With hundreds of thousands of soldiers returning from war with severe Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, an obvious result of the horrors of having to kill and possibly be killed, David Barton and televangelist fraud Kenneth Copeland have a solution: Just stop feeling it because God thinks you did great.
Reading from Numbers 32, Copeland said that soldiers are doing the work of God and, as such, “shall return and be guiltless before the Lord” meaning that they should never suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
“You listen to me,” Copeland said, addressing the camera, “you get rid of that right now. You don’t take drugs to get rid of it, it doesn’t take psychology; that promise right there will get rid of it.”
Barton wholeheartedly agreed, pointing out that many members of the “faith hall of fame” in the Bible “were warriors who took so many people out in battle,” but did so in a just war in the name of God, proving that “when you do it God’s way, not only are you guiltless for having done that, you’re esteemed.”
Oh yeah, the war being referred to in Numbers 32 was such a righteous, Godly war. Moses sent the soldiers into Midian and told them that God wanted them to slaughter every man, every married woman, and every male child and to take all the young virgin women back as the spoils of war. And seriously, this is his solution” “You listen to me, you get rid of that right now”? Well gosh, I bet that never occurred to them! We have a whole new form of therapy.
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