WATCH: Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Once Became So ‘Disillusioned’ With the Church He ‘Angrily’ Abandoned It, But Returned to the Faith During ‘One of the Darkest Periods’ of His Life

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who spent four years training in seminary, said he once got so “disillusioned” with Christianity he abandoned it in a huff. But he found hope in his faith again during one of the “darkest periods” of his life.

WATCH: T.I. and Killer Mike Criticize Bishop I.V. Hilliard for ‘Extorting’ Congregants by Preaching Prosperity Gospel at New Birth and Possibly Turning Away Young People from the Church and Christianity

It was the promise of blessings for donations that rapper T.I. said triggered his now viral smirk, as guest preacher Bishop I.V. Hilliard pressed congregants to give sacrificially two Sundays ago at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church.