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When Saints Sing the Blues

Brenda Poinsett

When Saints Sing the Blues

Brenda Poinsett

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Many believers are hesitant about sharing their feelings of depression for fear of being considered "unspiritual." When Saints Sing the Blues examines depression from a biblical perspective by identifying eleven prominent individuals in the Bible who felt sad, hopeless, and overwhelmed. Each chapter focuses on -what circumstances caused depression-how the individual dealt with those circumstances-what can be learned from the situation Brenda Poinsett points to hope and healing by showing that growth from depression is possible. When Saints Sing the Blues offers answers to believers struggling with depression, as well as to pastors and counselors who want to provide biblically based assurance to those seeking help.

- Publisher Some of God's greatest servants struggled with depression. Christians who face depression often feel that they may not be spiritual enough. When Saints Sing the Blues assures you that you are not alone and that God still values you. In fact, God's people have dealt with depression for thousands of years. Discover how the Bible gives help and hope for healing by journeying with eleven biblical characters. Brenda Poinsett explores the lives of Jonah, Job, Naomi, Hannah, and more, showing you -circumstances that caused their depression -symptoms experienced by each of them -how the person dealt with the circumstances -what we can learn from that Bible character's efforts and God's response When life is challenging or hurtful, Christians can't always just keep on marching. But you can be assured that there is no valley so deep that God cannot bring gain from it. Growth and recovery from depression is possible! Take a look at what treasures God may have for you. "An essential tool for restoring hope, courage, and faith to the person who needs to know that lessons learned in the dark are treasures that can build mental and spiritual stability."--Carol Kent, speaker and author, When I Lay My Isaac Down "This book is a must-have for every Bible teacher, pastor, and counselor as well as a great gift for those who are walking through the valley."--Rebekah Montgomery, editor, Right to the Heart of Women "I heartily recommend this honest, sensitive, and practical treatment of a subject the church has too long ignored."--Terry Powell, professor and author, Columbia International University

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About "When Saints Sing the Blues"

Many believers are hesitant about sharing their feelings of depression for fear of being considered "unspiritual." When Saints Sing the Blues examines depression from a biblical perspective by identifying eleven prominent individuals in the Bible who felt sad, hopeless, and overwhelmed. Each chapter focuses on -what circumstances caused depression-how the individual dealt with those circumstances-what can be learned from the situation Brenda Poinsett points to hope and healing by showing that growth from depression is possible. When Saints Sing the Blues offers answers to believers struggling with depression, as well as to pastors and counselors who want to provide biblically based assurance to those seeking help.
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Some of God's greatest servants struggled with depression. Christians who face depression often feel that they may not be spiritual enough. When Saints Sing the Blues assures you that you are not alone and that God still values you. In fact, God's people have dealt with depression for thousands of years. Discover how the Bible gives help and hope for healing by journeying with eleven biblical characters. Brenda Poinsett explores the lives of Jonah, Job, Naomi, Hannah, and more, showing you -circumstances that caused their depression -symptoms experienced by each of them -how the person dealt with the circumstances -what we can learn from that Bible character's efforts and God's response When life is challenging or hurtful, Christians can't always just keep on marching. But you can be assured that there is no valley so deep that God cannot bring gain from it. Growth and recovery from depression is possible! Take a look at what treasures God may have for you. "An essential tool for restoring hope, courage, and faith to the person who needs to know that lessons learned in the dark are treasures that can build mental and spiritual stability."--Carol Kent, speaker and author, When I Lay My Isaac Down "This book is a must-have for every Bible teacher, pastor, and counselor as well as a great gift for those who are walking through the valley."--Rebekah Montgomery, editor, Right to the Heart of Women "I heartily recommend this honest, sensitive, and practical treatment of a subject the church has too long ignored."--Terry Powell, professor and author, Columbia International University
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Meet the Author

Brenda Poinsett

Brenda Poinsett works with women who want a new lease on life and with adults who want to learn and grow. At retreats, conferences, and special events, Brenda offers encouragement and hope as well as valuable information. She works at perfecting her communication skills through memberships in the National Speakers Association, Toastmasters International, and Advanced Writers and Speakers Association. Along the way she came to see writing as another important avenue for sharing life-changing knowledge. She's the author of 15 books including The Friendship Factor, Wonder Women of the Bible, When

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  • Catalogue Code 247852
  • Product Code 0801065704
  • EAN 9780801065705
  • Pages 192
  • Department General Books
  • Category Christian Living
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Sep 2006
  • Dimensions 216 x 140 x 12 mm
  • Weight 0.277kg

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