Is depression a mark of a lack of faith? Is it always a sinful attitude? Consider the story of a great man of God who struggled with this terrible emotion, and the ways in which God healed him.
1 Kings 19:1-18
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The Parable of the Two Sons retold in a modern way for children. This is set up as a play, but can easily be told as a story or sermon illustration. The modern context helps create a gateway for children to see themselves in the story.
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