Elijah’s “Depression”

How often in psychologically-oriented books and articles written by Christians, do we find references to Elijah’s so-called “depression?” Sure, he ran away from Jezebel. Of course, he hid in the wilderness. Certainly he was hungry and tired after his long trek—but the fact is none of these things indicate depression. And the further fact is—Elijah was not depressed. And as one final matter, to see him feverishly up to his efforts to escape, is also sufficient evidence that he was not depressed.

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