CARDS AGAINST Depression

To Rise Above Fear

Isaiah 8:11-13 The Lord leaned in close – his hand on my shoulder – and gave me a strong warning not to think like everyone else does. He said, “Don’t call everything a conspiracy, like they do. Don’t fear what they fear, or dread what they dread. Instead, make the Lord of Heaven’s Armies holy…

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To Look To Him For Help

Psalm 34:4-5 I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me. He freed me from all my fears. Those who look to him for help will be radiant with joy; no shadow of shame will darken their faces.   IMAGE DETAILS Jesus Prayer Candle Houston, Texas August Antiques Spring 2018

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To Embrace Your Grief

A good name is worth more than the finest perfume, and the day you die is better than the day you were born. In the same way, it is better to go to a funeral than a feast. Why? Because death is the end of life’s journey, and the living should always take that to…

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To Live In The Future

The Lord will remove the cloud of gloom, the shadow of death that hangs over the earth. He will swallow up death forever! The Sovereign Lord will wipe away all tears. He will remove forever all insults and mockery against his land and people. The Lord has spoken! In that day the people will proclaim,…

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To Stay Alive

I trust that my life will bring honor to Christ, whether I live or die. For to me, living means living for Christ, and dying is even better. But if I live, I can do more fruitful work for Christ. So I really don’t know which is better. I’m torn between two desires: I long…

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To Celebrate Survival

My enemies did their best to kill me, but the Lord rescued me. The Lord is my strength and my song; he has given me victory. Songs of joy and victory are sung in the camp of the godly. The strong right arm of the Lord has done glorious things! The strong right arm of…

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To Ask For Deliverance

My eyes are always looking to Adonai, for He will pull my feet out of the net. Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted. The troubles of my heart increase. Bring me out of my distress. See my affliction and my suffering, and take away all my sins.…

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To Experience God’s Smile

The Lord said to Moses, “Tell Aaron and his sons to bless the people of Israel with this special blessing: ‘May the Lord bless you and protect you. May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you. May the Lord show you his favor and give you his peace.’ Whenever Aaron and his…

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To Remember God’s Faithfulness

All day long God’s promises of love pour over me. Through the night I sing his songs, for my prayer to God has become my life. I say to God, “You are my mountain of strength; how could you forget me? Why must I wander around in grief, oppressed by my enemies? Their taunts break…

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To Consider Sin’s Outcome

I have seen wicked and ruthless people flourishing like a tree in its native soil. But when I looked again, they were gone! Though I searched for them,  I could not find them! Look at those who are honest and good, for a wonderful future awaits those who love peace. But the rebellious  will…

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