Running To Win

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

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October 11, 2022

Where can we find God amid our heartaches and tragedies? The Apostle Paul told the Athenians, in a city saturated with idols, that the one true God is not far from us. In this message, we identify three responses to the Gospel. The reactions are mixed—much as it is today in our idol-saturated culture.

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The Drama of Redemption
Have you ever tried to put a puzzle together without looking at the picture on the box? These messages will help you see the big picture of the puzzle we call the Bible, with the Bible's 66 books being the puzzle's pieces. As we survey key events throughout the Old and New Testaments, we'll better understand the story of redemption as revealed to us in the Scriptures. The series culminates in an overview of the vital but often misunderstood book of Revelation as we together look forward to Christ's return. Click below to receive this CD series for a gift of any amount or call Moody Church Media at 1.800.215.5001.

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The explosive power of the Gospel was felt in the world of the first century. The Holy Spirit began convicting of sin, causing a fearful jailer to ask, “What must I do to be saved?” In this message, we unlock two motivations to witness for Christ: faith and joy. The Gospel can change any heart—like a prison door flinging open.
October 10, 2022
How do we share the good news in hostile places? Because Paul and Silas believed the Gospel was the power of God, they weren’t intimidated in new territory. In this message from Acts 16, we discover three conditions of our hearts, much like the Philippians—the first converts in Europe. Even in the darkest of places, we can have faith and courage. 
October 7, 2022
When we pray for an hour by ourselves, we’re not actually alone. In Gethsemane, Jesus asked the disciples to pray with Him. They fell asleep. In this message, we consider anew how to face the struggles we have today in praying with Christ. How can we lay ahold of the privilege of prayer before the throne of grace?
October 6, 2022
If it’s true that our schedules reflect our priorities, how important is God to us? In the garden of Gethsemane, the disciple’s fell asleep, causing the Savior to ask, “Could you not pray with Me for one hour?” In this message, we ponder four questions to guide us in praying with Christ for an hour of time. Let’s pray fervently, not wasting the time we have.
October 5, 2022
Since the COVID-19 pandemic, globalization is not what it was. How do we interpret the developments of compromised national borders, technological advances in A.I., and economic shifts? In this interview, Pastor Erwin Lutzer rethinks Christian suffering amid a global reset. Like our heroes of the faith, there is still “No Reason to Hide.”
October 4, 2022
Language can be misused to censor thought or even to shape our view of reality. As the church responds to propaganda, the rise of LGBTQ and preferred pronouns, as well as the faith deconstruction movement, we must speak the truth in love. In this interview, Pastor Erwin Lutzer exhorts us to speak up, taking the consequences. We cannot live by lies. 
October 3, 2022
We live in a divided world where victimhood has become a path to power. Should equal outcomes shape our public policies? In this interview, Pastor Erwin Lutzer discusses a biblical response to Critical Race Theory and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with his friend from The Moody Church, Pastor Larry McCarthy. In Christ, we can pursue Christian unity. 
September 30, 2022
Our culture celebrates radical self-expression, canceling anyone in opposition. As the moral foundations of our politicized culture crumble, how should Christians respond? In this interview, Pastor Erwin Lutzer discusses why he wrote the book “No Reason To Hide” as a guide to navigate our culture’s lies with a biblical worldview. Let’s represent Christ well.
September 29, 2022
Our lives may be chaotic but there’s still time to pursue a legacy that honors God. On his deathbed, David’s country and his family were in turmoil—of his own making. In this message, we listen to David’s blessing based on God and His promises. Are we ready to die in peace, satisfied in God? 
September 28, 2022
When we look back on our lives, we often have painful regrets. King David did on his deathbed. In this message from 2 Samuel 23, we look at three clouds that hovered over David: clouds of disloyalty, judgment, and family breakup. Let’s attend to his dying days as we prepare for eternity. 
September 27, 2022
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The Drama of Redemption
Have you ever tried to put a puzzle together without looking at the picture on the box? These messages will help you see the big picture of the puzzle we call the Bible, with the Bible's 66 books being the puzzle's pieces. As we survey key events throughout the Old and New Testaments, we'll better understand the story of redemption as revealed to us in the Scriptures. The series culminates in an overview of the vital but often misunderstood book of Revelation as we together look forward to Christ's return. Click below to receive this CD series 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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