Monthly Archives: May 2014

295. Unforgiveness

A wonderful source of depression is unforgiveness. Anxiety and stress are byproducts of unforgiveness, and these are two of the major ingredients of depression and other dark places. Jesus tells His disciples in Matthew 18: 21 & 22 that they … Continue reading

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294. Believing the Truth

Lies we tell ourselves, rooted in the past, can be devastating in the present. I know of a young boy whose father, always with a notepad, went to all his sporting events. What this father did was write down all … Continue reading

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293. Sitting on a porch in Northfield, Minnesota

Six years ago I was in major depression and hoping for death. All was dreary, all was dark. I couldn’t think of anything but my own mental anguish and emotional devastation. Last Saturday, I sat out on the back deck … Continue reading

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292. Change Your Address

We tend to think too highly of ourselves, and that is the source of all sorts of problems, not the least of which is depression. Perhaps it’s time for you to change your address. Instead of me and Jesus on … Continue reading

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291. The Light That Shines in the Darkness

Darkness of soul is a great descriptor of depression, but Jesus promises that He is the light that shines in the darkness. May those of us living in dark places let Him lead us, and may we follow. Jesus doesn’t … Continue reading

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290. The Greyness of Depression

It was a grey, windy, cold day last Friday as I looked out my den window. Depression is like that. I recall when I was in major depression that my mind was a grey fog of confusion, battered by strong … Continue reading

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289. The Crown of Life

Christians are not immune from the troubles of this world. Helpless situations, catastrophic loss, terrible accidents, and debilitating illnesses are as likely to fall on the saved as the lost. Many Christians have come to the end of their ropes, … Continue reading

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