Tag Archives: depression

Perspective; June 29, 2021


Psalm 102:12-13 But you, O Lord, sit enthroned forever; your renown endures through all generations. You will arise and have compassion on Zion, for it is time to show favor to her; the appointed time has come. This Psalm is … Continue reading

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Depression; June 19, 2021


Psalm 42:1-2 As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God? I personally think these two … Continue reading

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Human Weakness; May 21, 2021


1 Kings 19:3 Elijah was afraid and ran for his life. In a number of ways this part of Elijah’s story is as important as the triumph on Mt. Carmel. One of the marvels of the Bible is that it … Continue reading

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Loneliness; September 24, 2020


Psalm 25:16 Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted. It is very interesting to have this right after the magnificent statements of faith in the first 15 verses. This demonstrates both that David … Continue reading

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Panic and Depression; August 19, 2019


Psalm 77:12 I will meditate on all your works and consider all your mighty deeds. We don’t know what situation the Psalmist was encountering, but the first nine verses indicate it was severe enough to get him pretty depressed. His … Continue reading

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Hope; August 4, 2019


Psalm 42:11 Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. This refrain, repeated from verse 5 and repeated again in … Continue reading

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Letting God be God; April 17, 2019


1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. After a full chapter … Continue reading

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Thought Life; September 17, 2018


Romans 13:14 Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the sinful nature. I don’t know the turn of phrase in the Greek, but the Japanese says, “Don’t use … Continue reading

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Praise and Worship; October 28, 2017


Psalm 57:7 My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast; I will sing and make music. I think this is a pretty clear example of what the Word/Faith people would call a positive confession. To this point David … Continue reading

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Growing Faith; October 15, 2017


Psalm 30:4-5 Sing to the Lord, you saints of his; praise his holy name. For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning. The … Continue reading

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