 2007
People accept the fact of only one speed of light, and only one moon around the earth. But only one way to God? Say that, and you are ignored at best, hated at worst. The claims of Jesus to be the exclusive path to eternal life forces us to decide: do I go with my instincts, or do I go with Jesus?
August 2, 2007
It is a force you cannot see, but you can certainly feel. It is everywhere, telling people what is OK for them to believe. That force is political correctness, and when it comes to the Christian faith, it is out in full strength. Today: how to witness in a day when people tolerate everything but the truth.
August 1, 2007
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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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