5 Inspiring Words for Overcoming Depression


1.Nehemiah 8:10

“Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

If you are choosing a way of life that is ungodly, you may be feeling down about your choices, and therefore find yourself depressed. Fear not, the light of the Lord is always with you. Repeat this verse to yourself until you begin to feel God’s strength within your soul.

2.Matthew 6:33

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”

Life is stressful, there’s no denying that. But even though the obstacles in your life may seem unbearable, you need to focus on God and His message first. Have faith that God has a plan for you, and you will be taken care of.

3.Philippians 4:12-14

“I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”

This verse from Philippians 4:12-14 reminds us that whether times are good or bad, our Faith in God will always carry us through and give us the strength to live a better life.

4.1 Peter 5:6-7

“Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”

When you’re feeling anxious, miserable or hopeless, remember that Jesus died for our sins. You will never have to walk alone because Jesus is always with you. Give Him your troubles and your worries and ask Him to heal your heart.

5.Isaiah 40:31

“But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

No matter how hard things get, never lose sight in what really matters most in life; family friends and faith. If faith in the Lord and let that Faith guide you through your darkest hours.