From the monthly archives:

December 2012

Spiritual Depression: Its Causes and Cure

December 10, 2012

The great Dr. Lloyd-Jones on depression. Lloyd-Jones is one of the greatest preachers of the last 100 years. You can grab his book on depression here, where one writer says about him’ “Having been one of the greatest medical doctors of his country, and then having pastored among God’s people for many years, Lloyd-Jones was […]

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Spurgeon – “The only cure for depression is faith”

December 8, 2012

One of my favorite preachers of church history is the one and only Charles Spurgeon. Spurgeon suffered with depression through his whole ministry, not doubt due in part to the huge burden on his shoulders of all the souls he was shepherding. And it seems that the issue is a common one among pastors. (Perhaps […]

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The Scripture Contains the Only Reliable Remedy for Depression

December 7, 2012

Here’s a great Q&A from John MacArthur’s book on Biblical Counseling (emphasis is mine): Since the Bible is not a textbook on psychology, don’t we need to supplement it with other disciplines to understand and help people with deep psychological needs?      At first glance, this seems like a reasonable question. The scientific disciplines have […]

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John Piper on How to Respond to Depression

December 6, 2012

In light of my upcoming class on Pastoral Counseling, and a recent conversation I had with a friend, over the next few days I’ll be posting some of my findings on the Biblical view of depression.

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