Central Christian Church
September 5, 2021


September 5, 2021

 Mental Health
Tim Perkins
September 5, 2021

My is not my .

It is for that Christ has set us … (Galatians 5:1 NIV)
(Lamentations 3:17-20; 2 Corinthians 1:8; 1 Kings 19:1-4)

How Do We End Up In the Cave?

  1. imbalances. (Ecclesiastes 4:6 NIV)

Johann Hari “We should talk much less about chemical imbalances and start talking more about life imbalances!”

  1. ourselves with others. (Galatians 6:4-5)

“Comparison is the thief of joy.” ~Theodore Roosevelt

  1. and self-talk. (1 Kings 19:10; Psalm 43:5; Psalm 103:5; Philippians 4:8-9; )


 95% of your emotions are determined by the way you talk to yourself.” Brian Tracy


  1. Inability to process pain in a healthy way. (John 16:33; 2 Corinthians 1:4-6)

Victor Frankl’s “Logotherapy”

  1. Find work.

  2. Do life with a of ,

  3. Find and a for your suffering.

There is in my .


  1. Isolation and loneliness (Genesis 2:18; Romans 12:5)


The first problem in the Bible wasn’t sin It was solitude


  1. Spiritual warfare (Ephesians 6:12-13; 1 Peter 5:8-9; Luke 10:19)


God has given us authority, but we have to use it.



  • Out of the Cave by Chris Hodges

·      Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

·      The Depression Cure by Stephen Ilardi

·       Johann Hari’s TED Talk entitled “This could be why you’re depressed or anxious”

·       Switch On Your Brain: The Key to Peak Happiness, Thinking, and Health by Dr. Caroline Leaf















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