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Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

The Light Shines on a King, Part 1 of 4 (Light Shining in Darkness)

March 23, 2015

What do you do with a man like the Apostle Paul? Roman leaders punted his case back and forth for two years. Paul appealed to Caesar, and ended up in a Caesarea prison. Eventually a new governor appeals to Rome’s king in Palestine, Herod Agrippa. 

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The Apostle Paul was brought before the Roman governor Felix. During the encounter, the Holy Spirit convicted Felix of his sin, but he wouldn’t repent. Instead, he told Paul he’d see him at a more convenient time, a time which never came. 
March 20, 2015
Felix was a governor in Caesarea, Rome’s headquarters in Israel. While talking with his prisoner, Paul the Apostle, Felix and his wife were confronted with the Gospel, which brought their own sins to light. 
March 19, 2015
Felix was a Roman governor whose home base was Caesarea, a city on the Mediterranean Sea. Paul the Apostle was in prison there, and was brought before Felix and his wife Drusilla. In this message, we’ll learn about the story behind this remarkable divine appointment. 
March 18, 2015
Caesarea lies along the northern Mediterranean shore of Israel. This was the site where, in his conflict with Jewish authorities, the Apostle Paul appealed to Caesar. This meant facing the Roman governor Felix in ancient Caesarea. 
March 17, 2015
Taking the Gospel to a resistant culture isn’t easy. Without passion for the Gospel and the Lord, tangible results are hard to come by. The Apostle Paul’s passion was clear, he was willing to die so that his hearers might live.  
March 16, 2015
Jewish traditions were a big deal in Jerusalem. Some new believers insisted that converts to the Christian faith should keep observing Jewish laws. The conflict was sharp, and Paul had to settle an argument that put the outreach of the Gospel at risk.  
March 13, 2015
After completing two missionary journeys, the Apostle Paul went back to Jerusalem. His determination to settle a church split there drove him into hardship, deprivation, and eventually, execution in Rome. 
March 12, 2015
Jesus gave a report card to the seven churches found in the book of Revelation. Now all seven churches are lost to history. But the message left in Revelation gives us a clear understanding on what’s important to the Lord regarding His Church.
March 11, 2015
Wherever the Gospel has gone, light has burst forth into the culture. But sometimes that light is extinguished. The seven churches mentioned in Revelation were in what is now Turkey—but they’re now long gone. What happened? 
March 10, 2015
The locals in Ephesus had a good thing going—a famous pagan temple, and silversmiths who sold shrines to the goddess Artemis. When the Apostle Paul came with the Gospel, business dropped off, and he soon found himself in a riot. 
March 9, 2015
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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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