Revive Our Hearts Podcast

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It Takes a Lot of Strength to Be Soft

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: "Sugar and spice and everything nice, that’s what little girls are made of."

Leslie Basham: Nancy Leigh DeMoss quotes a popular children’s rhyme to show how much the image of womanhood has changed over the years. Women used to be told they needed to be sweet as sugar and spice.

Nancy: But I’m not sure how many women today would want to embrace the image in that rhyme. We receive messages all the time that say women should be strong, independent, aggressive. But nice? Not so much.

Leslie: This is Revive Our Hearts with Nancy Leigh DeMoss for Thursday, May 31. Are women supposed to be nice as sugar and spice? Is that what womanhood is all about? Nancy and Mary Kassian explore that question in their workbook True Woman 101: Divine Design. Nancy and Mary got together with some friends to discuss true womanhood. They …

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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.