Loma Linda Health Library:Depression can contribute to suicide. Please take this assessment or have someone whom you think is depressed to take this assessment. Please get help for yourself or someone who is depressed.#Assessment #Depression #Suicide
As we wrap up our emphasis on joy and related topics, we move into a most serious and pervasive topic: suicide. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month: September 10 is designated as World Suicide Prevention Day by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). Therefore, for the month of September, posts will be addressing suicide and related topics, including hope. If you or you know someone who is suicidal or is contemplating suicide, PLEASE GET HELP. IMMEDIATELY.
1 And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb. 2 In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations. 3 And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him: 4 And they shall see his face; and his name shall be in their …..
1 And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. 2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. 3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God. 4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither …..
Some Biblical Words of Future Joy-John 14: 1-3 (KJV): 1 Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. 2 In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.
Psalm 94:19: “In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul.”2 Corinthians 12:10: “Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.”Proverbs 15:23: “A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!” John 16:24: “Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
Study the history of Joseph and of Daniel. The Lord did not prevent the plottings of men who sought to do them harm; but He caused all these devices to work for good to His servants who amidst trial and conflict preserved their faith and loyalty. So long as we are in the world, we shall meet with adverse influences. There will be provocations to test the temper; and it is by meeting these in a right spirit that the Christian graces are developed. If Christ dwells in us, we shall be patient, kind, and forbearing, cheerful amid frets and irritations. Day by day and year by year we shall …..
Ministry Magazine (ARCHIVE): “‘Lord, I don’t want to be a pastor anymore!’”So, you are a pastor and you have lost the joy of being one? Check out the link above some solutions to get the joy back.The principles in this article could apply to many other occupations.#Happiness #Joy #Unhappiness