Depression is the “D” bomb among Christians. Breathe a word of it, and you are doomed … to be stigmatized, chastised, pitied, and whispered about…
There are many reasons that Jesus, the Prince of Peace, tells us to cast our cares on Him; to trust and rest in Him and remember that worry doesn’t help anything, but can damage a lot.
He said, “If you listen carefully to the voice of the LORD your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and keep all his decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the LORD, who heals you.”
Ema McKinley lived in constant pain after a work related accident injured and left her crippled. A Christmas Eve miracle changed her life forever.
God wants us healed. Jesus died for it. His will for us is abundant life, as He states in John 10:10.
Having an STD can be scary. Do you know what is even scarier? The stigma that comes along with it.
I thanked Jesus Christ for having heard my prayers, and my request for a healing of my heart. And I thanked my family and friends who prayed for me.
At first, Nichols seemed to be on track for a storybook life—talented, beautiful, and always achieving her goals. She finished high school in two years and began college at 16, eventually transferring to Baylor University at age 18 in 1989 as a music education major. In the upper five percent of her class, Nichols also had scholarships for master’s and doctoral degrees. Plus, she was already a sought-after motivational speaker, so she felt God had abundantly blessed her.
Isaiah 53:5 He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement for our peace was upon Him, and by His stripes we are healed.
Delia believed God would heal her, as people prayed constantly for her, but after a decade passed with no changes, she began to lose hope.