Revive Our Hearts Podcast

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Dannah Gresh: Shona Murray shares an illustration for the way we sometimes approach God’s Word when we’re anxious.

Dr. Shona Murray: You come to a big lake, and maybe you haven’t drunk water for days. The temptation is to get bucketloads, and you end up more soaked than you do more thirst-quenched. Come to God’s Word with your small spoon and say, “Lord, this is all I have. Feed me from this spoon today.”

Dannah: This is the Revive Our Hearts podcast with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, author of Lies Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free, for July 21, 2021. I’m Dannah Gresh.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Did you know that the Scripture has quite a bit to say about our emotions, especially when it comes to feelings of anxiety and depression. I’m so grateful that God has given us what we need to face those kinds of issues. …

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About the Host

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 an answer to her prayer.

Dannah is the founder of True Girl which provides tools for moms and grandmothers to disciple their 7–12 year-old girls. On Monday nights, you’ll find Dannah hosting them in her online Bible study. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including Ruth: Becoming a Girl of Loyalty, Lies Girls Believe, and a Bible study for adult women based on the book of Habakkuk. She and her husband, Bob, live on a hobby farm in central Pennsylvania.

About the Guest

David and Shona Murray

David and Shona Murray

David Murray (PhD, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) is professor of Old Testament and practical theology at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. He is also a counselor, a regular speaker at conferences, and the author of Exploring the Bible. David and his wife, Shona, attend Grand Rapids Free Reformed Church.

Shona Murray is a mother of five children and has homeschooled for fifteen years. She is a medical doctor and worked as a family practitioner in Scotland until she moved to the United States with her husband, David. She is the author of Refresh: Embracing a Grace-Paced Life in a World of Endless Demands.