could it be..

Discussion in 'Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings' started by edbander, Sep 30, 2015.

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  1. edbander

    edbander Member

    could it be Gods will for someone to commit suicide ?
  2. JmpMster

    JmpMster Have a question? Message Me Staff Member Forum Owner ADMIN

    No, I do not thinks so. While not religious in any way whatsoever myself I have heard a great many times that religion prevents and calls it a sin (however one might classify that), but i do not believe any type of "supreme being" or greater power would have a reason to want somebody to kill at all, much less themselves.
  3. afterlifepig

    afterlifepig Well-Known Member

    i think God might be okay with it in some situations but He would never will it unless someone was in a state of extreme suffering
  4. Freya

    Freya Loves SF Staff Member ADMIN SF Author

    I do not think that God ever "wills" suicide - even in cases of extreme suffering. Every religious doctrine I know of says that suicide is a sin and wherever you stand on that being true or not, if the debate is whether or not God is okay with it, then it is a religious question and religions say no.

    If God wanted you to die he would not "will" you to kill yourself - He has a billion ways to have someone die if he "willed" it - if it was a part of the Plan.

    I am not religious in the traditional sense of the word but I do not believe that taking your life is ever something God intends or wills.
  5. edbander

    edbander Member

    i'm not on a proper keyboard yet (on laptop)

    if i was a supreme being and i wanted someone to take their life is pretty much what i would give them

    just 10% of it. i'm 40 now. I've been having panic attacks since i was 17 or 18 (1993), but didnt know they were panic attacks until i was 35. so had panic attacks for 17 years before i knew what they were (google and anxiety forums didnt exist till about after year 2000). my 20's were parts of hell - i was just being weird with no explanation. i *know* people thought i was odd, i did too, but didnt know what was happening. thats only 10% of it, but i cant type properly on this laptop
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