Define Mental Illness (81500-C2-NonDis)
The United Methodist Church defines Mental Illness. It is not a disease of the brain. The United Methodist Church should define the term “mental illness” as a spiritual illness as the result of a combination of unresolved life traumas (causing a spirit of fear as in 2 Tim 1:7) and unforgiveness. Forgiveness brings about spiritual healing. Unforgiveness in the soul (the lesser, the somatic element of the spirit) will not allow spiritual healing which manifests in a person’s life in a negative way. It then becomes destructive. It becomes demonic. This can affect the Christian as well as the non-Christian.
“Psychiatrists have been searching for more than a century for some biological marker for mental disease, to little avail.” In fact, psychiatrists have no good answer ... “.
The New York Times Article
“Snake Phobias, Moodiness and a Battle in Psychiatry”
by Benedict Carey,
June 14, 2005
Because there are...