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Can I Say I’m a Son or Daughter of Christ and Suffer From Depression?

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Son or Daughter of Christ DepressionIn 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, we read: “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” What if we aren’t glad, we aren’t capable of rejoicing, and even prayer is difficult? What if, instead, everything looks dark, we question God’s compassion, and we want to hide in shame? In other words, what if we are clinically depressed? Can we still call ourselves sons or daughters of Christ?

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posted October 30, 2013 at 8:01 am

I want so much to believe that God understands my fears and is not angered by them. I have fought this demon depression/anxiety and have OCD added to the mix since I was 6 years old. Can’t seem to find a medicine that helps after Prozac pooped out. Thanks for your inspiration.

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Radical Rose

posted November 5, 2013 at 9:42 pm

God also put herbs and plants to heal ourselves in many ways. Check out an article I just wrote about herbal remedies that boost serotonin and dopamine levels (which helps depression. God Bless!

a fellow Christian :)

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sarah mcvey

posted November 22, 2013 at 5:36 am

Just because we our saved does not exclude us from the stress of life and stress of family or work or financial drama. Depression is also a genetic illiness or chemical inbalance of our electric al system of our brain we could could pray for healing but not exclude d from it.I have lived with it for yrs.

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posted February 7, 2014 at 5:01 pm

I read this article today and I was wondering if you have looked into this stuff at all?

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