Depression is not something that magically disappears when you slap a band aid on it. Sometimes the last thing you want to hear is another Bible verse or encouraging word. Psalms puts words to the hardest seasons of life when it’s hard to find words to pray.
Since it is human nature to battle against self-worship, we are tempted to focus on the latter half of Psalm 37:4, which seems to promise that God will give us whatever our little hearts desire. But realizing the context of Psalm 37:4 will help us better comprehend what it means to delight in the Lord.