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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. David is encouraging the children of God to lift up their heads-not not to be cast down with sadness and depression. 
In verse 8, David said, Who is this King of Glory? The Lord strong and mighty! The Lord mighty in battle! Yes, you have the Lord of Hosts on your side, the one who is mighty in battle waiting to fight for you but you have to open the door (v7) by lifting up your head in expectant hope instead of despair.  
Lift up your head, no more walking around with your head hung down or staying in bed for days because of your problems. Reject negative thoughts and emotions by replacing them with thoughts about our God. The one who said, Come to me all ye that…

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,…