Spiritual Contributors of Depression

It has been discussed that there are physical, emotional, and mental reasons for depression. There are also spiritual reasons for a despairing heart. Disobedience and guilt provide enough fertile seed to turn any white cloud into a dark storm. A person cannot harbor the guilt of displeasing God and still experience the full joy of His salvation. A person also cannot withstand the schemes and attacks of the enemy against one’s mind without knowing and appropriating the Bible into one’s life. Disobedience and guilt are inseparable. Unless you apply the remedy of confession and repentance, (this means a change of mind and direction). In this respect, an individual may find depression sweeping over one’s soul and spirit. The individual suffers like the disobedient Israelites…


“You will find no repose, no resting place for the sole of your foot. There the LORD will give you an anxious mind, eyes weary with longing, and a despairing heart.” Deut. 28:65




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