Gratitude Attitude

Gratitude Attitude Ben Juster

The Course towards True Contentment

The statistics for those that are deeply hurting, depressed, and even suicidal have risen to tragic levels in recent years. Even among followers of Yeshua, there has been a dramatic increase in chronic depression, loneliness, and resentment about life. The World Health Organization statistics are daunting:

  • Globally, more than 280 million people of all ages suffer from depression.
  • Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and is a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease.
  • Close to 700,000 people die as a result of suicide every year, and suicide is the fourth leading cause of death in 15-29-year-olds.

Many are desperate to achieve the feeling of contentment and happiness, but get discouraged and give up, even turning to drugs, alcohol or sexual perversion to numb the pain. Patterns
of despair lead to anger and self-destruction.

What is the Biblical approach to find true contentment?

Read the full article here: February ’23 Issue 18