Bible Verses for Depression
We will be talking about Bible verses for depression, what the Bible says about depression and even what depression really means. Depression is a very serious mentally illness that can be caused by a whole lot of things depending on the person, and it surely can cause the death of the depressed.
Bible is the greatest book not to even to be compared to any or all books in this world, and the author of the Holy Bible is the Holy Spirit which is one of the many reasons it brings comfort, peace and joy into the life of its reader when truly reading it in truth.
So, firstly, we want to invite the author of the Bible because we will be discussing HIS word today and they can be understood just by our limited human thinking and reasoning, we surely need the Holy Spirit and HE can only come when invited.
Bible verses for depression – words of encouragement
The Bible is full with words of encouragement for all humans dealing with whatever, they will surely find peace, joy and comfort when they seek the Father by praying to HIM and also seeking HIS words.
So, we are seeking to understand and also seeking for permanent peace, joy and comfort in our lives through the word of our Father on depression.
Certainly, we are in the season of complete hopelessness but that should be our concern because our hope is not in this world but in God our Father which is why you shouldn’t allow this depression to overcome you in any way and also able people in depression to fight this battle in any way you can like showing them genuine love, be helpful in every way you can and most importantly show that the only guaranteed way out of their depression, the way that works for you and that is through the father and HIS word.
Bible verses for depression – Scripture
Scriptures are really the greatest source of hope and comfort for everybody and most importantly the depressed. HIS word is a reminder of HIS promises to us and most importantly you. You shouldn’t in any way allow this depression overcome you in any way or anybody you also know that is fight this spirit of depression.
Seek God our Father and you will surely find comfort, peace and joy. Talk to your loved ones, tell them your troubles and pain, and most importantly, tell them to your Father.
Some Bible verses for depression will be listed below for it to be a source of inspiration, peace, comfort and joy to the depressed. So, let’s look into this Bible verses about depression;
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
Lamentations 3: 22-23
Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness.
You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
The thief [Satan] comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I [Jesus] have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.
The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.
Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.
2 Timothy 1:7
For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.
Bible verses for depression – Final thoughts
Above are Bible verses about depression, they are God’s promises for you. HE will never leave you or forsake you and HE will surely give you strength and also peace, comfort and joy.
These Bible verses for depression will certainly be a source of inspiration to the depressed and if the depressed is you, I pray and know that you will surely be healed spiritually, mentally, physically and emotionally by this powerful words from the Father about depression. You will surely have the peace, joy and comfort you seek.