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Bread, Water and Sleep in the Desert

Topics:   mental illness    hope    god    elijah    depression    care    bible    1 kings 19   

By Brad Quiring on February 18, 2018

Depression, anxiety, worry and fear overtake everyone of us at different times and stages of life. For some this comes with a situation, for others it is a constant medical condition. The greatest in the Bible, including Jesus, faced times of crushing emotions. Unfortunately, our society and churches have not dealt well with the raw, very human condition. On the other side, "The Lord is near to the brokenhearted, and saves the crushed in spirit." (Psalm 34:18). When one of the greatest heroes of the faith in the Bible fell into suicidal despair, God came to him with a simple, powerful solution. This same God will come to you. 1 Kings 19:1-18

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