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Running the race of life is hard. But with the Bible front and center and a heart to encourage, trusted pastor, Dr. Erwin Lutzer takes you on a journey into the Word to help you make it across the finish line.

Running the race of life is hard. But with the Bible front and center and a heart to encourage, trusted pastor, Dr. Erwin Lutzer takes you on a journey into the Word to help you make it across the finish line.
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Running the race of life is hard. But with the Bible front and center and a heart to encourage, trusted pastor, Dr. Erwin Lutzer takes you on a journey into the Word to help you make it across the finish line.

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Episodes

A Praying Faith Part 2

5/24/2019
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God had agreed to spare Sodom if ten righteous were found. Abraham had worked hard, thinking that he had struck a sure deal as he negotiated with the Lord. There had to be 10! But then the smoke rose in the distance. Was his prayer worth it? What is the real purpose of prayer? Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

Duration:00:25:01

A Praying Faith Part 1

5/23/2019
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One day, Abraham came out of his tent and saw three men standing there. But these men were not ordinary men! With keen spiritual insight, he sensed that he was in the presence of the Lord. As Hebrews 13 says, some “have entertained angels without knowing it.” Two were angels, but one of the men was the Lord Himself. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

Duration:00:25:05

A Growing Faith Part 2

5/22/2019
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Genesis 21 tells of the parting between the two sons of Abraham. Ishmael was cast out of the house along with his mother Hagar. God’s clear intention, as carried out by Abraham, was for Isaac to carry on the line of the promise. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

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A Growing Faith Part 1

5/21/2019
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For 99 years he was known as Abram. But according to the purposes of God, he was then called Abraham, the “father of many nations.” How could this be? Ishmael was a teenager, and Isaac was not even born! Yet this was a crucial point in history. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

Duration:00:25:04

A Misdirected Faith Part 2

5/20/2019
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Sarah’s idea for Abraham to father a promised heir through her maid backfired. Sarah grew jealous, and Hagar ran away to escape the torment. But God found her and comforted her in the midst of her troubles. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

Duration:00:25:05

A Misdirected Faith Part 1

5/17/2019
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Sometimes, we try to engineer circumstances to bring God’s will to pass. Abraham did that when God promised him countless offspring. Since his wife was too old, he slept with their Egyptian maid Hagar. The result was conflict and enmity. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

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A Lasting Faith Part 2

5/16/2019
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In Genesis 15, God makes an unconditional covenant with Abraham. God says He will do what He promises—no matter what. Let’s learn why that covenant means that the work of Jesus is all that’s needed for a believer to gain eternal life. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

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A Lasting Faith Part 1

5/15/2019
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In Genesis 15, God promises Abraham many offspring and pledges to give them much of the Middle East. Now that’s a big promise! God guaranteed a land and a people to bring forth the Redeemer. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

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A Generous Faith Part 2

5/14/2019
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Lot chose to ally with the King of Sodom, to his eventual ruin. Abraham paid homage to the King of Salem, Melchizedek, priest of the God Most High. From that choice has flowed blessing to the entire world. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

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A Generous Faith Part 1

5/13/2019
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The book of Genesis tells of beginnings—creation, the Fall, and God’s intent to send a Redeemer through the nation of His choosing. Abraham is key to God’s blossoming story of redemption, and the Lord granted him an unusual victory. Abraham responded to this victory with generosity. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

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A Costly Faith Part 2

5/10/2019
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Abraham let his nephew Lot pick the land he wanted, and he agreed to take what was left over. Lot quickly chose the best even though it would lead to ruin. God gives His best to those who entrust their future to Him. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

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A Costly Faith Part 1

5/9/2019
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After backsliding in Egypt, Abraham returned to God. His renewed faith is seen during a dispute with his nephew Lot. Let’s learn from Abraham why we don’t have to manipulate circumstances. God has our lives in His hands. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

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A Wavering Faith Part 2

5/8/2019
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To save his skin, Abraham bent the truth and told Egypt’s Pharaoh that his wife was his sister. His journey of faith hit an early snag as he tried to out-maneuver the Egyptians rather than trust in God. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

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A Wavering Faith Part 1

5/7/2019
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Abraham was chosen by God to leave the comforts of Ur and journey to a land he had never seen. His house became a tent, and he came face to face with challenges he had never expected. Abraham’s faith was tested repeatedly. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

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A Step Of Faith Part 2

5/6/2019
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When God makes a unilateral promise, you can rely on it. God told Abraham that all the earth would be blessed through his posterity. But Abraham would only ever see that promise fulfilled through the eyes of faith. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

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A Step Of Faith Part 1

5/3/2019
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Before there was a Bible, before the Old Testament was written, God called a man out of Ur and promised to make him into a great nation. Seeing that promise fulfilled required great faith. Abraham faced a lifelong journey of trust in God. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

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The Discipline Of Silence Part 2

5/2/2019
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For many, silence is uncomfortable. We want sensory input to fill every waking moment. But the Bible tells us there are times to set it all aside, pursuing God in silence and waiting upon Him. It’s a crucial practice of submission in the life of a believer. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

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The Discipline Of Silence Part 1

5/1/2019
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There are times when we must shut out the noises we’ve grown so accustomed to. Turn off the TV, and put down your smartphone. Draw near to God in the silence, and you’ll find that what remains is the still, small voice of God. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

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The Discipline Of Worship Part 2

4/30/2019
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The worship of God has one firm prerequisite: We need to come with clean hearts. Then we can have genuine fellowship with God. Thankfully, the Bible tells us how to prepare our hearts for real worship. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

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The Discipline Of Worship Part 1

4/29/2019
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Real worship is not about how it makes us feel. Genuine worship is ascribing worth to God—whether we feel like it or not. We need some straight talk about what worship really is, and why it takes discipline to worship God properly. Click here to listen (Duration 25:02)

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