15 Uplifting Bible Quotes for Young Adults Battling Depression

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Here are 15 uplifting Bible quotes for young adults battling depression. There are times in our lives when we lose all interest, which causes us to stop doing the things we usually find interesting.

During life’s journeys and challenges, it is easy for our young adults and our teens to feel overwhelmed and consumed by the shadow of darkness of depression. However, during these moments of trials and tribulation, there is always a ray of light and hope shining through the cloud. There is hope in King Jesus; all you have to do is simply reach out to him in faith. We will explore 15 uplifting Bible quotes for young adults battling and struggling with depression. These quotes will offer and provide encouragement and give you the strength to navigate the challenges of depression successfully.

  1. When life threw at you lemons, keep in mind that in the book of John, chapter 2, verses 7 and 9, Jesus performed a miracle of turning water into wine. So, why worry? Have faith and trust, and believe that miracles are on their way. They are just around the corner.

Something in our lives challenges us, and it may seem or appear overwhelming, but always remember that God always has a way of transforming the impossible into something extraordinary. So, my friend, keep the faith and always trust that God is working all things through you together for your good.

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2. Even on your worst days, God’s love for you never changes. Remember that You’re His masterpiece, flaws and all!” – Ephesians 2:10

If you are battling with depression, you just need to remember that you are fearfully and wonderfully made in the image of God. You are his masterpiece. God’s love for you never changes. When you feel lost or feeling hopeless, just put your just in God acknowledging that you are unique and special, created in Christ Jesus.  

Note: *** Ephesians 2: 10 (KJV)*** “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

3. Are you feeling down? Remember, Noah, a man of God, who is full of faith, built the ark when it wasn’t even raining. You got this covered!” – Genesis 6:14-22

Just like Noah, who was called by God, he trusted God the Almighty even when it didn’t make sense at the time. You, too, can have the strength, vigour, and perseverance to stand strong in the storms of life. All you need to do is to put your trust in God’s plan for your life and know that He will never leave you or forsake you.

4. When time gets tough, hold on to Jesus; remember, David faced the giant Goliath, and the only weapon David had was a slingshot and faith.  Just remember that You’re stronger than you think!” so keep faith and defeat any giant that may come your way. – 1 Samuel 17:45-47

Like David, you have the courage and determination to face your giants head-on. With God by your side, no challenge is too great to overcome. David was a boy, but not just any ordinary boy; he was inspired by God because David himself allowed God to Lead, just like you. Whether you are a teen or a young adult, put your trust in the almighty and will enable him to lead.

5. In the stormiest and raging seas, you could see Peter walking on water – but he doubted the power of God, and he began to sink. Don’t lose faith; keep your eyes fixed on Jesus Christ, and you’ll come out victorious.” – Matthew 14:29-31

Even when you feel like you’re sinking, keep your eyes fixed on Jesus. He is your Deliverer, your saviour, and with Him, you can do all things. Just like Peter, you can walk on water with Jesus by your side if you believe.

6. When you feel like you’re in the belly of the fish, remember that Jonah prayed from the depths, and God delivered him. Your prayers have power!” – Jonah 2:1-10

In your darkest moments, don’t be afraid to cry out to God. He hears your prayers and will deliver you from the depths of despair. Just like Jonah, whether in the big fish belly or in the wilderness, you can call upon the Lord, and he will surely hear and answer you. Stand and know that your God is in control.

Note: ***Jonah 2 : 1-2(KJV)*** “ Then Jonah prayed earnestly unto the Lord his God out of the fish’s belly.” “I cry with affliction unto the Lord, and he heard and answered me out of the belly of hell cried I, and the lord heard my cry”.

7. Like Job, you may face trials, but remember his story doesn’t end in despair. God restored him twice as much. Your breakthrough is coming!” – Job 42:10

No matter how dim and dark your situation may look, know that  God is your restorer, embrace yourself for your personal breakthrough, just be patient. Just Like Job, you will emerge and rise from the ashes stronger or with greater strength and more resilience than ever before. So, no matter what you are going through or what you face in life, God almighty will bless you in the latter days just as Job was blessed.

 Note: ***Job 42 : 10 (KJV)***And the Lord turned the captivity of Job when he prayed for his friends: also the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before.

8. “Even in the wilderness, God provided manna from heaven for His people. Trust God that He’ll provide for your needs, too.” – Exodus 16:4

If you are battling with depression and you are feeling lost and alone, trust that God is always with you, providing for your every need. Just as he provides food, water, light and protection for the children of Israel in the desert, he will do the same for you if you put your trust in him. He as all the provision in abundant, and never forget that His grace is sufficient for you.

God provide manna coming from heaven to his people while in the wilderness

Note: ***Exodus 16:4 (JKV)*** Then said the Lord unto Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go out and gather a specific rate every day, that I may prove them, whether they will walk in my law, or no.

9. When doubts creep in, remember doubting Thomas – Jesus met him where he was. Your doubts don’t disqualify you from God’s love and grace.” – John 20:24-29

Don’t let doubt and uncertainty hold you back from experiencing God’s love and grace. Step out boldly on the promises of God’s word, that states that you can do all things through Jesus. He will meet you where you are, as he is longing to draw close to you.

10. Like the Israelites wandering in the desert, your journey may feel long, but keep walking – the promised land awaits!” – Deuteronomy 31:8

Even when the journey seems long, thirsty, and rough, keep pressing forward. Hold on, never give up; you need to believe that God is your deliverer and he will come through. He is and on time God – a life of peace, joy, and fulfilment – these are all the promises of God that await you on the other side of the wilderness.

11. In your weakest moments, God’s strength shines brightest. Let His power work through your struggles.”

When you feel weak and powerless, remember that your God’s strength is made perfect in your weakness. He is your refuge and strength, the one who instils the power in you to stem upon snakes and serpents. Surrender to Him and let His power work through your struggles.

Note: ***2 Corinthians 12:9 (JKV)** “My grace is sufficient for thee: for God strength is made perfect in weakness.”

12. “Just as the widow’s oil kept flowing in abundance, God’s blessings from above are endless. Keep pouring out your heart to Him.” – 2 Kings 4:1-7

Even when it feels like you have nothing left to give, God works in mysterious ways when you feel you have lost everything; God shows his love for you. The window has nothing left but a little pot of oil, but when she pours out her heart to God, she has vessels of oil in abundance that she can sell. Oh, what a mighty God we serve. Keep pouring out your heart to God. His blessings are endless, and His grace is sufficient for you.

13.”When life feels like a fiery furnace, remember Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego – they emerged unscathed, and so will you!”  

No matter the trail and challenges that you may face, God his with you, just as he was with the three Hebrew boy in the firer furnace. So, no matter how tough the heat of your problem turn it over unto God.

14.”Even when you’re at your lowest, God’s love lifts you higher than you can imagine. His grace is greater than any setback.”

In your darkest moments, remember that God’s love is unfailing, his love is kind, and His grace is greater than any setback you may face. So why worry when you can pray? You can do anything through Christ Jesus. He will lift you and carry you through the storms of life.

15. “When the world feels heavy, the cross seems to be heavily led; remember, Jesus carried the cross for you. You’re never alone in your struggles – He walks beside you every step of the way.” – Matthew 11:28 (JKV)said, “You should come to him if you are heavily led, and he will give you rest”.

So, despite what you may be going through right now, God is there for you; you can turn to him at any point of your life. There is light at the end of the tunnel. Just keep pushing and holding on to your faith in Christ Jesus, and he will strengthen your heart.

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