What happens when God doesn’t intervene? When circumstances grow worse, doors close, and illness lingers?
Is He still good?
Does He still love us?
Intellectually, we know sometimes bad things happen to good people, but sitting in the middle of chaos and catastrophe, doubts take hold.
A couple years ago, while on her first college coop, our daughter’s depression spiked. She did all the appropriate Christiany things. She went to church, read her Bible, meditated on Scripture, and prayed.
She prayed and prayed and prayed. And yet, her depression remained. And though she knew they were lies, comments she’d heard previously tore at her hope.
Just have faith, then your depression will go away.
Mental illness is a spiritual issue. If you’re close to Jesus, you’ll be happy.
Have Jesus, have joy.
It got to where going to church, the one place she was…
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