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The Battle for Control

Dannah Gresh: Decades ago a popular song gave words to the battle for control between men and women in dating relationships.

You don’t own me. I’m not just one of your many toys.

Dannah: But that song could also reflects the attitude that many people have toward God.

You don’t own me. Don’t say I can’t go with other boys.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: How many of you are familiar with that song?

Dannah: Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth played that song at a gathering of women not long ago.

Nancy: Lots of hands. You’re dating yourselves.

Dannah: The song is called . . .

Nancy: “You Don’t Own Me”

Dannah: Sung by Lesley Gore.

Nancy: A popular song. I think it was number two on the charts in 1964.

You don’t own me. Don’t try to change me in any way.

Nancy: That song quintessentially expressed the mindset of the early 60s, …

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Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through Revive Our Hearts and the True Woman movement, calling them to heart revival and biblical womanhood. Her love for Christ and His Word is infectious, and permeates her … read more …