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Erwin Lutzer gently leads readers on a journey into the heart of Christ to help them grasp what Christ Himself wants us to know. Jesus was not silent on the cross. When readers turn their attention to His cries they will be utterly changed.
Lutzer examines various controversies that exist within the broad spectrum of Christianity, presenting the issue and the biblical understanding of the doctrines.
Dorie grew up not knowing her father, her mother turned her back on her and sent her to an orphanage, and she had cruel foster parents after that, but God gave Dorie Van Stone a tender heart to forgive her emotional abusers. He also gave her a loving, caring husband and a life filled with purpose and meaning. You will gain insight into the trauma of emotional abuse.
God's standard of success is far different from the worldly standard many Christians have accepted as their measuring stick. Understanding the biblical perspective of failure is the first step toward successful living.
Everyone is familiar with the cycle: We decide to break a bad habit once and for all. We may even experience some short-term success. Yet almost inevitably, we fall back into that undesirable behavior and the frustrating process starts all over again. The experience can leave us feeling powerless to make changes in our lives.Popular author and pastor Erwin Lutzer believes it is possible to break the cycle of addictive behavior. Filled with biblical insight, Getting to No: How to Break a Stubborn Habit takes an honest look at the temptations lying beneath the surface of every bad habit. Lutzer examines tough issues--such as why temptation exists, what purpose it serves in our lives, and what happens when we fail again--and provides practical tools that will help you find freedom from bad habits for good.
Através de este interesante estudio de la vida de José, el autor Erwin W. Lutzer muestra a los cristianos de hoy cómo pueden... * aceptar su sueño como dado por Dios y lleno de fe * entender cómo un sueño puede ser destruido por el pecado * fortalecer su sueño y vivirlo * manejar las pruebas y dificultades que surjan a lo largo del camino Este recurso inspirador anima a los creyentes a buscar la guía y dirección de Dios a fin de mantener vivo su sueño. Through this engaging study of the life of Joseph, author Erwin W. Lutzer shows today's Christians how to: * embrace their dream as God-given and faith-filled * understand how a dream can be shattered by sin * nurture their dream and live it out * handle the tests and trials along the way This inspiring resource encourages believers to look to God for guidance and direction to keep their dream alive.
Jeremiah knew that healing was possible. God's name is Jehovah Rapha, which means the God who heals, and God has a balm, a healing salve--His Word. That's why Jeremiah was dismayed. He knew that there was no wound or hurt so great, so horrible, so seemingly destructive that our sovereign God could not heal it. He is God, the God of all flesh, and nothing is too hard for Him. If there is any story that will illustrate this truth, you will find it within the covers of No Place to Cry.
Explores subjects such as: near-death experiences, channeling, reincarnation, heaven, hell, and purgatory, from a Biblical viewpoint. The author, a noted pastor and Bible teacher, expresses amazement that most people spend more time and effort preparing for a trip abroad than in preparing for their eternal future.
When the world's most powerful celebrity (according to Forbes magazine) personally teaches a course on miracles, millions will join her class, including believers of every kind. So what will happen when the coursework blends inspiration and encouragement with some of the oldest heresies in the Enemy's arsenal? People you know and love may dismiss the claims of Jesus Christ as the only way to God.With characteristic insight and clarity, Dr. Erwin Lutzer reveals the true nature of contemporary spirituality, tracing its roots across a range of false belief systems and back to its first appearance in the garden of Eden. In a day when so many seek direction from the media, it remains essential to carefully discern between truth and... The Lie.
Hemos perdido la capacidad para juzgar al mundo porque hemos perdido la habilidad de juzgarnos a nosotros mismos. Un libro que trata acerca del discernimiento, la capacidad para distinguir entre lo falso y lo verdadero, o mejor todavía, para diferenciar la verdad de la verdad a medias. El autor nos invita a explorar cómo distinguir entre verdades y mentiras, cómo juzgar a los falsos profetas y las apariencias.[This is a book about discernment: the ability to distinguish the lie from the truth; or better, the lie from the half-truth. Christians have a responsibility to make wise judgements in a nonjudgemental world]
La percepción pública sobre el regreso de Cristo revela una alarmante falta de entendimiento de la profecía bíblica. En ¡El Rey ya viene!, el pastor Erwin Lutzer nos brinda su enseñanza perspicaz sobre un tema que deja incluso a creyentes maduros y estudiantes de la Biblia con preguntas difíciles y conclusiones poco claras. Para los que no creen en las profecías de los últimos tiempos, es una llamada de atención. Para aquellos que temen que no pueden saber nunca las respuestas, ¡El Rey ya viene! es un consuelo. Para cualquiera que esté dispuesto a pensar seriamente en el futuro, es una llamada alentadora y convincente a la acción. From panic to punch line, public perception about the return of Christ reveals an alarming lack of understanding of biblical prophecy. In The King Is Coming, Pastor Erwin Lutzer lends his knowledgeable, careful handling of a topic that leaves even mature believers and students with difficult questions and unclear conclusions. For the outsiders who doubt end-times prophecy, it's a wake-up call. For those afraid that they can't ever know the answers, The King Is Coming is a comfort. For anyone willing to take a serious look into the future, it is an encouraging and compelling call to action.
Dr. Lutzer shows how Satan's rebellion serves God's purposes.
The author explains the seven reasons why he believes the Bible is a trustworthy book.
The clearer we see God, the clearer we shall see ourselves. With this conviction firmly in mind, Dr. Erwin Lutzer examines ten lies about our Maker that have crept into spiritual thought in postmodern times. And he notes that these deceits are prominent not only in non-Christian minds but in the professing church as well. On the surface, each of these lies may appear at least partially true or even harmless. But, as Dr. Lutzer reveals, each harbors a distinct danger: It isn't biblical, so it puts our faith at risk. In Ten Lies About God he challenges the accuracy of these beliefs: Lie 1: God is whatever we want him to be. Lie 2: Many paths lead into God's presence. Lie 3: God is more tolerant than He used to be. Lie 4: God has personally never suffered. Lie 5: God is obligated to save followers of other religions. Lie 6: God takes no responsibility for natural disasters. Lie 7: God does not know our decisions before we make them. Lie 8: The Fall ruined God's plan. Lie 9: We must choose between God's pleasures and our own. Lie 10: God helps those who help themselves. The goal of Dr. Lutzer's study is not only purity of spiritual belief, but an enhanced worship of God.
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