Truth is, a follower of Christ can suffer from mental illness like anyone else.
“A time to scatter stones and a time to gather them, a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing…” -Ecclesiastes 3:5
“For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison.” – 2 Corinthians 4:17
“.. Give attention to my words, incline your ear to my sayings. Do not let them depart from your eyes, keep them in the midst of your heart. For they are life to those who find them, and health to all their flesh.” – Proverbs 4:20-22