Revive Our Hearts Podcast

Finding God in the Desert, Part 4

Leslie Basham: When you were given tests in school, what was the teacher trying to find out? How well you could take a test? Probably not. What the teacher really wanted to find out was how well you knew the material.

Sometimes God allows us to undergo tests as well. His tests can come in the form of an illness, a difficult relationship or as we're talking about all this week, a desert experience. A dry time that requires faith and courage. Today on Revive Our Hearts, we join a small group of women as Nancy Leigh DeMoss takes us to God's classroom to find out why tests are so vital to our faith. Here's Nancy.

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: The first purpose, as we go back to the children of Israel in the Old Testament and review their desert experience, is that God wants to test us. You know …

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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 online outreaches, conference messages, books, and two daily nationally syndicated radio programs—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him.

She has authored twenty-two books, including Lies Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free, Seeking Him (coauthored), Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together, and You Can Trust God to Write Your Story (coauthored with her husband). Her books have sold more than five million copies and are reaching the hearts of women around the world. Nancy and her husband, Robert, live in Michigan.