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Sunday, January 29, 2017

Is Suicide A SIN?

Is suicide an unforgivable sin? In fact there are no clear cut answers on whether or not suicide is an unforgivable sin. Nor is there Biblical proof that suicide is murder in the first degree. I use the wording "murder in the first degree" because my mind slips me of a better analogy. 

Suicide is indeed the ending of one's life by said person. But are there other ways of committing suicide? For example are the words "DO NOT RESUSCITATE" a form of verbal suicide? Is remaining in a relationship or marriage that's gone south...a slow a painful suicidal death as well?

In the book of Exodus chapter 20 and verse 13 we see the command "THOU SHALT NOT KILL", yet this same awesome God tells his Kings' (Saul, David, and Solomon) to kill men, women and children. This means "thou shalt not kill" is conditional relative to the circumstances. 

When a person is about to commit suicide or when a person is at the brink of suicide, they feel an amazing uplifting of their problems. They feel nirvana in all its essence. They feel freedom. This is because they've found a selfish answer to their pain. 

"You're not alone...
Many pastors have committed suicide!"

Yes, suicide is selfish, but sometimes it's the only answer the hopeless soul has left. People who commit suicide aren't weak, they're actually strong. They are strong enough the face death and the unknown world most of us are trying to avoid. 

I do not condone suicide; however, I do not condemn it as well when in the proper context of a dire situation. It's my prayer all who feel suicidal will receive the help they need to continue on earth, it's also my prayer those who've committed suicide will be judged by their God fairly and justly. 

Suicide is a sin of a broken heart and a lost soul that is now in the hands of God before its time...and yes, God forgives those who've committed suicide. 

By: Dr. Jim Allen 

NO MUSLIM BAN!

President Donald Trump's "BAN ON MUSLIM COUNTRIES" is not only Islamophobia but also ignorant. At first Trump wanted to ban Muslim people, then he found out you can't ban Muslim people because Brown, Black, White, Red and Yellow people are also Muslim. After seeing that wouldn't work he decided to ban various Muslim countries. 

"...President Donald Trump's ban on Muslim countries is going to spark more hatred for Americans' around the world. We're going to see more beheadings and more misguided and hopeless souls joining ISIS!" 

THE WORDS OF THE ((NOW))
VICE PRESIDENT OF THE 
UNITED STATES of AMERICA 

Viewing by the countries he's banned, it's possible Trump is on the verge of reigniting the Crusaders of old all over again! This action is extremely dangerous and will have serious blowback! In 2015, then Governor Mike Pence said it was unconstitutional to ban Muslims, wonder if he still feels the same way?! 

At any rate the world is on fire...the JOKER is president of the United States and BATMAN (Barack Obama) is in seclusion recovering from 8 years of political and ideological war with the Republican's "League of Shadows". 

In the end, there's really no difference between racism and sectarianism. Both are rooted in the same poisonous soil of bigotry, ignorance, self righteousness, arrogance and sheer madness!

By: Dr. Jim Allen