Revive Our Hearts Podcast

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He Is Our Captain

Dannah Gresh: Here’s Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: William Ernest Henley grew up in poverty in nineteenth century England. At the age of thirteen he contracted tuberculosis of the bone, and at the age of seventeen he had to have his leg amputated to save his life. While he was in the hospital recovering from surgery on his remaining foot, he wrote a short poem.

And in that poem he speaks of being in darkness. Maybe he was talking about despair or depression. He doesn’t make it clear exactly what he was talking about, but he speaks in this home about being strong and brave and unafraid even “under the bludgeonings of chance,” he says.

He talks about how his circumstances, tough as they are, cannot conquer his soul. He says, “My head is bloody, but unbowed.” And then he concludes with these well-known words that you probably have …

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About the Teacher

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 …

About the Host

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

When Dannah Gresh was eight years old, she began praying that God would use her as a Bible teacher for “the nations.” When she sees the flags of many countries waving at a Revive Our Hearts event, it feels like … read more …