Depression Is a Spirit – It Must Be Fought with the Word of God

Jesus_cast_out_demons_300_webby Rex Rouis

Even in the midst of blessings, people can have recurrent fits of depression. It comes in like a dark, heavy cloud. We pray, fast, or make resolutions, only to find it getting worse. That is because this cloud of depression is not mental; it is spiritual. It is called the spirit of heaviness.

“To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.” Isaiah 61:3

It is an evil spirit—a personality that studies us, knows our weaknesses, and knows how and when to attack. Recognizing the identity of an enemy is a tremendous first step, but then it must be fought.

It shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall be delivered. Joel 2:32

Meditate on scriptures like the one above and pray: “God, in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ – according to Your Word – I’m asking you to deliver me from this spirit of heaviness in Jesus Name.”

The pressure will lift, but it is one thing to be delivered; it is another thing to stay delivered. It is now up to us to reprogram our minds – to cultivate a different outlook and way of thinking. Before deliverance, we are not able to do it, but now after deliverance, it is our responsibility to do it.

The problem is our mind. The devil reaches people through their minds. The more we trust in our mind, the more Satan is able to use it against us. It is up to us to make our mind realize that it is our servant, not our master. Our minds are affected by our thoughts, so we must take charge of what we think.

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh, 4 for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but [b]divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses. 5 We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ, II Corinthians 10:3-5

Remember, just as heaviness is a real spirit, the God of the Bible is a real Person, and He is behind each promise. He promised them to you for a reason – to help you. Read them, study them, meditate on them. They will give you hope and they will change you. It will not come in five minutes. It will take hard work, but it will come and it will work, and it is worth every bit of effort.

God’s deliverance can set you free, but it is your responsibility to fight for your continued deliverance. Take control of your thoughts, and bring them under control and in line with the Word of God. Experience the glorious freedom and joy that God has for you.


  1. Please pray for me to be delivered from depression and that God will help me make a home again. My home is as messy as my heart feels.

    1. Dear Andrea,
      I am praying for you. I find the enemy is persistent in attempt to convince us we cant get free, but he lies. Be as persistent as the depression is, stand your ground and say “NO, you dont, get out of here right now. Resist the devil and he WILL flee. Get off me. Im not going to let you do this. Ephesians 6 talks about the armor of God and says 3 times, “stand” and it ends with “having done all, STAND.” You’re dealing with a bully making you believe he has power, but hes lying to you. You are the one who has Gods power in you, the Holy Spirit. Chase him off and stand firm. Watch, you will feel much better when you rise up and say, GET OUT. NOW, NO MORE!
      And every time you feel it try to come on, do it again. You are being tested. The enemy snickers when he sees you fold and whimper. Its a face-off.

      1. John
        When we hold hands in prayer group my head gets foggy and a heavy depressive feeling and it lasts about a week and I keep getting thoughts that I’m a fake Christian
        This has been going on for a long time

        1. J Mills,
          If u get that much resistance when praying, you must be a real threat. That would make me want to bust thru and make a point to pray much more often because hes trying so hard to stop you. Talk about warfare! Get out the Word of God, the Sword of the Spirit and thrust it at him how you are saved thru the blood of the Lamb and the power of his resurrection and pray your heart out.

          1. A spirit of witch raft attacking you. May the joy of the Lord protect you.

        2. It could be someone in your group is just extremely depressed and you’re so sensitive. You’re picking up on it. Have you tried letting the rest of the group know this is going on?

      2. Anna I have questions is bipolar mania depression the spirit of heaviness

        1. Oat of God, i personally believe it is, unless its just a rough period you’re going thru in life. I am no doctor, but from my own experience, i think its a spiritual attack that leaves you feeling completely hopeless. I got so tired of the tormenting feeling, i finally had a “showdown” with it and got the victory by using the Word of God against its lies and standing my ground, not budging for a moment.
          I said, IN THE NAME OF JESUS, I CAST YOU OUT. (As Jesus told us, Believers shall cast out demons in His Name). But the symptoms and feelings persisted, trying to make me believe me casting it out with the name of Jesus doesnt work. …( This is where many people cave in and believe it wont work. ). Understand the enemy is LYING to you in hopes you will give up and allow it to stay. Stand stand stand your ground. Resist the lie, hes a liar.
          After several back and forth attempts of me saying, GET OFF ME IN THE NAME OF JESUS and the symptoms just sat there continuing to torment me….. i said NOPE, you ARE leaving and you are leaving NOW, not next month, not next week, according to Gods Word, you are leaving RIGHT NOW. And of course the symptoms remained. I thought okay devil you are a liar, give it your best shot because I DO NOT BELIEVE YOUR SYMPTOMS, I BELIEVE GODS WORD OVER YOU!
          I said it loudly several times with all my heart, when suddenly i must have struck a nerve, because then i felt awful chest pain like a heart attack, until i realized what it was. It was trying to intimidate me to back off….but then more than ever i began moving in on it saying all the more….. I DONT BELIEVE YOUR SYMPTOMS, I BELIEVE GODS WORD and kept saying it, with all my heart, when suddenly the chest pain and the depression/anxiety both completely DISAPPEARED!
          You need to know that you are born again in Christ and have the Spirit of God dwelling in you, before attempting to cast out demons because in the book of Acts, some men tried it who didnt have the Holy Spirit in them and the demons beat them up. If u know how to oppose a liar, standing your ground with the truth of Gods Word, theres no way the enemy can remain. Gods word says Resist the devil and he WILL FLEE. Every lying excuse that comes to my mind, i reject and counter it with the truth of Gods Word. Gods Word contains the power of the Holy Spirit, believe it with all your heart and dont doubt, because the moment you doubt, and think oh well it doesnt work and you give up and walk away, he fooled you!
          Another time, with a different circumstance where the symptoms just persisted, i said in my heart,,,,”whatever! I believe God anyway! And immediately the symptoms disappeared. Choosing to believe God no matter what, i settled it in my heart, i will believe anyway. God honors your faith, even though everything feels against you. Abraham who against all hope, believed God anyway and it was counted to him for righteousness. Against all hope! Believe anyway. Say…oh well! I BELIEVE GOD.

        1. Donal, praying for you! Please read above post i just wrote to Oat of God.

      3. Please I need prayers for my home to be a place of God present. And God should bless me and my wife with a good jobs and with children.

    2. Andrea,
      I have the same prayer. My home is now an outward, visible representation of the disaster, chaos, and hurt I have inside from depression and anxiety.

    3. I thought my problem was spiritual warfare for years, but I could never get delivered or healed. I tried praying fasting and having people pray over me and I forgave everyone and I couldn’t figure out what I was doing wrong.

      now I realize that my depression can be treated with TMS therapy. It is 80% effective and reducing symptoms. 1/3 of the people have a complete remission in depression. If your house is a mess and you’re angry and you can’t get out of bed and you have no energy and some days you wish you didn’t wake up. You probably are really depressed. Fortunately, it is a problem with certain sensors and neuropathways in our brain.

      I have an appointment to start doing it March 21 and I will let you know how it goes. It’s every day for 20 minutes for seven weeks. It does cost about $1600 but they are going to let me work out a payment plan. It’s usually higher than that but my insurance is going to pay for everything except a $45 co-pay.

    4. Something that may be helpful, is to realise that the problems I have internally (and many times externally) are problems of faith, not fact. Said differently, if I had different beliefs, my experience would match those different beliefs. If my best friend somehow woke up in my body with all my circumstances, there would be an immediate adjustment of the externals to her/his internal reality.
      The problem is that I don’t know how to be different than I am. I am married to my beliefs, feelings, thoughts and habits of mind. I think they are me. But they aren’t. I am spirit. My experiences are identifications in the soul. Just realising this alone will be a huge step toward freedom.

      So the first step is to loosen the relationship between my sense of “I” and my experience by seeing that the “I” who is experiencing these things is separate from them. My true self is not depressed, but the thoughts, beliefs and feelings that I am entertaining are depressing. If I am a child of God (and this is a fact, not a feeling), then the Spirit of Christ is in my Spirit and I am whole and complete lacking nothing. But if I am still absorbed in the identifications of the natural man, then I am not in touch with what God has made true in me. How I get in touch is by shifting my focus from self in the flesh, to God.

      I need to choose what I let my attention rest on. The conscious thoughts are redirected through noticing what I am dwelling on and choosing to think on the truth. The unconscious beliefs are discovered and changed via means of the emotions. If I am feeling low and empty, I ask myself what lie am I believing right now about myself, God, other people, what reality is? Someone once gave me this heuristic: If a thought does not bring a sense of life and grace with it, it is not from God.

      God is love. He is Life. He is good. He is truth. There is no shadow in him. This is the filter through which I evaluate all thoughts. We are told to resist the devil and to choose life. Each thought is a choice of what I am going to allow my attention to rest on. It can be hard to begin with. But it gets easier and easier.

      God has given as all Himself. We must turn toward him like a mirror and find ourselves in him, not in the man born from life experience, or made in the image of the sin done around us, to us, or even by us.

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        We love you. You are quite accurate. Depression is the emotion that stems from hopelessness. Hopelessness is a blindness to hope and a dullness on the heart to His love and hope for you. It is like a fog meant to obscure the future good God has for you. I have been there. We have all been there. It is really hard. I am not making light of that.

        I pray that your eyes will be opened to the good plans God has for you. I know you can’t see them now but they exist. That is the blindness. Talk to God like He is your personal friend. He loves you so much. Even if you cannot see it start to dare to hope that it will be better somehow. Let His faithful hope seep back into you. Start small, be kind to someone and find a way to help someone who cannot repay. It will be hard but the muscle will grow. Get out from your lonely internal place. Let God pull back the drapes to your heart and let the light shine in again.

        You won’t feel anything but know this. Whatever your situation and view of yourself, there love and a good future for you. There really is. Think about that often. We Love you. We really do. God loves you. He really does. You just can’t feel it or see it. Work hard to convince yourself of that. Dare to hope. Know that the force that fights those good images and thoughts come from the evil one. I love you. You will make it!!! Rex

        1. Marina you are in my prayers. Lean on God and he will get you through this darkness.

          God Bless

        2. This is such a lovely comment! So kind and true! Jesus Christ is our living Hope! He is our hope! And He is Alive! He is resurrected! Therefore we have every reason to rejoice and every reason to be joyful always.
          Hope in Him.
          I have also struggled, but on the realisation that I have an abundant Hope in the person of Jesus Christ, who is my saviour, redeemer and the Hope of the world! I Understood* that there is never a reason to be depressed. He is an abundant and more than sufficient Hope! 💗🥰

      2. Have you tried TMS therapy? Look up Martha Rhodes on YouTube. This is a life-changing therapy that works for many people with severe depression.

    1. Hi my name is Stephanie I am a born again Christian my family and I have been under severe attack from the enemy. Many times I feel depress and I feel like there is no hope. I pray every day and I read God work many times I cry to God to take these cup away from us. I lay down and think who can help us. I search for word for scripture verses to help. I call to God and I feel like he have turn his back on us. I am not yet married. I have four kids and everything my other significant and I try he also is a born again Christian it’s like the enemy keeps battling us especially in our finances. It’s a struggle. My other significant is a taxi driver we have one vehicle which he uses to run the taxi, bring me to work and our kids to school. And every dime he makes something will go wrong with the vehicle and he spend all the money repairing the vehicle every single time . And I left to fend for the family on my own most times. I feeling drain depress and anxious all the times. Ik it is a spiritual attack from the enemy. I would really appreciate u all prayers thank u and God bless u all.

      1. One weapon we must seize upon is The JOY of the Lord is my strength. Be sure to know that you understand HIS nature and who you are in HIM Holy Spirit He is the working power right now in His stead.

      2. Stephanie,
        You said you arent married but have a significant other partner? I would get married. Scripture warns against having intimate relations with someone you arent married to. Fornication can get you in BIG trouble with the Lord. (Unless i misunderstood you).

  2. Can anyone help me, i am going through major depression which i keep trying to fight but it seems to be getting worse. What can i do to help me get rid of of these demons?

    1. What You Believe Matters

      “A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good things, and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things.”
      Matthew 12:35
      Over the last two decades, I’ve had the privilege of ministering to precious people from all walks of life. I’ve had the honor of meeting people in my congregation and at conferences around the world and hearing their stories. For those whom I didn’t get to meet in person, their letters and emails to me told their stories.

      Stories of liberation from years of anxiety and depression. Stories of being rescued from the prison of fear. Stories of breaking loose from destructive habits and addictions.

      Yet, for every person who found their breakthrough, I also know of many who are still struggling today. They are bound by severe insecurities, trapped by all kinds of disorders, and gripped by constant fear. They’ve tried every solution they can think of, but are still desperately clawing to be freed from their emotional and physical prisons.

      How did those who experienced victory break free? Why are others still trapped?

      The answer is simple but powerful: their beliefs. What you believe is critical.

      You see, if you believe wrong, you will struggle with wrong thoughts. Wrong thoughts will produce unhealthy emotions that will lead to toxic feelings of guilt, shame, condemnation, and fear. And those wrong feelings will ultimately produce wrong behaviors, actions, and painful addictions.

      Wrong believing starts you on a path of defeat. It is what keeps you trapped and drives you deeper and deeper into paralyzing captivity. Right believing, on the other hand, is the door out of this vicious cycle of defeat. When you believe right, you will live right. Right believing always produces right living.

      Today, begin to believe right by choosing to know and believe in the powerful truths of God’s Word and in His love for you. In the days to come, set your heart to discover and meditate on the Savior you have in Christ and what He has already accomplished for you. Choose to renew your mind with God’s truths about who you really are in Christ and how precious you are to Him. I pray that as you begin to encounter the person of Jesus, you willbegin to experience your breakthrough and lasting victory!

      1. Hello Marc. I pray your depression has improved. I dealt with it for over 2 years. To begin with, I felt so bad that I thought I was physically sick. Many days I would not get outside the house due to lack of energy or motivation. My physician finally determined it was depression and started experimenting with physic drugs. These did not help and sometimes made the depression worse. Next I was referred to psychologist and went through consultation. Honestly this did not help me at all. Then they sent me to a psychiatrists and the drug experimentation started again. This time more powerful physic drugs none of which helped. Problem with experimenting with these is they want you to stay on them a couple of weeks and if they don’t work stay off them for them for a couple of weeks and try another. I went through about 3 months of this. Nothing worked and I was then referred to a clinic that treats with TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) . This helped me. I went through 35 days of treatments and at the end of this it seemed I experienced a sort of reset and was able to get a grip on my situation.

        About that same time our Church brought on a new Pastor. In his first sermon he mentioned that he had dealt with depression and had recovered from it. I set up an appointment with him and he suggested that I go to the Lord with this and ask for his help in dealing with depression. His advice was to create a prayer condeming the evil spirit that was in me and demanding he leave my body. I came up with this ” In the power of the Lord Jesus Christ, my Savior, I command you to leave my body and my mind. You are not welcome here and you cannot stay here. With the help of the Lord Jesus Christ my Savior, you will be defeated. ” my Pastor told me to do this with force, as you would trying to run a rabid dog out of your yard.

        The next day was the worst day I had experienced. I contributed it to the demon fighting to stay in my body. After that day, I felt better than I had in months. Over the next few days I could still feel remnants of the depression. Anytime I began to feel like I was getting depressed I would pray my prayer demanding the evil spirit to leave me. It has been about 3 months since I began this and now I feel the demon is completely out of my body and brain.

        I have changed my Prayer to ” I the name of Lord Jesus Christ my Savior I command you to stay out if my body and mind. You are not welcome here and will never be allowed to re-enter my body. With the assistance of the Lord Jesus Christ my Savior you are banished from my mind and will never be allowed to return ” I pray this daily and multiple times daily if I feel the need.

        This has been a true miracle to me. I will never doubt the power of healing from my Heavenly Father.

        Please try this. You will need to be in a complete state of believing 100% that God can and will heal you from this terrible disease.

        God Bless

    2. Chris, see how big and bad it tries to convince you it is? Thats just all part of the trickery and deception the enemy uses in attempt to convince you that nothing works. Let me ask, are you born again yet? If not, i would start there. Christ IN you by means of the Holy Spirit is the one where your power comes from. Once you grasp what Christ did for you, who you are in Him, and what He says you have,,,,you can then understand the victory you have in any spiritual battle. Because then u KNOW the truth, and knowing the truth sets you free. Pls let me know if you are born again first.

      And i just read someones reply entitled “What you believe matters.” This is spot on because if you dont understand, or you are tossed with doubt, its too hard to stand with that KNOWING type of faith in your heart. Youll just keep getting knocked over. So when the enemy lies to your mind, you can spot the lie and cast it down.

      1. This was a great response for Chris. First, accept Jesus as your Savior. Then even if you are born again sometimes depression overtakes you can’t utter His Word ( even though you know the word and believes) Been there , done that)

        I can encourage you to PRESS and fight with every ounce of strength you may have.

    3. Although we have to fight battles, we at times just have to hand our problems to God and let God fight them for you. The battles that God has given you is meant to strengthen you and your spirit. Pray and allow God to move the mountains of your life and allow him to reveal the source of why you’re depressed. Do you know of the boy who was possessed, but couldn’t be delivered by the men around him? But Jesus was able to deliver him without a problem, and the men asked him why they couldn’t do it? Jesus said that the answer is in prayer and fasting. There is no obstacle we can’t overcome when we have God walking with us at all times.

    4. Chris,

      I just recovered from my first experience with major depression. It is a demon, but it can’t be fought by will directly. Psychiatric help is the most important weapon—therapy and medication. I hope you have a doctor or mental health professional you can trust. If not, do your best to find one or have someone close to you help you find one. Know that the storm always passes with time—always—but medication will speed up the process. Know that you are loved, and your life touches more people than you know. Know that the depression lies—it will try to convince you of many things that are not true, especially about what your future holds. Your faith will help you preserve hope that the light will return to your life. And it will. Keep fighting.

    5. This comes out but by Fasting and Prayer Matt.17:21 let God work it in you and not of yourself.

      1. Note many voices out there know who is speaking to your soul. Your spirit man. Experience: those that been through it will teach you. Brethren that have been through it in the Spirit not natural like
        1. Psychological
        2. Medication
        And other things that’s natural.
        But Spiritual is the way of the Lord through fasting n prayer and especially in
        an intercession setting with like minded brethren.

    6. Find a deliverance Church and tell them what is happening. Not a denomination church. You won’t regret it. They can cast it off you but you cannot go back to sinning as you were before. It will get worse. Sometimes it takes a few visits with a person that cast off demons. It works. Simple prayer doesn’t work. The demon has to be commanded by the authority of a true believer.

    7. Chris,

      First I will say that I will assume you are Christian living for Christ and striving to serve Him. You should also know that talk therapy and modern pharmaceuticals are a gift from God Himself. Pharmaceuticals should of course not replace God. But God caused man to develop medications

    8. Depression is like negativity on steroids! … Habitually allowing worry and fearful thoughts in your mind. Those negative obsessive thoughts try to gain a foothold when you fall for the bait and you entertain the thought. If its not one thought you catch (and notice how instantly it makes you feel), then comes another to try to make its way in. Nip them in the bud and instead go do something you like that brings joy. Notice how quickly you feel better! They are negative, worrying, concerning and toxic thoughts. Lighten up, God loves you SOOOO much.

    9. I’ll pray with u brother, I’m fighting to, part of the healing is helping others btw 6825585030

      1. That’s amazingly kind of you to put your number like that. You’re the real deal.

    10. Chris, do you have a regular time in the word and in prayer daily? If not, satan will always win. He’s a bully and we cannot defeat him unless we plead the blood and fill ourselves with the word and cry out in desperation.

      If you are willing to spend time with Jesus in His word and in praise, satan will flee. Submit yourself to God by coming to the Table.

    11. Education is the first intervention. Look for family dysfunction, narcissism, addiction, hypocrisy, falsehood etc. Those are the ingredients of the soil that grows the weed. And don’t listen to the Word of Faith hypocrites. They simply trade one unclean spirit for seven worse, as “the word” says! Love to you and yours in the fellowship and power of the gospel and of the spirit and of his sufferings. Let unity in the body come! If one member suffers we all suffer.

      1. Danelle, I just read your note to someone. I’am going through a lot and was wondering if you could help me through deliverance. My name is Janet Drews drews_janet Thank you

    12. I’m only trying to help. For many years, I thought I was suffering from demonic attacks for depression and suicidal ideation. I tried everything to be set free and thought God must not love me. He’s not sending the Holy Spirit to help me guard against these invisible enemies.

      However, let me caution you to use discernment to figure out if it’s really a problem with your brain, and thinking rather than a spiritual attack.

      Because there is a new treatment for depression, called TMS therapy and it is extremely effective. 2/3 of the people have major relief of symptoms and 1/3 have a complete remission from symptoms.

      So I’m cautioning you to be discerning and figure out if it’s spiritual warfare or a problem with your brain and its neural pathways.

      I would hate to see someone else waste 20 years trying to get deliverance from something that was really just a malfunction between the neural pathways in their brains.

      Think about it. Does God really want you to be under attack from these invisible that really don’t have authority over believers? I know deliverance is a big business these days and a lot of people are making a lot of money from it. However, we should have protection as believers cause we can call on the Holy Spirit. And we have authority in Jesus to banish any evil presence in our homes or elsewhere. you should not have to be under attack and waiting years to hopefully banish these beings that may or may not be attacking you. The truth is they are powerless over believers who have the Holy Spirit.

  3. Hallelujah, I will want to have a personal conversation through email not on the public.

    Thank you for this post on depression.

  4. with all respect,this is Derek Prince’s testimony and teaching.It should have been posted as such.But I’m glad it’s posted anyways.

    1. Please pray for my daughter Lauren she has been suffering from depression for over 7 years she has been on numerous meds without improvement my husband mother or should I say family is deep in the occult she hates me and my girls I refuse to associate with them I believe this depression comes from them

      1. Hi Dorothy. It’s difficult enough to remain faithful to God these days, but we need to for our own protection. Many people are unaware that the occult is a gateway to demonic attack. When depression struck me, I didn’t recognise it as anything other than being down and experiencing a sense of ‘horror’. You can gradually sink into the pit before you realise it. You could blame it on things, like a negative outlook, a lack of purpose in life, or bereavement. I believe the Holy Spirit revealed to me one day that depression is a spirit, that I had the power to cast away. I began to verbally cast this thing away from me in the name of Jesus Christ – and it had no legal right over me. It worked! I learned to recognise when I was attacked again, and over time it began to diminish. Demons hide. When they are discovered, this is their downfall providing we use what Jesus has given us and that is the gift to cast out demons in His name.

        1. I have struggled with isolation & depression since childhood. I often struggle with just getting out of bed. I ‘ve failed at my marriages in the past & lost the only friend I had when my pastor suddenly passed away recently. I Since then I’ve been even disconnected from church as well. The only time I feel worthwhile is when I make time to feed the homeless under the overpasses. They always welcome me more than family ever did. Better treatment from perfect or imperfect strangers ??

          1. Hi Tom. Sounds like you are under demonic attack if all other methods to be set free has failed. You need deliverance. I would suggest you find a church or a Minister who specializes in this. We can of course pray against these demons ourselves for the Lord Jesus to deliver us. Commit yourself totally into His hands. Ask Him to forgive you of all your sins and for Him to be your Lord and Saviour. You can address these evil spirits yourself and command them to leave you in Christ’s name. They may recognize your weakness in this area if you are not used to doing this sort of thing. Be persisted, watch any videos on this matter. I would suggest Bob Larson, who can give you a private session, but there are many other deliverance ministers who could help. His videos are very enlightening. Jesus said that anyone who believes in Him can cast out devils. Don’t be afraid. They are more scared of you than the other way round! Ask the Holy Spirit to guide you and reveal to you what these spirits are. They go under various names like depression, fear, anxiety. They use these emotions to torment you. Make sure you have nothing in your house that can attract them, or can give them entry. Have no practices in your life that can give them entry, and renounce and repent of all occult activity. I hope to hear you are doing well. The devil will not have the final say in your life.

      2. Hi Dorothy i want to recommend a book called “Spirit Wars” by Kris Vallaton i believe it will help you and your daughter to come out of depression. It is a spirit and I will pray for Lauren to be delivered. The occult is something I was in and God delivered me out. Praise Jesus!

        1. Praying for deliverance is not the answer, but warfare is! Jesus said these signs would follow those who BELIEVE, that they would cast out demons. If a person does not believe or seek deliverance, there isn’t much that can be done other than pray they will turn to God themselves.

        2. Thank you Julie For that… I know it works the word of God works.. Please Pray for me 🙏

        3. I first started experiencing demonic attacks when I was 7 after my parents divorced from both being involved in adultery. As a Christian I have gone through horrendous demonic attacks. Extremely evil Voices visions fear blasphemous thoughts depression pushed around on my bed at night and locked in ocd. I had to start learning about deliverance from demons from Derek prince Noah Hines Bruce Gordon and a few others. I was attacked day and night. I had to face the reality that I had ancestral family witchcraft and devil worship. I actually have evidence of that and I had to learn about breaking ancestral curses. I was horribly abused by my earth father since I was a baby so I had to learn about open doors to demons from trauma and then there was my own addictions trying to comfort myself from it all. I had to learn to break curses pray for the healing of my soul keep casting demons out and praying for Jesus to take them out when I was being attacked from fear and depression demons. I am having victory in Jesus but I will tell anyone going through demon attacks find blessed deliverance minsters such as the ones I mentioned and I did find this site helpful. Stay far away from anyone who only wants to argue theology with you including leaders. Jesus cast the demons out of those tormented by demons sadly very few churches will do that but praise god there are some who will cast them out via Skype zoom or recorded deliverance prayers. Noah Hines will do that and he doesn’t charge money to help people get set free from demons

      3. I have struggled with isolation & depression since childhood. I often struggle with just getting out of bed. I ‘ve failed at my marriages in the past & lost the only friend I had when my pastor suddenly passed away recently. I Since then I’ve been even disconnected from church as well. The only time I feel worthwhile is when I make time to feed the homeless under the overpasses. They always welcome me more than family ever did. Better treatment from perfect or imperfect strangers ??

    2. Please pray for my mom, Sally. She is going through depression and panic attacks again. This happened to her 30 years ago and it lasted 5 hrs.

      1. Do you recognise this as a demonic attack or a medical condition? If you believe it’s demonic you should go to war on it and the Holy Spirit will guide you. You mother must acknowledge what she believes it to be. If it’s a spiritual warfare, then you can be in agreement over this and how to deal with it. Mostly it’s rebuking and casting away in the name of Jesus. Make sure there are no objects or books or movies in your home or your mother’s home, or any religious or worldly practices that are attracting a demon of depression and push it out. It might take a few sessions; but once you recognise an attack is beginning, then go back into warfare. This is how I keep myself free from depression. I am 77 and live alone, so don’t have anyone around me to help. It’s up to you.

      2. I am very depressed at d moment.
        I’m dating a man 4 3yrs now who loves n cares 4 me.And who has bn supporting me n my kids in so many ways.Bt in d last 8months,I noticed a serious change in his attitude 2wards me,everything we use 2 do together has dropped,he’s always very quick 2 ignore me,n most times I’ll be begging even wen I feel very offended.
        I don’t know wt 2 do again.He knows he’s bn supportive n I hav no 1 to turn 2,n most times I could beg n cry 4 a wk or 2 in d course of begging him.Right now he treats me like I’m worth nothing

    3. I know absolutely nothing about Derek Prince’s teaching, and never had any teaching on it. It was revealed to me how to deal with the problem. That’s how God works in His people. This was my own experience that worked, which I pass on to others.

  5. Good afternoon, I am asking for prayer to help my daughter get thru this depression and anxiety that is lingering over her…She is 20 years old and has had thoughts of hurting herself…She has dealt with a lot in her 20 years and I am worried for her…She does she a therapist but she needs more…any advice??
    Help her heal Lord Mind…Body…Soul

    1. Lashawn, I am praying for your precious daughter, and for you. I know your heart is broken for what she is going through. I truly believe in the power of prayer, and also in the power of God’s transformative love. I am praying for a hedge of protection around your beautiful daughter and your family. Don’t lose hope, and stay connected to brothers and sisters who are established in their faith and who have the compassion of Christ to help guide you. Remind your daughter of God’s promises to those who love and trust in Jesus. He promises to never leave us or forsake us. He promises that when the enemy comes in like a flood, His Spirit will rise up a standard against the enemy. Encourage your daughter to listen to Christian worship music. My local station had been such an encouragement on days where I’ve struggles.

      This particular song is playing on the radio as I’m writing this —

      WON’T LET ME GO by Sanctus Real

      Psalm 139 is also a wonderful reminder that God is with us, even in the darkest moments of our lives.

      I believe she will be delivered in the Name of Jesus. God Bless you and your family. May His peace be with you. 🌹

    2. If you like, you can call this Ministry of Profetic Prayer Clinic. With prayer they might be able to see a breakthrough.
      You can schedule a phone appointment at (956)792-8154. Candi’s & George Balogun.

    3. Hi..maybe ask her to analyse her intense emotion that makes her want to self hurt,once she realises what she wanted to do is self hurt, realisation itself can help reduce the feeling of wanting to hurt self…ask her to be kind to herself and says its ok when she wants to self hurt,over time it will be lesser and lesser the more awareness you have to it,at same time ask her to pray for deliverannce but she has to be strong in faith..she can do that by prayers and study bible and follow the laws in bible and do confessions…and she can take up some physical hobby like sports ..

      1. Hi Jill. Not many people recognise what we are truly dealing with when it comes to depression. You may not agree with what I am going to say, but I believe depression is a spiritual entity that can be defeated. Sometimes prayer is not sufficient or medication, but direct confrontation. I made a video of what worked for me once the Holy Spirit revealed to me what it was. Every time I begin to feel depressed, rather than sink down into it, I remember it is a demon, and deal with it as such. I wish more people knew this. Here’s the link:

  6. I am calling out to my brothers and sisters in Christ. I am losing my will to live. I have been praying, worshiping, reading from my Bible, turning away from patterns of sinful behavior, prayed prayers of deliverance and cried out to God….. day after day after day I ask to be emptied of myself so that I may be filled with the Holy Spirit. I am so weakened, exhausted, severely depressed and feel no joy or excitement. I’ve had hands laid on me, my forehead anointed with oil and been prayed over by my church elders, pastor and a couple other members for healing from anxiety and depression but nothing has changed. I feel spiritually dead and am afraid that God has done this because I didn’t repent soon enough. Even when I pray for an increased passion for Jesus, for prayer, and for reading from my Bible, an increased desire to serve and to overflow with Christ’s love…. nothing changes. I ask for direction and insight into decisions but receive no personal instruction. I’m scared that I do not belong to Jesus no matter my acknowledgment of Who He is and of my desperate need for Him to take control of my life. My life feels like I’m in hell and I cannot do anything to change it.

    Dear God — please don’t hide Your face from me!!!

    Please….. please pray for me. I can’t take it anymore!

    1. Dear Bethany,
      My heart aches for you. Please do not hurt yourself. I am praying for you. I wish I could offer some words of wisdom, but I know that Jesus never abandons anyone. I know how awful it feels, because I am struggling myself. Please don’t lose hope.

      Your sister in Christ,
      Heidi G.

    2. Satan is the father of lies. He comes to kill, steal and destroy. Jesus brings life and life more abundantly! If he is telling you to take your life but I want you to know god loves you and has a greater plan for you to be able to help others going through the same battle you are going through now. I have been exactly where you are now and refused to believe satans lie that I would be better off dead than alive. I break the strongholds of satan over your mind and lose the love and blood of JESUS over you right now. Satan you get your hands off of Gods daughter now because the blood of Jesus and the Holy Spirit living in her is greater than the Lies of the devil. God said he has given you power over all power of the enemy and no weapon formed against you shall prosper. Use the word of God to fight back!!!!!!!!!!

      A Prayer for the Hurting
      If you know depressive thoughts have bound you or your
      heart has been broken, I want to invite you to pray the
      prayer below. As you pray, may the God of peace crush
      Satan under your feet and cause you to walk in a whole
      new level of hope and freedom, in Jesus’ mighty name.
      Lord Jesus, thank You for loving me. Thank You for
      bearing my reproaches, my pain, my shame, and my
      rejections. I give You all the bitterness, anger, and re-
      sentment that have imprisoned me for so long. I give
      You the pain that has broken my heart and caused
      me to feel hopeless. I open my heart to You, and I re-
      ceive Your love for me that was demonstrated at the
      cross. In all the areas I feel unworthy, in all the areas
      I have believed the lies of the enemy and allowed him
      to poison my mind, I thank You that right now, You are uprooting those lies. Help me to receive Your love
      and to walk in the liberty that You purchased for me
      to enjoy. In Your name I pray, Amen.

      1. Hello my name is Tiny my nickname. , Thank God first for allowing me to come on here . I truly believe that God is almighty and that he is able reading this just gave me hope and to write the pray down for my son . He has been trying for so long to overcome but the enemy keeps trying he loss his grandmother age of 14. He is now 20 who he was so very close to she passed in her home with us there . My mom suffered a brain aneurysm that she is here through the Grace of God she isn’t fully her self but she is her Glory to God . He loss a friend in 2016 a cousin his grandmother in 2017 then his uncle my brother was murdered in 2018 and since the. Loss a few more friends . He has a daughter 7 months but he has been through counseling he has been depressed angry has anxiety feels he don’t want to be here he has no control at times . I have prayed through my home over and over asking telling the devil to lose hold of my son JaVontae because he is worthy he was brought up in a charge home he can’t have what isn’t of him . I ask him to allow me to park over him but it’s like battling with that spirit of the enemy so I have to walk away call on Jesus . I don’t want to lose my son nor to the streets because the devil is always trying . I at times feel like I don’t know what else to do . My faith is still
        In the Lord I believe he can move mountains by faith I believed for my mom and I have Hope & faith to get my son back that I know . Lord please help me through this battle on what to do and uplift my spirit fight until
        My son is restored and renewed Jesus because he feels like he can’t change

        1. Tony I don’t know if anyone responded des to your comment back in November but I am roasting for your son Right now. May God heal and deliver him from depression in Jesus’ name. May the love of God overwhelmed him so he cannot resist Him and he will come to knowledge and faith in God.

          1. Speaking from my own experience, I had to tackle the demon of depression on a personal level, and learn to recognise it when it shows up. This could be in the form of for days feeling down, and dark and having no energise and feeling hopeless and helpless. Any person without being committed to Jesus Christ or having a relationship with Him, has no protection. Even believers who are strong, have to learn how to deliver themselves from oppression, and with actual possession (sometimes a person doesn’t know they are possessed), they need people who have a deliverance ministry who can do it for them. You may have to search the internet, You Tube or a church or ministry near you to find them. Professionals call this entity a mental illness; but ALL sickness, disease and oppression is from the enemy no matter what the medicals say. It is important to examine our lives. We must be living pure and free from sin having repented and turned to Christ. Remove every occult object from your home. Ask the Holy Spirit to guide you through this, people many people have been deceived believing certain religious objects are ‘Christian’ or harmless. Demons are attracted to them. Give them no room. They need to be afraid at the thought of entering your home or attacking you. Be spiritually VERY strong. Demons fear YOU, not the other way around!

    3. Hi Bethany,
      Pray in tongues is very powerful to fight demons. I pray in tongues to fight the demons inside my son that causes his depression. Ask in faith for the Holy Spirit to come and fill you. And begin to pray in tongues as long as possible. True faith will lead to miracles eventually. It is our responsibility to fight and obtain continuous deliverance.

      God bless,

      1. Hi Susan, I don’t have the gift of tongues. I have prayed for it but as the Scripture is clear, I understand that only the Holy Spirit gives this gift as He sees fit.

        1. Thank you so much
          After suffering from depression anxiety for so long this morning my prayer changed I prayed lord I choose to not live in fear of the feelings of fear anger
          I realised I was afraid of the feelings but of course we still have the flesh and we will experience the feelings of fear and anger but it’s what we say to those feelings
          This is amazing breakthrough for me because I was trying to get rid of the feelings instead of using god’s word
          By his stripes it is our inheritance at the cross to claim in the blood name of Jesus he bore all our sicknesses deseases and all our sin thank you Jesus so as I prayed this lord Jesus I will not fear the feelings of fear no anger or opression or hopelessness how can we be hopeless helpless when we because by your name blood in Jesus Christ I am a child of the most high god
          I am A new creation born again into the life of Christ Jesus I. Am no longer an orphan I have been brought by a price I am adopted never forsaken made whole this sickness of mind body and spirit do not belong to me any more my inheritance in Christ is rich I am the head and not the tail
          I am more more than a conqueror in Christ Jesus
          I am an OVERCOMER through the blood of the
          Lamb Jesus Christ the son of God I belong to him he is mine and I am his all glory and power belongs to the lord Jesus Christ son of the living God
          I hope this prayer can be repeated over all people reading this it’s true it’s time to stop speaking any negative word over our lives and as you said start speaking god’s word over our lives in the name blood of Jesus Christ I command every spirit of opression depression sickness be broken off me my husband my daughter my grandaughter sisters all my family who have been living under these lies I apply the blood the word of Jesus I now declare through the outworking of holy spirt my husband myself all my loved ones be delivered from continue to be delivered from the power lies of satan and I claim announce that by the blood name and the power of the LIVING SON OF GOD he is alive active we are free continue to be delivered and set free from all spirits of depression anxiety fear dread delivered from the spirt of darkness into his glorious light we thank you Jesus for fighting for us day night may we continue to speak these words over my life my husband my marriage each one of my family members right now as Moses Said to pharoah the great I am satan
          Has commanded you to set me my husband our marriage my daughter my grandayghter my sister’s my nephew’s nieces and their partners free free free indeed from the orphan spirt
          Into the spirit of adoption that cries glory glory to our ABBA Father not by my might but by the blood the word of Jesus Christ the living Christ we are set free from every spiritual bondage and we give all the glory to king if kings lord of lords we sing praise his holy name
          What a god what a father what a loving father who forgives all our sins heals all our deseases by his blood we are set free now forever blessed be the name of Jesus Christ yesterday is gone all our sins are forgiven forgotten thrown away into a sea of forgetfulness as far as the east is from the west this is what our heavenly father Said through Jesus we are forgiven he remembers them no more so we choose today to say thank you Jesus for forgiving our sins carrying out sicknesses do not belong to us any more praise king Jesus
          Hope this helps others in using god’s rich word over your lives this morning I’ve been living under opression extreme anxiety and felt I could not go on then holy spirt gave me this today don’t be afraid of the feelings of fear the lord has spoken do not be afraid I. Am with you
          I will go with you where ever you go I will not leave you I will deliver you

        2. Hi Bethany. I have to say that the gift of tongues is given as the evidence we have received the Holy Spirit. The prophecy is that all those who trust in Jesus and been born again, WILL speak in new tongues from the mouth of Jesus Himself. “And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues.” Mark 16:17. Regardless of the denomination or what you have been taught to believe, it is an irrefutable fact that Jesus said believers would speak in tongues. It’s the badge of authority if you will, and with it comes the supernatural power Jesus promised. It’s very clear in the Book of Acts. All who received the Holy Spirit spoke in tongues as evidence. There are occasions as missionaries, when the disciples spoke in tongues and people of other languages ‘heard’ them speak in their own language. Jesus said NEW tongues not OTHER tongues. Tongues never heard before. I don’t know what you are expecting when you say you have prayed for it, but it didn’t happen. I prayed for 2 years before I realised what part I had to play. It’s ENTIRELY under your control. I was expecting something strange to happen – but I began by simply mouthing what at first sounded like gibberish, then it became fluent, and realised it was definitely tongues. Have you ever wanted to sing a song? Do you wait for some feeling to come over you? No, you simply sing! If this has not happened to you, I would suggest it is because you misinterpret the scripture and now lack faith. Speaking in tongues is the prayer language God gives us to see us through life. Now the Bible does say the Spirit gives different gifts as He wills, and Paul said: “I wish you ALL spoke in tongues.” In other words, not every believer does so, either from fear, or from wrong teaching. Although believers should have this gift as normal, not everybody has the gift of speaking a message in tongues in public, for an interpretation to be given. This is a specific gift.

          1. We will have to agree to disagree. The Holy Spirit gives different gifts, tongues is one of many gifts. Not everyone speaks in tongues, just as not everyone possesses the same gifts. Speaking in tongues is not the only evidence that someone is born again. This is not biblical and I would caution against telling people that they don’t have the Holy Spirit unless they speak in tongues.

            1. The Bible says that by the mouth of every two or three witnesses every matter should be established (Deuteronomy 19:15). So, I am going to show you three witnesses from the Word of God that reveal to us that speaking in tongues is for every believer.

              Our Lord Jesus is our first witness. Jesus said in Mark chapter 16,

              “And these signs will follow those who believe: In My name they will cast out demons; they will speak with new tongues; they will take up serpents; and if they drink anything deadly, it will by no means hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover.” (Mark 16:17-18)

              Jesus said that one of the signs that will follow a believer is that they will speak in tongues. Some people argue that these “new tongues” are just referring to new speech, such as no more cursing or gossiping.

              Although this definitely happens when we become new believers, that is not what this is referring to here. We know this because the entire passage is mentioning nothing but miraculous signs of God’s power.

              The signs that are being mentioned are things like casting out demons, healing of the sick, and even drinking things deadly and not being affected. The gift of speaking in tongues is clearly what Jesus was referring to here.

              Our second witness is the apostle Paul.

              “Therefore if the whole church comes together in one place, and all speak with tongues, and there come in those who are uninformed or unbelievers, will they not say that you are out of your mind?” (1 Corinthians 14:23)

              “I thank my God I speak with tongues more than you all; yet in the church I would rather speak five words with my understanding, that I may teach others also, than ten thousand words in a tongue.” (1 Corinthians 14:18-19)

              Notice in both of these scriptures, the apostle Paul referred to all of the believers in the Corinthian church when talking about speaking in tongues.

              In the latter verse I quoted, Paul said that he spoke in tongues more than the entire church in the city of Corinth. Paul wouldn’t be saying this if the entire church couldn’t speak in tongues. There would be no significance to him saying this if only some people had the gift of tongues.

              Paul also commanded all believers to pray in the Spirit at all times.

              “Praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication.” (Ephesians 6:18)

              And according to the apostle Paul, praying in the Spirit is speaking in tongues.

              “For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my understanding is unfruitful. What is the conclusion then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will also pray with the understanding. I will sing with the spirit, and I will also sing with the understanding” (1 Corinthians 14:14-15)

              The letter of the Ephesians was written to the entire Ephesian church, and Paul told the believers to pray in the Spirit at all times.

              My third witness is Jude.

              “But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life.” (Jude 20-21)

              As mentioned above, praying in the Spirit is the same as speaking in tongues. And again we see an early church leader encouraging all of the believers to pray in tongues.

              I have one bonus witness for you. This witness is the entire book of Acts. Consistently throughout the book of Acts, we see new converts receive the Holy Spirit, and when they do they speak in tongues.

              “And they (120 believers) were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.” (Acts 2:4)

              …The Holy Spirit fell upon all those (Cornelius’s entire household) who heard the word. And those of the circumcision who believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out on the Gentiles also. For they heard them speak with tongues and magnify God. (Acts 10:44-46)

              “And when Paul had laid hands on them, the Holy Spirit came upon them, and they spoke with tongues and prophesied. Now the men were about twelve in all.” (Acts 19:6-7)

              Notice 120 out of 120 disciples received the Holy Spirit and spoke in tongues in Acts chapter 2, Cornelius’s entire household spoke in tongues, and 12 out of 12 people Paul prayed for spoke in tongues as well. (Related article: How to receive the Holy Spirit and Speak in Tongues (Explained)).

              Addressing the common objections in 1 Corinthians 12
              “But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all: for to one is given the word of wisdom through the Spirit…to another different kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues.” (1 Corinthians 12:7-8, 10)

              “Are all apostles? Are all prophets? Are all teachers? Are all workers of miracles? Do all have gifts of healings? Do all speak with tongues? Do all interpret?” (1 Corinthians 12:29-30)

              These two passages of scripture cause people to believe that the gifts of tongues are not for everyone. Let’s begin by addressing the first verse quoted.

              Many believe that when the apostle Paul said, “to one…and to another”, he meant that God gave person A one gift and that He gave person B another gift.

              I will admit that this does seem like what the apostle Paul is saying if we only look at this verse and neglect to analyze the rest of the Bible and the context of this letter.

              What people fail to realize is that Paul is addressing how the church should organize themselves when they come together.

              “For first of all, when you come together as a church, I hear that there are divisions among you, and in part I believe it.” (1 Corinthians 11:18)

              This context of “coming together as a church” starts in 1 Corinthians 11:18 and then continues until chapter 14, with a slight break in chapter 13 to explain the importance of love.

              So, when Paul says a statement such as “one is given this gift and another is given this other gift” he is not saying that only one believer will only have this one gift forever.

              Rather, he is saying that when the church comes together, God will work the gifts among you at that specific time, and God will heal through you, or inspire you to prophecy.

              Paul explains this later in 1 Corinthians 14 when he says, “Whenever you come together, each of you has a psalm, has a teaching, has a tongue, has a revelation, has an interpretation.” (1 Corinthians 14:26)

              You see, Paul is saying that when we come together some should speak in tongues and others should interpret (1 Corinthians 14:27), some should prophesy and others should judge that prophecy (1 Corinthians 14:29), some should heal the sick and others should discern spirits.

              Again, Paul was not stating that some have the gift of speaking in tongues and others do not. Rather he was saying that when believers come together each one has a gift of the Spirit that the Holy Spirit wants to manifest at that specific point and time.

              Now that we addressed the first objection it’ll be much easier to explain the second passage that we quoted.

              The obvious answer to all of these questions in verses 29-30 is no. Not all are apostles, prophets, teachers, workers of miracles, healers, etc.

              But again, we have to remember, the context of this passage is how the church should function when it comes together, not the special giftings each person will have for their whole life.

              So, when we read it from that perspective we see that Paul is actually saying that when the church comes together does everyone functioning as an apostle? Does everyone function as a prophet? Is everyone healing the sick at once? Is everyone speaking in tongues at once? Does everyone function as a teacher? Is everyone prophecying?

              No, of course not! There will be teachers when it is time to teach the Word. There will be prophets when there is time to prophesy and teach prophecy. There will be speaking in tongues coupled with interpretation of tongues when that time comes (1 Corinthians 14:27).

              God wants to do all of these manifestations in our gatherings, not just some, so Paul encourages us to do all things decently and in order (1 Corinthians 14:39).

              If you want to know more about different gifts of the Spirit you can check out some of my articles on the topic. Such as How to Walk in the Gift of Healing (A Complete Guide) and When do we Receive the Gifts of the Holy Spirit? (Explained).

              Can every Christian interpret tongues?
              Every Christian that has received the Baptism in the Holy Spirit has received the ability to speak in tongues and the ability to interpret those tongues. Again, these gifts of God’s Spirit are not only for the gifted but for all followers of Jesus.

              In the section above we have seen that speaking in tongues is available for all followers of Christ, not just some. The same is true in regards to the gift of interpretation of tongues. We know this because of the following verses.

              “Therefore let him who speaks in a tongue pray that he may interpret. For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my understanding is unfruitful.” (1 Corinthians 14:13-14)

              This verse reveals that when we speak in tongues we are also, at times, to pray for an interpretation of that tongue. We are to especially do this if we are speaking in tongues in a church setting, and we can even do this to receive revelation from the Lord in our private prayer lives.

              Paul mentioned that when a tongue is interpreted it is equal to prophecy, and Paul told us that when we pray in tongues we should pray for an interpretation as well.

              “Whenever you come together, each of you has a psalm, has a teaching, has a tongue, has a revelation, has an interpretation.” (1 Corinthians 14:26)

              This verse shows us that each believer has the ability to receive a tongue or an interpretation from the Lord. So, again, it is not just for some, but for all.

              Another thing to notice from this verse is the interpretation does not directly associate itself with the tongue. In other words, God does not only give the gift of interpretation to those that are speaking in tongues, but He also gives it to those that are nearby.

              “If anyone speaks in a tongue, let there be two or at the most three, each in turn, and let one interpret.” (1 Corinthians 14:27)

              Bible verses that show every believer has the ability to speak in tongues
              “And these signs will follow those who believe: In My name they will cast out demons; they will speak with new tongues; they will take up serpents; and if they drink anything deadly, it will by no means hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover.” (Mark 16:17-18)

              “Therefore if the whole church comes together in one place, and all speak with tongues, and there come in those who are uninformed or unbelievers, will they not say that you are out of your mind?” (1 Corinthians 14:23)

              “I thank my God I speak with tongues more than you all; yet in the church I would rather speak five words with my understanding, that I may teach others also, than ten thousand words in a tongue.” (1 Corinthians 14:18-19)

              “Praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication.” (Ephesians 6:18)

              “But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life.” (Jude 20-21)

              “And they (120 believers) were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.” (Acts 2:4)

              …The Holy Spirit fell upon all those (Cornelius’s entire household) who heard the word. And those of the circumcision who believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out on the Gentiles also. For they heard them speak with tongues and magnify God. (Acts 10:44-46)

              “And when Paul had laid hands on them, the Holy Spirit came upon them, and they spoke with tongues and prophesied. Now the men were about twelve in all.” (Acts 19:6-7)

              “Whenever you come together, each of you has a psalm, has a teaching, has a tongue, has a revelation, has an interpretation.” (1 Corinthians 14:26)

            2. Again, we will have to agree to disagree on this topic. Thank you, kindly.

            3. I agree that not all who are born again speak in tongues, and that is through their own choice, but tongues is the evidence God gives us that we have been born again. The reason a person does not speak in tongues, is simply because they are not doing it, and therefore argue against it. Faith is a fact, but faith is an act. The gift is already there once we have asked. With regard to the other gifts, I have found that if the circumstances are there, you find you’ll operate in a certain gift. When I was nursing, I received a gift of faith with a patient who was terminally ill and close to death. I suddenly ‘knew’ that she would live. I had no doubt about this. Two weeks later she went home. It’s the same for healing or casting out a devil. When the opportunity arises, you do what you have to do and that is to heal the sick. It’s called stepping out in faith. Unfortunately, most Christians don’t do this, but this is the Lord’s command. You don’t necessarily need any specific gift to operate in it, but some do.

            4. Hello Bethany. Your interpretation that not everyone will speak in tongues reveals to me you already don’t believe it, so all likelihood it won’t happen to you.

              I did not say that if anyone doesn’t speak in tongues they haven’t got the Holy Spirit. What I said was that speaking in tongues is THE EVIDENCE they have received the Holy Spirit. The early church expected it, and its perfectly clear, because its His seal of approval. Without that evidence, you are only guessing if you have the Holy Spirit.

        3. Hi Bethany, I hope you’re feeling ok today?

          Receiving tongues can be a hard one to talk about. But one thing I’ve learnt is that you must have the correct heart posture. If you want to receive your tongues for an impure reason for e.g purely for show (not saying you are at all just an example ! ) then it’s not likely that God will grant this. Regardless God will always meet you in the middle and will grant you your hearts desires but check your heart first, ask yourself why do you want to receive tongues, ask yourself if you understand who the Holy Spirit is.

          I really hope this helped !

          Don’t give up sis.

          Jesus Loves you so so much please never forget, and he hears you, he does, don’t let that enemy win <3

    4. So much of the Christian life boils down to hanging in there. To press on. To not throwing in the towel. To keep on. To persevering. To enduring. To being steadfast. To not giving up. To not Quitting on Jesus and continuing to find Him as whole in all. As long as The Spirit of God hasn’t left you, you shall be delivered. Believe. And fast…Read Mark 19:19-24

        1. Bethany, I’ve been dealing with a very similar experience for a long time. I was deceived by false teachers and ended up with a kundalini awakening and then when I realized I had been deceived I went off the deep end and ran from God for years and I’ve been trying to get back ever since. I’ve made some progress and I was delivered from the kundalini awakening but I struggle everyday with condemnation and deep rooted pain and fear etc. I’m haunted by my past. It’s very difficult just to get through the day sometimes. Just know you’re not alone in this struggle. Hang in there. Just don’t give up. I ask for prayer also from those who are willing.

        1. Hi Joel. Sometimes it does feel as if the Holy Spirit has left us; but if we are not aware of any sin we are committing and on a daily basis remain in an attitude of repentance – why would the Holy Spirit leave us? Jesus promised never to leave us or forsake us.

    5. Bethany,
      You sound exactly like what i went thru for years until God revealed and gave me understanding of all the things you already have in Christ, but you dont realize it. It will be the biggest eye opener of your life. We dont have to beg him to fill us with his Spirit because hes ALREADY given you His Spirit. I was crying and pleading for things i already have.
      Look, he made an everlasting covenant with you. Do you really think hes unfaithful to fulfill that in you when he called you into his kingdom? No way. Youre going to get a hugeeee revelation from Him. And when he gives you understanding, you will never again have to whimper as to why or where his promise is. He wants you to “know” his steadfast, faithful, unmoveable personality. It will floor you to the core.
      You being weak, exhausted, depressed is you trying to do something that he wants to do for you. He gives you rest, peace, joy because of who he is. When youre at your wits end, its time for you to stop striving and let him take over. My hand of flesh, striving, crying, and freaking out was a sure sign it was me trying to somehow convince him to help me. This walk isnt about what YOU do for God….its about what HE DID FOR YOU.
      Do you realize how many scriptures there are, that show us what hes already done for us…he tells us what we have by being in Christ, yet we keep begging for him to give us what he already says he gave us!

      Example….praying “oh God, please bless us.” He says in ephesians …we ARE blessed with ALL spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ!!!

      Example…praying “oh please deliver us from the devil”. It says in Colossians 1.13 he HAS DELIVERED US FROM THE POWER OF DARKNESS and translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son.!!!

      Example…praying God will be with us as we drive on a long trip. It says he IS WITH US,,,,i will never leave you or forsake you!!!

      Example… praying for Him to give you the Holy Spirit. 2 Tim 1.7 says I HAVE GIVEN YOU A SPIRIT OF POWER!!!

      Theres a good video from Andrew Wommack entitled “You Already Have It” …. he addresses people who dont understand all the giant abundant blessings you have NOW, yet people keep begging God to give it to them! Once you realize who you are in Christ, the gigantic blessings you already have, your whole world will change because then you will KNOW how huge, big and abundant God is. Its about KNOWING WHO HE IS AND HOW FAITHFUL HE IS TO HIS PROMISED WITH YOU. Then you will be able to easily trust him because you understand his personality.
      The Lord will give you enormous revelation showing you he is not unfaithful, not rejecting you, not a sluggard just watching you suffer. Then those days of utter turmoil and despair will end because now YOU KNOW HIM.
      Youre going to get BIG BIG BIGGGG revelation from Him. Wait and see beloved!!!

      1. Thank you to every one who replied to my comment. Your encouragement amd sharing the Truth of God’s word, along with yours, and others’ prayers, is making a great difference. I realized that God has been revealing His presence to me — daily and in very personal ways, but I was doubting it. Today, He came through in a very personal and intimate way, and I am both so grateful and humbled. I know that we are in the last days — perhaps even the last hours and Satan is working overtime to confuse and block our ability to hear from God. Prayer, worship, declaring God’s word back to Him aloud and even fasting are all ways to draw closer to God and to fight against the enemy of our souls. He wants to destroy God’s children. He wants to isolate and whisper utter lies into our minds so that we doubt the character of God. He is a coward and a bully! And, I’m done listening to him and am ready to fully armour up! I already have the victory in and through my relationship with Jesus Christ — He is my stronghold, my deliverer, my high priest and intercessor. When I am weak…. He is Strong, and because of this, I CAN do all things through Christ Who strengthens me. I am healed because He says that I am. Hallelujah 🙌🏻

        1. Bethany,
          Oh WOW is all i can say. You sound wonderful. He meant what he said beloved.

          All things work together for good for those who love God and are called according to his purpose. (Paraphrase)
          That includes closed doors, feeling like there are no answers, etc. he will see you through to the end, FAITHFUL is He who called you.

          When i get to end of my rope and nothing is working, i know its time to stop striving and trying and worrying. I simply say i cant do this,,,take over! And when my flesh is removed from the situation is when i see the power of the Holy Spirit move in. Sometimes i think he says, BINGO, you realize you cant make it happen,,,because HE wants to do it FOR you. He is so majestic, faithful and kind. When he reveals himself even in small ways, it thrills me to no end.
          You are his little girl and hes got this. Hes got your whole walk. He loves you sooooo so much.

          My home was wiped out by a storm surge here in Florida and have been working 2 weeks straight. I saw your post and my heart went out to you,,,had to take the time to write you. I thank God for everyone here who reached out and prayed for you. Our brothers and sisters in the Lord are simply awesome.

          So gladddd to hear your lovely little voice. I would say God bless you, but he says you are already blessed with ALL spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ! Hehe and YAY!
          Love Annas

    6. Praying for you. I just want you to know. Sometimes there are seasons in life where you can’t feel God, his love or feelings of joy. But he is with you if you call on him. He is with you. Through the sorrow and pain. We can’t just rely on feelings for truth. We need to believe his promises and word even when we don’t understand why in the moment or dont feel like its true. Hang on you will have a break through. I don’t know when or how but it is coming. If you keep your faith in him and trust him lean not on your own understanding. He is in you and can feel what you are going through you are not alone. I also suggest getting a Christian therapist if you can to help you with coping, and healing. Praying for you.

      1. Bethany and Annas,
        I don’t usually write anything in the comment section. But I must say when I read both your comments and other readers replies, I was so inspired. I can really relate with this. I feel guilty for not being as connected with God as I used to. And I realize the guilt makes it difficult to get closer to Him. Then I keep failing and doubting my salvation. But this gave me hope. Because there is always hope if you chose to hold on to Jesus. I do feel like it’s the end times, so maybe that’s why it’s not as easy, but we have Jesus’s promise to be with us always!
        I will pray for you Bethany and for you Annas that God will provide and protect you ❤️

        1. Today, I want to talk about how you can have a victorious thought life. My friend, the solution to temptations, sinful desires and thoughts is found in the very first verse of Romans 8: “Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” (By the way, some Bible translations, like the New King James Version, go on to say “who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.” This was added by the later Bible translators. In the oldest manuscripts of the New Testament available today, the Greek simply states, “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.”)

          You may experience temptations and sinful thoughts from time to time, but right in the midst of that temptation, you need to know this: There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. Notice that this verse is in the present tense. Right now, even if at this very moment, sinful thoughts are going through your mind, there is no condemnation because you are IN CHRIST JESUS! Are we then to sit still and entertain those sinful thoughts? Of course not.

          Sin cannot take root in a person who is full of the consciousness that he is righteous in Christ. You cannot stop birds from flying over your head, but you can certainly stop a bird from building a nest on your head. In the same way, you cannot stop temptations, sinful thoughts and desires from passing through your mind, but you can certainly stop yourself from acting on these temptations, sinful thoughts and desires. How? By confessing at the very moment of temptation that you are the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus!

          The power of Jesus to overcome every temptation kicks in when you remain conscious that even at the point of temptation, Jesus is still with you and that you are righteous in Him apart from your works (Romans 4:6)! When you do that, you reject the condemnation for the temptation that you faced. You now have the power of Christ to rise above your temptation and to rest in your righteous identity in Christ apart from your works. That, beloved, is the overcoming life in Christ!

        2. Deanna just saw ur post. Thank you for praying,,,got hooked up to a wifi spot today. We got part electric for an AC and we have water in an upstairs bathroom with a mini fridge. The whole downstairs was hit by storm surge and we need electricity and are having to wait for downstairs to be rebuilt. We are outside most the day and upstairs to sleep at night. This may take months…. Thank you for prayers….they are so much needed.

          1. Annas,
            I’m very sorry to hear this. Must be really hard.
            I will keep you in my prayers! Hopefully, you will have your house ready sooner than you think.
            Sending a big hug ❤️

    7. Hi Kate,

      I am lifting you up in prayer, as well. Today is a new day, and His mercies are new every morning. We are promised that when the enemy comes in as a flood The Spirit of God will rise up a standard. Praise God for His faithfulness, compassion, enduring love, and tender mercies. He is holding you, me, and everyone of His children who believe and trust in Him in the palm of His hand. It’s so good to come together to pray for, and encourage, one another.

      Not even Satan can snatch us out of His Mighty hand! Hallelujah ☺️

    8. Hi Kate,

      I am lifting you up in prayer, as well. Today is a new day, and His mercies are new every morning. We are promised that when the enemy comes in as a flood The Spirit of God will rise up a standard. Praise God for His faithfulness, compassion, enduring love, and tender mercies. He is holding you, me, and everyone of His children who believe and trust in Him in the palm of His hand. It’s so good to come together to pray for, and encourage, one another.

      God bless you and every person who has and will post here.

    9. Hello Bethany. It sounds like you need deliverance from this spirit. Prayer is not the answer. Jesus said all who believe in Him will be able to cast out demons. Have you done this on yourself, or had someone do deliverance on you? If not, consider this to be the answer. The spirit of depression is an alien entity that invades your mind and drags you to the pit. Be outraged that it is tormenting you this way, and you have tolerated it for so long. Drive yourself along the highway, motorway or wherever you live. Nobody can hear you in a car, so you can give vent. Scream this spirit of depression to come out of you in the name of Jesus Christ as authorititive and as determined as you can and for as long as it takes, because the Bible says YOU as a believer, have been given this authority by Jesus Himself. If this works, tell others how to be free. PS: Learn to recognise if this spirit tries to torment you again and go through the same process. In time it will not try again.

    10. Call the Profetic Prayer Clinic @ (956)792-8154. Speak to Candi’s & George Bologun.
      Make an appointment for a consultation over the phone or via Zoom.

    11. Bethany,

      I hope you are doing better? I replied to your comment, but doesn’t see it.
      I was suggesting you call the Profetic Prayer Clinic for deliverance on your situation. You can schedule a phone appointment (it’s Free) @ (956)792-8154
      You can speak to Candis or George Boligun.

      I pray this helps you!

    12. I know this may sound odd – but, some medications are a gateway for these spirits. I was prescribed an array of medications which did more harm than good. The culprit was in a house I bought, that had toxic black mold hidden in the HVAC system. In Leviticus there is a chapter on mold and how it is considered unclean. As a result of the symptoms of the black mold, I was prescribed meds. Those meds caused several conditions; Akathisia, tardive dyskinesia, brain damage. I would view not only biological factors but environmental factors. The spirits attack us in weak areas. I hope this helps.

      1. I would agree with Charlene. The Lord is gradually revealing to me about evil spirits and where they dwell. It isn’t only humans they crave to possess, but also specific places (territorial) and objects – haunted dolls etc. This sounds a lot like what natives believe, but to which Christians might believe it is superstition. Remember when Jesus taught about demons living in deserts and dry places where there is no water? Sometimes they can be exorcised by sprinkling Holy Water. The water isn’t actually holy, or needs any special blessing, it’s just with the combination of commanding the demon to come out holding the cross and the Bible on the aflicted person, often works. I also agree that certain drugs can leave us vulnerable to attack. So I think as Christians, we need to cleanse our homes and drive out anything that has entrenched itself in them. We can learn to do this. Jesus gives us the authority to use His name as a weapon against demonic activity. As the days are getting more evil, demons are everywhere. Christians need to wake up, and take on the whole armour of God, because it’s going to get much worse. Find a ministry of deliverance, or keep resisting the devil, commanding him (and name the specific spirit that is tormenting you) who must flee in the name of Jesus. You will overcome, because the Holy Spirit will teach you, that prayer isn’t always the answer, but deliverance or exorcism is, and you will become a great blessing to others. Look up Bob Larson on You Tube. You may not agree with him, but you will learn a lot. We have the victory and Jesus has the last word!

  7. How many emotional spirits are there in humans? How many demons lives within us humans that tries to control to sin by tempting us? Is Bipolar and ot Schizophrenia a spirit or demon as well or a gift?

  8. I am a 58 year old man and I’m a Christian. I believe Jesus was/is real and died for us to be accepted by God and free and clear of our past, present, and future sins. Right now in my life I’m crying out for help.
    I am in horrible financial problems that never seem to end. I pray and pray. Wake up with that sick feeling in me that doubts all things. Why me, I’d be so happy if I could just pay my monthly expenses. I just wanna curl up and die. Sorry I said it.
    Why won’t God help me?

    1. Glen, theres no reason why God would not provide your needs because there are so many scriptures that say differently. I remember writing out a check gritting my teeth as i only had so much money left, thinking ut oh. I could almost hear the Lord in my heart say….When are you going to trust me? I mailed it off and received a check in the mail out of nowhere a day later. Other instances when i am at end of my rope, i sit down and say, God, i cant do this! I give up striving, i let go of the rope, TAKE OVER! Its usually not until i stop striving and complaining and i loose it to Him, knowing no amount of striving can fix this. I have to take my hands of flesh completely off the situation. Remember the verse, My Power is made Perfect in your Weakness, for when i am weak, then i am strong. And when you add depression to the mix, as i did, i would also usually say what you did….Why WONT God help me? You see it doesnt even sound remotely like God to not help. Hes the God who parted the Red Sea, fed the 5,000, healed the multitudes. My mindset and attitude painted a hurtful picture of who i thought he was, and that made the depression even worse.
      If you are born again and IN Christ and not walking in sin, theres no reason that He would withhold from you.
      I would lay this giant burden down, let go admitting you cant do this and hand it over completely. And sometimes He will wait until you move your hand of flesh out of the way,,,,because its THEN that his Spirit moves in and takes over.
      God is SOOOO big and knows your needs. Hes not deaf, nor is He a monster…. Rather He IS all the things he says He is……Faithful….your provider,… abundant….extending grace….loves you…..cares about you and your needs.
      The mindset and attitude of depression makes people angry and fearful, closing our hearts questioning who he really is. Its easy to trust someone you know, but if ur unsure of their personality, it makes you doubt.
      I would write down who He says He is and what he said he would do. You may not “feel” his faithfulness (like i did), but once you understand how big, abundant and great He is, knowing He IS who He says He is, it will change your hearts attitude, as it did mine. I would always hear others say that God is so faithful, but i wasnt experiencing that in my walk because i was being hit hard with depression and felt no answer with no way out. He really IS who He says and once u see and understand his bigness, you will know. In fact He is the complete opposite of who i thought he was. I had painted a completely wrong picture of him in my heart because i was angry and confused.
      But really, whatever situation you see in your walk that you cant handle and feel weak and know you cant strive your way out of it….THATS the perfect time to sit down, say i cannot do this, take it over, i am done striving. In my walk, i know when i am in that position, i am about to see a miracle. I can almost hear him say…..Bingo, you finally understand your striving , meddling and upset cant move my hand. Move outta the way now and watch ME do this by my Spirit.

    2. Glen
      I was once in this position. The insurmountable financial debt made going to work seem hopeless. I felt like all I was doing was existing to pay bills. The first thing you need to understand is there is a way out and this can be a temporary setback. Only a single chapter in your life’s book. This season of trouble can pass and become a distant memory if you are ready to put in the hard work and discipline. The first step is to believe that it is possible to change your situation. The second is to get on your knees and pray for forgiveness for any known or unknown actions that have led you to your current situation. Next after prayers for guidance,form a plan to lift yourself out of the current situation. After doing the above things this is what I did. My wife and I got together to discuss the situation agreeing that something had to change. I took all of our credit cards and literally burned them except for the low interest one. We started using a Dave Ramsey approach to finances. No matter how much money you make you can still go broke without a budget so money must be divided into percentages instead of dollars. Your total income represents 100%. Take all of your must pay bills and figure out what % they are and pay them first. Everything else is a choice. Take the smallest bill you have and focus on paying it off first. Even if you have to work overtime or take a second job for a while. After that bill is paid do not look at the money as extra income. Instead apply it to the next smallest bill and repeat the process. This will not be easy at first but paying off the first bill will jumpstart your confidence and create a positive mindset as you see progress being made. Little by little you will begin to feel the weight of your financial burden being lifted and you will see the light at the end of the tunnel. Then when your debt is under control set up a small savings account for things you know will be needed for the future. Then when the refrigerator breaks down you just write a check for it and begin to replenish what you have spent. With God’s help this is what I did and you can do it too. There is a solution to every problem and with God’s help and some discipline you can get there and the weight of getting out of debt being lifted will change your entire mindset. Good luck and God bless

    3. Hey Glenn!
      I want to let you know
      It seems like God is not doing anything
      Funny thing is, that’s when he does and is doing the most work
      The spirit of depression is trying to keep you from receiving the gift God has for you
      So hold on my friend
      Let him know how you feel and continue to praise and worship at the hardest times
      The times you don’t want to are the best
      Easier said then done I know
      I struggle with it all myself
      Been homeless for 3 years
      The blessing is right around the corner
      Best part is you are not alone!!!
      I’ll check back in a week or so
      Nice meeting you

    4. The Holy Spirit led me to this link. I would say by accident, if I didn’t know Jesus Christ,but this is a confirmation. I praise the Lord so much.
      Yesterday I went through deliverance from Depression, by attending from my home,a conference by Derek Prince(from U.S.A.) *There’s another Evangelist by the same name.
      This morning I was much more depressed. So I started looking for something to encourage me,just to on this teaching. Our God is awesome.
      P/S- is it possible to have confidentiality. I don’t mind my comment to help others, but my name not to be revealed. Thanks so much.

      1. You must’ve did the Derek Prince prayer youtube video. I love (rip)Derek Prince. his deliverance prayer videos are powerful…

    5. Another Christian who takes something he doesn’t understand (depression) and tries to explain it in a way that is unbiblical and completely out of context.

      There may be a spirit of heaviness, maybe even depression, but that is not why we have depression.
      If my bipolar where spiritual, I would know exactly what to do about it Biblically, and therefor I would cease to have it in Jesus name.

      What Satan tries to do is take advantage of people with mental illness and use it to destroy them when they are in their point of weakness.

      It’s sad, but did you know that it is people with similar understandings of mental illness in the church that hinder people like me from being able to open up about it and receive support.

      I believe your heart is in the right place, but I would encourage you to really seek the Lord on this..

    6. Hi Glen,

      Just as there is a spirit of depression, there is a spirit of poverty and lack. I’m so sorry you’re feeling that way. It’s tough! I had to pray and fast against the spirit of poverty and lack as it was a generational curse in our family. Pray and fast. Jesus said this kind only comes out through prayer and fasting. Start with a one day fast. Seek the Lord during your fast especially. Then pay attention to your dreams. God still speaks to His people through their dreams. God’s word is keys. We unlock our freedom with His truth. Remember, Jesus is the Word made flesh. He IS our freedom. Find scriptures and declare them over your life, your finances. And ask God to help you renew your mind regarding your finances. Once delivered, we must renew our minds and get rid of old mindsets. Poverty is a mindset set up my the enemy. Get delivered then renew your mind with the Truth. Hope this helps!

    7. Hi Glenn
      Have you seeked anyone out for deliverance prayer?

    8. God WILL help you. Hold on and stay strong. Jesus is there, right beside you, also when you don’t see or feel it. He WILL deliver you, The Mighty One!

  9. I need prayer i need to be healed from depression and anxiety and doubts i have im struggling with my faith im trying to read the Bible and im reading a self help book and I try to pray i feel weird and I feel I cant concentrate

    1. Briggitt,
      I just saw your post. I will pray for you. I understand how hard it is to feel that. Are you a new Christian? The Lord is ever present and he hears you. You can pour out your heart to Him. When i struggle and know i cant do something, thats when i turn it over to Him. I sit down and say, God, i cant do this, take over! He said, my power is made perfect in your weakness! So its okay to feel weak because He is your strength. I have more miracles happen when i am at the bottom of my rope and finally admit i cant strive anymore. I let go and take my fleshly hands off it,,,,and THATS when i see Him move miraculously in my life. The apostle Paul said, I will boast in my weaknesses that the power of Christ may rest on me!
      This is the God who parted the Red Sea. Nothing is too difficult for Him. He is the Everlasting God who hears your prayers and the thoughts of your heart. He said i will NEVER fail you nor forsake you. Doubt tries to sneak in, but you KNOW he’s there!
      Ohhhh Lord, theres nothing I can do….. but you are the God of our Salvation. I commit Briggett to you and ask you to take over her walk with you. Please show her how big and real you are …because you are so abundant and mighty and caring, i ask you to reveal yourself to her so she has no reason to fear and or strive to get to you. I commit her into your hands and ask you to completely take over. No more worrying, striving and wondering in this young ladys life. Give her an unmovable faith in you as you show her you ARE the God of Miracles.

    2. Hi Brighitt it may sound strange but maybe your trying to hard to heal yourself with God’s word etc, maybe just take it easy each morning and night ask God for his favour over your life ask him to help you to relax in him and feel his peace flowing through you, it helps to have low Christian music playing in the background. Depression is a terrible place to be in. And it makes you feel so alone and in these times it helps to see who God truly is,, he is your ABBA, your daddy and he loves when his children talk to him about everything ,the good things, the bad things etc, remember he is not just for praying too, he is for living life along side of you. Close your eyes and vision him next to you like a loving father and talk to him because it helps you to grow in him and build a stronger relationship with him. If you go to church, talk to your pastor in private and see if there are any groups he can recommend that you can attend because the worst thing you can do is spend to long on your own with thoughts going through your head that are not godly. Trust in God that you will get through this as long as you hold onto him and remember never be ashamed to ask for help from a doctor or friends or pastors etc love Jenny.

      1. Yolanda, i pray for you. Gods word tells us about fear. Fear not, for i am with you! Resist the devil and he will flee. Resist means avoid, oppose, stand against, not to accept. You can say, no you dont fear! But my favorite is…
        2 Timothy 1.7…God has not given us a spirit of fear, but he has given us a Spirit of Power, love and a sound mind!
        It basically says,,,, i am not the one giving you fear. Its not coming from me. I have GIVEN you POWER! You have power over fear. He also says in that verse, i have given you the spirit of a SOUND MIND. Realize you do have what he says he has given you and dont back down. Meditate on it, quote it, KNOW it. You HAVE what he says you have!
        Fear lies to make you think it has power over you, but it doesnt. Refuse it, stand your ground. Fear makes people doubt, unstable, wishy washy. The Lord wants you confident, unafraid, strong in Him.
        He IS who he says he is. What do you have to fear if God is with you? …Nothing…. He is your God, says he will take care of your needs, is your deliverer, and savior. The word says you will laugh at destruction.
        I have not given you a spirit of fear, but I HAVE GIVEN YOU A SPIRIT OF POWER. If He gave it to you, then you HAVE it! But you dont realize you have it. He says he gave it to you. When he placed the Holy Spirit in you, his Spirit IS power. You have power beloved! Power over fear, power over destruction, power over ALL the power of the enemy.
        Ephesians 6 shows us how to combat the enemy in the evil day. It lists the armor we are to be clothed in.
        The helmet of salvation, brcause the devil attacks your mind saying you must not be saved. The breastplate of righteousness is Jesus righteousness. The belt of truth you are to be wrapped in. Gospel shoes of peace as you stand grounded on the gospel that gives you peace with God. The shield of faith to block off the enemy darts tossed at you. And….the SWORD OF THE SPIRIT which is the Word of God….the only weapon you are given to slay and defeat fear. You use the Word against him, quote it boldly. Defeat his lies with the truth. When you use the Word, it slays the devil. The Word of God is called “the Sword of the Spirit.” The Word is filled with the Spirit of God and the Holy Spirit shows up and slays the enemy. Its the HOLY SPIRITS SWORD! Dont back down. The awful feeling of fear tends to test you, it tries to stick around especially in those who are of doubtful heart. You have to KNOW the Word works, or the devil will toss you around like a rag. Just as you wouldnt allow just anyone come into your house, dont let him push you around. His tactic is to convince you that the Word doesnt work, but it DOES! you need to KNOW it, not hope it, but KNOW it. When you KNOW his word is truth, you wont be moved one little inch. Its you who has the victory in Christ.
        And finally in Ephesians 6 after you have your armor on, it says…. “And having done ALL,,,,STAND!” It means stand your ground. Stand stand stand. Fear will leave.
        I pray and dont get up until it leaves. I wont allow it to keep just sitting there after i pray or after i quote the Word of God. I hone in on it until i get a release. It symptoms continue, i say theres NO symptom you can give me, no matter how bad it feels, that will make me believe you fear, because I believe GOD over you. I believe GOD and not your symptoms! And God has given me POWER over you! When i say, you try to give me whatever symptom you can muster up, I BELIEVE GOD. Then it leaves.

    3. Hi. The fact that you are feeling ‘weird’ implies this is not from you! You are being attacked; but if you follow the suggestion on this site, you will become bolder. Be bold, be strong, for the Lord Thy God is with thee. Very often we think God has abandoned us – but it’s not so. He wants to stand us on our own two feet, to face the enemy in our own confidence and using the power of Jesus’ name. Once you realise, that any demon spirit can see your true form in the spirit world. It knows what you look like – a being of power and light – so what does he do? He attacks our flesh. So let your spirit arise. Attack it. Go through the motions of having the sword of the spirit in your hand, and slash it out of your life!

    4. Keep praying. Weird or not. Knock in the door will be open. Those who seek shall find.

    5. Brigitt Avalos,
      The Lord never meant for us to be alone in our walk with Him. I pray you will surround yourself with other Christ-loving people who can come alongside you in prayer. As this article says, we must read and meditate on the word of God day and believe in Him for salvation of our souls. Sanctification is a life-long process. I have been divered from these dark spirits. If He did it for me, He can do it for you. God bless.

  10. I have suffered from anxiety and depression since I was a small child. I have also been a Christian since I was 9 years old. Please don’t misunderstand what I am about to say….. I just wanted think it needs to be said for anyone that might need to hear it. Yes, I completely believe that the Lord can heal depression. Absolutely!! However, I also believe that God provides antidepressants on our earth. Let me explain. There are different things that can cause depression. There is situational depression that comes on because of something happening in life, guilt, grief, trauma, etc. However, there is also depression that is caused from having a chemical imbalance. In this case depression is a life long illness and there doesn’t have to be anything stressful going on. Those with a chemical imbalance just do not produce the proper amount of neurotransmitters like serotonin, etc. It’s very similar to a diabetic. Their body doesn’t produce insulin properly and therefore they must take insulin. I am very thankful that the Lord has created humans smart enough to make these medications. I believe my prayers for healing have been answered by providing the antidepressants my body needs.

    Now this is not suggesting that everyone that struggles with depression needs antidepressants in order to overcome. But what I am saying is that some people have true chemical imbalances and can go on to live happy, productive lives when finding the right antidepressants that work for them. There is no shame in it. Just like the diabetic, we don’t look down on them because they need insulin.

    I just wanted to put this out there just in case there is someone that has a true chemical imbalance. There is no reason why you have to go on suffering. Especially if you are suicidal or thinking the world is better off without you. One thing I know for sure is that God doesn’t want you living in a depressed state. He loves us more than we can comprehend and wants us together be joyful and healthy.

    As for me, I am extremely grateful for having medication that helps me live healthy and happy. I thank our Lord and Savior every day for providing me with the medication I need.

      1. Dear Dawn, the Lord is with you. Please read 2 Timothy 1.7 about the spirit of fear. Within that sentence he says he GAVE YOU the remedy. I was delivered when I finally understood that I actually HAVE what he says he gave me. No longer can the enemy overpower you because He says what i have given you TRUMPS it all!
        People wonder, as I did, why when they pray they dont get an answer. They keep asking and pleading for God to move as if its something he will do in the future, but this scripture tells you exactly what he has already given you, which means HE ALREADY GAVE IT TO YOU. The Spirit He gave us is a SPIRIT OF POWERRRRRR. You are the one with the power over depression right now.
        He says he gave it to you…! He is so abundant, no more pleading with Him as if trying to convince Him to help , he already did when He gave us His Spirit abundantly!

        1. I totally agree Annas. Once it dawned on me, that I don’t have to keep asking God to rid me of an evil spirit, and that He has given me the means to do it in Jesus, I went for it 100 percent! I am now tuned in to recognise when an attack is coming. It’s very subtle at first, and each time, it may be a different spirit, trying a new technique on me. It could be fear, hopelessness, depression, anxiety – yes they have a name of what they are assigned to do, because they work on the mind. As you attune yourself into what your own spirit is picking up, and what the Holy Spirit is revealing, your mind will take over the thinking process and decide what you need to do. You will then recognise what this spirit is intending to do, and it’s operating technique, so you have the power to negate it. The devil hates people knowing this. I pray you will allow the Holy Spirit to make you sensitive to these things.

          1. Please help me pray for my husband Ryan who is having an episode right now. He’s been dealing with depression since he was a young. I believe in the power of prayer and I would like more people to pray for him please help me pray for him.

            1. Sharleen, Hello! I am praying right now for Ryan. Depression doesn’t get to wreak havoc in our lives. Its us who has power over all his power…..Praise the Lord. Scram devil, you lost and we KNOW it.

      2. Dear Dawn. There are enough positive comments here, to guide and lead you into how to deliver yourself from these negative forces. Follow the instructions and become the warrior you were born to be. This way, you will be able to help others.

      1. Standing on the Word of God is faith. Fighting a spirit is warfare. You must address it as you would an enemy that has invaded your house. Unless you become aggressive with it, you may come across as weak. Deal with it, as if it was flesh and blood. Sometimes it’s the only thing that works. Imagine you have a sword in your hand, and go for it without a hint of mercy – it has none for you. Look up YouTube channel 45DidDid. There are a couple of videos on there. One about depression and the other “This Was No Hallucination…” is the true story of a young man in a psychiatric clinic, delivered from a demon which came into his house.

    1. Thank you so much for saying this. As much as I am a Christian I am a diagnosed bi polar and have very high anxiety (addiction, learning disabilities add also run in the family for centuries) before medication my family went through pasts of suicides, terrible shock therapies, incorrect medications, never being treated because of shame, agoraphobia syndrome situations because of bipolar in 20’s and 30’s cause families just didn’t talk about this stuff. We did a famiky tree so far back we had someone burned at the steak probably thought they were a witch. My families been Baptist back hundreds of years deeply deep faithful. I thank God everyday I finally got on the right meds I pray every day though as well and follow a routine. I do believe there is situational, and spiritual depression but we are not doctors nor are we God. I Thabk God for creating us. If you have tried following prayer and reaching out to your pastor and you feel helpless go to your doctor and ask for help. Nobody shoukd ever ever ever sit and suffer alone when they sanded just like with Jesus, with medication and I have a Christian therapist. We’re in 2022. The world’s getting more accepting not as much as it should be. But depression is a disease., a proven scientific disease. I wouldn’t tell my dad not to take his heart pill, my friend not to go to her chemo appointment and I will never just tell someone to pray them away either. Pray with medication. God’s hand over us is so powerful and so are the medications he gave us the free will to make. Amen everyone and God bless. If you ever need someone to talk to or are hurting I’m always here. Love all of you.

  11. My name is Habib from Ghana and I’ve been battling depression for almost 5 years now and I need your prayers

    1. Hi Habib.May God deliver you from the spirit of depression and give you peace.Amen.

    2. Habib , I pray for you in the name of Jesus. No matter your circumstances, God hears your cry and has delivered you from sickness to health, from darkness to light. He will never forsake you nor leave you. He will never, ever abandoned you. He loves you more than our human heart and mind can express and understand. He feels your pain, sadness and he know your needs. He has already answered your prayers. Stand strong and keep believing. You are not alone !

    3. I agree in prayer with the others. Habib, God has made numerous promises to you. Understand they are ALL true according to the Word. He is no liar. You use His Word against depression with full assurance, KNOWING the Word of God reigns over all. Resist that heavy spirit, stand firm, allow the Word to fill your heart, and dont accept ANYTHING less. It sits there after you pray to “challenge” you and defy the Word. Dont allow it to keep sitting there. Faith in your heart, believing God no matter how the symptoms feel……will thrust it out! It sits there to test you. It wants you to believe ITS symptoms rather than the Word of God. Do you understand it is a SHOW DOWN? Dont get up and walk away thinking it doesnt work, because it DOES work. You command it to leave in the name of Jesus and STAND your ground. Say i dont believe your symptoms, i believe the Word of God over you. You KNOW his Word is truth. Pick even ONE promise and stand, do not budge, be FULLY convinced in ur heart. Allow the Word to FILL your heart believing it no matter what, and it will thrust it out. Time for a SHOWDOWN. No more wishy washy doubt, not even an inch. Resist the devil and he WILL flee.
      Look at all his promises, just pick one and stand ur ground…….

      In my name they SHALL cast out demons.

      At the name of Jesus every knee shall bow of things in heaven, on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that He is LORD (MASTER)

      He HAS delivered us from the POWER of darkness and translated us into the kingdom of his Son. (Past tense)

      God has given us a SPIRIT OF POWER.

      If you have faith and DOUBT NOTTTTT you shall say to this mountain be removed and IT WILL MOVE.

      I give you power OVER ALLLL the power of the enemy.

      Take the Sword of the Spirit which is the Word of God. Stand ur ground and face the enemy head on with His Word.

      Read the parable of the seed & sower. One of the 4 examples show the heart where the Word didnt go deep enough. It says when trial or tribulation arises BECAUSE OF THE WORDS SAKE, it produced no fruit. It was the heart that allowed the Word to go DEEP DOWN that produced the fruit.

      People allow depression to bully them, nit understanding its you who has power over it. It challenges and defies because it wants you to doubt and back off. And when you do, it knows it won. It got you to believe IT rather than the Word! You see???? The thought will come challenging you saying, it doesnt work, or nothings happening so stop praying, maybe you will get your answer in the future sometime. It WANTS you to walk away from it. But dont, press in not giving it even an inch. IT WILL LEAVE.
      As you command it to leave, it will try its hardest to stay, symptoms may get worse as you press in, it will use whatever tactic to get u to stop. Dont stop but press in. It must leave NOWWWW in the Name of Jesus, and it knows it! Buttttt, it knows that YOU DONT KNOW IT, and THATS why it sticks around.

      My prayer for you…..
      Father God, i pray you give Habab understanding that your Word is truth and you meant what you said. Remove even the smallest doubt from his heart and allow him to see the complete victory in your Word as the Spirit of God manifests when he uses the Word against this enemy.
      And in the name of Jesus, the name of our salvation, I command this lying spirit to leave Habab right now. Not next week, not in a year from now,,,,but right now. You are a liar depression and we shine the light of truth of Gods Word on you. Bow the knee as u know who is LORD and MASTER that u must submit to. No amount of your symptoms will make us believe you, WE BELIEVE GODS WORD over you. We believe God and you are defeated and you know it. God gave us a Spirit of Power over allll ur power and his presence is here right now that thrusts you out and makes you flee like lightning. Gods word says you ARE cast out which means you are leaving according to our Gods glorious Word.
      Father i thank you for complete deliverance for Habab once and for all right now according to the power of your Word. I praise and thank you from the bottom of my heart that we HAVE salvation in your name and theres no higher truth or power that can keep us from the manifestation of your Spirit through your Word.

      1. As you I had depression and anxiety been battling for almost 30 years two months ago I got SARS another form of covit though I was gonna died I stopped taking all my psic meds all of them. I’m still struggling but getting better praying God helps me to get rid of the spirit of depression meds just covered it up God made us to have a Sound mind. He never mentioned drugs for 30 years I took five to seven different pills per day while all this time all I needed was knowing the blood of Jesus covered me.

        1. Patty, you have been through a lot! And amen the blood of Jesus gives us confidence to approach his throne as He said and find grace to help in the time of need. I was set free instantly on that scripture about him having given us a Sound Mind.
          For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but He has given us a SPIRIT OF POWER, of love, AND A SOUND MIND. I realized he already gave it to me, that means i HAVE IT NOW! Not something he is going to give us in the future. It says he already gave it to us. Love that!
          I pray with you thanking the Lord that you are blessed with ALL spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ, and thank Him that He GAVE you a SPIRIT OF POWER and the SPIRIT OF A SOUND MIND. I ask you heavenly Father to complete the work of your Holy Spirit in Pattys life that she has revelation of what youve already given her. Thank you sooooo much Lord that youve already equipped us with all we need when you placed your Spirit in us and us in Christ and for complete healing of her mind and also her body from the SARS!

  12. Hi,
    I am going through a deep depression an urgently need help.I have lost the will to live.
    Please somebody help me.

    1. Hi Edwin, I would highly recommend taking all natural Lithium Orotate supplement. It has done wonders for the emotionally challenged. I have seen reports of people being healed very quickly. The Lithium reduced the anxiety and calms the mind.

      1. I completely agree with your suggestion! Also Edwin, have your vitamin d and iron checked.
        We are human, yes we lack faith at times as we are limited in our ability to comprehend who God is, but taking vitamins or supplements does nothing mean your less of a Christian either. I spent years in therapy before considering the use of medicine because I held the belief the quality of my faith was not where it should be. Not true at all. We are humans-that’s the issue. Our bodies are imperfect. Sometimes we need to take medicine. Pray about it! It was a humbling experience to learn to be human. “They we’re so heavenly minded they were like nothing of earth.” That quote has to do with the Pharisees. Legalism will cause so many problems. I am a survivor of legalism. Should you use medicine just continue to see God in all you do. Pray w/o ceasing.

    2. Edwin, are you born again in Christ Jesus? Gods word says “My power is made perfect in your weakness.” Paul said, “I will boast in my weaknesses that the power of Christ may rest on me.” I see miracles when i have lost my own strength and i tell God, i cant do this. I totally let go, and hand it over to your Spirit.
      Who has the power to knock out depression? The Spirit of God. Understand, God has given you power over it.
      2 Timothy 1:7 tells us, God HAS GIVEN us a SPIRIT OF POWER. “You shall receive POWER after the Holy Ghost is come upon you.” Jesus said, “I give you power over ALL the power of the enemy.” Understand, when you received the Holy Spirit, God already gave you all the power you need. We keep praying for God to give us power over it, but his word says he has already given it to us. The devil persistently attempts to deceive that he has power over you that leaves you frightful as you seek a way out, wondering why God isnt answering. But know that he HAS in fact already given you all you need in Christ when you were born again. He has seated you in heavenly places with Christ, far above all principality and power. He has given you His Holy Spirit which IS his power. You already have it. I had to stop wailing in desperation for God to give me power, and understand he already gave me all the power i need. You are the one who has power over depression because he gave it to you way back when he placed his Spirit inside you.
      Dearly beloved, God has not turned a deaf ear to you. He wants you to comprehend what he has already given you. To understand what it means to be In Christ and Christ In you. I was set free when i understood i had power over it. It could no longer deceive me. I said to the depression, oh no you dont, God gave me power over you by giving me His Spirit.
      Typical scenario how the deceiver works >>>> you pray and pray for power and deliverance but feel you get no answer. The heaviness then just sits there tormenting, and you wonder why it isnt leaving. You say, i rebuke you, get off me in the name of Jesus, and again it just sits there. Many give up at this point. Then they make a mental agreement that it doesnt work. Understand, it DOES work. The thought that comes to your mind, says it doesnt work. Do not believe that thought. The Word of God says, it does. So i say to myself….no you dont devil. It does work. In fact, God has given me power over YOU! The devil lies through persistence, he doesnt want to give up his post, so he makes you believe that it doesnt work. Hes holding on for dear life in deception. His job is to deceive that Gods word doesnt work. Dont give into his lie. Here is what i do when the devil just sits there, defying, and not budging.
      I say, i cast you out in the name of Jesus. And it just sits there. Then i say, no, you dont get to just sit there. The Word of God trumps you and his word says you must bow to the name of Jesus. And it just sits there, or the feeling even gets worse. Then i say repeatedly, God has given me a Spirit of Power over ALL your power. I dont back down. And it sits there. I say the presence of the Holy Spirit is here right now indwelling me and his presence overpowers YOU. And the symptoms remain or even get worse, so i say, i dont believe your symptoms and feelings of depression, I BELIEVE GOD, and NOT your symptoms. I believe God, i believe His Word. I believe God and not you. I believe God!
      This recently happened when anxiety was trying to overwhelm me and i realized it was a spirit. I did this and as i was praying commanding it to go, it persistently defied to deceive me it wasnt working, but i pressed in. Then i began having chest pain like a heart attack. So i pressed in even more how God gave me power over all its power. I wouldnt back down from the Word of God, but quoted it even more. I said i do not believe your feelings or this chest pain, YOU LIE. I BELIEVE THE WORD OF GOD. I BELIEVE GOD, and kept repeating it. And then suddenly it left, the chest pain stopped and the anxiety was completely gone.
      His whole job is to lie, to defy the Word of God, and he does it through persistence. Or to make you believe theres a reason it has the right to stay tormenting you. He lies saying, it doesnt work, or God is just putting you through a trial, or God doesnt respond to you because he is angry with you. All lies. Understand the Word of God is the authority, not your feelings, no amount of the enemy just sitting there has power. Gods Word trumps it all. He has given you a Spirit of POWER. You need to get this. YOU are the one with the power.

      1. Hi Annas, that is great advice you gave to Edwin. Let’s continue to lift him prayer.

        1. Tonia, amen. Just to let you know, pallamay said some that come on here have emailed her under various names, but they are very very vague in their responses after reaching out to them, but keep looking for you to keep emailing them. Some dont respond back. Several inquirers were from the area of Nigeria, tried to get a phone number, and began receiving million dollar inheritance emails.

          1. I’m gonna try this. Depression since I was 12 1/2 and I’m 24 now, I don’t want suicidal thoughts and anxiety to distract me from trying to live my life. It’s so overwhelming I don’t want to pray because I feel like I have done it enough and God won’t take it away, I almost given up. I’m gonna try to fight again but this torment is too much

            1. Desmond,
              I know how you feel. I went through it for years. Let me say, its good that you understand you cant do this. Only the Spirit of God can.
              You said you want to give up praying because God is not answering. I also had to come to terms with the silence not understanding what on earth is going on. Look at these verses showing he has ALREADY GIVEN you POWER over depression.
              He isnt giving you another answer or another solution because he has ALREADY given you all you need in Christ. You are complete in Him. Look here.

              1). God HAS GIVEN US a SPIRIT OF POWER (2 Timothy 1:7)

              2). I GIVE YOU POWER OVER ALL THE POWER OF THE ENEMY (Luke 10:19)

              3) Wait in Jerusalem until you are clothed with POWER FROM ON HIGH. (The HOLY SPIRIT) (Luke 24:49)


              5) HE HASSSSS DELIVERED US FROM THE “POWER OF DARKNESS” and translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son. (Colossians 1:13)

              Desmond? You as a child of God received the Holy Spirit when you believed on Christ Jesus. You received the “Promise of the Father.” When you received the Spirit of God, you received the POWER OF GOD. He ALREADY GAVE YOU ALL THE POWER you will EVER need. He indwells you. You keep praying and praying asking God for something he ALREADY GAVE YOU. The power of the Spirit ABUNDANTLY.
              ******Understand what you have been given and who you are in Christ.***
              That measly depression that feels so big and bad? Its a speck compared to the power you have living in your spirit. The depression lies to convince you it has power over you.
              And you cry thinking you have no help.
              WHO has more power? You do. GOD GAVE YOU A SPIRIT OF POWER OVER ALL THE POWER OF THE ENEMY. You have NO reason to whimper ever again.

              Its YOU who has power over the depression. By the Spirit of God indwelling you.
              Remember the verse, when you pray believe you receive it and you shall have it?
              Believe and KNOW you have Gods SPIRIT OF POWER, know it, understand it, be convinced, and He WILL MANIFEST.
              YOU my dear are the one with POWER over depression.

              Sink the enemy boat, its you who has the power. He will torment you until you understand, acknowledge and believe that God Almighty gave you His Spirit of Power that defeats all works of darkness. Don’t wander around in the wilderness for 10 more years. BELIEVE God has given you power by His Spirit.
              The mere presence of His Spirit shatters the evil one instantly.
              Its knowing, not hoping. Know you have already been given power by the Spirit of God and don’t ever let that go.
              You didn’t think you got an answer, but you did. He answered that prayer before you even needed it. Thats how incredibly abundant He is.

              He HAS blessed us with ALL spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ.
              He HAS given us ALL things we need that pertain to life and holiness.

    3. Hello Edwin, I can relate you, me and many others are in this battle together. You are not alone though it may feel like you are. Try reading a book watching a movie listening to upbeat music or going for a walk or get outdoors if you can. Do you have any pets? Please remember that what you do has a rippling lasting affect on those around you. Are you having suicidal thoughts?

      1. Hello Edwin,

        I’ve written about this spirit of depression on various occasions if you look it up. The Bible alone will not be enough to cast out this spirit. You’re up against an intelligent and invisible foe. It’s assignment is to destroy you, which is enough to make you angry. You have been given the authority by Jesus Christ to defeat this spirit. Are you able to track down a devout Christian or a minister that believes in deliverance? If not,  put your whole life into the hands of Jesus. Take Him as your Lord and Master.  Refrain from any association with the occult. Repent of any immoral lifestyle, as this will weaken you spiritually. Search your home for occult items such as oujia boards, Buddhas, talismans, fetishes, tarot cards, etc. Regardless of what doctors say, depression is a spirit. Then, either at a church or on your own, take in communion. Take your Bible and walk around the four walls, pleading with Jesus’ blood to save you. Then approach the demon directly and command the depressive and suicidal spirit to leave. It may take several tries.  Request that the Holy Spirit help you.  

        1. That’s what I needed today. I have been up-and-down in a particular relationship for slightly over a year now. I’ve never married But have always had a desire to be married since I was 28 years old. I have truly waited on the Lord. I felt a little over a year ago that he had brought the Man he desired me to have into my life. So many circumstances happened over The last several years where several people unbeknownst to me or him had mentioned him to me or me to him Suggesting that we needed to meet each other. We live in a town of over 70000 people so the chance of that happening 4 or 5 times is almost unbelievable. Eventually We did meet but that was even after it being suggested to both of us again and him calling me 2 years in a row to come to meet him. When I did meet him I was immediately Drawn to him because of his Christian values and his kindness to those around him. So within a few weeks time I really felt like the Lord had put us together and I felt like I had confirmation on it. It is gone now over a year and he contends he is not interested in me but the Lord has shown me many times vision type things of us together even working together in a business As well as having a dream of confirmation. It seems that every time I ask the Lord to reaffirm this to me If I have heard this right or to take it out of my heart Completely , God shows up and does something extraordinary That I feel is a confirmation That he has actually told me this. I try to be led by the spirit. I feel like the Lord has a ministry for us together and we both feel called to a ministry. I have just retired from a career of over 40 years and I am financially secure. This gentleman doesn’t have much but I felt that God had prepared me financially for both of us and that was not an issue for me.. It would have been had I not believed that the Lord had put us together. I have had so much love in my heart for him almost from the beginning that I could not even wrap my head around it . It was so overwhelming to me . Now I’m to the point that I just want the Lord to remove this from me because my heart cannot take it any longer. I don’t really know how to pray anymore and I don’t want to be misled. Every time that I want to remove myself from the situation then all of the things that I felt the Lord has said and done and given me to even write down and spoken to me come flooding back and I have a difficult time letting go. There has been no intimate contact outside of hugs over this period of time. It has been a godly relationship.
          I need prayer that the Lord will either show him that he put us together or that he will remove this love from my heart and send me the husband that he has for me. I truly want to be married and serve the Lord with my husband.

          1. Anniee, just read your message bless your heart. I will pray for you. If this is happening, you cant make sense of it and its upsetting, i would definitely give it to the Lord, letting it go,,,,by ceasing from striving and trying to figure it out. If its the Lord, he will arrange it.

    4. Try and get to a professional fast Edwin. I am experiencing a bout myself, and plan on seeing someone soon. Know there is always help. Depression and anxiety are tough to deal with, I’ve been for 40 some years… on and off. Say your prayers and come to the Lord. I have decided to come back this day… and keep this as a reminder of my wayward thoughts and life.

    5. I understand. Lord I don’t know how you do it but would you help Edwin and I? Will you help us fight the fight going on in our minds that tell us what’s the point? Will you fight for us like only you can? In Jesus name amen.

    6. Hi Edwin, you must play healing scriptures day and night if you can. Start with Kenneth Hagin on healing scriptures on youtube. Implement praise and worship in your schedule. Daily and regular basis. Fill yourself with the word of God. Fill your home and car with praise and worship music. Praying for you.

    7. Hi Edwin. You are not alone. What is happening to you happens to us all in varying degrees and is part of the lot we suffer as a fallen race – HOWEVER, we can still fight it’s effects. I am 76 years old, and have arthritis. I live alone, my two children far from me. I have no neighbours. The other morning I woke in a state of deep depression. The night before I had been watching a video of Michael Heiser’s deep teaching, in which he reminded us of our position as born again Christians. We are more than what we believe we are. In our frail bodies we are a little lower than the angels, but once we have been translated at Christ’s coming, we shall be above the angels, as the bride of Christ and also the ‘sons of God’. With this in mind, I rebuked the dark spirits of loneliness, depression, morbidity and hopelessness. I reminded them who I was in Jesus Name and they had no rights over me! This seemed to work the trick fairly quickly, because I felt the dark cloud lift almost immediately. Dear Edwin, God has a plan for you. Mine to to write. I have a book published called “The God Ultimatum”. It’s encouraging and prophetic, available as an e-book with Amazon, Kindle, Google books etc. Remember you have the power to defeat the enemy. Much love, Virginia.

    8. Edwin,
      I received your email. I will pray for you. I am sorry but I cannot respond to anymore emails from the area of Nigeria because every time i do, i start receiving email scams from that region. They want me to continue emailing back and forth, yet give me very vague responses. Seven people here have responded to your request for help, but we havent heard back from you. Please, understand the enemy does not have power over those in Christ. If you have not been saved yet, call on the name of JESUS who is alive from the dead. There is salvation in his name. Ask him to fill you with the Holy Spirit, which is the power of God. His word says, if we as fathers being evil know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ASK him! You receive eternal life by believing in Christ who defeated death on your behalf. The devil can only deceive that he has power over you, but understand the truth…that the Holy Spirit given you has power over him. YOU SHALL RECEIVE POWER AFTER THE HOLY GHOST IS COME UPON YOU. Believe you have power over it. Only believe. The Spirit of God will manifest.
      My prayer for you….to understand salvation in Jesus Christ first. Second, i declare the Word of God, the Sword of the Spirit, that depression is overpowered by the presence of the Holy Ghost which has already been given us. And by power in the Name of Jesus and the power of the Holy Spirit, we cast you out of Edwins life. The spirit of depression may not remain to deceive but is thrust out by the Spirit of God who gave us power over ALL your power. I believe God and not your symptoms. Those symptoms come from a lying spirit, but I resist and refuse them with the truth of Gods Word, and thrust the Sword of the Spirit at you again, depression. The truth is, you lost all power by Jesus rising by the power of Gods Spirit. That same Spirit we have received thrusts you out. PRAISE be to you God that you HAVE given us power by your Spirit and we no longer need to continue asking for the precious precious promise you already gave to us. TO GOD BE THE GLORY from the bottom of my heart.

      1. Edwin, thank u for the email agreeing in prayer! The key is KNOWING God already GAVE you power by His Spirit as his word says. Not hoping for it to show up,,,,because he says you already HAVE it. Power by Spirit over ALLLLLL the power of the enemy. Its understanding what you HAVE from God.

        Dont let the enemy come around with those feelings and symptoms. It is out to test you, to make you DOUBT you have power. Blast him that its YOU who has power over Him. No more crying, pleading for God to give you something he already gave you. You stand and Know you have power by His Spirit and the Spirit of God WILL manifest.
        Do not waiver even for a second. God wants you to know, to fully understand what he’s given you.

        Its like the enemy coming around saying your sins aren’t forgiven. You would say oh YES they are by Jesus Christ. If he can get you to doubt that, he sinks your boat. You are being challenged by the spirit of depression. Are you going to believe God or the lies of the symptoms tormenting you? Believing God is what got the Israelites into the “promised land.” Doubting will leave you wandering in the wilderness, crying, falling down and complaining.

        Whenever symptoms try to overwhelm you, understand, its trying to flex its muscle to convince you that it has power and you dont. What you are fighting is a lie. You combat a lie with the truth. And the lie tries its hardest by making you believe its not leaving. Press in even more, dont back down. I dont care how bad the feelings are, do not back down, rather declare all the more knowing the truth that God said you have power. I say…..i believe God and not your symptoms. I believe God over you. I believe God, not you. I believe God. Its a confrontation, and it attempts to persist and persist, but know it WILL leave. You will see it leave! Do not back down.

        God says he HAS blessed you with ALL spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ. Wow

      2. Dear Pallamay,

        Greetings in the name of the Lord.
        I am from Kenya and currently struggling with a bout of depression.
        Please pray for me tombe delivered from this spirit.
        Thanks and God bless you.

        1. Dear Edwin, hello. I will pray for you, but I will pray God open your understanding as to what you already have in Christ. Not trying to be harsh, but attempting to show you what God said he already did for you.

          Colossians 1:13 WHO HAS DELIVERED US FROM THE POWER OF DARKNESS and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son.


          Says right there he already delivered you. We keep asking for things he has already done.
          And translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son (how? By placing his Holy Spirit in us). The Holy Spirit is the power of God. He has already given you a Spirit of Power.
          2 Timothy 1:7 …… GOD HAS GIVEN US A SPIRIT OF POWER. (And given us the Spirit of a Sound Mind)

          When the devil comes around seeking WHOM HE MAY DEVOUR (the ones who ALLOW him), understand he comes with SYMPTOMS to convince you he has power over you. The symptoms scream out that it has power over you. But it doesnt. The truth is its you who has power over it. So stop whimpering.
          Refuse to believe the symptoms and feelings overwhelming you. I say, knock yourself out devil. Give it your best song and dance……because I DONT BELIEVE YOU no matter how big and bad you feel. I BELIEVE GOD. And I am the one who has power over you.
          There was a power struggle that took place in my heart. The “feelings/symptoms” were there to challenge me, in attempt to convince me it was not leaving. I stood my ground. Ephesians 6 says to put on the armor of God and having done all, TO STAND. Having done all you know to do, STAND BELIEVING even though you dont feel a release.

          The struggle was over my heart either …. A). Believing the symptoms or B) Believing God.
          I chose to believe God and NO SYMPTOM was going to get me to believe it. God already said…..
          HE HAS DELIVERED US FROM THE POWER OF DARKNESS. You going to believe the enemy with his lying symptoms? Or was i going to believe God.
          He said I have delivered you from its power. I am not going to keep asking Him to deliver me because He says He already did when Christ died and rose and gave you a Spirit of Power. I would be denying what God did for me. I would be denying and questioning what he says he already did for us. He HAS delivered us from its power in Christ and he isnt coming back to earth to do it again and again. Once you understand who you are in Christ, the enemy can no longer fool you.

          HE HAS GIVEN US A SPIRIT OF POWER. 2 Timothy 1:7

          Be just as persistent. I DO NOT BELIEVE YOUR SYMPTOMS. I BELIEVE GOD. Resist the devil and he will flee. Its a showdown. Give it your best shot devil. No matter how long you try to persist with your lie, i wont believe you. I believe Gods Word. I did this once in a showdown with anxiety and kept saying, you must leave right now. Not in an hour, a day or next month, but NOW. The feeling of anxiety remained and thats when i began to repeat over and over, “i dont believe your symptoms, i believe God instead.” I must have struck a nerve, because suddenly i began having pain like a heart attack in order to intimidate me. But i pressed it all the more loudly repeating over and over, i dont believe you, I BELIEVE GOD! You see how it tried to get me to back down? And within 30 seconds, the anxiety and the chest pain was GONE!

          The fight is over what youre going to believe in your heart. No wishy washy doubting, wondering, and unbelief. Gods Word is truth, he meant what he said. Only believe!

    9. Edwin

      Don’t you do that shit. As my mom would say., you better get a hold of yourself. GOD has not given us a spirit of fear but of power. Resist that devil and he will flee. He has too because GOD said he would. I know I make it sound easy and it’s not because our flesh is in the way but you can do it. I am praying that you get delivered from this spirit of depression. GOD said it best, will thou be made whole? Only you can truly answer that!

  13. Back in July of 1983, I turned my back on the Catholic Church. It was the third Sunday of that month. After Father McBride scolded the congregation for what he perceived as their unwillingness to cough up the appropriate amount of cash in the previous week’s collection (“$5’s and $10’s are nice, but each person should give at least $20 per week” ), being thirteen, full of self-righteousness and thinking I didn’t need anymore of this, I decided that the Catholic Church was not interested in me spiritually and was only interested in what I had in my wallet.

    Sunday Mass was not for me, or so I thought.

    Within six months of that decision, I was completely under the spell of the Spirit of Depression. I was all of fourteen and full-blown depressed, and I wasted the next four years of my life until I got help.

    The Spirit of Depression is not to be trifled with. It’s no joke.

    I was in a car accident late in my senior year in high school, and while in recovery my doctors became concerned about my state of mind. They informed my parents, who agreed to have me tested, and I was diagnosed with Depression.

    With plenty of therapy over the next two years, I found my footing again. While in therapy, I returned to Sunday Mass and started reading Scripture. By the time college was over, the Spirit of Depression was no more, and I haven’t looked back since.

    My one regret in life is leaving the Catholic Church when I was thirteen. I thought I was making an educated decision, but instead I was missing out on all the training I needed to combat the devil and his minions. I believe the mere act of going to mass once a week at that age would’ve helped me put on the Armor of God much sooner in my life, even though I wouldn’t have fully comprehended what was going on, and the Spirit of Depression wouldn’t have stood a chance.

    Even today, I’m still prone to attacks, but I can see the Spirit of Depression coming and I do what I need to fend it off.

    While the Spirit of Depression is relentless and will never go away, putting on the Armor of God has allowed me to defend against it, and the Spirit of Depression will never win.

    It had its chance, but no more.

    1. Dear Vince,
      Thank you for your amazing testimony. I too have been toying with the idea of leaving the Catholic Church, mostly because of my depression. Your post has inspired me to stay. God bless you.

      1. Hello Heidi. I was born and raised Catholic, and taught it was the true church and anyone outside of it was doomed. However I discovered that Catholicism does not teach the true Biblical Gospel which Jesus described, of how to be saved. Jesus told the priest Nicodemus he had to be ‘born again’. Jesus scolded him because he should have known better. A person can be so tied up in religion, that they are unaware of this fact, and miss out on a personal relationship with Jesus.
        To be born ‘of the spirit’ means your own spirit unites with the Holy Spirit. Jesus said this must happen to you to be saved. You are not born with it, or get it at baptism, or confirmation, neither does it happen by following religious rituals. You get it by a once and for all decision on your part, to accept Jesus into your life as your own personal saviour; not simply the Saviour for the whole world. A moment in time, where you invite him into your life. A one on one with Him, and not through a priest. It means to turn your life around, and stop doing what you know is wrong – called repentance. Attending confession and performing an act of penance are not the same, because most Catholics go out and repeat the same old sins.
        I didn’t know I had to accept Jesus into my heart to become born again. I just accepted I was a Catholic and that was it! Jesus says to us: “Listen! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and have dinner with him, and he with Me.” Revelation 3:20. That scripture opened my eyes. I had never opened the door (of my heart) before, because I didn’t know I had to. Once I spoke to Jesus directly, not through a saint, or Mary or a priest, the joy that came into my life was indescribable. I was truly born again. Religion cannot save, only a personal relationship with Jesus can.

      2. A Catholic church does not preach the truth you must be born again of the water and the spirit find a church that preaches truth.. Acts 2:38

  14. Be careful brothers & sisters in the Lord……….

    A Word of Caution for those posting their email address and phone numbers to help others. There is one on here who posted they needed desperate help.
    They contacted me , give very vague responses, ask me to call an international phone number, and now ive been receiving scam emails from the same country they reside in, informing me i will be inheriting large sums of money, and another deceptive email on an enormous business venture.
    I am sorry to say i know who this person is who it originated from on this article, posing as one needing help, because i get so very few emails on this particular email address i use.
    Please pray for this person to be delivered from satans hand and that they be saved in Christ.

  15. my wife is death because of covid , she was 60 years old and , all my family were depress , so for acfew days it was terrible , sleeping 2 hours and all the family with covid , so how we are doing , first cast out spirit of depression and heaviness , if you are not fill with Holy Spirit , you do not understand the truth snd you will not agree instructions in the bible about cast out demons and healing .
    Send me an email and we are a group of pastors , men and women , we have each of us more than 30 years experience , Three books about how to be free of depression , Pigs on the parlor , author Frank Hammond , another book : Healing the whole man , author Joan Hunter. And the last book belings to a ministry that helps in many countries , www. they have a book called How to minister soecific sickness. Is a manual on how to help in prayer many sickness.
    My email brasiliadocumentos@gmail .com
    We are a group os pastors , we make a team and 3 persons will help you using whatsapp video to pray for you in any country , in english, Spanish and portuguese, We do not charge , we start a way so you be free forever , after you need to be always in contact with us , and to join in our christian meetings once a week .
    Without this we can not help you as. Is need , because all born again christians need to worship and grothw to be mature .

    1. I need deliverance and healing for depression. Can you help me?

      1. Dear Tina. When it comes to breaking free from depression, I believe that every bit of counsel helps. The problem is, that this hidden enemy, has a habit of creeping upon you slowly and undetected, and before you know it, you’ve fallen into deep despair. The key to being set free – at least for me – is to recognise that it exists at all, and because it is a spirit, it is a difficult foe to battle. We must understand as followers of Jesus that we do not fight a spirit in any physical way, because it’s a spiritual battle. First, we don’t have a spirit inside somewhere, we ARE a spirit, wrapped in a body of flesh. As a result, in order for us as a pure spirit being to overcome a wicked spirit we must understand and know, that they are able to see us in our true form. Because we are spirit beings, living in a fleshly suit, we have been given authority to conquer lesser spirits than us if we are believers. We are superior beings to them belonging to the Master. If we use our authority, they shrivel and vanish, once we recognise our power. As such they are NOTHING and have no power over us. They reason they control us, is because we don’t know about the power Jesus has given us. The result? We live wretched lives, tormented and enslaved. TELL THE SPIRIT OF DEPRESSION IN THE NAME OF JESUS THAT TODAY IT’S ASSIGNMENT ON YOU IS OVER! FORBID IT TO OPERATE IN YOUR LIFE ANY MORE. TELL IT TO LEAVE IN JESUS’ NAME AND TORMENT YOU NO MORE! TELL IT TO GO TO THE PLACE WHERE JESUS CHRIST SENDS IT! Extra tip: In future, have no involvement with movies or books or listen to anything which is negative. Remove objects from your home which could attract negative spirits from coming close to you.

        1. Perfect response, Virginia. In John 16:33, Jesus said He’s telling us that there’ll definitely be troubles in the world, but we shouldn’t bother cause He has overcome the world! He asks in Matt.6:23 that which one of us,by worrying, can add one inch to our height? Nobody! Also, note 1 John 5:4- Jesus is born of God, that’s why He is an overcomer and if we are also born of God, we’ll be overcomers too! Ain’t no problem too big for us to handle with this mindset.Praise God.

  16. I agree with every factor that you have pointed out. Thank you for sharing your beautiful thoughts on this.
    God never fails to change someone’s life for the better. So, if you are someone struggling with life right now, you must know that there is always light waiting for you at the end. The light that can fulfill you and provide you with so much happiness and contentment in life, waiting for you to see it.
    You may check my blog The Truths about How God Can Lift Spirits
    Hope this will help. Thank you.

  17. can anybody help me here, i am going through major depression which i think i can not fight it, i have been with it for 20 years now and each day is getting worse and worse, i need help because i have thoughts of committing suicide, i do not sleep peaceful anymore, it’s really worse, my appetite is even gone. please please help me

    1. Maria, bless your heart. I understand how hard it can be and feels like it will not let up. The Lord your savior is a wonderful deliverer. Knowing the truth of what he says in his word by the power of the Holy Spirit sets us free. Please tell me, have you been born again yet? Do you read the scriptures?
      I would like to explain the gospel in detail. If you would like to email me, at, I am available. I know having someone to talk to and encourage you is important. Once you understand what you are truly dealing with, it is much oh so much easier to nip in the bud, rather than being a victim with no way out. God has already made a way out for you.

    2. Maria,
      I have fought anxiety and depression for over 30 yrs. I am saved and trusted in Gods word to the best of my ability according to what I had been taught. I was discouraged and wanted to give up and then came across teachings from Pastor Joseph Prince. My life has been changing ever since. Here is what you need to do. Study on how much God loves you. Gods word tells us that His perfect love drives out fear. Depression is caused by some sort of fear, guilt, condemnation, shame. When you give up trying to get delivered and just get to know and understand how special and how much you are loved by your Father God the depression will start to go. Trust Me. Gods perfect love will drive it out.

      1. Pastor Prince is an awesome man of God. His sermons have really helped me and my friends greatly. The love of God is AMAZING!! It truly transforms us.

    3. You must break the cycle. Do you know what may be at the root of it? A divorce, a guilt, or a past trauma? what makes it feel better?

    4. Check out the ministry of Derek Prince. I suggest a YouTube search to start.

      Yea, in all these things we are more than conquerors ❤️

      1. Yes! Derek Prince has wonderful teachings on this as does Joseph Prince! I love both of these ministries they have really been used by Go to grow and strengthen me.

    5. Maria, I hope you are doing okay…I understand how you feel, and I really want you to know you’re not alone. God loves you!

    6. Maria, where are you? The Lord is your deliverer. All through the scriptures, he says he delivers and saves. Its HIS power that does it, not our own strength or might. I went through years of depression and he saved me. He can do the same for you. You see that u dont have the strength to deliver yourself, because HE wants to do it for you. Once you understand the tactics of the enemy, and see that you are dealing with a lie, its much easier because you combat a lie with the TRUTH, the Word of God. Its like coming to the end of your rope, where u know u have no might in yourself, but turn to the Lord, he then moves in to save you. I struggled and struggled for years trying to fix it but didnt know how. Nothing seemed to work, UNTIL he showed me the TRUTH.
      You shall KNOW the TRUTH….and the TRUTH SHALL SET YOU FREE. If you are born again and have received the Holy Spirit, you have a Spirit of Power. Sometimes the best place i have been in is when i have been completely weak and unable to save myself, and i sit down and say God i cannot save me, i have no strength left, i cannot do this, i need you to take over. Thats when i see miracles because, he said,,,,,MY POWER IS MADE PERFECT IN YOUR WEAKNESS.

      Please, email me. Once u understand what you’re dealing with and the enemy’s tactics in trying to convince u there is no help, you will see the truth of what God says. Once you realize he has given you the power of the Holy Spirit, and that he has already given u all you need, you wont be whimpering in desperation like i was for years and years. He wants you to UNDERSTAND what He has already done for you in Christ. Don’t suffer alone, God isn’t doing this to you. He loves you soooooo much. There is ALWAYS hope with God. Dont allow the enemy to convince you there is no way out. He lies. God says there IS a Way out! He said I AM THE WAY.
      I just spent time emailing a woman back and forth. Talking about it helps. She is seeing God move in miraculous ways, she feels much much better and can see the Lords hand in her life. Lets talk!

    7. Maria,

      I am terribly sorry that you are experiencing this. Know that God has not given you a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and a sound mind. Only GOOD things come from God which means in our thought life, only good thoughts are from God. Depression comes from the enemy. Try to pray to Jesus to take the depression from you. Seek Christian help, I would suggest seeing a Christian counselor and speaking with a pastor. You could simply email a church with your struggles and the pastor may come to your home if you are unable to make it out. Seek out other Christ followers. You need to be supported during this time and to have people who can pray protection over you. Renounce any sin/evil that you have been involved in in your life, and read God’s word, The Holy Bible. That is your armor against the depression. If you are not a believer in Jesus, accept Jesus’s gift for eternal life into your heart. Believe that He died on the cross for your sins and rose from the dead three days later. He wants to and can help you. Please hang in there, your life is worth living and has great purpose. Books that may help you are “Victory Over Darkness” and “The Purpose Driven Life”. I would also recommend contacting these prayer lines if you are alone and feeling depressed. They have helped me greatly during a very difficult time:

      CBN Prayer Line: 800-700-7000

      Billy Graham: 888-388-2683

      Joshua 1:9 “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid. Do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

    8. Hi Maria, I empathize with you in your pain. Tell me what is troubling you to keep your mind in such despair. I have been experiencing this too and I hope you read this to let the pain you’re feeling out.
      Sincerely hope to see your thoughts in the comments.

    9. Maria, suicide is not the answer. It is a spirit lying to you. Blake Healy sees in the spirit. Go see him at Bethel Atlanta in Tyrone, Georgia. He will tell you that you have angels with you and a demon lying to you.

    10. Maria, I hope and pray that you come back here and see my comment. If you do, it will be a miracle from the Lord, He answered my prayer. Please leave your email address in reply… and then we can talk further. I pray you will trust me. I am a child of God, and I have suffered deep depression most of my life. God bless and keep you. – Sabina

      1. Hi Sabina,
        I am in the exact same situation as Maria. I am in such a deep, deep depression, and I feel I can’t go on any longer. Could you email me as well? My email address is

        1. Heidi, I just got your comment and I will email you today right after I reply here. There is hope in Christ… HE is LIFE. Never choose death… that will take you to a forever separation from Life. God bless you, Sabina

        2. I am going through a deep deep depression that I’ve had before and I’m trying everything to be delivered from these suicidal thoughts. I feel like life would be so much easier without me and to be free from the responsibilities. Many believers are trying to help me and pour into me but they say I have to fight and I’m so tired. I just want to go home to be with my Lord and Savior. I’ve been told to meditate on the word, read more, seek more and rest in Him. With severe anxiety it’s so hard to do this. I get a little relief and then I hear the thoughts of killing my self again and I’m in bed all day. I feel guilty like I’m not a good enough Christian, I’m not reading the word enough because I have no motivation. I’m tired please help. God bless your hearts.

          1. Christina, i am available to talk also. My email is I went thru depression for 30 years and the Lord delivered me instantly. I have some good info to send u beloved.

          2. I struggled with depression since my teen years. . One day, about seven or eight years ago or maybe longer, I called a church that I go to occasionally. A woman there, whom I never met before, prayed for me over the phone. I literally cried. That woman had a lot of faith. I have been free from depression ever since then except for some very small minor bouts. I really believe in angels and demons and that demons torment people with suicidal thoughts. I would recommend calling a church or organization that you know is spirit filled and asking someone to pray with you. The 700 club is very good too.

          1. Hi Leah. Yes, please pray for me. Thank you so much. My depression is being caused by very bad circumstances. In other words, it is situational depression. Such awful things have happened, I don’t even know how to pray about them anymore, because they’re already done. I also don’t understand how to use the Word of God against these circumstances. Thank you again for your prayers.

        1. Did you ask for an email reply? What did you say or ask?

          Hope you’re having a great weekend! 🙂

    11. I have dealt in Deliverance for many years…call at 717 284 2724…. That’s Jimmy Clanton Ministry..also on facebook..I can help you, Maria…

    12. Holy Spirit can help. Have you received the Holy Spirit? Try dark chocolate, 5-HTP. The therapy waves head I heard about. I forget what it’s called. I pray so much you feel better. Rebuke the spirit in name Jesus. I know medicine does not help! Never give up!!!!!

    13. Hi Maria, I hope you have been doing better. It is now May 26. My husband and I have a Deliverance Ministry [ Deliverance In His Presence]and we minister to many people dealing with these afflictions. Please feel free to contact us at We look forward to hearing from you.

    14. Hi Maria. I hope your life is dedicated to Jesus, because only He can help. As a believer, your spirit is more powerful than any evil shrivelled up ugly demon of depression that has control over you. Realise, that your spirit is a beam of radiance under the protectiveness of God. Whilst we cannot see demons, they can certainly see us, and shudder and quake when we confront them. They only have power because we do not recognise the power given to us by Jesus. Therefore stand up and recognise who you are. Invoke Jesus to send them to wherever He desires. Tell them to go immediately and not to return. Have communion at your home. Take your Bible and place it on the four walls of your home. Clear your home of anything dark or negative which could attract demons – movies, books or objects which could attract them. If this doesn’t work, seek help from a Minister who is familiar with deliverance.

  18. Depression ‘CAN’ come from a spirit, but most times it comes from ‘Trauma’. I went through countless deliverances for demons, when I probably had no demon at all. Going through a traumatic heartbreak, caused a morning depression for me, damaging the hippocampus part of the brain. Trauma is EMOTIONAL damage, which many faith practitioners fail to recognize. Many groups simply blame it on demons, SPIRITUAL. The only thing that makes me feel better is physical touch/cuddling and love and prayer. Physical love and touch is something we cannot obtain from God directly.

    1. Hi dear, I absolutely understand where you are coming from. Whether it is spiritual, physic, demons or otherwise, God can help. Ask Him to remove it. Ask Him persistently until He removes it. He did that to me. He can do it for you. Try Him. Trust Him. May God bless your prayers.

    2. Thank you for sharing your experience. I know God lead me here. I have someone in my life that is going through depression. I was a believer that felt like it was a spirit that needed to be cast out. I will be more gentle with them. May God Bless you in your journey in recovery.

      1. It would be easy to dismiss depression as nothing more than the result of trauma which can be overcome with cuddles and love. Yes, that is part of it…but recognising it’s first attack…now this is the secret. I say ‘It’s’, because in my experience the entity of depression sneaks in like a thief, bringing its companions. We may not notice it’s full impact immediately, but over time as we dwell on our feelings and emotions, it takes it’s grip. I have been down this road for 52 years. It’s recognising the first attack, and nipping it in the bud. Once it knows it has been recognised, this is it’s greatest fear. Address it as the entity it is. You have the power to do this. As you would not tolerate nasty people in this world who attack you, do not tolerate this thing either. Be angry at it. Command it to leave your home. Take personal communion, and take your Bible touching your four walls. It has entered your home. This is not the same as possession. It is an attack on you, but responds to being attacked back! It doesn’t like being recognised! Kick it out. Threaten it with the pit. Make it fear YOU as master, let your spirit rise up, it cannot be master of YOU. It works. To let this thing dominate you, will eventually turn you mental. Recognising it, and dealing with it yourself, is the key.

        1. I agree, an attack for sure.
          I call this entity to go in Jesus name.
          Support would help.

        2. Wonderful advice here. Resist it with the continuous application of the Word, through teaching (lots of great teachings here, including E.W.Kenyon, Charles Capps & others); confession of the Word, and prayer. Support & love are very important. Reach out to someone who can help. God’s love is the crucial ingredient. God bless you!

    3. Your are so LOVED BY JESUS!

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