Confess and meditate on them to win the fight against depression. Pamela Rose has written 407 articles on What Christians Want To Know! My only hope is in you. I choose to remove the heavy burden by surrendeingr all to Him. At 52 I am struggling for purpose and direction. ~1 Peter 5:7 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. I am scared that someday I will think it is too much suffering that I will just take my own life. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Also a great bible study by Beth Moore is to live is Christ, also breaking free and many more. My depression helped set the foundation on which God built my faith, and so I have learned to thank God for the hard times, because they bring me closer to Him. God pulled off a deal for me that defies all logic!!! O Lord, you have searched me and known me! Psalm 62:5 — Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from him. Copy it in your journal. I love teaching the bible, especially prophecy. Often, I feel discouraged about something small or inconsequential.
Cast all your cares on Him, for He cares for you. We must maintain strong faith in God and hold even more tightly to Him when we undergo trials and temptations. I am truly blessed and am constantly praising God for the many positive happenings in my life. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father's hand. The King James Version of Psalm 27 remains an enormous inspiration to me. I pray You would comfort her, love her and lead her to find the help she needs in the days and weeks ahead.
Proverbs 12:25 Holman Christian Standard Bible These scriptures on depression will give you hope and will build your faith. He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure. You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. If someone had a broken bone, you would not tell them to just draw close to God and His Word and not take him to the doctors to get a cast! In fact, mental illness is everywhere in the Bible.
Why so disturbed within me? Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? I was laid off from my previous job 2. There I felt like a person floating in a huge ocean on a piece of wood but God is so faithful and true to His word and at the last minute He snatched my from destruction. I feel that I cannot thank you enough for sharing these scriptures. You are His masterpiece; and you are like no other. I will put my hope in God! If He does it for me, then He will do it for you! As I am typing this, my eyes are just drying up from a little despair I was feeling. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version.
I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. You are complete in Christ and you lack nothing! There is something about the acting of writing the words in our own handwriting that is powerful. James 4:8 Come near to God and he will come near to you. Not everyone is a Metropolitan Opera House singer but you can still sing in local church choirs; not everyone is a Picasso but you can still draw for your own pleasure; you get the idea. I got no support from my family. After a while I began to believe the lies. Hide not your face from me, lest I be like those who go down to the pit.
The deef hear and the lame walk in the name of Jesus. Remember, there is a real Person God behind each and every one of these promises. Surely our griefs He Himself bore, and our sorrows He carried; yet we ourselves esteemed Him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. I often get burdened by things, especially in the area of work. So, to help you on your journey, we have created a 5-Part Video Home Tour that shows you exactly how we have detoxed our home and life! Final Thoughts About Fighting Depression The last verse is the verse that I have based my life upon every since I went through that terrible season of depression. Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice.
In you, O Lord, do I take refuge; let me never be put to shame; in your righteousness deliver me! Put your hope in God. It is imperative that you phone a suicide prevention line in your city. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's. It has become difficult to see myself as anything more than average joe and not getting any better or really being able to reach little more than a taste of things careers and goals that have made me feel like I am doing what God has given me such a passion to do. Thank you Christina I am going through some deep depression. This Bible verse is also good for times of real discouragement and despair.