Seeking Him Podcast

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Where Do We Run?

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: There are lots of oppressors and tyrants in our world— maybe even in your life. Those kinds of people make us want to run and hide. That’s how the writer of Psalm 11 felt when he said he wanted to “flee like a bird” to his mountain. “For look," he said, "the wicked bend their bows; they set their arrows against the strings to shoot at the upright in heart.”

But verse 4 tells us, “The Lord is on His heavenly throne. He observes the sons of men, his eyes examine them.” The psalm goes on to talk about the judgment of God.

Listen. It’s right to want God to step in and judge evil. But when we really think about it, we all deserve judgment. We all need Jesus.

So if you’re the victim of someone else’s oppression, don’t run and hide. Talk with wise counselors, engage civil authorities where appropriate, but through it all, keep your eyes fixed on the One who is on His heavenly throne. Run to Jesus!

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.