Running To Win

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

The Worst Decision Ever Made - Part 2 of 2

September 19, 2023

The paradise of Eden suggests the ideal place to live a carefree life. But Adam and Eve had no excuse for following their sinful desires. In this message, Pastor Lutzer provides three hopeful principles embedded within God’s judgment after the original sin. Were it not for the grace of a redeeming God, there would have been no hope.

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Some people deny original sin, saying people are basically good inside. But from the beginning, we’ve all been listening to lies and rationalizing our actions like Adam and Eve. In this message, Pastor Lutzer describes the context of the original sin. What do we do when we’ve made a bad call, and we have to live with it?
September 18, 2023
Sometimes it’s best to get back to basics. For the believer, the basics are Christian character and discipline. In this message from Ephesians 6, Pastor Lutzer describes the qualities we cling to and the godly routines we persist in. Let’s consider the armor of God we’re called to wear every day.
September 15, 2023
The world is in turmoil, but beyond our sight a cosmic battle also rages. Satan seeks to undermine and destroy God’s people. In this message, Pastor Lutzer outlines the defensive and offensive weapons we’re given for our spiritual battles. Get equipped for the inevitable opposition we’ll face.
September 14, 2023
Not everyone enjoys their job. But if we know we’re accountable to God, we must be accountable to those in authority over us. In this message, Pastor Lutzer gives us a kickstart to working obediently and whole-heartedly. One day, we’ll meet the One we really serve face to face.
September 13, 2023
Every single mundane act done for Christ has eternal significance. God invites us, in whatever job we have, to be his representatives. In this message from Ephesians 6, Pastor Lutzer equips us to make the most of our vocation. We are not merely earning a living—we’re glorifying God.
September 12, 2023
In God’s plan for the Christian marriage, there’s a beautiful balance. Loving leadership invites loving submission. In this message, Pastor Lutzer shares three biblical principles that have helped his own marriage, if applied by both spouses. Biblical submission brings great blessing in marriage.
September 11, 2023
Christian marriage elevates the role of a wife. In fact, marriage portrays how much Jesus loves his church. In this message, Pastor Lutzer defines submission, specifically from Ephesians 5. If the husband represents Jesus, and the wife represents the church, why then are there so many unhappy marriages, even among Christians?
September 8, 2023
Christian men have a high calling when it comes to their wives: to love them as Christ loves the church. Husbands illustrate God’s relationship with his bride. In this message from Ephesians 5, Pastor Lutzer conveys how husbands are to love with their heads, hearts, and hands. How does Paul’s teaching about male headship work in today’s culture?
September 7, 2023
Marriage is becoming less common as few want the risks marriage entails. Paul teaches directly and personally about human relationships, especially marriage. In this message from Ephesians 5, Pastor Lutzer provides instructions for husbands who want their marriages to succeed. What was God’s intention in creating marriage?
September 6, 2023
No matter what burdens or distractions weigh us down, we were made to radiate peace and joy. That’s why Paul says to not get drunk with wine, but to be “filled with the Spirit.” In this message, Pastor Lutzer provides six conclusions from this single command. When God’s Spirit is evident in a believer’s life, he brings about a radical change.
September 5, 2023
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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.

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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