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 two nationally syndicated radio programs heard each day—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him. Her books have sold more than five million copies. Through her writing, podcasts, … read more …