Revive Our Hearts Podcast

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Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus

Dannah Gresh: Everybody knows how hard it can be to wait. Betsy Childs Howard is the author of a book called Seasons of Waiting. She realized that women throughout the Bible had to wait for a lot of different reasons.

Betsy Childs Howard: For years, Israel was waiting on the Messiah. Abraham and Sarah experienced barrenness. And the barrenness that they experienced that eventually ended in the birth of Isaac was a small picture of the barrenness that Israel experienced for years and years waiting on the promised Messiah. It looked like God was not keeping His promise . . . but yet, He did.

It’s interesting that the coming of Jesus was heralded by another barren woman, Elizabeth, conceiving a child in her old age. So we have this picture of barrenness and then barrenness ending with the coming of the Messiah.

As believers, we wait on Christ’s …

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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 …