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Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

The Lie That God Thinks Like We Do #4 of 4

August 27, 2007
When we realize that God does not think like we do, we can begin to see Him as He is, the God Who is in control. In the race of life, we must leave behind our preconceptions, and find in the Bible God's revelation of Himself. That revelation is all we need for this life, and the life to come. Today: some final thoughts on how God thinks.

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There are just two ways to approach an understanding of God: from the bottom up, or from the top down. Only one way works. Either you accept His written revelation, or you invent your own idols, because we all worship something. Today: more on coming to grips with the true God, and on coming to grips with the way He thinks.
August 24, 2007
The mind of man is very inventive when the true God gets in the way. Want your own God? Well, you can have one! The idea is not new. Pagan tribes worship wooden carvings...modern man worships his stock portfolio. Both practices are idolatry: the rejection of the true God. Today: why God will not tolerate less than first place in your life, and in mine.
August 23, 2007
Modern man sees himself as the highest intellect on this planet. Why he is so smart, he even invents his own gods. As you run today's race of life, get ready for a paradigm shift: guess what, God does not think like you do. Never has, never will. And this means we need to get on His page, not the other way around. For the details, stay tuned.
August 22, 2007
Even to those in a fast pace of life, some mysteries should give us pause. The suffering of God is one such mystery. In the wake of the terrible tsunami in Asia, we all struggle with human suffering. Today, we will try to understand the suffering of God, and why that suffering brings meaning to our suffering as humans. Today's broadcast will expand your mind and heart, so stay with us.
August 21, 2007
Some theologians hold that God is without passion, that He has no feelings and therefore, cannot personally suffer. While these theologians theorize, let us see what the Bible says, finding evidence that God indeed can suffer, and has suffered, and what all of that means to you and me. The implications are profound.
August 20, 2007
All of us are in a race to go somewhere, or do something. Before you do, spend time to think some deep thoughts about God. Pause to ponder perhaps the deepest mystery of all: how God was affected by the sacrifice of His own Son. Was He passive, or did He weep? Today: why the emotions of God really matter.
August 17, 2007
Many Christians say they love God, but how many say they fear Him? They have lost the sense of God's righteous justice. As a result, they live as they like, claiming that Jesus will forgive whatever they do. After all, what is grace for? Today: get set for some powerful words to those who take sin lightly.
August 16, 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.
August 15, 2007
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
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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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