Seeking Him Podcast

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Brokenness and Rights

Leslie: This is Seeking Him with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Several years ago I began to compile a list contrasting the characteristics of proud people . . .

“Proud people have to prove they’re right.”

“I always get the last word.”

Nancy: . . . with the characteristics of broken people:

“Broken people give up their rights.”

“They even give up the right to be right.”

Nancy: Here are some differences I found out about the way we view our rights:

“Proud people claim their rights.”

“They have a demanding spirit.”

“Broken people have a meek spirit.”

“Proud people are self-protective . . .”

“. . . of their time, their rights, and their reputation.”

“Broken people are self-sacrificing.”

“Broken people are self-denying.”

Nancy: James 4:6 says, “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” Would you surrender your rights to His will? Ask Him to develop a broken, humble heart in you.

With Seeking Him, I’m Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth.

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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 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 online outreaches, conference messages, books, and two daily nationally syndicated radio programs—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him.

She has authored twenty-two books, including Lies Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free, Seeking Him (coauthored), Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together, and You Can Trust God to Write Your Story (coauthored with her husband). Her books have sold more than five million copies and are reaching the hearts of women around the world. Nancy and her husband, Robert, live in Michigan.