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Feeling Sad and Depressed Read This

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"Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in."  Psalm 24:7

This is a simple verse loaded with meaning for those dealing with depression. Commentator Robert Hawker notes the word "gates"  is figuratively used to denote a place, person or people. So David is encouraging the children of God to lift up their heads-not to be cast down with sadness and depression and the King of Glory will come in.  
 Most of your sad thoughts and negative feelings are not your own, they have been broadcasted to you from the god of the air (Ephesians 2:2).  Reject those thoughts now because Jesus said the "gates" of hell will not prevail against the church (Matthew 16:18) as a member of Christ's body (Colossians 1:18), you can rejoice because the "gates of hell" the principalities and powers, Satan and his demons will not prevail against you. So lift up your head! Put a smile on your face. Rejoice in …

Defeat the Devil By Doing This 1 Thing

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Righteousness The Hedge of Protection
Job is known in the bible as the man who endured an unbelievable amount of suffering in a short time. He is known to be a righteous man, a man of truth who abstained from every form of evil. His commitment to righteousness caught God’s eye,  God  bragged about Job’s righteous obedience to Satan, saying” there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil? Unfortunately, Satan was not impressed, he responded with the usual negative and dark response we would expect by someone who is cynical and hateful, a being who looks for evil instead of the good.  Yea, he responded. He’s only obeying you because you have blessed him, you’ve basically bought his love and obedience. If you take away all of his money and the goodies you have given him, he will curse you to your face. Alright, let’s see if what you say is true. Everything he has in in your hands, says the Lord, only do not touch his body. Thus,…