Toward a Biblical Perspective on Depression: Case Study #4

There are many examples of depression from the life of David, who may have had a tendency toward depression that many of God's children have experienced over the years. Many of his psalms deal with this very issue in one way or another, but we will limit our focus to just two of them. NKJ … Continue reading Toward a Biblical Perspective on Depression: Case Study #4

Toward a Biblical Perspective on Depression: Case Study #3

There are perhaps several examples from the life of Moses that we could examine, but one clear instance of depression in his life can be found in Numbers 11, which relates the account of the Israelites complaining about having to eat manna every day: NKJ Numbers 11:10-15 “Then Moses heard the people weeping throughout their … Continue reading Toward a Biblical Perspective on Depression: Case Study #3

Toward a Biblical Perspective on Depression: Case Study #2

In our first case study, we saw that depression can be the result of unresolved sin, but in this case study we will see an example of depression that doesn't stem from sin, even though it leads to sin. In fact, we will see that even the most righteous man on the earth in his … Continue reading Toward a Biblical Perspective on Depression: Case Study #2

Toward a Biblical Perspective on Depression: Case Study #1

Cain may be the first clear example of depression in the Bible. Although Adam and Eve may well have been depressed after they sinned and then after they were driven from the Garden of Eden, the text does not explicitly address it. But it is clear that Cain was depressed, for God spoke to him … Continue reading Toward a Biblical Perspective on Depression: Case Study #1