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Suffer from Depression
Approximately 35 million Americans suffer from Depression
Depression can cause you to feel sad, hopeless, that life is not worth living. Some say depression is anger turned inward.
The Bible recognizes the heaviness of depression and uses many examples.
David wrote of his depression being caused by unconfessed sin. (Psalm 38, 51)
Jobís devastating losses led him to curse the day he was born. (Job 1-3)
Elijah was so depressed over the situation with Israelís leaders that he wanted to die. (1 Kings 19)
Every person experiences different levels of depressed feelings as we go through the ups and downs of life.
Depression can take away your desire, drive to succeed, twist values and assault oneís faith.
Depression just doesnít disappear and people don't just snap out of it!
Depressions can be caused by many of lifeís issues:
You will find..
at the foot of the Cross
Godís love and understanding reaches out to those who are hurting and discouraged
Joy will not and does not come from anyone or anything on this earth. Joy only comes from communion with God.
It is the Lordís desire to heal, restore and deliver you from the inside out. Isaiah 61:3 tells us
It is Godís desire to give you beauty for your ashes,
To give you the oil of joy for your mourning,
To place upon you the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness;
To transform your misery into the glory of the Lord.
If you are suffering from continual depression, we encourage you to seek wise counsel and take the practical steps necessary to become healthy in every area of you life. Know there is hope in Jesus Christ in all things.