Have you ever thought this …
“What if The Church of Jesus Christ was a leader in showing the world how to support those who are suffering from mental illness in the exact same way they lead the world in how to support those who are suffering from any other form of trial, tribulation or persecution? What if I could feel at ease to raise my hand in a Sunday School class and say:
“Please pray for me. I’m going through a very bad flare of my OCD, and I’m experiencing a great deal of mental pain every waking minute of every day.””
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WHAT IF?…. You were afflicted with cancer and raised your hand in a Sunday School class to ask for prayer and support and as a result, you experienced any or all of the following responses from your family in Christ?
“Have you prayed about this cancer thing yet? Because God will certainly take this away if you just pray with enough faith.”
Someone handing you a piece of paper with a bunch of Bible verses about being healed as if you’d never read any of them before.
“Well you should be thankful you’re not a quadriplegic or something like that which causes REAL suffering and pain.”
“Have you asked God to show you where there might be hidden sin in your life which might be the thing which is causing this?”
“This is a stronghold or a demon, and you need to get deliverance from it because if you don’t…
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