David Jeremiah - Fear and Depression

David Jeremiah – Fear and Depression

Video: Dr David Jeremiah Talks about Fear and  Depression

Summary of Dr. David Jeremiah’s Video: Depression Happens to Godly People

In his video “Depression Happens to Godly People,” Dr. David Jeremiah explores the reality of fear and depression through the lens of the biblical story of Job. Above all, he mentions Job 3:1-26. Another key point Dr. Jeremiah covers is that even the most devout individuals can experience profound fear and depression.

Understanding Job’s Suffering

Consequently,  Merrimam Webster describes fear as:

“..an unpleasant often strong emotion caused by anticipation or awareness of danger.”

Dr. Jeremiah features the intense emotional turmoil of Job. Despite his righteousness, he faced extreme loss and suffering. In fact, Job’s deep despair highlights that godliness does not exempt one from depression.

Biblical Insights on Fear and Depression

The video uses various Bible verses to provide insight into how anxiety can affect anyone. The pastor cites Psalm 34:4, where David speaks of seeking the Lord to overcome his fears. It’s coupled with 2 Timothy 1:7, which reminds believers that God gives a spirit of power, love, and self-discipline, not fear.

God’s Presence in Times of Despair

Dr. Jeremiah reassures viewers that God’s presence remains steadfast even during the darkest times. He draws on Psalm 23:4, emphasizing that believers are never alone in their struggles, and God’s comfort is always available.

Fear and Depression Affects All — Christians and Non-Christians Alike

By examining Job’s story and other biblical passages, Dr. Jeremiah provides a compassionate and faith-based perspective on dealing with depression. With this intention, we learn of God’s unwavering support. Sadly, these words have become familiar words in our society today.

We read the headlines every day telling us about the Covid-19 virus, civil unrest in the streets (United States), and about other countries in the world who would destroy the free world. Sadly, these stories make up only a small sample of what we see since the Internet and cable TV brings us 24 hour coverage.

Feeling Overwhelmed by Fear?

Sure, we feel overwhelmed at times which can psychologically lead to days of despair and depression. These depressive circumstances can happen to the best of us, creating doubt and leading us away from God. Ironically, God is the only answer to conquering fear and anxiety in these stressful times.

Dr. David Jeremiah will give us a clear roadway from Scripture to turning “fear into fear not” by reminding us there is “hope after hopelessness.” Let’s listen to this amazing video and replace fear with God’s promises.




The troubles we experience today is not the end — Go to the Bible and read the rest of the story…

In Christ,

If you have never made the commitment to receive the love and life-changing experience of Jesus Christ, please take a moment to read John 3:16.
Original video here.