Yes, We are Going to Feel like this Sometimes


  • Have you ever felt guilty, ashamed, weak, etc. as a Christian when a difficult situation got you down?
    • What do these Psalms say about times when we feel ‘downcast’?
    • What other Bible passages address this type of situation?


Why are you cast down, O my soul,
and why are you in turmoil within me?
Hope in God; for I shall again praise him,
my salvation and my God.

  • What is the Psalmist doing here and how does it help us when we are downcast?
  • What are things or ways that can help us to get to this point when we are downcast?


>> What can I do now to prepare for a time when I am downcast? (Or, if I am feeling that now, what will I do to return to “Hope in God”?