Category Archives: Overcoming Depression

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311. Questions and Answers

“Who are you, Lord?” Paul asked on the road to Damascus in Acts 9. This was in response to the voice of Jesus: “Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?” Five verses later, the Lord spoke to Ananias, and he … Continue reading

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303. Late Bloomers

At the age of 58, Mitch Jasper felt his life was over. He had lost his family, was forced out of his job, and suffered from major depression. Here’s what he wrote about it all. I was mentally under attack … Continue reading

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302. They Caught Nothing

There’s an interesting story in the last chapter of John’s gospel. Seven of Jesus’ apostles had thrashed about all night in the waters of Galilee but had caught nothing. Isn’t that just the way it is with those of us … Continue reading

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301. Healing Troubled Hearts

In John 14:27, Jesus said, “Let not your hearts be troubled,” but two chapters later He tells us that, “In this world you will have trouble.” Those of us who have suffered from depression and other dark places know what … 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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