Prayers for depression cure

Are you in need of a prayer for depression? Healing the symptoms of depression can be a difficult and trying experience.

If you have serious depression, or thoughts of suicide, you should talk with your doctor about possible medication in addition to prayer.

If you are feeling depressed, feel welcome to post your prayer request at the bottom of this page.

A Prayer for Depression

God bless all who are battling those inner demons of depression, loneliness, unworthiness, and hopelessness. Shine Your warm Heavenly Light down upon all of us, Lord, who are looking for our soul mates. Guide us to find peace, happiness, and contentment in our lives and within ourselves.

Amen.

For Overcoming Depression

Dear Lord, I am suffering from depression and anxiety disorder. Thank you for giving me the medical attention that has helped place my soul back into my skin. Give all of us who suffer this stress the courage and strength to trust you and allow the Holy Spirit to guide us. You love and through your love all things are possible.

In Jesus’ name we praise you.

Amen.

Prayer for Renewal

Hide Your face from my sins, and blot out all my iniquities.

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me away from Your presence, and do not take Your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of Your salvation, and uphold me by Your generous Spirit.

Relief From Depression

Praying to God often helps to relieve ones depression. Its good to know that we are not alone in this world, and that trying times can be overcome.

To be inspired, read these Inspirational Prayers.

Prayer Request: Post Your Own “Prayer for Depression”

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  • Please Father, free my child from this illness and mental suffering – Heavenly Father, you have answered my prayers 23 years ago and blessed me with the daughter that my heart desired. She brought me much joy …
  • Success and joy – I just found this website and I desperately need your prayers my name is Rana I am 21. I am struggling at school and this …
  • strength and wisdom – i have built a farm over the last 35 yrs. , was born a farmers son; ran from god and farming for 20 yrs. then …
  • Strength pray for me. – Pray that I stay faithful to Jesus even onto death in Jesus name. Thank God amen.
  • Deliverance and Mercy – Pray for courage, hope and strength for Akki. He has lived a very difficult life and is still such a kind and wonderful person. Mercy …
  • depression – Lord I pray and ask you that you take away this worrying, depression, anger, hatred, being impatient, selfishness from me. I pray for your holy …
  • Prayer for eviction – Please pray for unlawful eviction…crippling anxiety and strength. God bless
  • monies to pay legal fees – please pray for my son Daniel for he is highly depressed because of a legal battle with the state of florida please pray he wins …
  • Evil, Corrupt, Greedy, Officials – Dear Lord, I need you lift my spirits up, I have been through a lot lately however today I felt I couldn’t escape from the …
  • In need of a breakthrough – Dear Lord Jesus Christ, I come to you as humbly as I know how asking that you relieve me from all spirits of brokenness. I …
  • Why am i not worthy enough? – Please God, I have sat in silence and talked to you thru prayer and meditation and nothing.. I listen for you I wait for you …
  • Dear Lord please heal my mind. – I suffer every day from depression and anexiety…and lord I beg u to take the pain away and let me enjoy my life again. I …
  • Prayer to heal bipolar disorder – I would like to ask you to pray for me. I have Ocd and bipolar disorder and they are becoming worse. I cannot hold a …
  • Lord please help me get over the heartbreak – Lord please help me get over this heartbreak and lonliness,my heart aches so much I feel nobody cares my heart is broken..I was in a …
  • severe anxiety every day – Please God, i beg you to help me be strong to fight off the thoughts of suicide everyday.I am suffering and see no light just …
  • Prayer of Depression and Anxiety – GOD, I ask of you to remove all anxiety and depression from my mind, body and soul. Father, I know I was not meant to …
  • Prayer to remove My addiction, my secrets, my inner hate – Dear heavenly father.I know that you already know this, but I’m hoping that telling the world here will help make my sins more real to …
  • Prayer to heal Depression – Lord you are stronger than chemical depression, you are stronger than pain, sadness and hopelessness, you are stronger than tears and the sorrow brought to …
  • Prayer to make mind feel better – LordI am highly depressed. Teach me to appreciate all your blessings you have given. I am not worthy of them and yet I took them …
  • Prayer for Strength and Healing of the Heart – Can someone please pray for my heart to heal. I have been in this relationship for almost a year and I have been so emotionally …
  • Prayer for depressed addict – I’m a middle aged woman whom is also a mom,I suffer at time’s depression, Like any mom I have be the one on top. I …
  • Prayer for depression, anxiety, pain, and lonliness – Dear God,Please hear my prayer. I’m struggling so much. I pray that you will heal the physical ailments that brought on my anxiety and depression …
  • Healing from depression anxiety and severe panic attacks – Hi please would you kindly pray for me for god to heal me totally from deep depression severe anxiety panic attacks which are really horrible …
  • gave up on life – i gave up on life 2 years ago if i could only stop looking back and forgive and forget if i could have hope to …
  • A Prayer for Comfort and Peace – Dear Lord, God, Above all Gods, You are our Father, and I know that you watch over your creation. This is your world. Earth is …
  • Prayer for healing from depression and sexual abuse – I have suffered a long time, God. My PTSD runs my life. I suffer emotionally, spiritually, financially. My living situation is hard. I am sensitive …
  • Prayer for healing of diabetes and acute depression – I just retired and have now been recently diagnosed with diabetes. This has totally destroyed me emotionally where I am in the deepest darkest depression …
  • I pray for strength and wisdom to leave this abusive relationship – My Holy Father, I pray for strength and wisdom to leave this abusive relationship I am in. Please show me the way out of this …
  • Please pray for my depressed boyfriend – Please pray that my boyfriend can overcome his depression and deep sadness.Generally he does ok, but occasionally he sinks into a void again and I …
  • Prayer to take away my depression – Dearest GodThank you for all the blessings in my life and my many talents. Please take away my depression and anxiety, which have caused me …
  • Blessing to relieve depression – Please pray for me fellow prayer warriors. I have not been in this much pain since my mom died. But this is worse. My mom …
  • Dear Lord Jesus, please take away this depression. – Dear Lord Jesus, I come before you a broken man. I want whats right and good for my family and my life. You have blessed …
  • I ask for prayers for my father who has fallen into a deep depression – Dear community,I ask for prayers for my father who has fallen into a deep depression. He has always been a man of faith and seeing …
  • Help Me Overcome This Feeling, My Lord – I admit I’m a sinner and I pray Lord that with Your mighty name, I overcome sins. I may never be perfect but at least …
  • Almighthy God in Jesus’ name please grant my prayer for the healing of my teenager nephew – Dear Jesus I among the sinners in this world whom you have saved may not be worthy of asking your healing grace and to Almighty …
  • Prayer for Healing My Depression and Live a Better Life – Dear Lord,I don’t know why I have been given this burden, but I have been struggling with depression for most of my life. I’m currently …
  • Too weak to pray for self – I believe in the power of prayer. I am just so down and out that I just cannot find the strength to really pray for …
  • Prayer for grief, anxiety, and reconciliation – Lord,My twin 18 year old boys are estranging themselves from me and Im uncertain as to why. The uncertainty of them never returning is causing …
  • Help from Depression and Suicidal Thoughts – Oh Lord,I have prayed to you and your saints many times…As I am again now in this time of difficulty. The depression is back, alongside …
  • Prayer to find hope again – I am getting old and have found myself at the bottom of my life. As a child I was told I would never amount to …
  • Please take away the grief – Dear Heavenly Father,Please take away the grief, anxiety and depression I have felt since losing my mother. Heal my pain. Help me find myself again, …
  • Prayer for severe depression – Please pray for me! I have been in a severe depression from a failed relationship. I have been out of work, on meds and in …
  • Prayer for Depression and Better Days – Dear God, I am suffering from depression. Some days are better than others. Recently its just been so hard to start my day. I just …
  • Thank god for being with me and others who have depression – I want to thank god for being with me and others who have depression, its not easy but after a while you start to feel …
  • For my friends and family – I would like to request prayer for my brother Titus and his girlfried they also have a child together a little boy. I pray that …
  • Prayer for depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and anxiety – Heavenly Father Im suffering from depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety and my may have other sickness in my body. Lord I ask to cast out …
  • Prayer for relief of stress – Dear lord I feel helpless in helping myself and others.my mother is in stage four if cancer and I can’t be there with her during …
  • Prayer to heal mother’s severe depression – Dear God-Please heal my mother of the severe depression she faces. Renew her spirit and help her see the goodness around her. Fill her with …
  • Lord Jesus please heal my broken heart – Lord Jesus please heal my broken heart. I’m hurting and sad. Sometimes i feel all alone. I need her peresence within me . Havenly father …
  • Prayer for Sadness and loneliness – Dear GodI was in a relationship with a man whom i thought i would have married…To find out he has another life and a baby …
  • Prayer for Daughter with depression – I ask that anyone who should come across my post that they will take a moment to pray for my Daughter who is a single …
  • PRAYER FOR MY BROKEN HEART – HEAVENLY FATHER PLEASE GIVE ME THE STRENGTH TO OVER COME MY BROKEN HEART SINCE MY SISTER MY BEST FRIEND HAS PASSED FROM THIS EARTH.THIS BLACK …
  • Prayer for depressed believers – I pray that all depressed believers will realize who they are in Christ. 1 peter 2:9 says that you are a chosen race ,a holy …
  • Prayer for God’s direction in one’s vocation – Dear Father in Heaven,In your benevolent protection and guidance, we ask that you direct oursteps in accordance with your will, as we seek and obtain …
  • Prayer for a heavy heart – Hi my name is Elizabeth. These attacks that have put Luis against me have me depressed, haven’t been able to eat in 2 weeks, can’t …
  • Prayer to feel the love of God in great loneliness – Dear God,I have no one I can turn to. And my heart is filled with loneliness. I do not know what I can do to …
  • Prayer to heal my Daughter – (chicago il, ) Lord: You gave her to me as a gift wraped in a bundle of joy. The devil would like to steal her …
  • Hope for depression from losing a love. One – (Justice il usa) Lord help I have a daemon that is destroying me telling me it’s my fault that I should of stopped my husband …
  • Prayer for new life – dear Lord almighty show me your strength and love. Show me the ways to living a happy life and being at peace with myself. I …
  • Prayer for Mental and Spiritual Healing – I ask for prayer for the physical, mental and spiritual healing of my 23 y/o daughter, that she may find her true meaning in this …
  • Request for insurmountable problems – I am despairing and depressed. Everything appears to be spiraling down. Please pray that my mother’s health will improve; that she can resume the ability …
  • Power of prayer needed in numbers – Heavenly Father, I seek your ear to listen, to offer your power an mercy an holy grace, that you might save our sister from the …
  • Depressed prayer for love – Dear Lord,what has made me stronger, is what has put me down. What has got me threw, are the memories that made me frown. Things …
  • I need prayers to confront my depression, anxiety, and insomnia – I need prayers to confront my depression, anxiety, and insomnia. This caused by my wife wanting a divorce. I’m really having a hard time due …
  • Prayer for depression anxiety and sucidal thoughts – Dear lord I ask that u deliver this burden I been carrying for yrs please give me strength to overcome my depression and anxiety and …
  • Prayer to remove negative thoughts – I am thankful and grateful for all that god has blessed me with thus far. Although I am suffering from what I believe is depression …
  • Heal my anxiety and depression – Dear lord I pray that you will touch me and heal me from my anxiety and depression.And touch all that are going through it! I …
  • Depression And anxiety – Dear heavenly father, I’ve been praying to you for a very long time to to lift me from my depression & Anxiety, You have helped …
  • A Prayer to Let the storm pass – Dear God, i know I’m a sinner…I pray for forgiveness, for love and support through these hard times. At this stage I feel I’ve hit …
  • I love her more than anything in this world but I hurt her with my words – Please pray for my daughter and for me. Our relationship is toxic.. I love her more than anything in this world but I hurt her …
  • Prayer for my children to be back in my life. – Lord, God, I come before you with the heaviest of hearts, mourning the absence of my children who have chosen to be out of my …
  • Prayer for my loving Aunt – Lord i come before you today and ask you to please help my dear aunt overcome the trials she is currently facing. She has a …
  • Please pray for my nephew – Please pray for my nephew James Paul that God will restore his faith and hope. Pray that God will defend him in court and drop …
  • Feeling left out by God – I have been praying for others for quite some time now, which I enjoy doing, but I am feeling left out by God. My husband …
  • Thank you, Father, for restoring my mind and body. – Dear Father, I am in such anguish and am beyond despair. Most days feel like like a waking nightmare. Everyone around me is out living …
  • All of us that suffer from depression, bi-polar have a choice to make everyday – All of us that suffer from depression, bi-polar have a choice to make everyday. We have to wake up and put our feet on the …
  • i humbly ask you to relieve me and all the other desparately lonely people – Lord this overwhelming sadness and fear is a constant battle…i humbly ask you to relieve me and all the other desparately lonely people of this …
  • Prayer for Successful Immigration – Since i have applied to the upper tribunals court NOV 2011 for reinstatement of our stay the UK homeoffice curtailed my visa after I ve …
  • A prayer to alleviate problems with family members – Oh heavenly Father, my God, my Savior, the power of all creation – please help me with my own troubled heart this early morning. I …
  • Prayer for Healing and Full Recovery from Depression – Dear Father God,You are God Almighty. The mighty fortress, Father, protector, healer and creator of all humanity.Thanks for your love, blessings, forgiveness and for EVERYTHINGI …
  • Prayer to Help With Letting Go – Dear God,My heart is hurting every single day over a man who I was with from the time I was 16 until 29 years old. …
  • I feel depressed and alone – Please pray for me, i feel so depressed and alone. I’m getting older and fear that i will never meet my soulmate or have kids. …
  • Help me stand ,Father, against anxiety – Dear Heavenly Father,I stand with you as my shield against the spiritual and physical pain that attacks me. I place in your hands my soul …
  • Please pray for me to gain hope and Heath – Please pray that the girl and me get are life’s together and find the will power to overcome are addiction and that my grandfather finds …
  • Surrender Prayer – With hands raised in surrender Dear Lord and knees bowed down before you, I come crying for your help in this the most difficult of …
  • Prayer for the loss of a special woman – I was informed today that one of my classmates from school lost her mom. This is very hard and not easy because that special woman …
  • Prayer to Make the Suicidal Thoughts Go Away – Dear Lord,Do You remember when I was a youngster how I used to write you letters begging to come live with you because I was …
  • Prayer for my troubled mind and weary heart – (canada) Loving God,I come to you to seek for forgiveness of all my sins and wrongdoings of the past, for all the hurting, that I …
  • Prayer for My Unknown Purpose – Lord, you have blessed me with a beautiful baby girl. And though my marriage wears me down til the point of thought of taking my …
  • Prayer for me to overcome hopelessness and depression. Prayer for my ailing heart and body – Dear God, i know that you are my healer and my savior. I truly know that deep in my heart that you will not forsake …
  • Please forgive me & heal me of this & protect my family & friends – Lord Jesus,My mind & thoughts are of judging others, strangers, friends, family & myself. Jealousy is also an issue. As a result I have become …
  • Prayer for strength and delivery from this addiction – Dear Heavenly Father, I come to You right now in the name of Jesus, first of, to bless Your Holy name, Father. I ask for …
  • Prayer for mu Daughter in desperate time of need due to depression – Please pray for my daughter, she tried to commit sucide this weekend. God helped us get her to the hospital in time but she needs …
  • Dear Brothers, I go through depressing moments in which, if by myself, I would not want to wake up – Dear Brothers, I go through depressing moments in which, if by myself, I would not want to wake up or do anything. Sometimes I desire, …
  • My 20 year old son has been on an emotional decline – My 20 year old son has been on an emotional decline for over a year now. He does not know our Lord Jesus and mainly …
  • Praying for strength and for healing from depression and also relationship reconciliation – Lord Jesus,I need your help I just had our son 5months ago and we are already split up and having problems when we were so …
  • Prayer to heal Depression and Lonliness – Dear Lord, I have been plaqued most of my life with depression and I do take medication, however, when life’s problems continue to hit me, …
  • 15 years with depression – Dear Heavenly Father,You are worthy of all praise and glory. Thank you for being our help in times of trouble.You know all about Jennifer who …
  • Prayer for peace of mind and reunion – Lord, I have sinned willingly or unwillingly and I feel so depressed about the pain I may have caused others. I feel so ashamed of …
  • God I ask you to visit me, – God I ask you to visit me, for I need your answers to my life. God I know you you know me, and you know …
  • Prayer to god to come out of the veil of depression. – Dearest thing to me,dear God,You know what i am going through right now, you know what i am facing and what is obstructing me from …
  • Bless my daughter Brooke – Dear Heavenly Father,Please bless my daughter Brooke. Please help her to live a happy and normal life free of depression & anxiety from bipolar disorder. …
  • Heavenly father I come to you with a heavy heart and beg that you look over my brother and his family – Heavenly father I come to you with a heavy heart and beg that you look over my brother and his family.He is facing inner demons, …
  • Prayer for mom going through spiritual attacks of depression. – Almighty Father,Hold my lovely mum at this time of illness, watch over her when she can not sleep, speak your love to her when she …
  • Prayer to relieve depression – Lord ask you to help me to help me deal with my kids to help me stop having thougth of taking our life my life …
  • Heal me, O Lord, and lead me in Your ways. – Heavenly Father, I ask you to lead me through the dark valley of the shadow of death where my mind is dwelling. Let your healing …
  • Prayer to restore my soul – Dear Jesus,I pray to you today. I know I am not alone, for you have put family members of the church community near me so …
  • Prayer for the Healing of my Heart – I ask you dear Lord to hear my prayer not only for myself for those who have been mental abused as well. I am in …
  • Prayer for my feeling like Job without the boils – Dear Lord God, I come to you again and again asking for a renewed mind. As a little baby, I came into the world with …
  • Healing from anxiety & depression and spiritual attack – Please, dear Lord, heal me of this bondage of depression and anxiety, and spiritual attack. I ask for your healing hand on my sleep at …
  • Depression as caused by financial reasons – (New Zealand) Please pray for me. Money has not been a big issue much until 1 year ago when I got myself into a financial …
  • Prayer for my son to be safe in school and clear from Depression – Lord ,help my son to be safe in school my son is having depression he don’t like to go any where he just want to …
  • Healing Of my Life and Friend! – Dear God,Please forgive me with all my sin. Please help me with all my problem that I am facing today.I know Lord I am not …
  • Prayer For Those Who Feel Hopeless – Blessed Lord,Thank you for all the wonderful blessings you have bestowed upon me, and your constant presence when I needed it most. Thank you Lord …
  • Please pray for recovery and right job to be made very clear – Please pray for depression and which career path.Not sure and depression makes it worse both discernment and prayer. Need Gods clear direction for which way …
  • I feel lonely and feel like I don’t really fit in anywhere – Dear Lord,Please give me peace of mind. I feel lonely and feel like I don’t really fit in anywhere. My confidence is at an all …
  • My Daughter to be lifted out of depression – Dear God, I ask in the name of Jesus, your son, to lift the spirit of my daughter Faith out of her depression. Please make …
  • Prayer for my low self esteem – I wish to ask for prayers for help or a miracle. I’m a married man of 3 young children an I suffer from low self …
  • Prayer for the faith & wisdom while in dark times – Lord Jesus I pray that in this difficult trial I may given the faith of a child and that I’ll embrace that child and faith …
  • God please give us a second chance – Many times we’ve sinned you oh God. then asking your forgiveness , you have given us the chance to live a normal life, but then …
  • Help me dear God from my depression and anxiety – I pray God with all my heart and strength to help me with such difficult times of trying new medication to fight my depression and …
  • I pray for all my family , my children , loved ones – Dear God , I pray for all my family , my children , loved ones , and all people everywhere . That your blessings of …
  • Prayer for a Miracle healing for my son – Please agree with me in prayer that the Lord Jesus will heal my son right now. Let the Lord gives wisdom, knowledge, love, and compassion …
  • Prayer for Depression and fatigue – Dear Heavenly Father, please fill me with your Holy Spirit in this time of exhaustion and fear. Help me let go of the pride that …
  • Prayer For Renewing the Mind – Father God I come to you todayAsking that you remove any doubt, fears, and stress in my life……Believing that your Grace is sufficient for all …
  • I am a believer but lately am having trouble realizing that Jesus and God are one in the same – I have had chronic pain, and anxiety and depression. I am a believer but lately am having trouble realizing that Jesus and God are one …
  • Prayer for a Depressed lady – I am kindly requesting you to pray for me because at the place am currently working the manager and the director are mistreating in a …
  • Please Help Me with my “anxiety disorder” – I have been handling something my doctor calls “anxiety disorder” but I’m not so sure it is. I’m scared I’m dying and I’m scared something …
  • Help me find my way back to You, Oh Lord – I know that this world is harsh and difficult and I seem to have lost my way. Good Shepherd, Lord Jesus, help me find my …
  • Redeem My Faith and rid me of anxiety – Heavenly Father, I thank you and am grateful for all of these earthly provisions. Most of all, finding my way to you through your only …
  • Prayer to overcome depression and finding new directions – Dear Lord, I have been suffering from depression since encountering problems at work. I have resigned from my workplace and constantly question myself about this. …
  • Please Jesus please help me fight this depression , I keep wanted to run away looking for peace – Please Jesus please help me fight this depression , I keep wanted to run away looking for peace, I keep praying to you but it …
  • Prayer for a Safe Prosperous Future – God help me trust that there are more believers and GOOD people in this world than there are people against you. Please open the eyes …
  • Your light over my darkness – Dear lord I come to you now. Because the smile you gave me has for a while been a frown.. Please give me the strength …
  • Help feel confident again – (Oxnard, California ) I have been going through a lot of stress and anxiety most of my life since I was a kid. At the …
  • Prayer for Continued Strength and Encouragement – Lord, I humbly ask for your continued presence in my life to combat the demons of depression and hopelessness. I know Lord, that you have …
  • Prayer for Wilson’s depression – I would like to request for a prayer, for my brother Wilson. He is suffering from major depression with suicidal thoughts as a result of …
  • Prayer for my dearest friend and love, Taylor – Please pray for my dearest friend and love, Taylor. She has battled depression and anxiety her whole life and lately has been beaten up by …
  • Prayers needed for my depressed child – (PA) My daughter has been suffering from depression for about a year now. Some days are worse then others. She just recently started her freshmen …
  • Prayer for insecurities that depression will come back – Dear God,I am afraid that my depression would come back again as I feel depressed occasionally.Lord,wrap Your loving arms around me and hold my hand.Please …
  • Prayer For healing and assistance for my friend – Please pray for my friend, Her mental illness is a threat to her job. She tries so hard but the stress sometimes overwhelms her. She …
  • Finding hopes and overcoming trying times – Dear lord, Thank you lord for the blessing and forgive me father to all my sins. I would like to ask for help for this …
  • Prayer and Cry for change and help – Our family has suffered so hard and so badly. We have been meek and humble servants and have been used and abused and neglected to …
  • Deliverance and to Heal Mental Illness – Hallelujah!I want to recieve miracle and deliverance from Jesus.Please support me by praying in Jesus Name, Now I am crawling to stand up in Jesus …
  • Lord I ask that you bind the evil spirits of depression that are attacking my husband – Father God, Thank you for everything you have done. Lord I ask that you bind the evil spirits of depression that are attacking my husband. …
  • Prayiing to Overcoming anxiety – Lord,Please help me, for I hurt. Anxiety and sadness has taken my laugh away. I never realized how difficult it was going to be to …
  • I ask for god to Help my husband david – I ask for god to Help my husband david who is suffering from post stress trauma childhood sexual abuse and violence and help him with …
  • Prayer that the Lord will hold me tight – Please pray that the Lord will hold me tight and be with me during this very difficult time of what seems to me to be …
  • Prayer from a wounded heart – Jesus I come to you and call upon your holy name in my time of distress..have been searching for love for so many years and …
  • Prayer for Jared – Heavenly Father, I stand in the gap for Jared. Father I am asking in Jesus name that you would remove the demons of depression, confusion, …
  • Help with job and depression – oh st jude… i need a job in a bad way please help me… I am feeling depressed at the moment well the past two …
  • Prayer to Save my brother – Oh! My dearest Lord!!! Listen to this prayer of mine which is taken out of my heart which belong and believes in you !!! My …
  • Prayer for Love and Happinees – Dear God most of the time i feel lonely, empty, hopeless and hurt i wish for fulfillment, happines, hopefulness and love please help me seek …
  • release from depression – Dear Lord, i am 45 years of age woman who is lately disturbed by depression. I feel like crying out a lot, a am alone, …
  • Prayer to heal him son Lord – My son is going through depression and anxiety and under medication for the tablets he has acute gastritis constipation vomiting and the ref lucks he …
  • Dear Lord Please Heal My mind,body & soul – Dear Lord,I am 22years old and For the past three months I have been sufferng from anxiety and depression, everday is a struggle and I …
  • Prayer for my son’s depression and addiction – Lord, I pray you heal my son from depression and online game addiction. Remove any negative thoughts from his mind. Make him seriously look for …
  • Lord help me – Lord God I have suffered depression all my lifeI am shortly to be 80I feel my whole life has been blighted by this curseI want …
  • Prayer to fight addictions Dear lord hear my prayers for my brother Joel – Dear lord hear my prayers for my brother Joel. He is so devoted to you lord i ask you to continue to give him the …
  • prayer for money and oldester age – Grant me success I will get plenty more money and income in my future. God add plenty more years to my ageing to have me …
  • Prayer to save vicky – My sister has lost her way due to severe bipolar and is so low that if divine intervervention not even partially received she will lose …
  • Prayer for heart recovery – Lord, Im really down now. I really need your help. I know you’re always with me, but sometimes I forget that you were there. Let …
  • Prayer for Living with parents that are of a different religion – Me and my partner are staying with my dad and step mom until we can get on are own they are jehova witnesses and we …
  • Learn me to be Strong – Lord Jesus Please before I open my mouth forgive my sins…Lord Help my to be strong I know I am weak and maybe I hurt …
  • Dearest Lord I ask forgivenss – Dear Lord and Savior, I have sinned against you through drinking stealing and fornication. Lord I am sorry for these sins with all my heart …
  • Prayer for a Depressive Son – Dear father, I would like to ask for help for my dear son who suffers from depression, anxiety and insomnia. I beg you God in …
  • Prayer for my sister she tried to commit suicide – To whom it may concern, My sister name is Xiomara , she tried to commit suicide several weeks ago. Thank God she didn’t but lately …
  • prayer for courage – In Jesus name please give my son hope. He is in deep depression and you are the answer. My son has been crying out to …
  • Prayer for my Healing & Depression – Lord u are God and God alone, so here i am before uOffering my Body to u which need a touch of ur Magic touch …
  • Prayer against negative thoughts – OH LORD, PLEASE PRAY THAT MY SON WILL NOT GET THESE NEGATIVE THOUGHTS OF PEOPLE DOIN EVIL TO HIM. PRAY THAT HE WILL HAVE PEACE …
  • Prayer for troubled heart – dear lord,Please forgive me for my sadness and my troubled heart…I ask you lord to help my ex partner n i rekindle our bond to …
  • Healing for deep depression – I have been depressed most of my life (I am 56) and now the depression is very deep…I am feeling suicidal. I know God is …
  • Prayer for strength and acceptance – Dear lord , I don’t know what you planned for me , so I pray for strength and acceptance on what you have decided for …
  • Depression and obesity – Father, I know you have created me in your self image, and I know that you desire for me to be healthy, confident, and strong. …
  • Please pray for my daughter and I – Hello. Please pray for my daughter n I. For me, that I will continue trusting in our Lord in everything I do. That I can …
  • Mother Of Mercy – Virgin Mary, Mother of Mercy, When life feels like the road is ending, And it’s too early to go. Give us hope in our heart …
  • Prayer for my husband suffering depression off and on since his late teens – My husband has suffered depression off and on since his late teens. A few years ago during the end of his military career he was …
  • Dear Lord, My dear daughter and I both are hopelessly depressed – Dear Lord, My dear daughter and I both are hopelessly depressed. I cannot help her anymore, like I ever did. We both are on the …
  • Depression and rejection – I grew up with a emotionally and physically abusive dad. Still to this day I suffer from such depression and feelings of rejection. I pray …
  • Praying for relief from depression and severe anxiety – Please help me pray for relief from a debilitating major depression with anxiety attacks, as well as a lifelong low mood and lack of motivation …
  • Jesus is at the Door – Jesus loves us ever more, in our weakness , in our pain, Always He is at the door, seeking our heart, knocking on your door. …
  • Just This Day Lord – Holy Spirit indwell in me, give me the relief I needTo cope with this dayI have wrestled with this for so long-depression runs my lifePlease …
  • Prayer to overcome depression, anxiety, and PTSD – Please pray for me to overcome my severe depression and anxiety. I have PTSD after losing a loved one from a ruptured aneurysm and having …
  • Prayer for the soul of my husband – I’m usually sad more than happy for many years. I am going through a divorce, 32 years of turmoil marriage. My template tried to to …
  • Dear Jesus heal me and my husband. Strengthen us in body mind and spirit – Dear Jesus heal me and my husband. Strengthen us in body mind and spirit. Bless us and our children with good health, mental peace, Bless …
  • Prayer for Freedom from Addiction – Dear Lord, My nephew is suffering from a smoke drug addiction and needs your help to find the strength to stop. Please restore his spirit …
  • Please pray that God relieves me of this depression – Please pray that God relieves me of this depression and anxiety. I’m trying to trust and hold on, but it hurts so bad that it’s …
  • Desperate help and healing needed immediate – (Hoover, Al) Please Lord heal my mom from profound depression and pain. Give her strength to want to get help and eat again. Help her …
  • Prayer to Recieve Back Happiness and Joy – Oh God. Forgive my sin of not listening to your voice and subjecting myself to explore human ethical rational thinking. I experienced that the beuty …
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What is depression ?

Mayoclinic.com describes depression as a condition that is associated with the constant feeling of sadness as well as a loss of interest in everything. It is important that one does not confuse depression with mood swings.

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An individual may come out of mood swings, but a person suffering from depression requires long-term medical treatment, such as in the case of diabetes and high blood pressure. It is important to note that medication, counselling as well as other treatments bring about tremendous results in those suffering from this condition, by causing them to feel better about themselves.

Symptoms of Depression

Attitude of Gloom

The people, who were once known to be happy, suddenly become very gloomy and dull. They seem to find no reason to enjoy life. The feeling of doom also seems to overshadow them and this often makes them suicidal. Such people prefer to stay away from company and tend to spend many hours in isolation.

Loss of Interest and Self-Confidence

The affected people tend to lose interest in things that they used to be interested in before. Hobbies are often neglected and forgotten. Life becomes mundane and unappealing to such people. They also lose their self-confidence as they consider themselves worthless. Such people often lack the confidence to compete in class activities or to apply for a job. Such people prefer isolation as they lack the confidence to be in the company of others.

Insomnia

People who suffer from depression tend to sleep during the day, as they are unable to get sleep at night. This is referred to as insomnia. Due to this, the affected person finds it hard to focus on anything throughout the day as he has been deprived of a good night’s rest.

Weight Fluctuations

In some cases, the affected people might over-indulge in food and this might cause them to put on excess weight. However, in other cases, depression can cause the affected people to refrain from consuming proper amounts of food. This might make them weak and thin.

Causes of Depression

Genetic Factors

Dr. Rita Wicks-Nelson and Dr. Allen Israel have written about the involvement of genetic factors in the problem of depression. This has been mentioned in their book, ‘Behavior Disorders of Childhood’. It has been discovered that children whose parents have suffered from depression are more likely to develop the symptoms of this condition than those who have no such family history of depression.

Biological Factors

It has been discovered that certain chemicals play a very important role in bringing on the problem of depression. These chemicals or neurotransmitters must be present in the brain in very moderate amounts. However, when the body becomes deficient in them or when they are produced in excess, they can have a negative impact on the mental health of the person and this can give rise to the problem of depression. Hormonal imbalances in the body can also cause the person to develop depression.

Family Factors

People who have unsupportive family members often become prone to suffering from depression. According to Dr. Merrell, children who have strained ties with their family members or those who witness violence at home are more likely to develop depression than others who have good relations with their family members. Poor communication skills with family members can also cause the build-up of stress and this can develop into depression.

Types of Depression

Major Depressive Disorder

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, this is one of the most common forms of depression. People who suffer from this form of depression are often suicidal. However, this does not necessarily happen in every case of major depressive disorder. Psychology Information Online has stated this fact. The symptoms of this condition often have a very negative impact on the life of the affected individual. According to the NIMH, the patient might experience recurring episodes of this disorder throughout his lifetime.

Atypical Depression

This form of depression is not as severe as major depressive disorder. People who suffer from this kind of depression tend to feel extremely happy when they are in the company of their friends or family members. However, as soon as this time is over, they tend to fall into a state of gloom. The medication that is used to treat this form of depression is completely different from the medication that is used to counter major depressive disorder.

Manic Depression

People who suffer from manic depression tend to have severe fluctuations in their mood. Such people might be extremely happy for a few days. This is often followed by several days of gloominess during which the patient often develops suicidal tendencies. Manic depression is rather uncommon. However, it is extremely important to monitor those who are suffering from this condition.

Dysthymic Disorder

This form of depression is not as severe as major depressive disorder. However, many cases of dysthymic disorder progress and become cases of major depressive disorder. People who suffer from this condition are able to lead a normal life, to a great extent. They experience constant bouts of happiness and gloom. However, the patient might also have a normal state of mind on many occasions. Psychology Information Online says that the symptoms of this condition are not so easy to treat, as they are often resistant to various medicines.

Seasonal Affective Disorder

This form of depression is common among people who are very young. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, this condition can be effectively treated by exposing the person to artificial light. This is also known as light therapy. In cases where this is not very effective, the patient might need antidepressants and several other forms of treatment.

Home Remedies for Depression

St. John’s Wort

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This herb is very effective in the treatment of mild depression. Its effectiveness is due to the presence of two compounds in it, namely hypericin and hyperforin. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine states that St. John’s wort is able to prevent the absorption of serotonin by the nerve cells that are present in the human brain. This chemical is responsible for the mood fluctuations and cognitive functions of the human body. Due to stabilizing action of this herb on the mental state of the person, it is often used to treat other mood-related disorders as well. These include anxiety and mood swings.

Licorice Root

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The main action of this herb is on the chemical cortisol, which is also known as the ‘stress hormone’ of the human body. Licorice root contains glycyrrhizin, which is a chemical that is able to hinder the production of cortisol in the body. When this happens, the symptoms of depression also start to fade away and the mood of the person stabilizes. However, it is important to mention that licorice root can interact with certain medicines and cause complications in the body. This is why it is important to consult your physician before attempting to make use of this herb.

Siberian Ginseng

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This herb has been used extensively to treat various conditions. It is extremely popular in places such as Russia and China. Siberian ginseng has a stabilizing effect on the mood of the affected person. This is why it is considered to be an adaptogen. Siberian ginseng can be used to calm people who are in very stressful situations. However, make sure to consume this herb only on the advice of your physician as it can interact with blood pressure medicines and certain other prescription medicines.

Chamomile

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This herb has also been used to treat a wide range of mood-related disorders. It has brought about significant improvement in many cases of depression. It is an effective sedative and can be consumed in the form of supplements or as tea. The liquid extract of this herb is also readily available everywhere. However, chamomile can cause allergic reactions in certain individuals and so it is important to take this herb only under the guidance of a medical expert.

Ding Xin Wan

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This Chinese herbal remedy has been able to treat many cases of depression. This remedy is able to counter the symptoms of depression, which include insomnia, loss of appetite and irritability. This herbal remedy has been used to treat such conditions, since ancient times. It is considered one of the best remedies for the treatment of such conditions.

Saffron

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A.A. Noorbala and his team conducted studies on the effectiveness of this herb in the treatment of depression, as compared to a commonly used drug called Prozac. The conclusions of this research were published in the ‘Journal of Ethnopharmacology’. It was then discovered that saffron is just as effective as Prozac, in the treatment of depression. According to the Institute of Traditional Medicine, the affected people can consume thirty milligrams of saffron in two doses, on a daily basis. This helps to bring the symptoms of depression under control.

Black Cohosh

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This herb is extremely beneficial in the treatment of depression that is associated with menopause. This has been stated by the American Academy of Family Physicians. It has a stabilizing effect on the mood of the person when it is consumed on a regular basis. Black Cohosh is considered one of the best remedies for the treatment of any kind of mood disorder. It is just as effective as St. John’s wort. However, there have been speculations regarding the consumption of this herb and the onset of breast cancer. Talk to your doctor regarding the safety of consuming this herb before you actually start consuming it.

Lavender

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The essential oil of this herb has a very positive effect on the mental state of the human body. This oil is used extensively in aromatherapy. It helps to calm the mind and induces sleep as well. According to the UMMC, this herb can be used to supplement the treatment of depression. Apart from using this oil in aromatherapy, one can even use lavender oil for massaging the skin. This helps to induce sleep and prevents mood swings.

Valerian

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According to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, valerian is very effective in the treatment of sleeplessness, which is often associated with this condition. Valerian can be used to treat anxiety as well. According to the ‘Insight Journal’, this herb has a very calming effect on the nerves and this makes it very beneficial in the treatment of this condition. The UMMC states that valerian is an herb that is safe to consume and can be used to treat mild and severe cases of depression.

Gingko Biloba

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According to HolisticOnline.com, this herb is considered to be very effective in the treatment of conditions such as depression. The highlight of this herb is that it does not cause any major side effects even when it is consumed with other herbs. This is because it does not interact with drugs and supplements. It might only cause minor side effects such as nausea and diarrhoea. However, these side effects normally occur only when the herb is consumed in large amounts. This is why it is important to check with your physician regarding the accurate dosage of this herb.
Other Home Remedies for Depression
  • Rose petal tea is considered effective in reducing the symptoms of depression. To prepare this home remedy, add a few rose petals to a glass of water and boil it for around 10 minutes. Add some sugar to the tea and allow it to cool. Consume it whenever you suffer from the symptoms of depression.
  • Consume a mixture of quarter teaspoonful of nutmeg powder and 2 teaspoons of amla juice. Consume this mixture at least two times each day.
  • Licorice tea is considered an effective remedy for treating depression. To prepare the tea, add some licorice root to water and boil it for about 15-20 minutes. Allow it to cool and consume it at least two times each day.
  • Apples, when consumed along with milk and honey, are considered effective in the treatment of depression.
  • Add half a teaspoon of cardamom powder along with sugar to a glass of boiling water. Allow it to cool and consume it on empty stomach.
  • Add a teaspoon of lavender leaves to a glass of boiling water and stir until it cools down. Consume this tea at least two times each day.
  • Add some chamomile to a glass of boiling water and strain it after around 10 minutes. Consume this tea 1-2 times each day.
Diet for Depression

Consume Foods Rich in B-vitamins

According to Daniel K. Hall-Flavin, a renowned psychiatrist, a clear link has been discovered between depression and vitamin B deficiencies. People who are in a state of depression are often not interested in eating regular, balanced meals and so they tend to become deficient in various vitamins and minerals. When the body becomes deficient in b vitamins, the mental health of the person is affected in a negative way and the symptoms of depression worsen. In such cases, the patients are advised to consume foods that are rich in these vitamins in order to alleviate the symptoms of this condition.

Consume Complex Carbohydrates

Complex carbohydrates have an elevating effect on the mood of the affected person. This is because they act on the neurotransmitters, which in turn affect the mood of the person. Serotonin is one such neurotransmitter that is affected in a positive way by this food group. This is why people who are suffering from depression are advised to include complex carbohydrates in their diet. Whole wheat bread, pasta and sweet potatoes are good sources of complex carbohydrates.

Avoid High Fat Foods

According to the British Journal of Psychiatry, people who consume fatty foods are at an increased risk of developing depression as compared to those who consume healthy food. Fatty foods also tend to aggravate the symptoms of depression in those individuals who are already suffering from this condition. This is why it is important to avoid the consumption of such foods as far as possible.

Other Treatment Options for Depression

SNRIS

SNRIS or serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors are a certain class of drugs that are used extensively in the treatment of depression. The action of such drugs is on two neurotransmitters, namely serotonin and norepinephrine. Norepinephrine is a neurotransmitter, which is responsible for attention and arousal among several other functions. The action of this neurotransmitter is on areas of the brain, which are known as reward structures.

Tricyclic Antidepressants

These drugs were used extensively in the late 20th century. However, with the advent of science and medicine, these drugs are not in much use now. This is due to the fact that they cause the patient to suffer from a wide range of side effects. These drugs help in treating depression by hindering the absorption of serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine. Common tricyclic antidepressants include amoxapine, doxepin and trimipramine among others.

Vitamin D

It has been discovered that vitamin D plays a very important role in preventing and treating mild forms of depression. SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder is a form of depression that can be treated rather easily with the help of this vitamin. Very mild cases of SAD can be treated by exposing the skin to the rays of the sun for a short period of time every day. In severe cases, the patient might need to consume vitamin D supplements regularly until the symptoms disappear.

Ways to Prevent Depression

Communicate With Others

People who have a good rapport with their friends are able to keep depression and other mental disorders at bay. This is because such people are able to share their problems and fears with their friends and family members. As a result of this, they are able to keep stress away and are able to enjoy life.

Exercise on a Regular Basis

It has been stated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration that people who exercise regularly are less likely to develop depression than others who do not lead a healthy lifestyle. This is because any form of exercise causes the release of endorphins. These endorphins are chemicals and are responsible for boosting the mood of the person.

Keep Yourself Busy

It is important to keep your mind busy with varied tasks. This helps to keep boredom at bay. People who spend many hours doing nothing, tend to brood on their problems and this can eventually lead to depression. You must cultivate new hobbies in order to keep your mind alert and creative. You must also get involved in activities, which involve relating to the needs of other people. This helps to keep self-pity and gloom away.

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Being depressed can make you feel helpless. You’re not. Along with therapy and sometimes medication, there’s a lot you can do on your own to fight back. Changing your behavior — your physical activity, lifestyle, and even your way of thinking — are all natural depression treatments.

These tips can help you feel better — starting right now.

1. Get in a routine. If you’re depressed, you need a routine, says Ian Cook, MD. He’s a psychiatrist and director of the Depression Research and Clinic Program at UCLA.

Depression can strip away the structure from your life. One day melts into the next. Setting a gentle daily schedule can help you get back on track.

2.Set goals. When you’re depressed, you may feel like you can’t accomplish anything. That makes you feel worse about yourself. To push back, set daily goals for yourself.

“Start very small,” Cook says. “Make your goal something that you can succeed at, like doing the dishes every other day.”

As you start to feel better, you can add more challenging daily goals.

3. Exercise. It temporarily boosts feel-good chemicals called endorphins. It may also have long-term benefits for people with depression. Regular exercise seems to encourage the brain to rewire itself in positive ways, Cook says.

How much exercise do you need? You don’t need to run marathons to get a benefit. Just walking a few times a week can help.

4. Eat healthy. There is no magic diet that fixes depression. It’s a good idea to watch what you eat, though. If depression tends to make you overeat, getting in control of your eating will help you feel better.

Although nothing is definitive, Cook says there’s evidence that foods with omega-3 fatty acids (such as salmon and tuna) and folic acid (such as spinach and avocado) could help ease depression.

5. Get enough sleep. Depression can make it hard to get enough shut-eye, and too little sleep can make depression worse.

What can you do? Start by making some changes to your lifestyle. Go to bed and get up at the same time every day. Try not to nap. Take all the distractions out of your bedroom — no computer and no TV. In time, you may find your sleep improves.

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6. Take on responsibilities. When you’re depressed, you may want to pull back from life and give up your responsibilities at home and at work. Don’t. Staying involved and having daily responsibilities can help you maintain a lifestyle that can help counter depression. They ground you and give you a sense of accomplishment.

If you’re not up to full-time school or work, that’s fine. Think about part-time. If that seems like too much, consider volunteer work.

7. Challenge negative thoughts. In your fight against depression, a lot of the work is mental — changing how you think. When you’re depressed, you leap to the worst possible conclusions.

The next time you’re feeling terrible about yourself, use logic as a natural depression treatment. You might feel like no one likes you, but is there real evidence for that? You might feel like the most worthless person on the planet, but is that really likely? It takes practice, but in time you can beat back those negative thoughts before they get out of control.

8. Check with your doctor before using supplements. “There’s promising evidence for certain supplements for depression,” Cook says. Those include fish oil, folic acid, and SAMe. But more research needs to be done before we’ll know for sure. Always check with your doctor before starting any supplement, especially if you’re already taking medications.

9. Do something new. When you’re depressed, you’re in a rut. Push yourself to do something different. Go to a museum. Pick up a used book and read it on a park bench. Volunteer at a soup kitchen. Take a language class.

“When we challenge ourselves to do something different, there are chemical changes in the brain,” Cook says. “Trying something new alters the levels of dopamine, which is associated with pleasure, enjoyment, and learning.”

10. Try to have fun. If you’re depressed, make time for things you enjoy. What if nothing seems fun anymore? “That’s just a symptom of depression,” Cook says. You have to keep trying anyway.

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As strange as it might sound, you have to work at having fun. Plan things you used to enjoy, even if they feel like a chore. Keep going to the movies. Keep going out with friends for dinner.

When you’re depressed, you can lose the knack for enjoying life, Cook says. You have to relearn how to do it. In time, fun things really will feel fun again.

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Did you know that Christians can get depressed too?  Many people think that if you are saved and serving the Lord it is not possible for you to be depressed.

We would like to examine depression in the bible, give you the warning signs of depression, offer you a test to tell if you are in fact depressed and then give you some biblical solutions to get out of it.

First, let’s look at some of the signs of depression, a yes answer to more than 5 of these would be positive depression symptoms:

  • Are you always feeling sad?
  • Do you feel hopeless, irritable, anxious, or guilty?
  • Have you lost interest in hobbies and activities that you once loved?
  • Are you always tired?
  • Are you having trouble concentrating and remembering details?
  • Do you have insomnia ? Or you over sleep most of the time?
  • Have you had a drastic change in your weight due to overeating or not eating at all?
  • Do you harbor suicidal thoughts or think about death and going to heaven a lot?
  • Does your body ache, do you have headaches, digestive problems or cramps?.

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In the bible several great men and women of God also battled bouts of depression.  Here is a Psalm written by King David that describes what he felt as he was going through his depression.

Psalm 42 (NLT)

1 As the deer longs for streams of water,

    so I long for you, O God.2 I thirst for God, the living God.    When can I go and stand before him?3 Day and night I have only tears for food,    while my enemies continually taunt me, saying,    “Where is this God of yours?”

4 My heart is breaking

    as I remember how it used to be:I walked among the crowds of worshipers,    leading a great procession to the house of God,singing for joy and giving thanks    amid the sound of a great celebration!

5 Why am I discouraged?

    Why is my heart so sad?I will put my hope in God!    I will praise him again—    my Savior and 6 my God!

Now I am deeply discouraged,

    but I will remember you—even from distant Mount Hermon, the source of the Jordan,    from the land of Mount Mizar.7 I hear the tumult of the raging seas    as your waves and surging tides sweep over me.8 But each day the Lord pours his unfailing love upon me,    and through each night I sing his songs,    praying to God who gives me life.

9 “O God my rock,” I cry,

    “Why have you forgotten me?Why must I wander around in grief,    oppressed by my enemies?”10 Their taunts break my bones.    They scoff, “Where is this God of yours?”

11 Why am I discouraged?

    Why is my heart so sad?I will put my hope in God!    I will praise him again—    my Savior and my God!

We see that David was broken hearted, deeply discouraged, his body ached, he was crying and sad.  We also see his solution to his depression which was to praise God.  Worshiping God brought him out of his depression.  We know that while you are going through the depression you may not feel like worshiping God but if the bible offers it as a solution I think it is something we should do!

Another great man of God who suffered from depression is Elijah.  He had just come out of the major victory of calling down fire on the false prophets and now Jezebel was after him.  What we learn from this is that after a great victory, or even sometimes going into a great victory, you may face depression.

1 Kings 19:4-5 (NLT)

4 Then he went on alone into the wilderness, traveling all day. He sat down under a solitary broom tree and prayed that he might die. “I have had enough, Lord,” he said. “Take my life, for I am no better than my ancestors who have already died.”

5 Then he lay down and slept under the broom tree. But as he was sleeping, an angel touched him and told him, “Get up and eat!”

We see that Elijah was suicidal and the solution to Elijah getting out of his depression was basically for him to eat something.  We are not saying that it will be this simple for everyone because each person’s process is different but we are saying that there is a solution for you and God can show you what it is.

We see in this following verse the Apostle Paul’s discouragement and that God sent Titus to encourage him and his joy returned.

2 Corinthians 7:5-7 (NLT)

5 When we arrived in Macedonia, there was no rest for us. We faced conflict from every direction, with battles on the outside and fear on the inside. 6 But God, who encourages those who are discouraged, encouraged us by the arrival of Titus. 7 His presence was a joy, but so was the news he brought of the encouragement he received from you. When he told us how much you long to see me, and how sorry you are for what happened, and how loyal you are to me, I was filled with joy!

Know that in the midst of your depression, God’s word offers hope and insight on how to get out of it.  Put your hope and trust in God.  Praise Him. Worship Him.  Put on some worship music and sing to God, ask Him to deliver you from that spirit of depression and know that He will do it.  If He did it for the great men of the bible, He will do it for you as well.

Say what you will about Joel Osteen, you would have to be blind to not see that he has the gift of encouragement.  Regardless of your denominational affiliation, watching one or two of his sermons if you feel depressed will surely lift you out of it!  That is his spiritual gift at work in the body of Christ and at times when you feel like you need it getting a word of encouragement from him will help. Here are some of Joel Osteen’s sermons

Here are some scriptures for you to meditate on to help you out of the depression:

Deuteronomy 31:8 (NLT)

8 Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord will personally go ahead of you. He will be with you; he will neither fail you nor abandon you.”

Psalm 3:3 (NKJV)

3 But You, O Lord, are a shield for me, My glory and the One who lifts up my head.

Psalm 34:18 (NLT)

18 The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; He rescues those whose spirits are crushed.

Romans 8:38-39 (NLT)

38 And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love. 39 No power in the sky above or in the earth below—indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Prayer for Depression

Isaiah 41:10 (NLT)

10 Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God.

Jeremiah 29:11-12 (NLT)

11 For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. 12 In those days when you pray, I will listen.

John 16:33 (NLT)

33 I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.”

2 Corinthians 1:3-4 (NLT)

3 All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort. 4 He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us.

Psalm 118:17 (NLT)

I will not die; instead, I will live to tell what the Lord has done.

Here is a Prayer for Depression:

Holy Spirit you are the Comforter and I ask you to comfort my heart at this time.  Fill my mind with your wisdom and enlightenment to see a way out of this state of depression.  I ask that you would send forth your warring angels to bind the spirit of depression and evil around me.  Close every door that I have left open to this spirit.  Send your ministering angels to speak life, truth and hope to me.  Guide me on a path of revival and renewal.  Refresh my spirit and fill me anew with your joy.  May the joy of the Lord be my strength.  I repent for not trusting and putting my hope in you.  I pray that your grace will fill me and that I will have a renewed hope in Your word and Your promises.  Give me the gift of discerning spirits so that will see where and when this spirit of depression comes in and bind it up before it attacks. No weapons that are ever formed against me shall prosper and I know that I shall live and not die to declare the salvation of the Lord.  Fill me from the top of my head to the tip of my toes with your Holy Spirit, with Your peace and Your presence, in Jesus name. Amen

Here are some other prayers for you.  And some other spiritual warfare prayers.

www.missionariesofprayer.org

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