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Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

What Grace Teaches Us, Part 2 of 4 (Guard Your Heart)

September 21, 2016

Even Christians can fall into sin. That’s made easy by today’s media technology. We’re tempted to give up, to let the world have its way. But the Bible offers us a path of restoration and forgiveness in the book of Titus.    

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Peer pressure makes young people text all day long. Social media is replacing face-to-face communication. Our addiction to technology and the rapid breakdown in morality go hand in hand. Yet the grace of God gives us a way out of this mess.
September 20, 2016
Breaking free from the culture’s grip takes more than theory. It takes clear action-steps we can implement. Let’s talk about another way to guard our hearts from what surrounds us: the evil in contemporary media.
September 19, 2016
It’s clear from the Bible that we face an either-or: either we love God, or, we love the world-system’s corrupt values. Should a believer unplug from the internet and toss out the TV? Here is a positive action step we can take in the ongoing battle for our hearts and minds.  
September 16, 2016
In a world awash in moral impurity, it’s difficult to be unaffected. Your computer gives you email, but also easy access to evil. So do we toss out our PCs, tablets, and smartphones? Is there a workable balance that protects us from sin but enables us in our daily lives?
September 15, 2016
First John chapter 2 says, “If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.” For believers, loving God and the world at the same time is impossible.  We all face a great divide as the media and the internet call us to impurity.  Who are we going to love?
September 14, 2016
Demonic powers use the internet to lure computer users into bondage. Erwin Lutzer had a dream that he was in bondage, with no means of escape. This experience assured him that all of us must be very careful in our use of technology.
September 13, 2016
We all need proactive steps we can take to break the stranglehold the media has on us. There are three steps in the fourth chapter of the book of James, steps we must take to be free from the seductive siren call of the internet.
September 12, 2016
Sexual desire can lure us to do things we know are wrong. Our hearts can be swayed away from God unless we take steps to prevent it. Here are more lessons from James on the nature of temptation.  
September 9, 2016
In terms of moral temptation, we’re all in the same boat. All of us are prone to moral sins, and the media makes such sinning easy. And let’s explode more myths about who is vulnerable to the power of the internet.
September 8, 2016
Jeremiah lamented, “The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick.” In the internet age it’s no surprise that immorality is rampant.  How can Christians protect themselves from the media onslaught shouting from their online devices and TVs?
September 7, 2016
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The end is near. These words can be a wake-up call or a comfort. While acknowledging that what is yet to come for the world is beyond the scope of our finite minds, Pastor Erwin Lutzer reminds us that we have not been left completely in the dark. The King Is Coming has been written precisely to aid your personal examination of Scripture’s prophecies. Saturated with both humility and a sense of urgency, this book not only provides answers for those questioning what happens next, but also empowerment to live accordingly in the here and now. 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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