What the Bible Teaches about Suicide

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Suicide is the act by which one intentionally takes his own life. In other words, this is not an accident, not one sacrificing his life for some other person or for some cause, and not making the decision to end treatment for a terminal illness. This is the purposeful act of one ending his own life.

To get an idea of the extent of the problem of suicide in our society, notice a few statistics (all of these numbers are for suicides in the United States):Continue Reading

What Does the Bible Teach about Suicide? (Episode 3)

What Does the Bible Teach about Suicide? (Episode 3)

 
 
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Plain Bible Teaching Podcast

The question we’ll be considering in this episode was submitted in person from a member of the church were I preach:

What does the Bible teach about suicide?

Suicide is a growing problem in the United States. There is not a Bible passage that explicitly states that suicide is wrong or that states it is justified. Therefore, we need to consider certain principles to help us determine how we should view this. It is a sensitive topic, but we need to understand what the Bible says that relates to it.

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