Episodes: Surrender

Surrender

  • A 'Sophron' State of Mind
    January 18, 2018 Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together

    Mary Kassian says true change begins when you surrender your mind—your thinking—to the Lord. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Titus 2:1-5
  • Becoming a More Effective Servant, Day 2
    April 21, 2016 Becoming a More Effective Servant

    Wisdom comes with age, right? Nancy says that's sometimes true, but you don’t have to get older to gain wisdom—you can actively pursue it. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Acts 6:1-7
  • Becoming a More Effective Servant, Day 3
    April 22, 2016 Becoming a More Effective Servant

    It seems like everyone is interested in power, from kids playing superheroes to business people trying to climb a corporate ladder. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Acts 6:1-7
  • Consider Him
    September 4, 2012 Consider Jesus: The Surrendered Servant and Savior

    When Jesus was a boy, his attitude of submission to his earthly parents reflected obedience to His Heavenly Father, even when it led to the cross. Read or Listen →

  • Elisabeth Elliot Memorial Service
    September 11, 2015 Elisabeth Elliot Memorial Service

    It’s a powerful thing when you know biblical truth and share it with others. But it’s even more powerful when you live out that truth through a life message. Read or Listen →

  • An Unconditional "Yes" to God
    January 3, 2006 Enduring Life's Most Difficult Moments

    Saying yes can be easy, or it can be very costly, depending what the question is. Read or Listen →

  • A Story That Demands a Response
    June 27, 2008 Esther: God's Woman at God's Time

    Join in as a group of radio listeners respond to the story of Esther. Read or Listen →

  • Faith Frontiers, Day 1
    May 15, 2017 Faith Frontiers with Dan and Melissa Jarvis

    The Apollo astronauts had to stretch their imaginations and go where no one had gone before. Sometimes following the Lord in faith is like that. Read or Listen →

  • Faith Frontiers, Day 2
    May 16, 2017 Faith Frontiers with Dan and Melissa Jarvis

    Is God calling you to take some new step of faith? Do you feel like you lack the resources to move forward? Find the resources you need when God is calling you Read or Listen →

  • Faith Frontiers, Day 3
    May 17, 2017 Faith Frontiers with Dan and Melissa Jarvis

    Melissa Jarvis has a house full of kids with special needs. She says she not only leans on the Lord day by day; she has to lean on Him moment by moment Read or Listen →

  • Faith Frontiers, Day 4
    May 18, 2017 Faith Frontiers with Dan and Melissa Jarvis

    The Jarvis' say they never could have served their many foster children without the support of other families coming alongside. Read or Listen →

  • Faith Frontiers, Day 5
    May 19, 2017 Faith Frontiers with Dan and Melissa Jarvis

    Is God calling you to a new faith frontier? Something in your heart that only He can do? Hear how God provided when Nancy stepped out into new frontiers. Read or Listen →

  • It's Not Your Life
    May 13, 2013 Fifty Years of Walking with God

    Do you ever feel inadequate to do what God’s called you to do? Nancy knows what that feels like. Read or Listen →

  • A Forgiven Criminal Surrenders
    October 2, 2013 Finding True Freedom, with Craig and Terri Owen

    When Craig Owen cleared his conscience, it led to a big choice. If he went home to Canada, he wasn’t sure when he’d see his family again. Read or Listen →

  • An Invitation to Surrender
    October 1, 2013 Finding True Freedom, with Craig and Terri Owen

    Craig Owen came to church looking for an excuse to leave. Looking like a long-haired biker expecting to be judged, the greeter’s response surprised him. Read or Listen →

  • How Free Do You Want to Be?
    October 3, 2013 Finding True Freedom, with Craig and Terri Owen

    When Craig Owen appeared before a Canadian criminal court, the judge and prosecutor were surprised how quickly Craig admitted he was guilty on all charges. Read or Listen →

  • On the Run
    September 30, 2013 Finding True Freedom, with Craig and Terri Owen

    Terri Owen found herself stranded in a park while her husband, wanted for crimes in Canada and the U.S. checked himself into the hospital for a gunshot wound. Read or Listen →

  • The Final Surrender
    October 4, 2013 Finding True Freedom, with Craig and Terri Owen

    After Craig Owen came to know Christ, he surrendered himself to authorities in Canada for past crimes. Later, he surrenders bad news from a doctor. Read or Listen →

  • Who Directs Your Love Story?
    August 20, 2010 Girls Gone Wise, with Mary Kassian

    Who directs your love story? Are you trying to manipulate people and situations? Or are you trusting your relationships to the only One you can really trust? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Proverbs 7
  • Stepping Off the Treadmill
    January 24, 2014 Grace Over Tragedy: Mayra's Story

    Mayra took over after her husband got in trouble with debt and business losses. But after the Lord led her to a place of surrender, she needed to change. Read or Listen →

  • Faith and Surrender
    January 14, 2008 Hannah's Prayer and God's Power

    Does the word peaceful describe you? It can, even though things are hectic all around you. Nancy shares the secret to having peace. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 1
  • No Formulas
    January 9, 2008 Hannah's Prayer and God's Power

    Do you ever wonder what God’s plan is? Why do the faithful suffer while the ungodly prosper? Nancy offers some ideas about this difficult situation. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 1
  • How to Choose Quiet in a Storm
    June 23, 2015 How To Have a Quiet Heart (Psalm 131)

    It's not wrong to ask why. But are you asking with turmoil that says, “God, if You don't explain it, I won't love You; I won't trust You; I won't obey You”? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 131
  • How to Choose Quiet in a Storm
    May 31, 2011 How To Have a Quiet Heart (Psalm 131)

    It's not wrong to ask why. But are you asking with turmoil that says, “God, if You don't explain it, I won't love You; I won't trust You; I won't obey You”? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 131
  • Is Your Heart at Peace?
    June 22, 2015 How To Have a Quiet Heart (Psalm 131)

    Think of all the things that fill our world with sound. I think you’ll find the next Revive Our Hearts to be more than just another instance of noise. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Job 131
  • Peace About the Future
    June 1, 2011 How To Have a Quiet Heart (Psalm 131)

    "What if . . ." We spend so much time worrying about the future instead of trusting the only Person who knows the future. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 131
  • Prepared for a Crisis
    June 26, 2015 How To Have a Quiet Heart (Psalm 131)

    When you spend time with God in prayer and His Word, it’s kind of like storing up reserves of supplies to use in a crisis. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 131
  • Prepared for a Crisis
    June 3, 2011 How To Have a Quiet Heart (Psalm 131)

    When you spend time with God in prayer and His Word, it’s kind of like storing up reserves of supplies to use in a crisis. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 131
  • The Heart of Humility and Simplicity
    May 30, 2011 How To Have a Quiet Heart (Psalm 131)

    Calm. Peaceful. Do these words describe your heart? They can as Nancy describes in a series we’ll begin today. It’s called, How to Have a Quiet Heart. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 131
  • Why Are You So Afraid?
    June 2, 2011 How To Have a Quiet Heart (Psalm 131)

    Nancy Leigh DeMoss asks which is bigger: your storm or your God? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 107:25
  • How to be Great, Day 1
    May 30, 2017 How to Be Great

    It seems like everyone is concerned about their status, popularity, and influence. Jesus turned the world’s idea of greatness upside down. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Mark 9:31-37
  • How to be Great, Day 2
    May 31, 2017 How to Be Great

    It seems like everyone wants to measure their influence today, but Jesus invites you to embrace a different kind of influence. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Mark 10:32-45
  • How to be Great, Day 4
    June 2, 2017 How to Be Great

    Every time you serve others, it’s an opportunity for temptation. Are you serving so you’ll get recognition or thanks? Learn how to serve with a pure heart. Read or Listen →

  • Leaving Self Behind, Part 5
    July 5, 2002 Leaving Self Behind (Elisabeth Elliot)

    Today's Revive Our Hearts features a question and answer session with Elisabeth Elliott. Read or Listen →

  • As for Me and My House
    November 10, 2014 Lessons from the Life of Joshua (Part 12): Leaving a Legacy

    A lot of people have sung the words to a popular gospel song: "I have decided to follow Jesus, no turning back. No turning back." Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Joshua 24
  • Making the Most of What You Have
    November 4, 2014 Lessons from the Life of Joshua (Part 12): Leaving a Legacy

    Many people have watched their financial portfolio take a dive over the last year. In the grand sweep of history, this isn’t necessarily new. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Joshua 17
  • Overflowing Abundance
    November 3, 2014 Lessons from the Life of Joshua (Part 12): Leaving a Legacy

    When there’s so much bad news in the air, it’s pretty radical to face the future with joy. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Joshua 15
  • The Faith to Take a Step
    August 20, 2014 Lessons from the Life of Joshua (Part 3): Trusting God for the Promised Land

    There are plenty of things all around you that inspire fear. You can dwell on those fears today, or you can cultivate faith. Nancy shares how. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Numbers 13:1-14:45
  • Follow Me
    September 8, 2014 Lessons from the Life of Joshua (Part 4): Following God's Lead to Lead

    The most effective leaders are also the most effective followers. Find out why, when Nancy continues to teach from the life of Joshua. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Numbers 14
  • Follow Me
    March 19, 2009 Lessons from the Life of Joshua (Part 4): Following God's Lead to Lead

    The most effective leaders are also the most effective followers. Find out why, when Nancy continues to teach from the life of Joshua. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Numbers 14
  • A Humble Response
    October 1, 2014 Lessons from the Life of Joshua (Part 9): Defeating Your Jericho

    When you’re facing an unusually busy day, are you ever tempted to skip prayer and the Bible and jump straight to tasks? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Joshua 5
  • Facing Your Obstacle
    October 2, 2014 Lessons from the Life of Joshua (Part 9): Defeating Your Jericho

    All of us have goals for the future. And all of us face obstacles that threaten those goals. Learn how to approach obstacles with God’s power. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Joshua 6
  • Lies Women Believe About Themselves, Part 6
    February 4, 2002 Lies Women Believe About Themselves

    Do you want to be unhappy? Nancy Leigh DeMoss discusses a lie that can cause us a great deal of unhappiness. Read or Listen →

  • A Life of Belief
    December 23, 2014 Mary of Nazareth

    Christmas is all about surrender. It's about the surrender of the Son to obey the perfect will of the Father and enter human history. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Luke 2:35-45
  • Being a "Missinary"
    September 2, 2008 ROH Turns 7 & Nancy Turns 50

    Fifty years old. Does that milestone sound exciting or depressing to you? Hear from a woman about to encounter "the big 5–0." Read or Listen →

  • Under New Ownership
    July 16, 2007 Ruth: The Transforming Power of Redeeming Love

    If a store or restaurant is run down, there’s hope when a sign appears saying, "Under New Ownership." The same is true in your life. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Ruth 4
  • The Beauty of Surrender
    November 22, 2007 Seeking Him (week 11)—The Spirit-Filled Life: God's Power in You

    "Do not resist the Holy Spirit." That’s an important biblical command. But what does it mean to resist the Holy Spirit? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Ephesians 5:18
  • Assurance in Obedience
    October 23, 2007 Seeking Him (week 7)—Obedience: The Acid Test of Love

    Sometimes you think your child might have broken a rule, but you're not quite sure. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Matthew 8:5-10
  • Obedience in Action
    October 25, 2007 Seeking Him (week 7)—Obedience: The Acid Test of Love

    If you ask your child to start cleaning up and he just stands there, there’s a word for it: disobedience. Read or Listen →

  • Praying for Obedience
    October 26, 2007 Seeking Him (week 7)—Obedience: The Acid Test of Love

    How do you know that you really love Jesus? Read or Listen →

  • Honesty
    October 2, 2019 Seeking Him: Experiencing the Joy of Personal Revival

    How are you? Fine. How many times have you heard that exchange? Can everybody really be fine all the time? If we get honest, how many would say we’re not fine? Read or Listen →

  • Assurance in Obedience
    September 24, 2013 Seeking Him: Obedience

    Sometimes you think your child might have broken a rule, but you're not quite sure. Read or Listen →

  • Obedience in Action
    September 25, 2013 Seeking Him: Obedience

    If you ask your child to start cleaning up and he just stands there, there’s a word for it: disobedience. Read or Listen →

  • Praying for Obedience
    September 26, 2013 Seeking Him: Obedience

    How do you know that you really love Jesus? Read or Listen →

  • A Throne or a Cross
    August 11, 2004 Surrender: Facing Our Fears

    Do you find it difficult to keep trusting God during times of loss and disappointment? Nancy encourages us to relinquish control and surrender. Read or Listen →

  • God's Promises
    August 5, 2004 Surrender: Facing Our Fears

    Nancy talks about one our greatest fears today: fear that if we let go--if we relinquish control--that everything is going to fall apart. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Luke 12:22-32
  • Raising an Altar
    August 4, 2004 Surrender: Facing Our Fears

    Nancy tells us today that altars speak of sacrifice, of devotion, of surrender, of being consumed. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Hebrews 11:13-14
  • Safety
    August 9, 2004 Surrender: Facing Our Fears

    Can we trust God for our safety, for the safety of our loved ones? Read or Listen →

  • Signing the Contract
    August 12, 2004 Surrender: Facing Our Fears

    Nancy speaks with guests, Bill and Vonette Bright about surrender. Listen to the words of a couple who have lived as "slaves for Christ." Read or Listen →

  • The Arms of Providence
    August 3, 2004 Surrender: Facing Our Fears

    Follow the faith example of Abraham and Sarah as they surrender their lives to God. Read or Listen →

  • The Four Fears
    August 2, 2004 Surrender: Facing Our Fears

    When you consider surrendering everything to God, are you filled with fear? Read or Listen →

  • The Results of Surrender
    August 13, 2004 Surrender: Facing Our Fears

    Join us as Nancy speaks again to Dr. Bill and Vonette Bright about living life surrendered to Christ. Hear about the adventure and blessing. Read or Listen →

  • True Happiness
    August 6, 2004 Surrender: Facing Our Fears

    Where do you find your greatest pleasure? Nancy talks about living a life of blessing, a life of joy even in moments of sorrow. Read or Listen →

  • Trust or Tyranny?
    August 10, 2004 Surrender: Facing Our Fears

    Nancy tells us that we have the option to trust God or not but refusing to relinquish control has some frightening consequences. Read or Listen →

  • Fully Surrendered
    July 15, 2015 Surrender: The Heart God Controls

    When we become Christians, God calls us to offer everything we have and all we are to Him. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Leviticus 1:1-9
  • Is Your Surrender Complete?
    July 13, 2015 Surrender: The Heart God Controls

    We can sometimes wonder whether what we do for a living is what we are meant to do. Regardless, there is one thing we are all called to be. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Exodus 21:1-6
  • Reasonable Service
    July 17, 2015 Surrender: The Heart God Controls

    It can seem frightening to surrender everything to the Lord. What if He wants you to do something you don’t want to do? Nancy knows what that’s like. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Romans 12:1
  • The Cost of Surrender
    July 14, 2015 Surrender: The Heart God Controls

    How can we just surrender our wishes to His will? It’s because of love. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Exodus 21:1-6
  • Twenty-Five Cents at a Time
    July 16, 2015 Surrender: The Heart God Controls

    Surrender needs to be lived out in the nitty-gritty of life. That's not so easy . . . but a surrendered life is joyful. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Luke 14:25-31
  • Meekness in Relationships
    June 27, 2013 The Beauty of Meekness

    Do you long for peace and rest? These are rare qualities. Nancy says when you learn meekness, peace and rest come along as well. Read or Listen →

  • A Surrendered Mom
    November 25, 2004 The Joy of a Surrendered Life

    We've been talking with a guest, Shannon, about surrender this week on Revive Our Hearts. Read or Listen →

  • One Surrendered Life
    November 22, 2004 The Joy of a Surrendered Life

    This week on Revive Our Hearts we get an update from the first guest to ever appear on Revive Our Hearts. Read or Listen →

  • Two Submitted Lives
    November 24, 2004 The Joy of a Surrendered Life

    How can you know if it is God's will that you marry the person you love? Read or Listen →

  • Two Surrendered Lives
    November 23, 2004 The Joy of a Surrendered Life

    Hear a beautiful love story and see the hand of God working in the lives of two devoted missionaries. Read or Listen →

  • The Lord's Prayer, Day 34
    September 19, 2016 The Lord's Prayer

    In control. Does that describe you? Nancy explains the dangers of trying to be in control when that’s really someone else’s job. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Matthew 6:5-15
  • Thy Will
    October 15, 2012 The Lord's Prayer, Part 2

    When you start the Lord’s Prayer by saying, "Our Father," it sets the stage for one of the most difficult phrases to pray: "Your will be done." Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Matthew 6:5-15
  • Thine Is the Kingdom
    November 22, 2012 The Lord's Prayer, Part 3

    In control. Does that describe you? Nancy explains the dangers of trying to be in control when that’s really someone else’s job. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Matthew 6:5-15
  • The Power of a Consecrated Life, Part 1
    November 28, 2001 The Power of a Consecrated Life, with Shannon Etter

    Nancy Leigh DeMoss speaks with a special guest, Shannon, who has been called to the Mission Field. Read or Listen →

  • The Power of a Consecrated Life, Part 2
    November 29, 2001 The Power of a Consecrated Life, with Shannon Etter

    Nancy Leigh DeMoss continues to speak with special guest, Shannon. Read or Listen →

  • The Power of a Consecrated Life, Part 3
    November 30, 2001 The Power of a Consecrated Life, with Shannon Etter

    Nancy Leigh DeMoss concludes her talk with Shannon. Read or Listen →

  • Will You Lay Down Your Rights?
    May 25, 2018 The True Woman Manifesto: Affirmations, Part 3

    "You deserve a break today." That’s been a memorable advertising slogan. But it doesn’t work as a philosophy of life. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Philippians 2:3-9
  • The Battle for Control
    June 13, 2018 The True Woman Manifesto: Declarations, Part 1

    Plenty of people claim to be "Christians" without giving God control of their lives. On today's program Nancy will challenge that kind of thinking. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Exodus 21:2-6
  • An Invitation to Die
    May 20, 2014 Walk with Me, with Damaris Carbaugh

    A lot of people have heard Damaris Carbaugh sing jingles for clients like Coca-Cola, Double Mint Gum and Kentucky Fried Chicken. But her life was empty. Read or Listen →

  • Revival and Surrender
    September 24, 2010 We Need Revival! (with Dr. Henry Blackaby)

    Henry Blackaby says, "The moment God encounters you, it’s time to say either yes or no. It’s a moment of judgment." Read or Listen →

  • His Earthly Sanctuary
    June 11, 2010 Women in the Shadow of the Almighty (Elisabeth Elliot)

    Elisabeth Elliot says every woman can have a mother's heart. It doesn't matter if she’s married or single. It doesn't matter whether she has children or not. Read or Listen →