'A HOUSE DIVIDED WILL NOT STAND' Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded. James 4:8. Angels of God are drawn toward all who in their thoughts and devoted service draw nigh to God.... It is a great misfortune to be double-minded. “A double minded man is unstable in all his ways” (James 1:8).... Let us use to a purpose the mind the Lord has given us. Ambition, covetousness, the mania to follow the fashions, the customs, and practices of the world in order not to be... (read more)
Peter’s Discouragement Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.—Matthew 11:28 Depression occurs for a number of reasons. The mental health community classifies depression as “an illness that can affect the way we eat, sleep, and feel about ourselves, and others. Severe depression is not usually a condition that can be “willed” away. Symptoms can last for weeks, months, or even years. There are often medical conditions that lead to depression. There is a distinction, however, between the severe effects of depression and the more common feelings of discouragement. Events or circumstances that enter... (read more)
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