Reply All: Am I Unspiritual If I Battle DepressionAugust 9, 2020
- Estimated adults in the US
- Estimated of teens will experience depression before adulthood
- Prevalence of major depressive episode is higher among adult (8.7%) compared to (5.3%).
- God created you , , , and
Genesis 1:26-27 ESV
“Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” 27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.
- When things seem , things always seem .
Proverbs 13:12 ESV
“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.
Dealing With Depression?
- Start with the .
“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”
- Move to the .
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
- Understand how the affects things.
- Have a system around you.
“Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labor. For if they fall, one will lift up his companion. But woe to him who is alone when he falls, for he has no one to help him up. Again, if two lie down together, they will keep warm; but how can one be warm alone? Though one may be overpowered by another, two can withstand him. And a threefold cord is not quickly broken.”
- Get when needed.