Featured

VIDEO: Televangelist says soldiers with PTSD should be ‘guiltless’ because they’re ‘esteemed by God’

Appearing on a Veteran’s Day broadcast of the Believer’s Voice of Victory program, Kenneth Copeland and David Barton quoted the Book of Numbers to reassure soldiers that there’s no need to suffer from PTSD — because they are “esteemed and venerated by God.”

Reading from Numbers 32, Copeland said that soldiers who fight in war “shall return guiltless before the Lord” because they are doing the work of God.

“You listen to me,” Copeland said. “You get rid of that right now. You don’t take drugs to get rid of [PTSD]. It doesn’t take psychology — that promise right there will get rid of it.”

Barton agreed, saying that “members of the faith hall of fame [in the Bible] were warriors who took so many people out in battle,” proving that “when you do it in God’s way, not only are you guiltless for having done that, you are esteemed.”

Watch:

H/t Right Wing Watch

Facebook Comment
21 Comments

21 Comments

  1. Dave

    November 13, 2013 at 11:22 pm

    Having suffered through (and still sometimes) PTSD from the Bush I gulf war, being an atheist (recovering catholic) and someone who has worked with other vets from the more recent conflicts I cannot hold my anger in check with this asshole. People coming back do not need to be “excused” they need help from people who are compassionate, understanding, having been there helps so that they can talk about what happened and deal with the why behind it. I don’t recommend drugs unless a doctor is involved and if these kids don’t get help they see no other avenues in so many cases and they pick up a gun. This kind of talk is nothing but ignorance, narcissism and greed.

  2. Juliet

    November 14, 2013 at 12:01 am

    Only people who’ve never seen combat can make such statements.

    That’s a slap in the face to every combat veteran of ANY faith (or no faith)

  3. Jordan

    December 3, 2013 at 4:08 am

    I would view it as not something negative but as a means of relief. They are letting the men and women who have served know they have a means of being helped other than drugs that leave negative side effects. These men are only stating what they have personally experienced as a means to help them an so many others, the power of God’s Word and believing it, rather than all the negative things people say, doctors say, you must have from experiences like war.

  4. Alicia

    June 14, 2017 at 12:40 am

    Good day I am so delighted I found your weblog, I really found you by accident, while I was browsing on Yahoo for something else, Regardless I am here now and would just like to say thank you for a remarkable post and a all round entertaining blog (I also love the theme/design), I donít have time to read it all at the moment but I have book-marked it and also added your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back to read a great deal more, Please do keep up the awesome work.

  5. shareit for pc download

    June 14, 2017 at 3:19 am

    Thank you so much for this wonderful post! I seriously enjoyed reading it.I will make certain to save the website and will return later on. I would love to suggest you to keep going with your wonderful posts, possibly comment on shareit app download too, have a nice day!

  6. mobogenie download

    June 16, 2017 at 6:56 am

    Hi could you tell me which blogging platform you are dealing with? I am going to start my blog on mobogenie soon yet I’m having a hard time making a decision.

  7. Florencio Ranks

    June 16, 2017 at 3:49 pm

    How do I get visitors a blog on blogger?. I need people to find my blog through keywords yet I aren’t find the Webmaster device on tumblr to do this. Or the Sitemap tabs that apparently exists. As well as how to do passes. And I don’t understand the way i sign up my blog with search engines. Can someone explain this to a beginner as myself? I’m entering a blog contest partly judged upon comments remaining on the page, so getting the traffic there is certainly important..

  8. how to make french press coffee

    June 17, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wished to say that I have truly enjoyed browsing your blog posts. After all I’ll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you write again soon!

  9. tempat tidur minimalis

    June 18, 2017 at 10:37 am

    Can I move a secondary Tumblr blog to another account?

  10. illinois river float trip cabins

    June 18, 2017 at 1:13 pm

    Are there any good poems sites that you know of to ensure that I can come with an account that has lots of space to type out stories/poems on? Or do you know of any composing sites at all that I can post websites on, sort of like having an entire website to myself?.

  11. Spesifikasi Dan Harga Samsung Galaxy

    June 18, 2017 at 2:05 pm

    What are the laws on republishing newspapers articles in a book? Will there be copyright issues?

  12. paket pernikahan bandung

    June 18, 2017 at 3:10 pm

    I am beginning a business throughout the summer exactly where I use kids separately or throughout a camp. I had been wondering could could begin a website to get my clients parents to check out during the summer season..

  13. Coleman

    June 19, 2017 at 4:39 am

    Keep functioning ,fantastic job!

  14. Jacinto

    June 19, 2017 at 7:52 am

    Excellent post. I used to be checking continuously this blog and I’m inspired! Extremely helpful information specially the ultimate part 🙂 I take care of such info much. I used to be looking for this particular information for a very long time. Thank you and best of luck.

  15. Paket wisata Karimunjawa

    June 19, 2017 at 11:28 am

    What software applications were computer systems using before Microsoft was invented? We googled it and couldn’t find any info on it. Thanks with no jokes or dissing please..

  16. feromone adalah

    June 19, 2017 at 11:52 am

    Thank you, I have recently been looking for info about this subject for a while and yours is the greatest I’ve found out so far. But, what in regards to the conclusion? Are you sure in regards to the source?

  17. parfum perangsang wanita

    June 19, 2017 at 1:34 pm

    Basically reword a news article I examine online. Rewording it so it is totally different, is this copyright intrusion? I want to send a few stories to local community papers. Thanks for your answers..

  18. vShare APK

    June 22, 2017 at 5:02 am

    I actually arrived over here from a different website related to vshare for ios 9 and considered I may as well check this out. I enjoy what I see so now I am following you. Getting excited about looking into the site back again.

  19. read this article

    June 22, 2017 at 3:12 pm

    I just want to mention I am all new to weblog and honestly savored this page. Probably I’m planning to bookmark your blog post . You definitely have really good well written articles. Thank you for sharing with us your web site.

  20. 123movies

    June 27, 2017 at 9:51 pm

    33704 675339Hello there, just became alert to your blog via Google, and discovered that its truly informative. Im going to watch out for brussels. I will appreciate in the event you continue this in future. Numerous individuals will probably be benefited from your writing. Cheers! 821242

  21. check my blog

    June 30, 2017 at 5:24 pm

    It’s actually mostly close to impossible to come across well-informed visitors on this content, but you appear like you are familiar with the things that you’re raving about! Appreciate It

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

To Top