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Depression and Anxiety

Depression and Anxiety Lisa DeBoer   Note: I am not dispensing medical advice in this article, and what I write here should not be substituted for clinical treatment by a medical doctor and/or clinical counselor. Further, I cannot possibly cover every aspect of this sensitive and complex subject in an article. Entire books have been […]

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The Sermon on the Mount

Outline XIII Fasting   Matt. 6:16-18—“Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you,They have their reward. But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face; That thou ap­pear not […]

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Depression and Anxiety Part 4

We have emphasized that too much stress is most often a contributing factor to depression and anxiety. To combat this two-headed monster of depression and anxiety, we must learn how to minimize stress. And to do that we must be guided by the Bible as we view ourselves and as we live our lives in […]

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In our previous article, we talked about stress. Although one’s genetic makeup may make one vulnerable to depression and anxiety, mental and emotional stress are almost always contributing factors. Stress will sooner or later bring on either depression and/or anxiety. And stress is often self-induced. It is true that situations arise in our lives in […]

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Depression and Anxiety (2)

In the previous article on this subject we noted that twenty percent of teens (1 out of 5) will struggle with severe depression or anxiety before they are adults.  This is not only debilitating but can be terrifying. What can be done to avoid this kind of thing happening?  The things we need to know […]

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Depression and Anxiety (1)

The statistics on teenage depression are rather startling.  About 20 percent of teens (that’s 1 out of 5) will experience depression before they reach adulthood.  Between 10 to 15 percent of teens have some symptoms of depression at any one time.  About 5 percent of teens are suffering from major depression at any one time.   […]

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Abstruse Melancholy

Having read the most recent articles in the “Abstruse Melancholy” series, I would like to make a few comments. First, many thanks to the author for the amount of time and effort that clearly went into writing this series, and many thanks for much of the good practical and medical advice contained therein. The brother […]

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No Worries

What will the future bring? This is a question many of us ask ourselves, especially those of us who are in high school. Will I go to college, and if so, where? Will I get married? What kind of job will I have? There are many decisions we must make in the next few years […]

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Don’t Worry

“Therefore take no thought . . . . “ Matthew 6:31 The times wherein we are living are difficult and from many points of view most critical. Perhaps they are not times such as God’s people have experienced in the past, times of persecution and death, or war and epidemic and famine. Even so, also […]

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Unknown

We are standing on the threshold of a new year—1946 is past forever—1947 stretches out before us.  How fast those years go by! With this transition from the old to the new there comes, as a matter of course, a change in viewpoint.  No, reality is no different now than it was last month when […]

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The Cares and Worries of this World

Often these are uppermost in our mind; especially in this world of war.  We worry about the outcome of the war, about the effects of war at home, about the return of our boys, and many other questions and problems of like nature.  If we would only look at all these problems in the light […]

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