Revive Our Hearts Podcast

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Motivated by His Glory

Dannah Gresh: Jim and Elisabeth Elliot sacrificed the comfort of the modern life to tell others the good news about Jesus. Their daughter Valerie explains why.

Valerie Elliot Shepard: Their deepest desire in their hearts was to bring glory to God through being obedient. Jesus said if you lay down your life, you will save it.

This is Revive Our Hearts with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, author of Choosing Forgiveness, for February 11, 2020. I’m Dannah Gresh.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: We’re continuing in conversation today with Valerie Elliot Shepard, the daughter of Jim and Elisabeth Elliot, and if you missed yesterday’s program, you will want to be sure and go back to our archives at and pick that up.

Listen to it if you can because Val shares the story of the martyrdom of her dad and—totally different than the script anyone would have written for her dad’s life …

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Suffering Is Never for Nothing by Elisabeth Elliot

Other books by Elisabeth Elliot

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 …