If you or someone you know struggle with depression, ask Jesus into your heart. Ask Him to show you the root, the cause of the darkness swallowing you.
But if our focus, the place where we let our minds dwell, was on praiseworthy things, how would things be different?
Mix hope in with a little bit of spiritual elbow grease, and the divine workings of a mighty God, and excellent things are sure to follow. Both now, and someday in heaven.
Imitate, and watch carefully those who are living this way, but realize none of us is doing it perfectly. Dwell on the admirable qualities that look and sound and smell and feel and taste like Christ.
Sometimes the best sermons aren’t formally prepared. In this Christian life, we often learn more from a person's actions than his words.