Seeking Him Podcast

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If Only . . .

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Sometimes we fuel our discontent by playing the “if only” game.

Woman 1: If only we didn’t have to move . . .

Woman 2: If we lived closer to my parents . . .

Woman 3: If we had a bigger house, I wouldn’t be so cranky.

Man: If I were married, I wouldn’t look at those websites.

Woman 4: If I wasn’t married, I’d start to give to the church.

Nancy: We get deceived into thinking we’d be happier with a different set of circumstances.

Woman 5: If he was the spiritual leader he was supposed to be, I probably wouldn’t be leaving him.

Nancy: The truth is, if we’re not content in our present situation, we probably won’t be happy with another set of circumstances. Joy comes when we focus on the love and faithfulness of God. He’ll be with us no matter what else is going on. That’s why the apostle Paul could say, “I’ve learned to be content whatever the circumstance.”

No matter what you’re facing, you can choose the pathway of contentment. Choose to trust God, and find His joy and peace.

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.