Its hard not to become overwhelmed, depressed, saddened by things going on in the world today. Things look chaotic, bleak, uncontrollable. You may wonder why God is allowing these things. Let me tell you that God has a specific plan in place. He knows what he is doing. I try not talk about politics and such on this blog. I do, however, want to talk about things that are happening in our world that can bring us down. If we watch the news, read Facebook post, blogs, etc.. We see nothing but chaotic things that are happening around us. It has been my experience to limit your access to these things that could upset you or depress you.
Satan is having a field day right now. He wants nothing more that to Depress you, Suppress you, Oppress you and rob your joy. I heard a sermon the other day on: Philippians 4:8; which says:
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
This simply means to think on good things. Don’t get wrapped up in the chaos. Keep your hearts pure and holy. Philippians 4:7 says: And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
We, as Christians should learn to rely and trust in Jesus for our peace and protection. Many fear this Covid 19, but I tell you this. God is in control. You will not die unless God permits. He has a perfect time for you to spend eternity with him. Hebrews 9:27-
And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:
More resources: about Dealing with Depression can be found here: https://wordpress.com/read/blogs/178007653/posts/99 – Depression is Serious
https://wordpress.com/read/blogs/140502549/posts/205 -The Truth about Depression