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Depression – Triggers and Solutions

Possible Triggers for Depression Unresolved guilt or unconfessed sin. Psalm 32:1-5 Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven,     whose sin is covered. 2 Blessed is the man against whom the Lord counts no iniquity,     and in whose spirit there is no deceit. 3 For when I kept silent, my bones wasted away     through my groaning all day long. 4 For day and night your hand was heavy upon me;     my strength was dried up[b] as by the heat of summer. Selah 5 I…

Depression in the Bible

You won’t find the word “depression” in the Bible. The Bible uses words such as downcast, sad, discouraged, downhearted, troubled, miserable, despairing and brokenhearted. All Bible quotes are from the ESV Bible, unless otherwise noted. The Bible Shows That Depression Can Strike Anyone Job Job was depressed. In Job 7:6 the bible shows Job without hope. My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle     and come to their end without hope. In verse 8 of chapter 7, Job says that…

Depression – Is it a Hopeless Disease?

Understanding Depression While there are many ideas concerning the pathology of depression, we teach that depression is a debilitating mood, feeling, or attitude of hopelessness, which becomes a person’s reason for not handling the most important issues of life. Depression is different from being for example depressed.  Being depressed is not necessarily sin anymore than feeling blue, crying easily, or being tired often.  However, depression is when one stops functioning in one or more areas of life. Depression Defined We…
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