It is only by yielding up my perception of peace and allowing God to disturb it that I can find out what real, deep, abiding peace is all about.
Depression isn’t sin, but it can certainly keep us from staying close to God if we don’t have his power and his wisdom for fighting it. Thankfully the Bible has a lot to say about how to hang onto hope when your soul is down.
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