Conquering Depression Prayer's Healing Power
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Situated on the eastern border of the Dead Sea Coast, the Ein Gedi nature reserve covers almost 151,000 square feet and includes two spring fed streams with water that flows year round and produces around three million cubic meters of water annually. It is also home to numerous species of plants and wildlife.
In this wilderness, David hid from a ravenous king who, when he learned of Davidís whereabouts, mustered three thousand men and pursued him. Feeling the call of nature, Saul entered a cave-the very one where David and his men hid. David was close enough to kill the king yet refused to do so.
But this constant running and hiding affected Davidís emotions. His future was bright, but his present was overflowing with fear that he and his army would be slaughtered at any moment. He did what any believer normally does when in a disturbing situation-he prayed. Show me where to walk, for I have come to you in prayer (Psalm 143:8 NLT).
Prayer is the believerís ultimate conversation with God-and as such is always appropriate, but itís even more so when weíre struggling emotionally. While prayer isnít normally a one step cure-all for depression, it is an essential component of emotional healing. Through prayer, God can give insight into the cause of the depression as well as wisdom to know the necessary steps for healing. He also comforts us by reminding us with the still small voice of his Spirit that he understands our struggles, controls them and wants to heal them. Prayer is the salve that soothes our troubled hearts when everything else fails. Let God calm your emotional turmoil through a regular practice of conversation with him.
Prayer: Thank You Lord Jesus for being the High Priest who understands our struggles and gives us strength to endure them. www.lovelinesfromgod.com
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