Depression can strike the greatest of men: Spurgeon, Martin Luther, Winston Churchill, King David, Solomon, John the Baptist, Elijah. In this message, we deal with the subject of depression.
1. Characteristics of depression
- Depression can strike unexpectedly - Depression exhausts us physically and mentally - Depression can cause us to act illogically - Depression leads to panic and insecurity - Depression leads us to become introverted - Depression can lead us to despair of life
2. Causes of depression
- Lack of rest and nutrition - A chemical imbalance in the brain that needs to be dealt with medically - After a climax, there comes an anti-climax that can be difficult to deal with - A satanic work to depress us - A spiritual failure to be taken up with yourself
3. Comfort of depression
- There is a future in Christ and this is not the end - God will deal with all his enemies and the power of evil shall be broken - You are not the only one