You are depressed, your physical health is waning, and you can’t figure out what’s going on. Did you know that your emotional health can affect your physical health? Depression for example, is an ailment of the mind and the emotions that needs to be cured, and it can be by the redemptive blood of Jesus. Yes, you can take medications to mask the symptoms of that depression, but only an inward healing by Jesus can heal and take away that emotional illness. And when the root cause of emotional health such as depression is not healed it will weaken your physical stamina and make the body sick as well. So yes, emotional health can affect your physical health.

How do we effectively deal with emotional health problems? We first must recognize that yes, we have an emotional health problem that needs to be dealt with. Bring this infirmity of the mind and the emotions to Yeshua for an inward healing. This means that you need to be willing to confront the root issue head-on. And that isn’t always easy. It takes a brave soul to confront the painful issue that has weakened your emotional health. But it is the only way to be healthy emotionally again.

And let me be perfectly clear here that yes, emotional health issues such as depression, and other negative emotional quickly partner with the spirit of death and wreak utter havoc in our lives. Again, you must be willing to tackle this mental health issues, because if you do not it will overtake other areas of your life, especially your physical health.

Depression, like any other emotion can come upon anyone at any time, but it’s a problem when it lingers. I believe it lingers when we live in the emotional realm of past hurts and disappointments. And reliving the painful moment over and over again is a trap of the enemy to bring us down to his level of defeat where he can easily cause further harm. We need to recognize that these negative emotions have the power behind them to get us on a vicious cycle that is difficult to get free from.

The good news in all of this is that there is spiritual help to break free from emotional illness. Here are some steps to take to begin to heal emotionally.

  1. Forgiveness. Apostle Paul writes to us in Ephesians 1:7 (NIV), “In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace.”
  2. Eternal Life. Yeshua, our Redeemer, promises us, “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life” (John 3:16).
  3. A New Beginning. Again, the apostle Paul gives us a message of hope in Second Corinthians 5:17, “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.”
  4. Acceptance into His Family. Paul, an apostle of Christ, explains to us about our acceptance into God’s family, “In other words, it is not the children by physical descent who are God’s children, but it is the children of the promise who are regarded as Abraham’s offspring” (Romans 9:8, NIV).
  5. Unconditional Love. The Word of the Lord in Jeremiah 31:3 (NIV) encourages us with these endearing words, “…I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.”

Let’s pray.

Dear Holy Spirit,

I need Your help to be free from this lingering mental illness. I do not desire to relive the pain of the past anymore. I desire to pass through the healing process with Your help. I thank You for Your forgiveness, and by faith I extend forgiveness to those that have wrongfully hurt me. I desire to experience Your unconditional love, acceptance into Your family, a new beginning, and eternal life with You–free from this mental disease, in Jesus’ name I pray, amen.


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2 thoughts on “Emotional Health Can Affect Your Physical Health

  1. Escriba también sus libros en español para Latinoamericanos, por favor. Gracias y bendiciones enormes!!!

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