Monthly Archives: September 2012

Am I Depressed? V

How does God bring his servants out of depression? We’ve noted how the Lord hears Elijah’s complaints, gives him work to commission his successor, and reminds him of his unseen support. Likewise, the Lord allows Jonah to pour out his … Continue reading

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Am I Depressed? IV

Wanting to die represents a serious symptom of depression. ¬†Along with a sad mood ¬†persisting more than two weeks, it provides reason enough to have a talk with your doctor, pastor, counselor, or trusted friend. As we saw last blog, … Continue reading

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Am I Depressed? III

If depression is the common cold of mental illness, what about Bible characters? Were they ever depressed? If I have some or many symptoms of depression outlined in the two previous blogs, am I different, strange, or even sinful ? … Continue reading

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Am I Depressed? II

Depression, the common cold of mental illness, affects most of us at one time or another. In my last blog, I listed four symptoms health professionals consider signs of depression. Here are the others: 5. Do I engage in meaningless … Continue reading

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