Sermons By Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer - Page 5

Just Lay It Down

Date Sun, Nov 2, 2014

From Hebrews 12: 12-17, we learn that (1) bitterness has roots and (2) bitterness spreads. The bottom line: what you don’t forgive, you pass on, and your own conscience is defiled. From Ephesians 4: 29-32 ,we are told all these things must be “put away.”

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Forgiven Forever

Date Sun, Oct 26, 2014

Martin Luther struggled with life’s most important question: on what basis can a sinner stand justified in the presence of a holy, uncompromising God? Here are several truths we must remember:

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Walking In The Light

Date Sun, Oct 19, 2014

By nature we love darkness rather than light. Hiding is our default response; and yet, in the presence of God, nothing is hidden. Here are the steps we need to take to walk in the light.

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The Truth That Hurts And Heals

Date Sun, Oct 5, 2014

God wants us to have a “good conscience” that is, a conscience that does not condemn us in God’s presence and in the presence of others.  Repeated sin defiles the conscience.

We are (1) prone to addictions and (2) there are many causes of addictions and (3) cycles of failure thrive with accessibility, secrecy, deception, escape, hopelessness and shame.

Jesus spoke of the religious leaders of His day as being slaves to sin.  Freedom comes by hard truths

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Why Lady Macbeth Didn’T Have To Commit Suicide

Date Sun, Sep 28, 2014

Lady Macbeth was overcome by a guilty conscience because she was an accomplice in the murder of the King.

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Becoming That Impossible Person

Date Sun, Sep 21, 2014

Proud men and women want to exercise their “godhood,” by acting like God Himself.  This is called narcissism.

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It’S Not All Your Fault

Date Sun, Sep 14, 2014

Guilt/Shame often does not belong to us, but we bear the shame of others. As we consider the following sequence of experiences, let us pray that God will give us freedom from our past.

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Living In The Shadows

Date Sun, Sep 7, 2014

Our Conscience (“knowledge with us”) sits in judgment of all that we do. It is: Universal, Conditioned, and Powerful. It began in the Garden of Eden in response to sin. 

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Seeking, Serving And Sanity

Date Sun, Aug 24, 2014

For many, religion is something kept private. For others, it’s purely external. In contrast, God expects us to live with devotion and selflessness, and in return we have the satisfaction of knowing that we have lived well. Here are three transforming truths that help us maintain our sanity. 

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The Generosity Of God - Part 2

Date Sun, Jul 13, 2014

As Christians we are generous because God is generous.

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