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Gospel of St Luke 6:42
How can you think of saying, 'Friend, let me help you get rid of that speck in your eye,' when you can't see past the log in your own eye? Hypocrite! First get rid of the log in your own eye; then you will see well enough to deal with the speck in your friend's eye.
Gospel of St John 8: When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, "Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her. Then he stooped down again and wrote in the dust.
When the accusers heard this, they slipped away one by one, beginning with the oldest, until only Jesus was left in the middle of the crowd with the woman. Then Jesus stood up again and said to the woman, "Where are your accusers? Didn't even one of them condemn you?"
"No, Lord," she said. And Jesus said, "Neither do I. Go and sin no more."
originally posted by: AnteBellum
a reply to: The angel of light
What if someone is mentally disabled and they kill themselves due to it?
What if a blind, deaf child who cannot take communion (or whatever it is they do) dies first?
What if a normal person due to a brain injury commits suicide?
Does god take all these things into consideration too?
If yes, then it seems there are many 'loopholes' into getting into heaven or not.
Yes, suicide is painful for the people the person leaves behind, but what about the pain the person was going through while they were alive?
originally posted by: knightsofcydonia
Well if you understand the Bible for what it is (Greek mythology) you realize this "Hell" doesn’t exist as most people perceive it to be.. And so it's not a valid question to begin with.(It's basically a state of consciousness )
Suicide is and extremely selfish act and the next few generations of family members are doomed to repeat it or be severely psychologically damaged as a result of it.
Very cowardly... We all share in this human experience and we should reach out to these people and learn how we can treat such severe mental illness from a biological perspective.
Treatments consisting of natural psychedelics will be the approach in the near future once our civilization wakes up to their healing properties. There are a small handful of research facilities that have been around for decades paving the way for this (M.A.P.S.org) including treating victims of PTSD with mushrooms and patients seeing real long lasting effects of increased sense of wellbeing, deepened sense of spirituality, and the ability to self-actualize..
Hypnotherapy in conjunction with naturally occurring hallucinogens will be our planets new medicine in generations to come.
originally posted by: flitzanu
Unfortunately it seems many of you are confusing suicide with being a Christian mortal sin...it is in fact, a Catholic belief. Standard Christian doctrine hardly discusses suicide, actually. Same as the Deadly Sins, though hopefully most know that, they are also Catholic creations, not Biblical.