What are some Bible promises for victory over depression?

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By BibleAsk Team


Promises for Victory Over Depression

Depression is a state of mind that affect millions of people. But Christians have hope in the healing power of the Lord. The following are some Bible promises for Christians to claim victory over depression:

“And the Lord, He is the One who goes before you. He will be with you, He will not leave you nor forsake you; do not fear nor be dismayed” (Deuteronomy 31:8).

“You have turned for me my mourning into dancing: you have put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness” (Psalm 30:11).

“The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee” (Psalms 9:9-10).

The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears, and delivers them out of all their troubles. The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves such as [a]have a contrite spirit” (Psalms 34:17, 18).

“Then they cried unto the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them out of their distresses. He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and brake their bands in sunder. Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men! For he hath broken the gates of brass, and cut the bars of iron in sunder” (Psalms 107:13-16).

“Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad” (Proverbs 12:25).

“Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness” (Isaiah 41:10).

“For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the LORD that hath mercy on thee” (Isaiah 54:10).

“It is of the LORD’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness” (Lamentations 3:22-23).

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28).

“Most assuredly, I say to you that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; and you will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will be turned into joy” (John 16:20).

“Grace be to you and peace from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God” (2 Corinthians 1:2-4).

In His service,
BibleAsk Team

NOTE: BibleAsk team are not licensed mental health professionals, and the information provided is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you are experiencing symptoms of depression or any mental health concerns, it is crucial to consult with a qualified mental health professional for a proper evaluation and guidance. If you or someone you know is in crisis, please contact emergency services or a mental health hotline in your country. In the United States, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can be reached at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255).

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