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Proverbs 27:17

Proverbs 27:17

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Psalm 119:28 – My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word.

Psalm 119:28 – My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word.

Posted: 25 Nov 2019 09:15 PM PST

My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word.

Today’s commentary by Dave Whitehead, Author of Making Sense of the Bible

How do we handle depression? Much of our advertising and media bombard us with images of happy people. This can become the unspoken “ideal life”. So when we encounter emotions that may contradict this imagery we find ourselves unprepared. But the Scripture sees sorrow as a part of the human condition. Many of the Psalms deal with feelings of overwhelming depression. And as the Bible addresses these feelings we find that it gives us the guide to navigate through sorrow—the promises of Scripture itself. God’s word 

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