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Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

The Lie That God Takes No Responsibility for Natural Disasters, Part 3 of 4 (Ten Lies About God)

August 8, 2018

Can you trust a God who hurls each lightning bolt to the earth during a thunderstorm’s fury? The alternative is trusting a God who doesn’t know where the lightning will hit. So how do we trust this mysterious God in the midst of natural disasters and personal calamities? 

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Violent weather reminds us that God is all-powerful and our time on earth is short. Is God responsible for what we term “natural disasters” like tsunamis and hurricanes? How far does God’s providence reach? 
August 7, 2018
Is God involved in disastrous natural calamities, or do we turn to natural forces to seek the cause? The Scriptures affirm that God is the driving force behind nature, even in its most tragic moments. 
August 6, 2018
Before Jesus ascended into heaven, He commissioned His followers to take the gospel to the ends of the earth. This underscores the fact that He’s the only way to God and that no other religion can save people from certain judgment. 
August 3, 2018
Consider the claim of Christ that He is the only way to God. Some say that anyone who is sincere in their belief deserves a shot at heaven. But what does fairness look like from God’s point of view? 
August 2, 2018
The true God is found in the Bible, and He has revealed the only means by which we can approach Him. In fact, He has something vital to say about any religion that doesn’t meet His standards. 
August 1, 2018
Any runner can tell you that there’s only one goal line and only one route to get there. Since rules are rules, you have to follow the track in order to win. The Bible makes it clear that there is only one way to God. 
July 31, 2018
Ultimately, we have to leave our preconceptions behind and find God’s revelation of Himself in the Bible. That revelation is all we need for this life and the life to come. 
July 30, 2018
There are just two ways to search for God. Either we accept His written revelation, or we try to find him by inventing our own idols. We must come to know the true God and the way He thinks. 
July 27, 2018
Do you want your own God? Pagan tribes worship wooden carvings. Modern man worships money and fame. Both practices are idolatry, and God will not tolerate less than first place in your life. 
July 26, 2018
Get ready for a paradigm shift: God does not think like you do. He never has, and He never will. This means we need to change. We must learn to think like He does, rather than expecting God to conform to our ideas. 
July 25, 2018
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Many people spend more time planning for a vacation than preparing for eternity. Perhaps it doesn't seem real that we will still exist—fully conscious and alive—beyond the grave. But it's true, and it calls for careful consideration. In this updated edition of One Minute After You Die, bestselling author Erwin Lutzer urges readers to study what the Bible says. Can near-death experiences teach us anything about life after death? How can we prepare for our own final moment? With 700,000 copies in print, this bestselling work makes an encouraging gift for believers and a tasteful word of caution for the undecided. 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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