In this conversation, Michael and Pastor Lutzer discuss:
- What spending time with God looks like, practically speaking
- Valuable life lessons regarding people
- Valuable life lessons regarding God
- How to learn to trust God
- Seeing life from an eternal perspective
- The blessing and charge of parenthood
“When you’re going through a trial, you don’t necessarily see God—only in retrospect do you see God. But the longer we have lived, the greater our trust in God. We begin to see that God has been faithful in the past. Consistently, in my life, one of the great lessons is: in the end, it all has to do with trusting God’s providence. We have to trust God in the midst of difficulties.
The older I get, the more mystery there is to God, but also the more certainty that we do know Him through Jesus Christ.”
Book of Romans
About Pastor Erwin Lutzer
Erwin W. Lutzer is Pastor Emeritus of The Moody Church where he served as the Senior Pastor for 36 years. 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.
A clear expositor of the Bible, he is the featured speaker on three radio programs that are heard on more than 1,000 outlets in the United States and around the world:
Running to Win—a daily Bible-teaching broadcast;
Moody Church Hour—The Moody Church’s Sunday morning worship service;
Songs in the Night—an evening program that’s been airing since 1943.
Dr. Lutzer is also an award-winning author of numerous books including: We Will Not Be Silenced, Pandemics Plagues and Natural Disasters, The Church In Babylon, Rescuing The Gospel, He Will Be The Preacher, The Cross In The Shadow Of The Crescent, One Minute After You Die, When A Nation Forgets God, and Christian Bookseller’s Gold Medallion Award winner, Hitler’s Cross.
He and his wife Rebecca have co-written the books: Life-Changing Bible Verses You Should Know and Jesus, Lover Of A Woman’s Soul.
His speaking engagements include Bible conferences and seminars, both domestically and internationally, including: Russia, the Republic of Belarus, Germany, Scotland, Guatemala, and Japan. He also leads tours to Israel and the cities of the Protestant Reformation in Europe.
Dr. Lutzer and Rebecca live in the Chicago area. They have three grown children and eight grandchildren.
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