Soul Food With the Bread of Life

Why Are You Cast Down, O My Soul?-Scriptures, Prayer, Declarations

Then he said to them, “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me.” (Matthew 26:38)
There are many people that suffer from depression that can identify with this type of sorrow- the type of sorrow that feels like dying inside. Jesus was grieved to death over the circumstances that would surround his unjust death at the cross. Jesus, however, partnered with Peter and the two sons of Zebedee. Jesus asked them to intercede on his behalf in prayers as he himself also poured his heart out to the Father. Jesus made a choice to invite the presence of the Father in the midst of his sadness.(Matthew 26:38-39) During seasons of deep sadness, allowing others to pray for you and stay on the watch with you can turn periods of mourning into joy. Reach out to our Father to get the healing that He wants you to have! God doesn’t just want us healed He wants to make us whole. He wants us to have abundant life and depression and sorrowful days is not life in its’ abundance. (John 10:10)


“Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God.”-  Psalm 43:5

There are times in our lives when we share the sentiments of King David. We experience sadness and/or depression sometimes not knowing why our soul is in deep turmoil. Like King David, we can command our souls to hope in the Lord while looking forward to the time when we will praise our God once again.  This can be hard to do when are in the thickness of dark sadness and we may feel like we are far from the love of God. Thankfully, God has not left us alone to deal with the times when we cannot see our way out of depression. He has provided us with the Bible -a collection of books- that contains supernatural encounters with Him…

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