Episodes: Walking Through Life's Deserts

Walking Through Life's Deserts

Walking Through Life's Deserts

Nancy looks at the desert as a picture of certain seasons in our lives. Through this study of two different desert experiences recorded in Scripture, we'll learn what God has to say about how we get into the desert, why He allows these experiences, and how we can learn and grow through these trying, difficult times.

  • Valley Reality
    September 13, 2011 Walking Through Life's Deserts

    Regardless of how this person appears, everyone spends time in life’s valleys. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Mark 1:9-12
  • Surprised in the Desert
    September 14, 2011 Walking Through Life's Deserts

    When you feel especially close to God--like He’s using you in powerful ways--expect to go through some times that are less emotional and less fulfilling. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Mark 1:9-12
  • Handling Hardships
    September 15, 2011 Walking Through Life's Deserts

    When you’re in a season of God doing great things through you, be careful. The time right afterward might bring a lot of temptation. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Mark 1:9-12
  • "I Can't Do This!"
    September 16, 2011 Walking Through Life's Deserts

    If you had to leave a nice house to live somewhere full of mud and rats, how would you respond? A woman who experienced just this had a surprising discovery. Read or Listen →

  • Discipline in the Desert
    September 19, 2011 Walking Through Life's Deserts

    When parents discipline their children, it demonstrates their love for them. Today, find out why God sometimes disciplines His children. Read or Listen →

  • Tested in the Desert
    September 20, 2011 Walking Through Life's Deserts

    How did you feel in school when your teacher announced a pop quiz? Tests and quizzes don’t end when you leave school. In fact, you might be in one now. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Exodus 15:22-25
  • Equipped in the Desert
    September 21, 2011 Walking Through Life's Deserts

    When trouble comes into your life, maybe you just see--trouble. But God sees an opportunity to teach you something new. Get some hope for facing problems. Read or Listen →

  • Demands in the Desert
    September 22, 2011 Walking Through Life's Deserts

    There’s a big difference between asking God for what you need and demanding what you want. Today, Nancy teaches you to recognize the difference. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 78:18-32
  • Surviving the Desert
    September 23, 2011 Walking Through Life's Deserts

    Could you survive in the desert? You could, if someone taught you how and helped you prepare. The same is true for spiritual deserts. Read or Listen →