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…….
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………………….
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”……………………
Some very good information in this brief article from Crossway!……………..
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…….
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……………..
Another excellent article from Randy Alcorn. Here he talks about depression and how, despite our emotional and spiritual struggles, believers always have hope. Here is my takeaway: “The darkness of the soul will not go on unbroken in this life. But even if it did, the bright light of the New Heaven and the New Earth is coming, so close that even now it is almost within reach: ‘The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and the Lamb is its lamp’” (Revelation 21:23). From Eternal Perspectives Ministries……………
This is an important and helpful article on understanding what having the mind of Christ means in terms of those who struggle with mental health concerns. My takeaway: Having the mind of Christ is more true than my depression or my anxiety. From the Mental Health Grace Alliance…………..