Resources by Topic: Salvation & My New Identity

Relationships in Jesus’ Name

Relationships in Jesus’ Name

How does knowing Jesus change the way you parent? Pastor Scott Patty will show you how your relationship with the Lord affects all your other relationships. Read or Listen →

The Power of a True Story

The Power of a True Story

Across the Middle East and Asia, there are places where Bible teaching isn’t welcome. But these are also places with a great appreciation for well-told stories. Read or Listen →

A Christmas Psalm

A Christmas Psalm

What’s your favorite Christmas song? Nancy will tell you about one of the first Christmas songs, written while Jesus was still a baby. Read or Listen →

No White Garments

No White Garments

Jesus had a special message to church members who were blind, naked, and poor. He told them to buy some items from Him. Read or Listen →

The God of Jacob

The God of Jacob

After she came to know Christ, Carrie Gaul spent a lot of years feeling like she couldn’t measure up. Hear how she finally was freed from that condemnation. Read or Listen →

Hope for a Dead Church

Hope for a Dead Church

If you have been faithfully serving God in a struggling church, don’t be discouraged. Nancy provides hope for you and your church. Read or Listen →

Come Away and Rest, Day 1

Come Away and Rest, Day 1

If Jesus asked you to come away and rest, would you accept the invitation? Or would the busyness of life threaten to keep you from intimacy with Him? Read or Listen →

From Good to Grace, Day 2

From Good to Grace, Day 2

You grow up all your life hearing, “Be good.” But true freedom from guilt comes when you realize you can’t be good. You need God’s grace. Read or Listen →

The Lord's Prayer, Day 26

The Lord's Prayer, Day 26

Condemnation will make you feel separated from God. So what do you do when you sin over and over and feel far away from the One you love? Read or Listen →

Daddy's Little Girl, Day 2

Daddy's Little Girl, Day 2

When women are let down by their earthly dads, it’s tempting for them to believe some lies. Blair Linne replaces lies with truth and provides a lot of hope. Read or Listen →

Where the River Flows, Day 2

Where the River Flows, Day 2

Do you remember the story of Sodom? Nancy says that geographical area is still barren and lifeless to this day. But one day, it’s going to thrive and grow. Read or Listen →

The Power of the Spoken Word

The Power of the Spoken Word

The poetry of Blair Linne will help you hear the old, old story of the gospel with fresh ears. Hear how she’s conveying biblical truth with spoken word poetry. Read or Listen →

Zechariah’s Hymn, Day 5

Zechariah’s Hymn, Day 5

We use the term “saved” so much that it’s become cliché. If someone were about to drown, the idea of being saved would take on a whole new meaning. Read or Listen →

Unexpected Grace, Day 2

Unexpected Grace, Day 2

Nancy got married on Saturday. She’s had to wrestle through many questions about God’s calling on her life leading up to this life-long commitment. Read or Listen →

Unexpected Grace, Day 1

Unexpected Grace, Day 1

As Nancy reflects on her wedding day this past weekend, she looks back and describes the early decades of her ministry as a single woman. Read or Listen →

Loving a Prodigal

Loving a Prodigal

Angela Yuan boarded a train, ready to say goodbye to her estranged son and then take her own life. She ended that train ride with a new passion for life. Read or Listen →

Do You Truly Know Jesus?

Do You Truly Know Jesus?

There’s a big difference between knowing about Jesus and actually knowing Him personally. Janet Parshall explores the difference in the life of a woman. Read or Listen →

Genuine Change

Genuine Change

Is real change is possible? Janet Parshall tells about a woman needing real change—she was possessed by demons! Hear what happened when she encountered Jesus. Read or Listen →

Have You Entered the Ark?

Have You Entered the Ark?

Doubt can be pretty convenient. If someone wants to live for himself and disobey God, he’ll probably ignore the evidence that points to God's salvation. Read or Listen →

Faithful Under Pressure

Faithful Under Pressure

Have you ever worked on a project that seemed to go on forever? It’s so hard to keep working when it seems like there’s no end in sight. Read or Listen →

God's Patience

God's Patience

Do you ever get impatient with your kids? Just think of how patient God must be. He’s in charge of everybody on the whole planet. Read or Listen →

A Better World?

A Better World?

We are living in a time of incredible advances in technology. But does that really make a better world? An ancient story will give us perspective. Read or Listen →

Are There Giants in Your Land?

Are There Giants in Your Land?

Terrorists. Crooked executives. Dictators. Sometimes it seems like the world is overwhelmed by evil men. But these are just men. They have no power against God. Read or Listen →

A Glimmer of Hope

A Glimmer of Hope

Maybe you've been hearing the story of Noah and the ark all your life. Get a fresh perspective—one that points you to the cross. Read or Listen →

The Word of Triumph

The Word of Triumph

What was the single greatest word ever uttered in the history of mankind? Nancy says that word was proclaimed by Jesus on the cross. Read or Listen →

The Word of Dereliction

The Word of Dereliction

Thousands of people were crucified each year in Rome during the time of Jesus, so the physical suffering He went through wasn’t unheard of. Read or Listen →

The Word of Assurance

The Word of Assurance

Do you ever struggle with doubts over where you’ll be when you die? Nancy offers encouragement to anyone who needs that assurance. Read or Listen →

The Word of Forgiveness

The Word of Forgiveness

Historians tell us that Roman crucifixion was so painful that those being executed would often curse and scream. In light of this Jesus' words have more impact. Read or Listen →

The Atoning Work of Christ

The Atoning Work of Christ

Do you ever feel lost in the attempt to be good? That you’re supposed to work harder but are getting tired out? Nancy will share the solution today. Read or Listen →

The Trial of Christ

The Trial of Christ

What was the greatest miscarriage of justice in the history of the world? You’ve probably read about the incident. Read or Listen →

But Now I See

But Now I See

Brooke Boyer wanted nothing to do with God. She was angry and jaded after being abused. She wasn’t excited to be dragged to a women’s conference, until . . . Read or Listen →

Channels of Blessing

Channels of Blessing

When you experience grace, the result is gratitude. When your heart is full of gratitude, the result will be generosity. Read or Listen →

Two Mountains

Two Mountains

As you prepare for the weekend and try to catch up on anything you didn’t get done this week, have you given any thought to God’s role in your life? Read or Listen →

A Faith Choice

A Faith Choice

Vicki Rose was challenged by a big question. Could she love and pray for her estranged husband, even though he was on drugs and living an immoral lifestyle? Read or Listen →

Finding True Rest

Finding True Rest

In a busy world, rest is a valued commodity. Vacation planners and drug companies promise to give you rest, but is it really something you can buy? Read or Listen →

A Yearning for Approval

A Yearning for Approval

Deep in your heart, do you ever find yourself asking questions like this: Am I good enough? Do I have what it takes? What do people think of me? Read or Listen →

What Grace Is Mine

What Grace Is Mine

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 →

Stepping Off the Treadmill

Stepping Off the Treadmill

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 →

A Picture-Perfect Lie

A Picture-Perfect Lie

Mayra Beltran de Ortiz felt like her life was picture-perfect. The image was shattered one day when she found her husband unconscious. Read or Listen →

There Is a Fountain

There Is a Fountain

William Cowper was prone to bouts of severe depression and even tried to take his life. Yet the Lord used him to write a hymn we still sing today. Read or Listen →

Freedom from Sins of Your Past

Freedom from Sins of Your Past

Kay Arthur is a respected author and teacher. But she looks back on her early life and says she could be described as a harlot. Find out how she found freedom. Read or Listen →

When You are Battered by Fear

When You are Battered by Fear

This year our world has been shaken by floods, tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes. and a tsunami. Nancy opens Psalm 46 for a life shaken by storms of life. Read or Listen →

Give Them Grace

Give Them Grace

You can raise obedient, compliant, good kids who don’t understand the gospel. This would be a tragedy. Read or Listen →

What God Has Done for You

What God Has Done for You

Elyse Fitzpatrick says too many people are gritting their teeth and trying to obey the commands of the Bible before realizing who they are in Christ. Read or Listen →

Debt Free

Debt Free

Debt is serious. When you can’t pay it back, drastic measures can be taken, such as a home foreclosure. Read or Listen →

Come See a Man

Come See a Man

You can’t worship with a mask on. Learn to worship, not just with your mouth, but in spirit and in truth. Read or Listen →

Taking Off the Mask

Taking Off the Mask

Is there an area of life you don't want anyone to know about? Jesus offers you freedom when you give Him those areas and get real with other people. Read or Listen →

It Is Finished

It Is Finished

When you’re dealing with sickness or loss, it can feel like wasted time. But the suffering of Jesus wasn’t wasted at all. Read or Listen →

I Am a Worm

I Am a Worm

I am a worm and not a man. It sounds like a simple statement of humility, but Nancy points out this statement from the Psalms means so much more. Read or Listen →

The Gospel Is a Love Story

The Gospel Is a Love Story

Men can’t offer an accurate picture of God on their own. Women can’t either. Discover why it takes both male and female to provide a full picture of God. Read or Listen →

Grace for Today

Grace for Today

Does the sin of your past have to keep you from moving forward in your relationship with God? Hear from women who have found freedom. Read or Listen →

An Unconventional Battle Plan

An Unconventional Battle Plan

Imagine living in a city that’s under attack, not just from an opposing army, but from God Himself. The biblical character Rahab faced that exact thing. Read or Listen →

Entirely Forgiven

Entirely Forgiven

Is your sin too great for God to forgive? If you can’t get rid of the suspicion that it is, find freedom. Read or Listen →

The Scarlet Thread

The Scarlet Thread

Rahab was told to hang a scarlet cord out her window. That seems like an insignificant gesture, yet it saved her life. Read or Listen →

God Is at Work

God Is at Work

Some heroes of the Bible found themselves in an unlikely place—the house of a prostitute. Hear how God works in unpredictable places. Read or Listen →

Written into God’s Script

Written into God’s Script

When God told His people to destroy the city of Jericho, why did He choose to have mercy on one woman? Hear about Rahab’s redemption and God’s power. Read or Listen →

The Gospel in Psalm 119

The Gospel in Psalm 119

Leslie Basham: Nancy Leigh DeMoss says, “Religion is about humans trying to find their way back to God, but the gospel is about something else.” Nancy Leigh DeMoss: We can’t find our way back. God must seek us. God must restore us. And the good news of the gospel is that He has come to seek and to save the ...
The Tent Peg

The Tent Peg

In the middle of what you might think are everyday boring tasks, God may have a special appointment for you. Are you ready? Read or Listen →

Faithful Under Pressure

Faithful Under Pressure

Have you ever worked on a project that seemed to go on forever? It’s so hard to keep working when it seems like there’s no end in sight. Read or Listen →

The Word of Triumph

The Word of Triumph

What was the single greatest word ever uttered in the history of mankind? Nancy says that word was proclaimed by Jesus on the cross. Read or Listen →

Fear and Trembling

Fear and Trembling

Many worship songs ask God to send His glory, yet the Bible is full of stories about people who fell down terrified when they encountered God. Read or Listen →

Wrath and Mercy

Wrath and Mercy

You’ve heard the claim that the God of the Old Testament is different from the God of the New Testament. Nancy helps you see that it's the same God. Read or Listen →

By Faith

By Faith

What is faith? The word is used to describe a denomination, a relationship with God, or even a name for a child. Today, Nancy explains what true faith is. Read or Listen →

A Faith that Saves

A Faith that Saves

"We all have faith in something, but not all faiths save." That statement was made by a woman dying of cancer. She’ll challenge you to evaluate your faith. Read or Listen →

Time Is Terribly Short

Time Is Terribly Short

In the final months of her life, Rachael Barkey delivered a very emotional message to a crowd that had come to listen to her. Hear her story today. Read or Listen →

Embracing Your Brokenness

Embracing Your Brokenness

In the story of the Good Samaritan, who do you identify with the most? The priest? The Samaritan? Or is it the man beaten by the side of the road? Read or Listen →

Lessons Learned in the Dark

Lessons Learned in the Dark

When Jennifer Rothschild was a teenager, she visited the doctor and heard a word she didn’t expect--blindness. Find out how that word affected her life. Read or Listen →

Perspective for a New Year

Perspective for a New Year

In the year ahead you need godly perspective on all that is headed your way. Get that kind of valuable perspective from a woman who faced imminent death. Read or Listen →

Abounding in Gratitude

Abounding in Gratitude

We’ve been blessed with access to more knowledge about the Bible than any culture in history, so shouldn’t we be grateful? Read or Listen →

I Checked the Box

I Checked the Box

Vicki Rose was a new believer in Christ when a church-based counselor told her, "You need to get on with your life and divorce your husband. Read or Listen →

The Transformation

The Transformation

Vicki Rose was a single working mom, exhausted and lonely. When she got an invitation to a black tie dinner, she jumped at the chance to dress up. Read or Listen →

A Testament to Mercy

A Testament to Mercy

As a new bride, Kay Arthur looked like a perfect churchgoer. But when she started struggling in marriage, her sinful inside manifested itself. Read or Listen →

A Holy Passion

A Holy Passion

Kay Arthur has taught countless people how to study their Bibles more effectively. But she didn’t begin her adult life teaching and encourag Read or Listen →

Your Inheritance

Your Inheritance

The food, the people, the presents. What’s not to like about a good party? Nancy speaks about the celebration that occurs when we come to fa Read or Listen →

Gifts That Truly Last

Gifts That Truly Last

Put on your party hat. It’s time to celebrate! Nancy reminds us of the special birthday gifts we received on the day we were born into God’s Read or Listen →

A Christmas Psalm

A Christmas Psalm

What’s your favorite Christmas song? Nancy will tell you about one of the first Christmas songs. It was written while Jesus was still a baby. Read or Listen →

Real Stories of Grace

Real Stories of Grace

Imagine suffering through your wedding day, wishing the roof of the church would cave in, because you don't love the man you’re marrying. Read or Listen →

Channels of Grace

Channels of Grace

Grace isn’t just something you receive. It’s something you’re supposed to give away once you’ve received it. Find out why. Read or Listen →

Restoration

Restoration

Imagine losing everything! That’s what one biblical character experienced when she lost her husband, sons, home, and country. Read or Listen →

A Request

A Request

Can a wife have a submissive spirit even if her husband won’t provide leadership? Read or Listen →

A Redeemer

A Redeemer

There’s nothing better than hearing a good story told by a good storyteller. Today, Nancy Leigh DeMoss welcomes actor Max McLean. Read or Listen →

Racing to the Scene

Racing to the Scene

Emergency workers are quick to spring into action, but they have to be called first! God is wiser and more powerful than any firefighter. Read or Listen →

What If?

What If?

The marriage was just plagued with alcoholism and mistrust. After years of dealing with those issues, I just wanted to be free. See how God changed them. Read or Listen →

Continuing the Journey

Continuing the Journey

Karen Watts was desperate and then the Lord came and changed her life. Hear more of her story and God's miraculous work in her life. Read or Listen →

Transformation

Transformation

Marcia Arnel believed lies about herself. Learn how she came to find the truth on today's Revive Our Hearts. Read or Listen →

One of Us Is Gonna Die

One of Us Is Gonna Die

After years of abuse, how did God bring truth to Marcia Arnel? Don't miss this part of Marcia's story on today's Revive Our Hearts. Read or Listen →

Trying to End It

Trying to End It

Today on Revive Our Hearts, we'll hear more from Marcia Arnel about her difficult childhood and learn that God was preparing to intervene. Read or Listen →

Two Mountains

Two Mountains

Learn how to discover the fullness of the New Testament with Nancy on today's Revive Our Hearts. Read or Listen →

A Love Story

A Love Story

Do you long to know God personally? On today's Revive Our Hearts, Nancy talks about the most treasured relationship we can have. Read or Listen →

An Encounter With God

An Encounter With God

Do you wonder if something you said or did for God made any difference in the life of someone else? If you have wondered that, don't miss today's program. Read or Listen →

The God Factor

Without the God Factor my schedule would overwhelm me, criticism would destroy me, and life would overtake me. I owe my life to the God Factor. …

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The Gospel and Eeyore

While I was never a big fan of that mopey donkey, Eeyore, I never imagined how the shadow of gloom in his world would one day permeate my own life. …

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The Grace Ambulance

God's grace is like an ambulance that races to the point of our need the minute a call for help is made. But if we don't call, the ambulance doesn't come. …

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The Idolatry of Numbers

I hate math, but sometimes I act as if numbers are my thing. I'm guilty of counting "likes" on my Instagram post, RSVPs to my party, and visitors to my blog. …

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Who Am I, Lord?

Through the years, I transitioned into and out of many identities: wife, daughter, mom, psychologist, author, friend, and radio personality. …

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Will You Give Me Grace?

This little girl was slumped in her chair looking hopeless and defeated. Her dark eyes met mine and she hesitantly whispered, “Will you give me grace?”  …

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You're a Power House!

It’s so easy to SAY I believe God’s Spirit lives in me, but as I examine my life, it’s obvious I don’t, because my daily living just doesn’t reflect His power. …

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Why I Write

With so many words already circling the stratosphere, I often stare down this question: "Why should I keep writing?" …

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Am I a Failure?

Are you grappling with discouraging failure? Know that you are defined not by failure, but by the victory of the cross. …

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The Tempting Apple of Ambition

We're all tempted by the desires of the flesh, the eyes, and the pride of life to find significance—but in Christ, we don't have to chase after applause. We rest in His finished work. …

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Breath and Dependence

I am physically, mentally, and spiritually dependent on the Lord God for every single thing—right down to the most basic function of being alive—the need to breathe. …

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A Thirsty Woman

Do you seek to satisfy the thirst of your heart in ways that are dishonoring to God? The Lord is seeking to fill the void of our hungry souls with Himself. …

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A Whole New You

For the first time, I understood Jesus didn't die to forgive me of my sin and leave me in it. He died to forgive and to free me from the power of sin! …

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Blanketed by Grace

A snow-blanketed junk yard or trash heap looks as beautiful as rolling hills or a forest because all you can see is the snow. The same is true in our lives. …

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Cherish Grace

It's easy to cast ourselves among the few who, like Mary Magdalene, were appalled by the cross, isn't it? But C.J. Mahaney makes a compelling case otherwise. …

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Forgiven Much

When Simon the Pharisee invited Jesus to a dinner party at his house. Jesus came, but from the moment he stepped in the door, it was obvious how “welcome” he really was . . . …

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Grace Revisited

My eyes filled with tears as I whispered, “Really, Lord? It’s grace I need? It’s grace You’re whispering to this heart overwhelmed by circumstances and sin?” …

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Illogical Easter

A magnificent exchange of the blood of the perfect On for all of my deep, dark, even secret ugly sins seems, well, illogical and unfair. Isn't more required? …

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Is Jesus Smiling at You?

Imagine if Jesus were to suddenly show up. . . . The resurrected Savior is standing in the midst of your daily reality with His eyes fixed intently on you. …

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Rain

The added rumble of thunder--without the threat of a lightning storm--only adds to the afternoon drama. …

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Safe!

In a secluded area of a hotel, I came face to face with a suspicious looking man twice my size. My instinctive radar shot off alarming distress signals. …

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Striving and Soul Rest

I see you there, crumpling up that sheet of paper, tossing it into the waste basket and wondering if anything good will come out of your life. …

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Beyond the Masquerade

The Christian life can feel like a big game . . . trying to become someone so that God will notice you. God died not only to save you from sin, but to rescue you from the meaninglessness of this world's definition of your significance. Dr. Juli Slattery will challenge you from her journey to find God's love and break ...

Dr. Juli Slattery Dr. Juli Slattery The Christian life can feel like trying to become someone so that God will notice you. God died to save you from sin and to rescue you from meaninglessness.  Continue Reading →

Vicki’s Gnawing Emptiness (Profile Video)

Growing up in New York City, Vicki had always thought that being rich, famous, and in Women's Wear Daily would bring happiness and fulfillment. But after all those things had happened, she was still empty.

Vicki Rose Vicki Rose Vicki had always thought that being rich and famous would bring happiness and fulfillment. But after all those things had happened, she was still empty.  Continue Reading →

Clara Nathalie’s Story (Profile Video)

God's Word prevailed to heal and restore the soul of a young woman whose life had undergone much destruction. (Note: This message is in Spanish and has subtitles in English.)

Revive Our Hearts Revive Our Hearts God's Word prevailed to heal and restore the soul of a young woman whose life had undergone much destruction.  Continue Reading →

Finding Christ in an Unlikely Place

Jennifer Smith shares her powerful testimony of the freedom she found when Christ awakened her to the gospel while incarcerated—when her sin collided with the cross. Jennifer then joins a panel of women who also came to know the Lord while serving sentences at McPherson’s Women Prison in Arkansas. Watch them share their radical life-change stories.

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