God cares for you when you're depressed - The Commandment Co's Short Sermon Series: Motivational and Moving Daily Devotionals for you
 If you are suffering from mental illness, it can be painful and you’ll wonder where God is, but hold on to this: God cares deeply for you when you are in pain. He is right there with you, just as He always has been whether you feel it or not. He will never leave you nor forsake you :)
I will never leave you nor forsake you ~ Hebrews 13:5 - The Commandment Co's short sermon series with encouraging daily devotionals for you
The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears, and delivers them out of all their troubles ~ Psalm 34:17 - The Commandment Co's Short Sermon Series: Inspirational and motivational daily devotions to get you going
Even when you can’t put your prayers into words, God understands. He hears the cries of your heart. He is close to you and will rescue you from your fears (Psalm 34:17-18).
The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; He rescues those whose spirits are crushed ~ Psalm 34:18 - The Commandment Co's Short Sermon Series: Moving and encouraging daily devotionals for you
However, it can still be difficult to navigate through Christian community. Sometimes there will be misconceptions surrounding mental illness that you may need to overcome, but God can give you the strength to seek the help you need. When finding community, seek out people who you feel safe with and who will support you without judgement. It’s important to have people to encourage you, pray for you, and walk this journey with you and remind you of God’s love and faithfulness through this difficult time.
With the love and support from God and your community, you can get through this!! If you’re depressed, tell someone. Tell a doctor, counsellor, friend or family member. Please don’t suffer alone.
  Though one may be overpowered, ttwo can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken ~ Ecclesiastes 4:12 - The Commandment Co's Short Sermon Series: Heartening daily devotionals for you and your loved ones
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For immediate assistance, call the National Care Hotline (1800-202-6868), Institute of Mental Health Hotline (6389-2222) or Samaritans of Singapore (1800-221-4444)
To connect with a Christian peer support community, visit www.psaltcare.com
To help you connect with appropriate mental health resources, visit www.mentalconnect.org
October 26, 2020 — The Commandment Co