A Look at Depression: Naomi

The darkness of grief and depression can smother out the light of any hope and faith we may have. The story of Naomi and her grief and depression is found in the book of Ruth. Naomi was the wife of a man named Elimilech. Naomi and Elimilech had two sons, Mahlon and Kilion. This family [...]

A Look at Depression: Hannah

A heart of desperation is what we find in Hannah when we read her story in 1 Samuel 1. Hannah lived in her home with her husband, Elkanah, as well as with his other wife, Peninnah and her children. Hannah had to share her husband with another woman and that woman's children who were fathered [...]

A Look at Depression: Elijah

DEPRESSION CAN BLIND US TO GOD'S LOVE! Elijah is another man in the Bible who suffered with depression. 1 Kings 19:4-19 shares the details of what Elijah experienced. Elijah's depression struck him after he had had a mountain-top experience with the Lord. He had prayed and asked the Lord to prove Himself as God and [...]

A Look at Depression; The Psalmist

Have you been in the depths of depression? Are you dealing with it now? You are not alone. This month I want to look at the topic of depression, particularly depression in men and women in the Bible. Each post will be centered around one person, this week we will focus on the Psalmist who [...]