Spiritual Problem: 10 Steps for Christians to Overcome Distress!

If you are going through spiritual problem then please don’t be depressed because everyone would go through hurdles of life in one form or the other. Did you know that Jesus Christ went through spiritual problem when on earth as well? Were you told that Christians would also go through spiritual distress?

Today’s message would give you peace and solutions to any spiritual problem troubling your life.

“Then He said to the disciples, “It is impossible that no offenses should come, but woe to him through whom they do come!”

“It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck, and he were thrown into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones.” (Luke 17:1-2)

Jesus Christ prepared our mind ahead by saying:

“These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33)

Jesus Christ understands your spiritual problem because He had encountered such when He prayed to this Father:

“Father, if it is Your will, take this cup away from Me; nevertheless, not My will, but Yours, be done.” (Luke 22:42)

The Good News for you today is that Jesus Christ can help you out of your spiritual distress because He overcame and have the authority over spiritual problems.

What is Spiritual Suffering?

Spiritual suffering is a painful situation that disconnects someone from the LORD and every good thing about life. It can suck out the peace and power from the sufferer coupled with a strong wind of disbelief to crush the wounded victim…

I’d went through all the descriptions above…so painful…but I give GOD the glory, my life is victorious today!

What Causes Spiritual Problem?

Someone going through a terrible loss, emotional discomfort or health challenges can have spiritual distress if care is not taken. There are two major causes of spiritual problem:

1. Disobedience

The wage of sin is death and most times it is not necessarily the death that takes you to the grave quickly!

Sin is an act of disobedience. Disobedience to the commandments of the LORD can cause spiritual distress. Not obeying the common natural rules about your well-being can lead to health crisis that can affect your spiritual life as well.

2. Demonic Attack

Your holy status with the LORD does not mean the Devil cannot try to attack you. Demonic attack comes in various forms such as temptations and serious confrontations in the spirit realm.

What are Examples of Spiritual Distress?

Signs and symptoms of spiritual problem differs from one person to another, but once you can identify things that steal your joy then your victory is near. Example of spiritual distress is not limited to the following:

1. Depression

2. Anxiety

3. Steady Anger

4. Unbelief

5. Hopelessness

6. Suicidal thoughts

7. Fear to sleep

8. Asking many Questions without getting answer

9. Loss of sense of direction and conflicting frustration

10. Longing for spiritual help

10 Ways to Overcome Spiritual Problem

1. Write a long list to identify the source or causes of the trouble.

2. Study the Bible for relevant issues and solutions provided.

3. Be honest with yourself to confess and repent from any active sin or any repeated mistakes. Forgiveness is a powerful instrument.

4. Share your experience with a highly respected servant of GOD.

5. You cannot underestimate the power of fasting and prayers.

6. Listening and singing songs of praises to the LORD during tribulations can do wonders for you.

7. Recitation and meditating the word of GOD every minute would give you healing and victory.

8. Be faithful to the LORD and be obedient to His voice always. You can’t solve spiritual issues through carnal knowledge.

9. Wait patiently in the LORD during storms of life because impatience will make you sink deeper!

10. No matter how tough it could be, please do not allow fear to stay in your heart. Allow faith because fear has nothing to give than failure.

The Power of the LORD shall come upon your life as you obey the steps above and you would surely be delivered from all forms of spiritual problem in Jesus name.

This is the word of Jesus Christ for you too:

Peace, I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.” (John 14:27)

About Ekundayo

I am an evangelist in the vineyard of the Lord since 2000 moving from one place to another to spread the gospel of Jesus.

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