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Do Angels Grieve?

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Jesus said, “There is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.” I can’t help but wonder: If the angels rejoice when we repent, do they grieve when we harden our hearts and do the opposite?

When we reject God’s will and His right to rule in our lives, we certainly don’t give them any reason to celebrate.

I need to ask myself, Is my life bringing joy in heaven? Like the angels, do I get pleasure out of doing God’s will? Do I celebrate when I see sinners, including myself, repent and turn from sin?

Spend some time examining your own heart. Like the angels of heaven, are you motivated by God’s glory? Ask God to give you a heart that rejoices when His will is done in your life and in the lives of others.

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.