Debate:Christian Suicide

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Christian Suicide[edit]

If Christians believe that, upon death, they will go to heaven, why don’t they just kill themselves so they can get there faster?

Bc god says suicide is illegal no? 49.197.142.240 (talk) 18:02, 30 August 2020 (UTC)
Does it say that in the Bible? ._. (talk) 18:29, 30 August 2020 (UTC)
If it does, please, do show me the verses. ._. (talk) 18:31, 30 August 2020 (UTC)
I think it's interpretive based on Judas' suicide, so not a universal interpretation among Christians (Christian views on suicideWikipedia, Judas Iscariot.Wikipedia) Bongolian (talk) 19:07, 30 August 2020 (UTC)

That’s all well and good, but that doesn’t really answer my question. If Christians are confident that, upon death, they will go to heaven, why don’t they just kill themselves? ._. (talk) 19:17, 30 August 2020 (UTC)

Generally suicide is considered a mortal sin-Hastur! (talk) 19:27, 30 August 2020 (UTC)
Are there any Christians that are ok with suicide? ._. (talk) 19:33, 30 August 2020 (UTC)
If I recall, there was an early sect that would attack travelers in the hopes of getting themselves killed because they considered this martyrdom-Hastur! (talk) 23:45, 30 August 2020 (UTC)
Huh. Weird. Do you have a link or anything? I’m not asking for proof, I would just like to read more. ._. (talk) 16:20, 31 August 2020 (UTC)
Found it-Hastur! (talk) 05:47, 4 September 2020 (UTC)