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Never Give Up – Bible Verses about Encouragement for the Weary Heart

We all could use some encouragement, and this article provides some! From Crosswalk.com…….

https://www.crosswalk.com/faith/bible-study/uplifting-bible-verses-about-encouragement-for-the-weary-heart.html

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Bible Christian The Trinity Walking with Christ

Hope and Help for the Anxious and Weary

This article does a couple of things well: It addresses the issue of taking medication for mental health problems as a totally acceptable option for Christians. Also, it discusses how and why God puts an emphasis on rest and peace in His Word. From I am Second Blog…………

https://blog.iamsecond.com/hope-and-help-for-the-anxious-and-weary

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Bible Christian The Trinity Walking with Christ

How to Disciple Someone Experiencing Anxiety & Depression

This is an encouraging and practical article on how to disciple — provide direction and guidance — to someone struggling with anxiety and depression. Since most of us have faced these struggles ourselves, or know someone who is close to them with depression and anxiety, this piece describes four steps to wholeness and growth in Christ. And these steps are described from both the discipler’s point of view as well as the disciple’s. From MentalHealthGraceAlliance.org…………..

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Bible Christian Prayer Walking with Christ

The Fight For Joy

This article reminds all of us — but especially those going through trials and depression — that while we rely on God’s help, we also must have an attitude to fight for our joy. From Christian psychiatrist and author DrMichelleBengston.com…………………..

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Christian Walking with Christ

God’s Threefold Will For Us (Especially When Times Are Tough

The title of this article refers to a passage in 1 Thessalonians 5, where the author draws direction from God in how to respond to any suffering we may face in life. From Reflections by Ken…….

https://reflectionsbyken.wordpress.com/2017/01/17/gods-threefold-will-for-us-especially-when-times-are-tough/

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Bible Christian Walking with Christ

How God Helped Me Cope with Depression

When it comes to helpful resources on the topic of depression, I find nothing to be as helpful as those written by those who have actually experienced depression firsthand. This brief article is one such resource. From The Gospel Coalition………………….

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Bible Christian Jesus Walking with Christ

This link to the article on The Gospel Coalition site looks a little wonky, but I encourage you to go ahead and click on the article title because you will find it worth it due to all of the useful links and the helpful words from singer Bethany Barnard. By the way, she wrote one of the best lines I have heard in any Christian song: “You [God] can do in my waiting than I can do in my doing”……………………

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5 Myths About Depression

Some very good information in this brief article from Crossway!……………..

https://www.crossway.org/articles/5-myths-about-depression/

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Christian Prayer

How to Pray When You’re Feeling Depressed | Crossway Articles

Boy, this is a really excellent article with advice and encouragement on how to pray when struggling with depression. These suggestions would also work great for when one is dealing with worry and anxiety. From Crossway…….

https://www.crossway.org/articles/how-to-pray-when-youre-feeling-anxious-or-depressed/

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Bible Christian Prayer

How to Pray When You’re Feeling Depressed

Wow, I can’t say enough good things about this article! It is chock-full of good advice and little hooks to grab hold of to help our prayers whenever….but especially when we feel depressed and lacking in hope. From pastor David Murray and Crossway……………..