by | May 18, 2022 | Deliverance, Depression

“Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit,to sustain me.”

(Psalm 51:12 NIV)

“Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.”

(1 Peter 5:8 NIV)

I have heard so many people say lately they are depressed. I know there is a lot to be depressed about lately. But do you know that depression is a spirit? It comes straight from the devil to distract you from following God.

Depression doesn’t always come alone. My mom became depressed a couple years after my dad died. She felt guilty for enjoying her life. If you had known my dad you would agree that she should enjoy her life without him. I believe guilt brought depression with it. I don’t know what others tagged along but nothing we kids said could pull her out if it.

If you are battling depression, you don’t have to. I know, easier said than done. I get it. I’ve had my own demons to battle through the years. I am still fighting and will never give up. God is on our side. No matter what you think, He is right beside you. He is fighting for you.

But you have to make a stand. Tell the demons to go in Jesus name. Use the name and blood of Jesus. They are powerful weapons and free to use. Jesus died on the cross for us so we could be free. Don’t let Him have died for us in vain.

So if you are fighting depression or any demon, fight! Stand your ground! You don’t have to live that way. Pray, sing praises to our King. Worship him. The devil doesn’t like it when we do those things. Let’s put the devil on the run. Start singing praises to God. Find a spirit-filled church and start attending it regularly.

So don’t quit and don’t give in. Keep fighting. Be so on fire for God that when you get up every morning the devil says, “Oh no! She’s up!”

Have a great day everyone.

Kathy Keller
Writer and Prayer warrior with Answers2Prayer Ministries
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