depression

Stand Up! (Joshua 7:10)

“The Lord said to Joshua, ‘Stand up! What are you doing down on your face?'” (Joshua 7:10)

We’re human. As strong as we want to be or hope to be, our emotions often get the best of us and we all have our “Woe is me…!” moments. I’d be lying if I said I’ve never been saddened, confused, perplexed, upset, bitter, dejected, disheartened, or anxious towards God, about a position I’ve found myself in. (more…)

I Lift Up My Soul (Psalm 143:8)

“Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.” (Psa. 143:8)

David was crying out in the midst of despair, hopelessness, and depression. He prayed to the Lord for deliverance from his enemies, and also for divine guidance- not that he would do his own will, but that the Lord would be the one to lead him and give him hope for His Name’s sake. (more…)