WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
The Six Reasons People Attempt Suicide
1. They're depressed.
2. They're psychotic.
3. They're impul...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
The Six Reasons People Attempt Suicide
4. They're crying out for help, and don't
know how else to g...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
BIBLE AND SUICIDE
But what does the Bible say
about taking your own life?
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
1. God has a great plan for your life.
Genesis 1:26-27
26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in ou...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
1. God has a great plan for your life.
Genesis 1:26-27
… and over all the creatures that move along...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
1. God has a great plan for your life.
Jeremiah 1:5
5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew
you, ...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
1. God has a great plan for your life.
Jeremiah 29:11
11 For I know the plans I have for you,” decl...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
1. God has a great plan for your life.
2. God's plan is for life, not death.
John 10:10
10 The thie...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
1. God has a great plan for your life.
2. God's plan is for life, not death.
Romans 6:23
23 For the...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
1. God has a great plan for your life.
2. God's plan is for life, not death.
3. Jesus taught that d...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
John 8:44
44 You belong to your father, the devil, and
you want to carry out your father’s desires....
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
The feelings of despair that lead to
suicide are caused by some of the
lies of Satan.
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
1. God has a great plan for your life.
2. God's plan is for life, not death.
3. Jesus taught that d...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
John 5:40
40 …yet you refuse to come to me to have
life.
John 11:25
25 Jesus said to her, “I am the...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
John 20:31
31 But these are written that you may
believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of
God,...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
1. God has a great plan for your life.
2. God's plan is for life, not death.
3. Jesus taught that d...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
1 Corinthians 6:19-20
19 Do you not know that your bodies are
temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
IF SUICIDE ISN'T THE ANSWER, WHAT IS?
1. The solution to despair and hopelessness
is not suicide, b...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
Psalms 33:20-22
20 We wait in hope for the LORD; he is our
help and our shield. 21 In him our heart...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
IF SUICIDE ISN'T THE ANSWER, WHAT IS?
1. The solution to despair and hopelessness
is not suicide, b...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
Matthew 11:28
28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and
burdened, and I will give you rest.
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
IF SUICIDE ISN'T THE ANSWER, WHAT IS?
1. The solution to despair and hopelessness
is not suicide, b...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
Hebrews 4:14-16
14 Therefore, since we have a great high
priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
Hebrews 4:14-16
…but we have one who has been tempted in
every way, just as we are—yet he did not
s...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
IF SUICIDE ISN'T THE ANSWER, WHAT IS?
4. Accept Christ's free gift of eternal life and
salvation, i...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
Romans 10:13
13 for, “Everyone who calls on the name of
the Lord will be saved.”
John 1:12
12 Yet t...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
IF SUICIDE ISN'T THE ANSWER, WHAT IS?
4. Accept Christ's free gift of eternal life and
salvation, i...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
2 Corinthians 5:17
17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new
creation has come: The old has gon...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
2 Corinthians 5:21
21 God made him who had no sin to be sin
for us, so that in him we might become ...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
IF SUICIDE ISN'T THE ANSWER, WHAT IS?
4. Accept Christ's free gift of eternal life and
salvation, i...
WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
John 5:24
24 “Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my
word and believes him who sent me has
eternal...
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Pastor Elio Marrocco's "Why People Suicide And What Is The Remedy From A Biblical Standpoint" sermon at New Life Christian Church on December 6, 2013. You can learn more about New Life Christian Church here: http://www.newlifecc.ca

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Why People Suicide And What Is The Remedy From A Biblical Standpoint

  1. 1. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE?
  2. 2. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? The Six Reasons People Attempt Suicide 1. They're depressed. 2. They're psychotic. 3. They're impulsive.
  3. 3. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? The Six Reasons People Attempt Suicide 4. They're crying out for help, and don't know how else to get it. 5. They have a philosophical desire to die. 6. They've made a mistake.
  4. 4. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? BIBLE AND SUICIDE But what does the Bible say about taking your own life?
  5. 5. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? 1. God has a great plan for your life. Genesis 1:26-27 26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals,…
  6. 6. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? 1. God has a great plan for your life. Genesis 1:26-27 … and over all the creatures that move along the ground.” 27 So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.
  7. 7. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? 1. God has a great plan for your life. Jeremiah 1:5 5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”
  8. 8. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? 1. God has a great plan for your life. Jeremiah 29:11 11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
  9. 9. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? 1. God has a great plan for your life. 2. God's plan is for life, not death. John 10:10 10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
  10. 10. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? 1. God has a great plan for your life. 2. God's plan is for life, not death. Romans 6:23 23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
  11. 11. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? 1. God has a great plan for your life. 2. God's plan is for life, not death. 3. Jesus taught that death and destruction are the work of “the thief” Satan.
  12. 12. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? John 8:44 44 You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
  13. 13. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? The feelings of despair that lead to suicide are caused by some of the lies of Satan.
  14. 14. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? 1. God has a great plan for your life. 2. God's plan is for life, not death. 3. Jesus taught that death and destruction are the work of “the thief” Satan. 4. Jesus wants us to have life.
  15. 15. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? John 5:40 40 …yet you refuse to come to me to have life. John 11:25 25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die…
  16. 16. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? John 20:31 31 But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.
  17. 17. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? 1. God has a great plan for your life. 2. God's plan is for life, not death. 3. Jesus taught that death and destruction are the work of “the thief” Satan. 4. Jesus wants us to have life. 5. Life belongs to God.
  18. 18. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 19 Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; 20 you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.
  19. 19. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? IF SUICIDE ISN'T THE ANSWER, WHAT IS? 1. The solution to despair and hopelessness is not suicide, but faith in God.
  20. 20. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? Psalms 33:20-22 20 We wait in hope for the LORD; he is our help and our shield. 21 In him our hearts rejoice, for we trust in his holy name. 22 May your unfailing love be with us, LORD, even as we put our hope in you.
  21. 21. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? IF SUICIDE ISN'T THE ANSWER, WHAT IS? 1. The solution to despair and hopelessness is not suicide, but faith in God. 2. Christ promises that He will give us rest from our problems.
  22. 22. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? Matthew 11:28 28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
  23. 23. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? IF SUICIDE ISN'T THE ANSWER, WHAT IS? 1. The solution to despair and hopelessness is not suicide, but faith in God. 2. Christ promises that He will give us rest from our problems. 3. Tell someone, and talk with God!
  24. 24. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? Hebrews 4:14-16 14 Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, …
  25. 25. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? Hebrews 4:14-16 …but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet he did not sin. 16 Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.
  26. 26. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? IF SUICIDE ISN'T THE ANSWER, WHAT IS? 4. Accept Christ's free gift of eternal life and salvation, if you haven't already.
  27. 27. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? Romans 10:13 13 for, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” John 1:12 12 Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God—
  28. 28. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? IF SUICIDE ISN'T THE ANSWER, WHAT IS? 4. Accept Christ's free gift of eternal life and salvation, if you haven't already. 5. When we accept Christ, God gives us a brand-new life and sees us as completely holy and righteous.
  29. 29. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? 2 Corinthians 5:17 17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!
  30. 30. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? 2 Corinthians 5:21 21 God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
  31. 31. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? IF SUICIDE ISN'T THE ANSWER, WHAT IS? 4. Accept Christ's free gift of eternal life and salvation, if you haven't already. 5. When we accept Christ, God gives us a brand-new life and sees us as completely holy and righteous. 6. Because of God's salvation through the death of Jesus on the cross, we can have assurance of eternal life with God.
  32. 32. WHY DO PEOPLE SUICIDE? John 5:24 24 “Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life.

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