Revive Our Hearts Podcast

Dannah Gresh: In the 1940s and ‘50s, Jim Elliot and Elisabeth Howard documented their relationship in a series of letters. Years later, their daughter Valerie saw something very special in them. 

Valerie Elliot Shepard: Because they were well-read in Scripture, they knew the theme that “death brings life,” and so they often wrote about their own dying to their feelings.

Dannah: And by that, they meant dying to their feelings for each other! Today, Valerie shares some of what she found in the love letters of Jim and Elisabeth Elliot. This is Revive Our Hearts with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, author of Choosing Forgiveness, for February 12, 2020. I’m Dannah Gresh. 

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Can you remember back to when people actually wrote letters to each other? When was the last time you actually used a postage stamp on a letter you were sending to someone? And are you old …

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Suffering Is Never for Nothing by Elisabeth Elliot

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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 …