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Using the Psalms to Counsel Anxious, Depressed Teens

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: When you’re anxious, it can seem impossible to hold on to the promises of God. Dr. Shona Murray says . . .

Dr. Shona Murray: When you’re in that position, there’s one thing you can do, and it’s cry out, “Lord, I can’t! Help me to do this!” That very act itself of casting yourself literally on God’s help and His mercy has given me a strength that you didn’t realize was there—as you really let go of your own strength, and you’re leaning heavily on God’s.

Nancy: We’ll hear how dependence on God is a key in a teenager’s fight against anxious thoughts. This is Revive Our Hearts for July 20, 2021. I’m Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth.

I probably don’t have to tell you that depression and anxiety are running rampant in our society today, and increasingly so—alarmingly so—among young people. I’ve witnessed this firsthand with a …

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About the Host

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh is the co-host of Revive Our Hearts podcast and the founder of True Girl, a ministry dedicated to providing tools to help moms and grandmas disciple their 7–12-year-old girls. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including a Bible … read more …

About the Guest

David and Shona Murray

David and Shona Murray

David Murray (PhD, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) is professor of Old Testament and practical theology at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. He is also a counselor, a regular speaker at conferences, and the author of Exploring the Bible. David and his … read more …