You can turn to the Bible as a source of spiritual support as you address your struggles with depression – or anything else.
- 1 Deuteronomy 31:8. Getty Images.
- 2 Philippians 4:8. Getty Images.
- 3 Philippians 4:13. Getty Images.
- 4 John 16:33. Getty Images.
- 5 Jeremiah 29:11.
- 6 Matthew 11:28.
- 7 Proverbs 3:5-6.
- 8 1 Peter 5:7.
- 1 What should you read in the Bible when you are sad?
- 2 What does the Bible say about dealing with sadness?
- 3 What Bible verse should I read for comfort?
- 4 What book in the Bible should I read for loneliness?
- 5 What are the 3 worst sins?
- 6 Is it a sin to be depressed?
- 7 What does psalm 31 say?
- 8 What does the Bible say about my tears?
- 9 What does the Bible say about a sad heart?
- 10 What God says about difficult times?
- 11 Where does God hurt?
- 12 What God says about hurt feelings?
- 13 What does God say about depression?
- 14 What God says about never being alone?
- 15 Where should I start reading my Bible?
What should you read in the Bible when you are sad?
One of my favorite verses is Philippians 4:6 “do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God” or Psalm 34:17-18 ESV “When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles.
What does the Bible say about dealing with sadness?
The Good News: God will never abandon us during our times of grief — he will always provide us with love and hope. ” 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. ”
What Bible verse should I read for comfort?
Psalm 9:9-10. The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you. Psalm 62:1-2 Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him.
What book in the Bible should I read for loneliness?
What is a good Bible verse for loneliness? A good Bible verse about loneliness is Deuteronomy 31:6. It lets you know that you should be courageous and know you are not alone, since the Lord God is always with you.
What are the 3 worst sins?
These “evil thoughts” can be categorized into three types: lustful appetite (gluttony, fornication, and avarice) irascibility (wrath) corruption of the mind (vainglory, sorrow, pride, and discouragement)
Is it a sin to be depressed?
Depression is associated with sin because people experiencing depression are seen to lack some of the spiritual fruits that are regarded as evidence of genuine Christian faith: When dealing with people in the church some see mental illness as a weakness —a sign you don’t have enough faith.
What does psalm 31 say?
A psalm of David. In you, O LORD, I have taken refuge; let me never be put to shame; deliver me in your righteousness. Turn your ear to me, come quickly to my rescue; be my rock of refuge, a strong fortress to save me. Since you are my rock and my fortress, for the sake of your name lead and guide me.
What does the Bible say about my tears?
You do not cry alone. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and there will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the former things have passed away.” And the One seated on the throne said, “ Behold, I make all things new. ” Revelation 21:3-5. Until that day, do not forget that He is aware.
What does the Bible say about a sad heart?
“ The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” The Good News: Though you may feel defeated, God is closer than you realize. He is always with you and can heal your heart. “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”
What God says about difficult times?
Do not fear or be dismayed. Deuteronomy 33:27 The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms. Psalm 34:17 When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears, and rescues them from all their troubles. Isaiah 30:15 In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength.
Where does God hurt?
Where is God when it hurts? He is in us —not in the things that hurt—helping to transform bad into good. We can safely say that God can bring good out of evil; we cannot say that God brings about the evil in hopes of producing good.”
What God says about hurt feelings?
“Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: “And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another. …” (Eph. 4:31–32.)
What does God say about depression?
“ 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 Good News: Dealing with depression can be scary. But this verse reminds you that with God on your side, there’s nothing to fear.
What God says about never being alone?
Be fearless. You are never alone.” – Joshua 1: 9. But we impart a secret and hidden wisdom of God.”
Where should I start reading my Bible?
I think starting in the Gospel of John for anyone who hasn’t read the Bible before is a great place the start. Probably the best place. Next, I would encourage you to read through the rest of the Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke). That’s where I would start if I were you.