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Gods In Conflict

By Erwin W. Lutzer

Only Jehovah can ignite wet wood!  

Today, we toured the summit of Mount Carmel where Elijah confronted the prophets of Baal and proved that pagan gods where no match for Jehovah!

Elijah challenged them to a duel: let’s see whose god can ignite a fire!  So the false prophets called on their god, shouting and cutting themselves to show their desperation. Elijah mocked them, saying that maybe their god is on a journey or maybe he is using the bathroom (I Kings 18:27)! After they were exhausted, Elijah asked that water be poured on the altar to make ...

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Welcome To Israel!

By Erwin W. Lutzer

Welcome to Israel, the most contested piece of real-estate in the world!

As predicted, it happened here and it will happen here again!

We arrived in Tel-Aviv, Israel today, just as the Israeli Shabbat was coming to a close. The name Tel- Aviv means “hill of spring” and refers to the birth of modern Israel, coming alive since its founding in 1948. And as we drive the streets of Tel-Aviv we can say, that indeed, Israel has come alive!

Back in AD 636 unprovoked Arab armies conquered this land simply to expand the Muslim presence. In Jerusalem (where we shall ...

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The Attributes of God l Week 11: Merciful

By Erwin W. Lutzer

God not only causes us to be born again, but grants us the faith to respond in belief. This week, we study the attribute of God's great mercy from 1 Peter 1:3.

"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead."
-1 Peter 1:3

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The Attributes of God | Week 10: Merciful

By Erwin W. Lutzer

Do you believe the God of the Old Testament is the same God of the New Testament? This week, we explore the God who is never changing in His character—always merciful and gracious—from Psalm 86:15.

"But you, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness."
- Psalm 86:15

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The Attributes of God | Week 9: Merciful

By Erwin W. Lutzer

The moment we realize we have nothing to offer God is the moment we receive God's mercy and grace. This week, we begin our study on the mercy of God from Ephesians 2:4-5.

"But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved."
- Ephesians 2:4-5

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The Attributes of God | Week 8: Wise

By Erwin W. Lutzer

Without explanation, do you accept that even the evil in this world will eventually contribute to God’s glory? In this teaching, Pastor Lutzer explains to us the hope in the best possible world from Romans 16:27.

"To the only wise God be glory forevermore through Jesus Christ! Amen."
- Romans 16:27

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The Attributes of God | Week 7: Wise

By Erwin W. Lutzer

Do you trust in God’s manifold wisdom for your life or do you seek your own plan? The Bible tells us that God’s knowledge is so much greater than ours. This week, Pastor Lutzer encourages us from Ephesians 3:9-10.

"To bring to light for everyone what is the plan of the mystery hidden for ages in Gid, who created all things, so that through the church the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly places."
- Ephesians 3:9-10

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The Attributes of God | Week 6: Wise

By Erwin W. Lutzer

The cross of Jesus for mankind's redemption was in God's mind from the beginning of time. This week, Pastor Lutzer encourages us from 1 Corinthians 1: 23-24.

"But we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles, but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God."
- 1 Corinthians 1:23-24

 

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The Attributes of God | Week 5: Wise

By Erwin W. Lutzer

Is wisdom the same as knowledge? Is wisdom simply a keen understanding? This week, Pastor Lutzer begins his teaching on the Wisdom of God in Proverbs 3:19-20.

"The LORD by wisdom founded the earth;
by understanding he established the heavens;
by his knowledge the deeps broke open,
and the clouds drop down the dew."
- Proverbs 3:19-20

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The Attributes of God | Week 4: Holy

By Erwin W. Lutzer

Do you desire to be holy? God will do whatever it takes to ensure his followers live as they should—progressing toward holiness. This week, Pastor Lutzer examines 1 Peter 1:15-16.

"But as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, since it is written, "You shall be holy, for I am holy.'"
- 1 Peter 1:15-16

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