Depression and Mental Illness of Mormon Missionaries

 

“Shawn reads an article about a Mormon missionary who has depression so bad that it effects his ability to walk.”

On the surface, Mormons seem to be the happiest, nicest, friendliest folks around. In Utah, especially in the Salt Lake City area, all things are Mormon based and named; businesses, streets, suburbs, organizations, even the university, (Brigham Young), you name it.  Without doubt, Mormons have been successful in building a gigantic LDS empire. They are a very wealthy church and people.

But what about a people who are following the Mormon religion and brought up from childhood in a culture where any belief system outside the Mormon church is rejected as false? When one’s family, neighbors, friends, schools, stores, and everything else is Mormon, don’t you think it’s pretty much a given that most will come to accept and believe in Mormonism as their religion of choice, and that they will be expected to fall in line with the Mormon lifestyle?

I know the expectations to live up to the Mormon doctrinal standards are high, (from an LDS perspective).  Good works and faith in Joseph and LDS doctrine is part and parcel of the Mormon lifestyle.

But is there a facade, a dark side, if you will, in the underbelly of the LDS church? Apparently so, according to numerous reports. What happens when someone coming from a Mormon family, a young person for example,  begins to question and starts rebelling against their faith and bucking against the system?

I would like to do a series on this important subject as well as Mormonism in general, namely because one part of my family moved to Utah a couple of generations ago, and guess what? Became Mormons…..a lot of them. If Mormonism is the false cult which I believe it is, then many multitudes of people are deceived, and lost, if they don’t come to the knowledge of the Truth which is in the Lord Jesus Christ, not the false Mormon Jesus.

The video I’ve posted, illustrates just how pressured and unhappy, and even sick some people can become when they’ve grown up in this system, with the expectation they will have to do and perform the acts of a “good Mormon”.

 Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. 2nd Corinthians 3:17

I would say this to Mormon folks coming here, I am not against you, and the Lord Jesus loves you dearly, and wants you to know the truth that will set you free. It may cost you your family, your job or business to break away, but it would be worth everything in the long run. Please don’t just accept what you’ve been taught all your life in rote, as truth. Study the Bible for truth, not just the Book of Mormon…… and compare. This is the information highway here on the Internet.  Get on YouTube and watch some videos that question Mormonism…and do this with a desire for learning the truth.

I pray Lord Jesus will open your eyes and set you free,

Scarlett

The false universal message of salvation

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False teachers claim that “Jesus has saved all men”. This is a universal message of Catholicism. The truth is that all men are lost. If you make this a starting point of your message, you have understood the gospel.

Pope1 The Pope and his flcok deceieve all nations, also the state of Israel.

The age of the great falling away, is a challenge for all who love Jesus the Messiah. He is about to set up His judgment throne, and cast billions of people into Hell.

Today, this truth is repulsive for many claimed to be “Christians“. The truth about the fire of Hell is rejected. Also the Biblical truth, that God in the passed regretted that he had made man. The greatest mass murder of all times, took place during the flood.  A godless and wicked generation died one of the most horrible deaths thinkable.  Father, Son and…

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My Testimony of Deliverance & Healing From Depression

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Many are struggling with depression so terrible it has taken over their lives and stolen their joy, and even their desire to go on living. When depression is so deep that it seems living is a burden to one’s self and one’s loved ones, there seems to be no answer, or hope. But this is all upside down to what the Word of God says.Contrary to what has been taught in the churches that healing has been done away with after the Apostles, this is a lie!

Jesus doesn’t change, the scriptures do not change; Jesus is the same yesterday,today and forever.He said heaven and earth will pass away, but my word will never pass away. Matthew 24:35

I was in that dark, black hole of deepest depression for 7 long nightmarish years, complete with panic attacks so bad, I wanted to kill myself.

I was an atheist, I had…

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THE END OF A CHRISTIAN NATION

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“The wicked go down to the realm of the dead, all the nations that forget God.” (Psalm 9:17)

There is no question that in the past, America was influenced greatly by the gospel, to be more precise – the church. Whether or not our leaders (past or present) were believers in Christ and had a personal relationship with the Lord is irrelevant, yet the fact remains that down through history, our foundation as a nation itself was guided upon the principles of the Christian faith. This, for the most part, due to the nature of America’s earliest beginnings, we were a “Christian nation”. That does not suggest that America was a nation which had a covenant with God – it didn’t. It simply means that there were believers in every aspect of society which influenced the early beginnings of the United States, from political to educational, Christians had great…

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Confirmation hoax

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Growing up, my five older sisters and I were all indoctrinated into the Roman Catholicfir religion. We all attended Catholic parochial school and high school. I was baptized as an infant and participated in my first confession and first communion in the first grade and was confirmed as a Roman Catholic in fifth grade. Of all the Catholic sacraments, confirmation is probably the least prominent. The Roman church defines confirmation as follows:

“Confirmation is a true sacrament instituted by Christ and different from baptism. It is administered by laying-on of hands and anointing with chrism accompanied by prayer. The chrism is blessed by the bishop and the bishop administers the sacrament. All baptized persons can and should be confirmed. The effect of the sacrament of confirmation is to give strength in faith and for the confession of faith and to impress an indelible character.”
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With confirmation, the Catholic is…

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HOLLYWOOD SAINTS AND PANDERING PREACHERS: THE CHURCHES FASCINATION WITH THE WORLD

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There is an account in the book of Galatians (Chapter 2: 11-14) where Paul publicly admonished Peter because he was removing himself from the message of grace and going back into law. So much so was Peter’s error that it almost divided the church to such a degree, that had Paul not traveled to Antioch at this most crucial time in the early churches history, the damage caused by one man could have set the church back years, even decades, if not generations. Even Barnabas was caught up in Peter’s theological mess. All because one man’s (Peter) error in judgment. How sad that now we are beginning to see something similar taking shape within the modern church, and like Peter, it has to do with bad theology, which, if not corrected, will cause untold spiritual harm to the current church world.

Paul makes it clear in his letter that at…

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Are Some Cities More Evil Than Others?

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Are some cites more evil than others? I think so, and so did Lester Sumrall. He should know, as he has traveled all over the world as a missionary and church planting Apostle, and servant of the Lord Jesus Christ, not to mention, a modern day exorcist.

As for me, after having lived in 6 different cities in the last 20 yrs, I have noticed a variety of distinct evil characteristics in each city. The city I am living in now, Truth or Consequences, NM may be the most evil of them all. Why? My personal feeling, or, discernment if you will, is that this city has become a so-called “mecca” of “healing”, due to the Hot Springs here, called by the locals, “the healing waters”. Whether there is indeed any healing aspects to the waters I don’t know for sure. I don’t think it’s ever been proven one…

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The World will Accept ANYTHING but Jesus Christ

The following snip is from a website sent to me by my neighbor, a hybrid Buddhist, New Ager, Native American Shamanism type person.

“About SHATTERING THE MATRIX: We will co-create the world we want when we have the courage to see what needs correcting & by becoming fully proactive in its creation”.

Yes, she/they actually believe this; at some point in time, there will be a tipping point at which time, the “enlightened ones” who have “evolved” spiritually will rule and master the “cleansed world” THEY have co-created, (along with some nebulous god out there somewhere in the universe). Flaky?  Yes, indeed. In fact, there seems to be no end to the delusional spiritual beliefs that run rampant throughout the New Age Community, and, even my own neighborhood, city and state.  These unscriptural, ungodly persuasions are not by any means in the minority in this part of the country. Using the example of my neighbor, allow me to share a bit of the, anything goes beliefs of the weird, bizarre, and deluded.

As I became acquainted with this woman, I think she must have mistaken me for one of her own, merely on finding my interest in medicinal herbal-ism, which seems to be popular among New Agers, Shamans and “Curandero’s”, ….or, that it was uncommon in this neck of the desert to come across someone who wasn’t of her ilk.  So, at first, I just allowed her to talk as I began to learn what I was dealing with concerning this lady. And it clearly was not going to be like minded fellowship or my cup of tea. I’d better make sure my armor is in place.

Shortly after moving in she shared with me that this was the first time in 35 years that her deceased mother ‘talked with her…this didn’t surprise me since the lady that moved out of that same apartment had a rather occult bent to her personality as well.  My neighbor, I shall call Trish, shared that the 35 yrs prior when her deceased mother communicated with her was at the Mausaleum where her cremated remains were vaulted, when she said she heard her mother’s voice cry out, “Get me out of here, there are evil spirits in here”. That’s strange enough because Trish said her mother had been a witch.  Sort of a pot kettle black situation. Imagine that, Satan and his demons are such pretenders. But I digress. So, my neighbor did just that…broke into the vault and took the burial urn with her mother’s remains with her. And then slept with them, until she interred them later in another plot.

Then, one day as we were visiting across the fence so to speak…(our apts are only at most 25 ft apart, facing each other; the conversation turned to cloning. She said without blinking that her best friend was a clone, and the most gentle soul you’d ever want to meet. I didn’t ask to be introduced for obvious reasons. If her friend was indeed a clone, I don’t believe he even had a soul, let alone being a gentle one. Cloned anything…or anyone is not from our Most High God and Savior, the Lord Jesus, or of His Creation.

Next day…it’s “extraterrestrials”. According to my neighbor, “Trish”, they are not only real, but they’ve been “harvesting” our DNA for the last 3,000 yrs. If that were true, seems like we wouldn’t even have enough DNA to get by on.  She didn’t tell me what they were doing with it, and I didn’t ask.

This summer alone, she has spent a total of 2 weeks at two different Indian Reservations participating, fasting and dancing at the Sun Dance Ceremonies.  It is at these ceremonies, body piercings are made into the skin and attached to a cord and the “sacrificee” is made to stand without flinching for hours. This is supposed to be a sacrifice apparently to the spirits to accomplish or answer certain prayers for healing or whatever the need is. What I can share with you about what she/Trish accomplished was getting her back out of place, her in pain, and demonic manifestations of anger and an escalation of her already in place mean streak.

So, you may be wondering if I shared the gospel  of the Lord Jesus Christ with Trish. Of course, and it was met with hostility and anger. “I will never forget her angry  words, “That man on the Cross didn’t change anything”, and “I don’t need any Lord and Savior!!!)   (My note; No, not all. His death on the  Cross was the pivotal point of all history, that’s  all)  In any case, this was the reaction of the same woman, who embraces all religions with open arms…all except Christianity and it’s Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.

So, does this tell you anything about why Christians can have no fellowship with unbelievers?

Ephesians 5:11….And do not have fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather even expose them.

Proverbs 1:10
My son, if sinners entice you, Do not consent.

Proverbs 28:4
Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, But those who keep the law strive with them.

John 3:20
“For everyone who does evil hates the Light, and does not come to the Light for fear that his deeds will be exposed.

Acts 26:18
to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.’

Romans 13:12
The night is almost gone, and the day is near. Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.

1 Corinthians 5:9
I wrote you in my letter not to associate with immoral people;

2 Corinthians 6:14
Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness?