Running To Win

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

Those Vows Mean Something, Part 1 of 4 ('Til Death Do Us Part)

October 10, 2016

These days we have prenuptial agreements to divvy up the possessions when a marriage fails. Few take seriously the promises they make when they tie the knot and exchange the rings. But marriage, in God’s eyes, is a lifetime deal, come what may.

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Conflict in relationships is inevitable, but healing and reconciliation often is not. Time and again we've tried every option and failed, and all we are left with is a load of guilt and pain. Pastor Erwin Lutzer shows how the blessing the Lord gives to those who suffer unjustly is worth the pain involved. He also illustrates the need to leave our broken relationships in the hands of God and move forward in our lives toward freedom. 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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While there were differences between Wanda and Gustav Lutzer, they were never irreconcilable. Their marriage lasted 76 years, when Gustav passed away at age 106. Dr. Erwin Lutzer, their fifth child, shares about their commitment.
October 7, 2016
Even marriages between believers are susceptible to failure. Wanda and Gustav Lutzer bucked the trend by celebrating 76 years together. Their fifth child is Dr. Erwin Lutzer, who today lists five principles that kept his parents together through thick and thin.
October 6, 2016
What keeps a couple together for 76 years, surviving war, immigration, deprivation, and material want? Listen to the story of the parents of Dr. Erwin Lutzer, along with why their marriage lasted their entire lives.
October 5, 2016
Every one of us is susceptible to moral sin. Since we’re on the internet, we’re more susceptible than ever. Our entire culture is sinking into a pit of moral decay. Let’s consider some words from Jesus on dealing with impurity.   
October 4, 2016
The Sermon on the Mount gives us the ideal in morality–a deep, heartfelt desire to do the will of God and renounce sin. But none of us can keep this standard on our own–only through God’s power. 
October 3, 2016
Sex addicts often insist they have no addiction. They usually rebuff attempts to help them. So let’s look at more of the characteristics of an addict. We’ll try to understand how addiction begins, and, how its curse can be lifted.
September 30, 2016
There’s a good reason why the Bible tells us to guard our hearts. Let’s consider the mind of a sex addict. We’ll see how a person becomes one, and learn what steps to take to break an addiction fed by sexual images on the internet.   
September 29, 2016
The Bible tells us “touch not the unclean thing.” We need to make choices that honor God, and where that mouse pointer goes is a choice we make every day. How can we make those right choices, and how can we say “no” to the wrong ones?
September 28, 2016
When two oxen pull a plow, both need to work together. That’s why the Bible says, “don’t be unequally yoked together” in any binding relationships. We need to separate from the world to avoid being contaminated. But what does that look like in our lives?
September 27, 2016
The moral impurity on the internet is destroying a whole generation. Do we abandon a technology we can’t live without, or do we risk exposure to sexual images while trying to engage the world we live in? Let’s look for guidance from 2 Corinthians chapter 6.
September 26, 2016
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When You’ve Been Wronged
Conflict in relationships is inevitable, but healing and reconciliation often is not. Time and again we've tried every option and failed, and all we are left with is a load of guilt and pain. Pastor Erwin Lutzer shows how the blessing the Lord gives to those who suffer unjustly is worth the pain involved. He also illustrates the need to leave our broken relationships in the hands of God and move forward in our lives toward freedom. 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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