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  • Elijah's Depression

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Aug 11, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,905 views

    Beginning with a monologue that takes some poetic license as Elijah passes the mantle to Elisha, this teaching gives tips from a Biblical model on dealing with depression.

    [This sermon began with a monologue. It presumed that Elijah needed to fill Elisha in on what had gone before. With dramatic license, it recounts what is in the Bible’s account, even though the Bible doesn’t specify that Elijah actually filled Elisha in or needed to fill Elisha in on Elijah’s ...read more

  • Depressions We Face Series

    Contributed by Rick Evans on Jun 4, 2016
     | 1,478 views

    “Depression is the common cold of our emotions” Eventually it touches everyone -- even God's people.

    Opening Text: 1 Kings 19:1-15 (NKJV) Elijah Escapes from Jezebel 19 And Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, also how he had executed all the prophets with the sword. 2 Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, “So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I do not make ...read more

  • Prescription For A Depressed Saint

    Contributed by John Lowe on Aug 17, 2016
     | 2,623 views

    Elijah was probably the most celebrated and revered of all Old Testament prophets. He lived during a time when people were chasing after false gods, worshiping idols and dabbling in all kinds of pagan and occultist stuff. God chose Elijah . . .

    Friday, August 12, 2016 Prescription for a Depressed Saint I need to tell you up front that I am an expert on this subject. I used to be ashamed and did all I could to hide it from others. But that’s another sermon. For now, just accept that I know what I am talking about. I’ll ...read more

  • Dealing With Depression

    Contributed by John Woods on Apr 13, 2016
     | 2,183 views

    How Elijah deals with depression in 1 Kings 19:1-8

    Depression is a condition all Christians will experience at some point in their lives. There are many false ideas about depression that I would like to clear up. First of all I would like to say that I am NOT a doctor and there are depression situations which should be treated with medicine. God ...read more

  • Elijah: Fighting Depression

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jun 29, 2016
     | 2,602 views

    In a contest on Mt. Carmel, he was God's instrument to prove to Israel that Jehovah was the Lord. But after that amazing victory Elijah sank into the depths of despair. He sat down under a juniper tree and asked God to take his life. Does that surprise you about a man of God? I hope not.

    Tom Lowe 6/26/16 ELIJAH: FIGHTING DEPRESSION (Text: 1 Kings 18-19) Depression is the common cold of our emotions. Eventually it touches everyone—even God's people. I know this because I am a born-again Christian who has battled depression for many years. Just recently, I passed ...read more

  • Dealing With Depression

    Contributed by Shawn Miller on Apr 4, 2016
     | 2,545 views

    Speaking about a subject that few in the church want to admit. There are several kinds and degrees of Depression and there is so much hope and healing in the loving arms of Jesus Christ!

    Dealing with Depression Introduction: Pastor Jeff Strite once shared a story about Psychiatry students who were in their college class one day when their professor began a discussion to prove a point. "What we’re going to talk about today," the professor said, "are the emotional extremes ...read more

  • We All Have Bad Days Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Mar 3, 2016
     | 3,062 views

    Elijah was a spiritual giant, and yet he had his days of disappointment and discouragement. God gently restores Elijah and, in doing so, we are reminded that God never fails us.

    Message 1 Kings 19:1-21 “We All Have Bad Days” A little girl called Susie had been trying for months to learn how to tie her shoes. She finally grasped the knack and was able to do it by herself. Susie’s parents expected her to be delighted. Instead Susie started to ...read more

  • The Battle With Giant Despair Series

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Feb 19, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,586 views

    All men and women who are Christians will fight with depression at times in their walk with God. We can look at Elijah's struggles and find helpful ways to contend with it.

    ELIJAH—A MAN OF LIKE PASSIONS 12 Giants Under Junipers TEXT: 1 Kings 19:4 1 Kings 19:4 KJV But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough; now, O LORD, take ...read more

  • Lessons From A Cave Pt 1 Series

    Contributed by David Welch on May 21, 2018
     | 791 views

    Message 7 in our study of the life and ministry of Elijah. This message explores Elijah's depression after his great victory on mount Carmel. I seek to track the cause and cure for depression.

    Chico Alliance Church Elijah Series #7 “Thoughts on Feelings of Failure and Depression” Introduction We have been tracking Elijah’s faith journey from his first appearance before Ahab the evil, godless king of Israel and his Gentile wife Jezebel. He appears in Scripture boldly announcing ...read more

  • Elijah’s Depression Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Feb 3, 2016
     | 2,332 views

    It would be nice to think we Christians didn't have dark days, that discouragement came only to other people, that we can just go ahead and tough it out, that everyone will understand us and help us get through those dark times.

    ELIJAH’S DEPRESSION Today’s message is personal. I must confess that I have been treated for depression for 16-17 years. It is caused by, or so they say, a chemical imbalance in my body. It is a terrible disease and I have said many times that I would rather have some serious ...read more

  • Defeating Depression Series

    Contributed by Ken Hubbard on Feb 11, 2010
     | 1,783 views

    Part 2 of a message on dealing with depression, particularly of how God helped Elijah through his episode of depression

    TEXT: 1 Kings 19:1-9 INTRO: Depression - - - pushed down de/pressed An area that is sunk below its surroundings A hollow / a hole When we push down hurts, pain, abuse, guilt... ...we are de/pressing ...it will show up Push down - - - Hurt Anger = becomes bitterness ...read more

  • Dealing With Depression

    Contributed by Bill Lobbs on Aug 10, 2015
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,025 views

    Reasons for depression and how to overcome. In 1 Kings 19:1-4 we view Elijah in a state of depression. Depression is often an emotional state that can be overcome. This sermon will give one steps to overcome most depressive moods.

    DEALING WITH DEPRESSION Biblical Principles for Dealing With Depression Text: 1 Kings 19: 1-10 Theme: What to do When You Want to Die. Causes: Reason For Depression 1 Kings 19:1-4 Depression is one of the great problems in the world today. It has been called the "common cold" of ...read more

  • Gods Truth Stays The Same, Our Understanding Changes Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 8, 2013
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,928 views

    God does not change, and his truth is always true; our perception of the truth either improves or declines. The New Testament doctrines we embrace are not new: God, who is the God of both testaments, inspired Paul and others to develop them for us.

    God’s Truth Stays the Same, Our Understanding Changes (Isaiah 45:22-25) 1. The English language began as Anglo Saxon, a Germanic language similar to Friesen. When the Vikings conquered England, they brought in their words and grammar. Then the French Normans conquered England and mixed in ...read more

  • Christian Fatigue

    Contributed by Horace Wimpey on Aug 6, 2016
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,840 views

    Paul writes that we should guard ourselves from growing weary of doing God's work. He reminds that we will reap what we sow.

    God’s Truth Stays the Same, Our Understanding Changes (Isaiah 45:22-25) 1. The English language began as Anglo Saxon, a Germanic language similar to Friesen. When the Vikings conquered England, they brought in their words and grammar. Then the French Normans conquered England and mixed in ...read more

  • God's Cure For The Blues

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Apr 5, 2004
    based on 80 ratings
     | 18,160 views

    When we are depressed things many times seem hopeless, don’t they? But in our study today, we will find that there is hope in the midst of depression. (1 Kings - pt 6)

    GOD’S CURE FOR THE BLUES" TEXT I KINGS 19:1-18 INTRODUCTION [I KINGS 19:1-5] Elijah sat down under a tree and prayed that he might die? Now that doesn’t sound like the Elijah the great prophet taking up in a whirlwind. It really seems out of character for Elijah, a man who had walked ...read more