Revive Our Hearts Podcast

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The Peace That Comes from Surrendering Control

Season:  Best of 2017 | Topics: Womanhood

Leslie Basham: As a wife, Shannon Popkin faces a lot of temptation to control her husband, but she’s discovered the joy of giving up that control to the Lord.

Shannon Popkin: God has so blessed me every time that I let my husband lead, everytime I choose to surrender. I didn't want it any less, but God shaped my heart, and He gave me contentment. That's what He does when we surrender to Him.

He gives us hope. He gives us security. He gives us contentment. He restores our relationships. He brings the peace, the joy that we are hoping for when we try to take control. He gives us all those gifts when we do the opposite of control and surrender.

Leslie: This is Revive Our Hearts with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, author of The Quiet Place, for Thursday, December 28, 2017.

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Episode Resources

Listen to the series: "Control Girl."

Listen to the series: "An Overflowing Love."

Listen to the series: "God's Beautiful Design for Women."

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 …