Joseph Prince Sermon Thoughts To Remember If You’re Struggling With Depression: Pastor Joseph talks to believers That are being oppressed, going through depression and going through all kind of mind games, and you feel that at night, you can’t even sleep because you have all these thoughts you are battling.
Even though your body is still, your mind is like a war room and you hear all kinds of thoughts, and I know because I’ve been there before.
Friend, this is warfare And God has given us weapons and our weapons are not material, they are not carnal. 2 10 says, the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds. Always remember this.
Your emotions are a reflection of what you are thinking. Pastor Prince told his son that, if you feel bad, it’s because you’re thinking bad. You’re thinking bad thoughts, Thoughts of darkness, Things won’t look good tomorrow, I don’t think I’m able to do that, and you’re negative.
So your emotions follow your thoughts, but if your thoughts are positive, he told him that you know Jesus will be with you. When you go to school, He’s going walk with you; He’s going to be your best friend.
He’ll never leave you, and your thoughts are positive, Guess what? Your emotions will be positive. So my friend, your emotions are an indicator of what you are thinking.
Because we’re so used to thinking certain thoughts, it’s been there for a number of years that we don’t even know we’re thinking those thought but our emotions cannot lie, If you’re experiencing depression, you’re experiencing thoughts of self-loathing, you feel inferior, you feel lousy, you feel even boredom, it’s always based on a thought that has preceded that emotion.
Jesus says in the Sermon on the Mount: Take no thought, saying how do you take a wrong thought? You know the devil shoots thoughts in your mind, and you take it by saying;
“Take no thought, saying, what shall we eat, what shall we drink, how shall we be clothed?’ Worrisome thoughts, thoughts that cause you to be depressed, thoughts that cause you to feel all this sense of hopelessness, helplessness, feeling of abandonment.
Friend, if you are suffering from mental depression, Just live one day at a time. Get up; just do what you are supposed to do, and the next thing and the next thing, and the Holy Spirit will lead you step by step.
“Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, doesn’t light up all the way to your destiny, It doesn’t show you your destiny. David took one step. God told him to “bring”, he obeyed his father Imagine if David did not obey his father at 17 years old, The father says: “Bring this bread and cheese and bring it to your brothers and the captains in front, and they were having a showdown with the Philistines, where Goliath was challenging them but David did not know because David was back in Bethlehem taking care of the sheep.
But he obeyed his father, that’s the First step, One step at a time, He didn’t see his destiny that he would end up killing Goliath, end up becoming king. He did not see all that! He just obeyed one step, bringing the bread and the cheese.
Pastor Joseph prince wants us to understand that our miracle is waiting for us but all God wants for you is to take one step.