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Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

The Sin We Rationalize, Part 1 of 4 (What We Believe)

June 12, 2018

When you read the Bible, you find that God is not tolerant of something called sin. Sin means missing the mark God has set for us and our behavior. Sin is so serious that God sent his only Son to die as a sacrifice, and Jesus paid the penalty ultimate justice demands. 

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At conversion, our bodies become the temple of the Holy Spirit. One of His ministries is to convict believers of their sins. In this message we learn about keeping a clean house for the Holy Spirit to live in and to enjoy. Then, we’ll have freedom to serve the Lord unhindered. 
June 11, 2018
When studying the work of the Holy Spirit in the life of a Christian, the acronym “FIBS” provides a way to remember His four key ministries. In this message, Pastor Lutzer tells us what they are, and how they should impact our lives. 
June 8, 2018
The Holy Spirit is as close to each believer as it’s possible to get. Paul gave us a specific analogy to describe that oneness in First Corinthians chapter six. In this message we learn more about the Comforter, sent by Jesus to His disciples. 
June 7, 2018
The Bible reveals that God works by the Holy Spirit in the lives of those who believe, providing day-by-day guidance, comfort, wisdom and insight for even the smallest details of life. Who, or what, is the Holy Spirit? 
June 6, 2018
To some, the death of Jesus on a Roman cross was a sad ending to a good life. But the Bible says His death paid the penalty for our sin. That’s why the Father has exalted Him to the highest place. One day, every tongue will confess “He is Lord.” 
June 5, 2018
John’s gospel tells why it was written: that its readers might believe that Jesus is the Son of God and have life through His name. Jesus was the Anointed One foretold by the prophets. In this message we learn more of what Christians believe about the Savior. 
June 4, 2018
Jesus Christ appeared on earth over two thousand years ago. The Bible reveals that Jesus is the Son of God, and that all the fullness of God dwells in Him. Now, to see what God is all about, all we need do is look at Jesus. 
June 1, 2018
God the Father has absolute authority and immeasurable power. His purposes cannot be thwarted, and they include the plan of redemption He designed and is still carrying out. 
May 31, 2018
How can one describe God? How can one describe anything infinite? The best we can do is to list His attributes. These qualities open a door of understanding, a door that lets us catch a glimpse of His greatness as well as His grace. 
May 30, 2018
Jesus taught us to call him “Our Father.” In the Bible, God has many titles, but only one character—absolute holiness combined with infinite power, love, and justice. In this message, we’ll learn about the Father we worship.  
May 29, 2018
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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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