Seeking Him Podcast

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Proud vs. Broken / Relationships

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Are you a proud person . . .?

Woman 1: In the 15 years I’ve been on the church decorating committee, I’ve never heard such a dumb idea!

Nancy: . . . or a broken person?

Woman 2: I was wrong. Will you forgive me?

Nancy: Our relationships tell us a lot about whether we’re proud people or broken people. For example, proud people have a critical, fault-finding spirit. But broken people can forgive because they know how much they’ve been forgiven.

Proud people criticize those in positions of authority, but broken people pray for their leaders. Proud people are self-righteous; they think highly of themselves and look down on others.

Woman 1: That young pastor just doesn’t understand how things work around here.

Nancy: But broken people think the best of others.

Woman 2: I think he’s doing a great job.

Nancy: Romans 12:16 says, “Work happily together. Don’t try to act big. Don’t try to get into the good graces of important people, but enjoy the company of ordinary folks. And don’t think you know it all!” (Living Bible)

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.