Inspirational

I Was Depressed But Then I Remembered

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I wanted to share a Psalm that has helped me down through the years. I have struggled with depression in my life.  This Psalm is so beautiful and has ministered grace to me as I meditate on the truths that God washes over me, spoken so beautifully.  Regardless of the struggle, you face today, Jesus is enough.  He is with you to strengthen your faith and to renew your numb heart. Let Him overwhelm you with His presence.  I pray this blesses someone today as you walk through the shadows. He really is enough. He never lets go.

Remember the days of your youth and the joy set before you. Remember He hasn’t left you.  Remember your songs of long ago. Remember His promises. Remember this life isn’t all there is….

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Psalm 77

I cried out to God for help;
I cried out to God to hear me.
 When I was in distress, I sought the Lord;
at night I stretched out untiring hands,
and I would not be comforted.

 I remembered you, God, and I groaned;
    I meditated, and my spirit grew faint.[b]
 You kept my eyes from closing;
I was too troubled to speak.
 I thought about the former days,
the years of long ago;
 I remembered my songs in the night.
    My heart meditated and my spirit asked:

 “Will the Lord reject forever?
Will he never show his favor again?
 Has his unfailing love vanished forever?
Has his promise failed for all time?
 Has God forgotten to be merciful?
Has he in anger withheld his compassion?”

 Then I thought, “To this I will appeal:
the years when the Most High stretched out his right hand.
 I will remember the deeds of the Lord;
    yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago.
 I will consider all your works
and meditate on all your mighty deeds.”

 Your ways, God, are holy.
What god is as great as our God?
 You are the God who performs miracles;
you display your power among the peoples

 With your mighty arm you redeemed your people,
the descendants of Jacob and Joseph.

 The waters saw you, God,
the waters saw you and writhed;
the very depths were convulsed.
 The clouds poured down water,
the heavens resounded with thunder;
your arrows flashed back and forth.
 Your thunder was heard in the whirlwind,
your lightning lit up the world;
the earth trembled and quaked.
 Your path led through the sea,
your way through the mighty waters,
though your footprints were not seen.

 You led your people like a flock
by the hand of Moses and Aaron.

Just Jesus,

Sheri Langley

 

 

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