Revive Our Hearts Weekend Podcast

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Dealing with Depression and Doubt

Episode Notes:

Today's programs comes from the following episodes:

"Drought and Drowning"

"Tips for Beating Anxiety"

"Constant Gospel Warfare"

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Dannah Gresh: Some people actually see opportunity in depression. Here’s Dr. David Murray:

Dr. David Murray: What you see is how God uses it and the good He brings out of it. It’s like the oyster has a little piece of sand that it gets really irritated by, and so it coats it with this beautiful white coat, which makes it a bit bigger and even more irritating. So he coats it with even more of that white material. And that makes him even more irritated. Eventually, you have a pearl at the end of it! But it started off as a really irritating bit of sand or grit.

Dannah: There is beauty in pain and suffering. Today I’d like to talk about how …

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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.

About the Host

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

When Dannah Gresh was eight years old, she began praying that God would use her as a Bible teacher for “the nations.” When she sees the flags of many countries waving at a Revive Our Hearts event, it feels like an answer to her prayer.

Dannah is the founder of True Girl which provides tools for moms and grandmothers to disciple their 7–12 year-old girls. On Monday nights, you’ll find Dannah hosting them in her online Bible study. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including Ruth: Becoming a Girl of Loyalty, Lies Girls Believe, and a Bible study for adult women based on the book of Habakkuk. She and her husband, Bob, live on a hobby farm in central Pennsylvania.

About the Guests

David and Shona Murray

David and Shona Murray

David Murray (PhD, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) is professor of Old Testament and practical theology at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. He is also a counselor, a regular speaker at conferences, and the author of Exploring the Bible. David and his wife, Shona, attend Grand Rapids Free Reformed Church.

Shona Murray is a mother of five children and has homeschooled for fifteen years. She is a medical doctor and worked as a family practitioner in Scotland until she moved to the United States with her husband, David. She is the author of Refresh: Embracing a Grace-Paced Life in a World of Endless Demands.

Janet Mylin

Janet Mylin

Janet Mylin is always talking to God about her desire for the body of Christ to walk in the freedom and power He offers. She doesn't pretend to have all the answers when it comes to victory over anxiety, but she is always willing to share her own journey and what helped her through seasons of crippling fear and worry. Janet is a lead teacher for True Girl, Dannah Gresh's ministry to tween girls and their moms. She recently published Arrows Make Terrible Crowns and she co-authored The One Year Mother-Daughter Devo and Just Call Me Kate, a fiction book for tween girls.