Revive Our Hearts Podcast

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What Forgiveness Is (and Isn't)

Dannah Gresh: You’ve heard the saying, “forgive and forget”? Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth cautions against the forgetting part.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: If you and I could not remember any of the pain we’ve experienced, how in the world could we have mercy and be tenderhearted toward hurting people? You see, the pain of my past can actually be a means of my extending grace and mercy and kindness to hurting people. 

Dannah: This is the Revive Our Hearts podcast with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, author of Choosing Forgiveness, for July 14, 2022. I’m Dannah Gresh.

Have you ever watched children learning to swim? Some kids start doggie-paddling right away, but others cling to the edge of the pool, too afraid to let go. Well, in the same way, some of us are hanging on to old hurts by refusing to forgive. We’re missing out on the freedom we can have in Christ. …

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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 …

About the Host

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh is the co-host of Revive Our Hearts podcast and the founder of True Girl, a ministry dedicated to providing tools to help moms and grandmas disciple their 7–12-year-old girls. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including a Bible … read more …