When Depression Descends, Do the Next Thing // Ask Pastor John

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Do not underestimate the power of preaching to your soul and singing to God when you can’t shake spiritual darkness. In his 2008 sermon on Psalm 42, John Piper talked about spiritual depression; specifically, what should we DO when the darkness of spiritual depression descends into our lives? Here are the third and fourth directives John Piper draws from the text. Episode 711: https://www.desiringgod.org/interviews/when-depression-descends-do-the-next-thing Related Resources: “When God Feels Distant, He May Want Us to Grow Up” https://youtu.be/-UvmxaK_0bo “The Secret to Fighting Anxiety” https://youtu.be/ubSnOIjhSzc “What Hope Does God Offer in My Depression?” https://youtu.be/huOp25VtYpM “Does Depression Disqualify a Pastor?” https://youtu.be/b-RumKxzLMs Ask Pastor John Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKvMOJ1T8T4&list=PLFF7F6AE365DA3564 Find other recent and popular Ask Pastor John episodes, http://desiringgod.org/ask-pastor-john

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Bible References

Psalm 42