Tag Archives: Depression

More than I can handle

Mark 6:47-56 “God won’t give you more than you can handle.” We have all heard this statement. It is offered with the best of intentions, but if one looks closely, there is a flaw with this line of thinking. This … Continue reading

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Take heart

John 16:16-33 Somehow, things seemed much different. He wasn’t acting quite right. He was distant, preoccupied. Sure, he was right there with us, but his thoughts seemed million miles away. I only wish I understood why or how he could … Continue reading

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Name the demon

Mark 5:1-20 Name the demon. That is how it is said one might take control and finally conquer that which hinders life. So many people suffer from addictions, disorders and irrational fears yet, it seems they are powerless when it … Continue reading

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Walking with Christ

Luke 24:13-35 It’s a long walk down the road to uncertainty, a long dark walk. Turning points are few, and often misunderstood. That’s the road Cleopas and his companion were navigating. That might be wishful thinking. When you’re lost, you’re … Continue reading

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Peace

Mark 4:35-41 While the storm was raging, Jesus was in the back of the boat. The twelve were frantic, thinking that at any given moment all would be lost. Finally, overcome by fear they call out to Jesus; “Teacher, do … Continue reading

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Always in Christ

Romans 8:31-39 Depression; clinical depression. It is not something understood by those who do not suffer from it. It isn’t simply a mood or a sullen disposition. Depression is a chronic condition, an imbalance, an affliction. Such depression can take … Continue reading

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