Revive Our Hearts Podcast

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Pandita Ramabai: Scholar, Reformer, Truth Seeker

Dannah Gresh: Imagine becoming a widow at fourteen or fifteen years of age!

Here’s how Pandita Ramabai described the plight of teenage widows she observed while growing up in nineteenth century India.

Pandita Ramabai: “Girls of fourteen and fifteen who hardly know the reason why they are so cruelly deprived of everything they like are often seen wearing sad countenances, their eyes swollen from shedding bitter tears. They are glad to find a dark corner where they may hide their faces as if they had done something shameful and criminal. 

“The widow must wear a single coarse garment—white, red, or brown. She must eat only one meal during the twenty-four hours of a day. She must never take part in family feasts and jubilees, with others.”

Dannah: We are about to hear how this generation of young widows began to discover hope. 

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About the Hosts

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 … read more …

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

When Dannah Gresh was eight years old, she began praying that God would use her as a Bible teacher for “the nations.” When she sees the flags of many countries waving at a Revive Our Hearts event, it feels like … read more …

Erin Davis

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is an author, blogger, and speaker who loves to see women of all ages run to the deep well of God’s Word. She is the author of many books and Bible studies including: Fasting & Feasting7 … read more …