Breaking Free from Depression

Scripture References:

(Unless otherwise noted, all scriptures are from the NLV Translation)

Leviticus 26:13. I broke the yoke of slavery from your neck sot hat you can walk with your heads held high.

Deuteronomy 32:10-13. He found them in a desert land, in an empty, howling wasteland. He surrounded them and watched over them; he guarded them as he would guard his own eyes. Like an eagle that rouses her chicks and hovers over her young, so he spread his wings to take them up and carried them safely on his pinions. The Lord alone guided them, and they followed no foreign gods. He let them ride over the highlands and feast on the crops of the fields.l. He nourished them with honey from the rock and olive oil from the stony ground.

Psalm 27:13-14. Yet I am confident I will see the Lord’s goodness while I am here in the land of the living. Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord.

Psalm 34:18. the Lord is close to the brokenhearted; He rescues those whose spirits are crushed.

Psalm 73:26. My health may fail, and my spirit may grow weak, but God remains the strength of my heart; He is mine forever.

Psalm 107:14

Isaiah 4:4

Isaiah 5:18-19

Isaiah 8:11-14, 17, 20

Isaiah 9:1-4

Isaiah 19:1-3

Isaiah 25:5-9

Isaiah 30:18-21, 25-26, 31

Isaiah 35:1-4, 8-10

Isaiah 40:6, 8, 10-11

Isaiah 40:29-31

Isaiah 43:1-4, 5-6, 10-19, 20

Isaiah 45:1-3, 5, 23

Isaiah 46:9-11

Isaiah 51:1-2

Isaiah 50:7

Isaiah 57:15. I restore the crushed spirit of the humble and revive the courage of those with repentant hearts.

Isaiah 57:18. I will comfort those who mourn, bringing words of praise to their lips.

Jeremiah 31:3

Ezekiel 13:18-19

John 14:16

1 Thessalonians 5:5-6


“Leave the broken, irreversible past in God’s hands, and step out into the invincible future with Him.” ~ Oswald Chambers 

“Your most profound and intimate experiences of worship will likely be in your darkest days – when your heart is broken, when you feel abandoned, when you’re out of options, when the pain is great – and you turn to God alone.” ~ Rick Warren