Revive Our Hearts Podcast

Finding God in the Desert, Part 5

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: Do you want to experience God's grace and glory and greatness in a more intimate way than you've ever experienced it before? These are aspects of the glory of God that appear in the desert.

Let me suggest another purpose of God in the desert. God uses the desert to prepare us for future service or ministry; to equip us, to fit us--for ways that He wants to use us down the road. We read in Luke, chapter 4, that after Jesus' wilderness or desert experience, He "returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. He taught in their synagogues and everyone praised Him" (vv. 14-15). God wanted to use Jesus as His means of beginning to preach the Gospel here on this earth, and God prepared His Son, Jesus, for those years of earthly ministry …

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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.