Scriptures Against Suicide


my_head_dark_space_300-webTAKE HOPE! You have options that you cannot see right now! It is not that you do not have options, it is just that you cannot see them. Evil forces cloud our minds from seeing the hope of a better day. Only the word of God can strip away the darkness so that we can see the brightness. You are in the dark simply because you cannot see the light. Hurt and hopelessness work together to block the light. The light is actually all around you. MAKE YOURSELF to read the following scriptures, even if you feel absolutely nothing. The deadness will leave. Hope and light will seep into your heart. Do it!

Anyone who is among the living has hope. Ecclesiastes 9:4

Suicidal thoughts only survive within an outlook of complete hopelessness. Hope, true Bible hope, is the best antidote for hopelessness. Take the hope that is resident in the promises of God and put it into your heart. Your outlook will change. God has a wonderful habit of raising individuals out of impossible situations. He enjoys doing it, and it brings Him glory. The Bible is full of stories of people, just like you, that were delivered out of extremely dangerous and potentially embarrassing situations – including His own son, Jesus. You are no different. Reject the guilt and shame, and absorb His love, forgiveness, and hope. You will make it out of this situation! The darkness will not last. That is the real truth, but for it to work, you must see it as truth and believe it. This is where reading, speaking, and meditating God’s promises comes in. They will grow hope and belief in your heart. ALSO, PLEASE READ THIS – Helping Others Is God’s Prescription for Depression.

Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down (depression), but a good word cheers it up. Proverbs 12:25 Holman Christian Standard Bible

Allow God’s good word to cheer you up. God’s word is the only true source of hope because it shows the will of Him who can help. Allow the hope of a good result to seep back into your heart. Suicide is the extreme dead-end of hopelessness. Allowing thoughts of hopelessness to control your thinking narrows and darkens your path till suicide appears to be the only option, BUT IT IS NOT. There are plenty of other solutions; you just can’t see them now because hopelessness has blinded you to them. The hope that is resident in the promises of God will open the eyes of your heart, and you will be able to see again. It will get brighter.

Suicide only appears like an option when the devil has hidden all your other options. Allow the Bible to open your eyes.

You will have to work at it. You will not feel like it. Do it anyway, your life depends on it, and contrary to what you are feeling, YOUR LIFE IS WORTH IT. Suicide is a permanent solution to an intense but short term problem. Don’t do it!

“Do not be a fool–why die before your time?” Ecclesiastes 7:17b

This may sound harsh but the hard truth is this – the thought to end one’s life is foolish – and once you step back and see it for what it really is, you will understand. Do not despair; it will get better. The power to deliver is resident in His word. Put it to work for you. Relax and make yourself read these scriptures and let God’s word do the rest:

You are my lamp O Lord; the Lord turns my darkness into light. 2 Samuel 22:29

But you will not need to fight! Take your places; stand quietly and see the incredible rescue operation God will perform for you, Oh people of Judah and Jerusalem! Don’t be afraid or discouraged! Go out there tomorrow, for the Lord is with you! 2 Chronicles 20:17

You have granted me life and favor, and Your care has preserved my spirit. Job 10:12

I will lie down in peace and sleep, for though I am alone, Oh Lord, you will keep me safe. Psalms 4:8

For You, O Lord, will bless the righteous; with favor You will surround him as with a shield. Psalm 5:12

No one whose hope is in you will ever be put to shame. Psalm 25:3

You are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long. Psalm 25:5

You are my hiding place from every storm of life; You even keep me from getting into trouble! You surround me with songs of victory. I will instruct you (says the Lord) and guide you along the best pathway for your life; I will advise you and watch your progress. Don’t be like a senseless horse or mule that has to have a bit in its mouth to keep it in line! Psalms 32:7-9

The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. A righteous man may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers him from them all. Psalm 34:18, 19

If the Lord delights in a man’s way, he makes his steps firm; though he stumbles, he will not fall, for the Lord upholds him with his hand. Psalm 37:23, 24

Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. Psalm 42:5

Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall. Psalm 55:22

Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from him. Psalm 62:5

You answer us with awesome deeds of righteousness, O God our Savior, the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas. Psalm 65:5

For you have been my hope, O Sovereign LORD, my confidence since my youth. Psalm 71:5

But as for me, I will always have hope; I will praise you more and more. Psalm 71:14

I have put my hope in your word. Psalm 119:74

Sustain me according to your promise, and I will live…. Psalm 119:116a

The LORD upholds all those who fall and lifts up all who are bowed down. Psalm 145:14

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. Psalm 147:3

Surely, there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off. Proverbs 23:18

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on Thee: because he trusts in Thee. Trust ye in the LORD for ever: for in the LORD JEHOVAH is everlasting strength. (Perfect means complete. If I keep my part of the promise by staying steadfastly focused on the Lord Jesus Christ, He will keep His promise to give me His perfect peace. Isaiah 26:3-4 See also Philippians 4:6-7 below)

And the ransomed of the Lord will return. They will enter Zion with singing; everlasting joy will crown their heads. Gladness and joy will overtake them, and sorrow and sighing will flee away. Isaiah 35:10

But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. Isaiah 40:31

No, I will not abandon you or leave you as orphans in the storm – I will come to you. John 14:18

I am leaving you with a gift – peace of mind and heart! And the peace I give isn’t fragile like the peace the world gives. So don’t be troubled or afraid. John 14:27

We are saved by trusting. And trusting means looking forward to getting something we don’t yet have – for a man who already has something doesn’t need to hope and trust that he will get it. But if we must keep trusting God for something that hasn’t happened yet, it teaches us to wait patiently and confidently. Romans 8:24-25

For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. Romans 15:4

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13

Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold. 2 Corinthians 3:12

Nevertheless God, that comforts, those that are depressed, comforted us by the coming of Titus; And not by his coming only, but by the consolation wherewith he was comforted in you, when he told us your earnest desire, your mourning, your fervent mind toward me; so that I rejoiced the more. II Corinthians 7:6-7

I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, and his incomparably great power for us who believe. Ephesians 1:18-19

There is one body and one Spirit – just as you were called to one hope when you were called–one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all. Ephesians 4:4-6

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7

May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word. 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

But when the kindness and the love of God our Savior toward man appeared, not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit, whom He poured out on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Savior, that having been justified by His grace we should become heirs according to the hope of eternal life. Titus 3:4–7

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up. James 4:10

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ form the dead. 1 Peter 1:3

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7

Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord, as His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us by glory and virtue, 2 Peter 1:2–3

The Lord knows how to rescue godly men from trials. 2 Peter 2:9

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  1. debi

    Just read your post I know it’s been months I pray with all my heart that you’re doing well. Going through similar circumstances as you and then have health issues. I have been trying to give up most of my life then found this site read the scriptures realized I’m letting satan take control which I have fought a lifetime always thought I was worthless. I believed I was alone in this, began to think I was loosing my mind begged, prayed for death to come. TODAY I TAKE BACK MY LIFE I PORAY YOU HAVE TOO

  2. debi

    But God does. Sorry about all the post tablet keeps crashing. LSS. I’m now 57 have two wonderful daughters. Lost my job of 22 years last sept. On unemployment. Just found out I ha a tumor on my right ovary. Going to hospital next Thursday. But every time I want to die, sadly to this day

  3. debi

    Please do not give up I’ve tried everything you have thought about since I was 12. Teribble home life molested. Raped. Ran away. Never did did drugs but turned to alcohol. Four marriages. Each less then two years. I am now alm

    1. debi

      I am now 57 years old. Most people do not know of my past. But I’m not giving up always believed in God but never listened to Him it took me a lifetime to realize I’m not the smartest person in the world. Please don’t waste your life listening to yourself give yourself to God he really does hear you. Now whatever happens to me I know it will be what God decides not me. I know how much it sucks to be alone and feel like no on

  4. Kathleen


    You did the right thing. You isolated yourself to keep yourself safe and you sought help. I’m proud of you.

    I’m so sorry (((hugs))). I was first suicidal as a young teenager. Like you, I didn’t go through with it because I thought my 4 year old brother would grow up and never remember how much I loved him. You’re young for anti-depressants. They don’t always work well for teenagers. However, they did help me once I was in my 20’s. It’s not a cure-all. I still get some pretty steep lows that make it hard to hang on. But, with medicine, I have more good days than bad.

    I know things look bleak for you now. If I could go back and talk to my 18 year old self, I would say “Search for the joy. You can find it”.

    Today, take your little sister to the park and push her on the swing. Color with her. Watch Sponge Bob together. You have to make it. If you die, your sister’s chance of suicide when she is older skyrockets. She needs you. She’s going to need you all her life. If you can’t live for you, live for her.

    I’m praying for you.

  5. Barbara

    I’m only 18 and at 18 I feel like you should be living your life, not begging to die or wanting to end it. I can’t count the number of times I’ve written out a suicide note, since I was about 12, apologizing to my parents for not being strong enough to fight off every dark thought but I’ve never pulled through. I’ve harmed myself but not bad enough to where it’s ended my life because deep down I never could end the life Jesus gave to me. I know I was put on this earth for a reason and purpose, I keep losing sight of that purpose by clouding myself with all these negative suicidal thoughts that just keep uncontrollable rushing towards me. At 9, I was sexually assaulted by an uncle. At 13, I found out my Father wasn’t who he said he was, having a 2nd family and living a double life. Mid of 2014 I found out I had a tumor, having gone through 3 surgeries now. I keep telling myself there is hope for me, but I’d be lying if I said every day wasnt a constant battle for me on if I’m worth it enough or not. I came here tonight because the suicidal tendencies were at an all time high, having to lock myself in my room from going out into harming myself in any way because truth is I don’t want to die. I don’t want to leave my 4 year old sister behind in this cruel world, when she’s all I have and the only reason I’m still fighting. She gives me hope that not everything in this world is evil.

  6. Kathleen

    FaithMechanic – Thank you so much for that link! Depression runs in my family. It has been much worse since my little boy died. I DO want to banish the evil that would bring me down so far that my life isn’t worth living. Please pray for me that I will be delivered.

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      Kathleen – Great! We will pray but you have to do your part by speaking the answer and only good things over yourself. Find a scripture or promise in the Bible that jumps out at you and say it continually all day long. Then go to another and another. They will change you from the inside out. After a while (who cares how long) you will feel the difference.

      Learn about your authority as a Christian over evil forces, and the power given to you in the name of Jesus. We have articles on that.

      Do it for your family. You do not want it to run down into your daughters or their children. Stop it now, and stop it for good with the word of God. Get the hope from the scriptures into you, it will help to motivate you. Hope motivates and hope produces joy which is one source of strength. We love you. Rex

  7. Kathleen

    You saved my life tonight. Well, Christ saved my life but it was through the words I read here. The stories that remind me I’m not the only one suffering with these thoughts of hopelessness. I’m always afraid. I don’t even know what I’m afraid of most of the time. I’m so incredibly tired of suffering. I’m just so exhausted all the time. I miss my boy- he died in 2009. I miss my friend Joe who died two weeks ago. I want to be with them and my dad. I’ve been hanging on by a fingernail for years. I have had suicidal thoughts since I was fifteen. I found a lump last year and was relieved because I thought maybe I was finally at the end. I wasn’t even lucky enough to have cancer. I know that sounds terrible but I was so relieved to think this was finally going to be over. Some days I think it’s never going to be over. I know no one lives forever but I feel like I’ve been exiled on this earth for a million years already and I just want to go home. The older I get, the harder it seems. I take four different medicines for depression. I’ve been to the hospital. The only thing that has kept me alive is my daughters. I don’t want them to suffer. I know they’ll suffer. Maybe it would even bring them to suicide some day. I don’t want that for them. I don’t want it for me either but it’s hard to hang on. Tonight I was combing the internet looking for hope. I really need some hope right now.

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      Kathleen – I pray for you right now that God would ‘open the eyes of your understanding and that you (maybe for the first time in your life) would see the hope of His calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance’ is, in you, (Ephesians 1:18) in Jesus Name!! It is there, but for some reason, you have not been able to see the hope that is all around you. Let’s figure out how to work with God so you can see it.

      Wouldn’t that be incredible?! Kathleen, God can do it. Imagine it, believe for it, and expect it. Believe Him for the answer instead of the fake relief of death. I am not condescending; I know exactly where you are coming from.

      Don’t do something that will hurt your kids and promote that option in their life. Be a help and a comfort to them, and not another life hurdle to overcome. That may sound tough but it is the truth. Love them enough to jam pack the word of God into you so that it can drive out whatever it is in you doing this. And believe me, there is something inside of you doing this. Fear, for fears sake, is not natural fear. It is a spirit.

      Deal with it as such. Depression Is a Spirit – It Must Be Fought with the Word of God – Read it. We love you. You will get free from this in Jesus Name. Rex

      PS I am so sorry about your son and Joe. God will get you through this. Read this book – Intra Muros – “My Dream of Heaven” It will comfort you. It is incredible. We do love you in Jesus Name..

  8. George Grund

    The real reason they don’t want you to kill yourself is because you are some one else s property. Plain and simple

  9. Karen Kingery Kitowski

    i want to hurt myself or worse today. I love God. I’ve been begging to be released from the self-inflicted torment that was caused by a poor choice – I’m never going to forget all the glory he has shown me in my life, but after you live at the bahamas and you move to antarctica..i know that hell is eternity without God, because when he saved me and showed me just a glimpse of how much he loves us. wHEN I SOUGHT his kingdom, he added more spiritually to me than ever before. I hope hurting yourself isn’t eternal damnation because I’m broken to a point of complete surrender. I know he is the answer.. I typed a lot more a couple times, but it deleted it in error. Love everyone. He’s worth the wait and God bless..

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      Karen – DO NOT HURT YOURSELF. When you hurt yourself you hurt Jesus and all of us that love you. It sounds like you made a very poor choice in the past. I’m sure it was terrible but let go of it. Ask forgiveness. I’m sure you will mean it from the depths of your heart. If so, you are forgiven by Him. Now, it is time to forgive yourself. You must do it. It is a commandment from God.

      Send me an email so I can send one back and give you my phone number. I love you. You are loved by God and Us. You must now love yourself enough to let go and get out of this prison.

      You can get out of this darkness. You may not see that or feel it but it is the truth. There is a spirit that has attached itself to you and you must get free of it to be able to see the hope that is before you in God. Rex

    2. Elisa Feliciano

      Karen, do NOT hurt yourself. When you hurt yourself, you are hurting Jesus because he loves you & he doesn’t want anything bad to happen to you.The Lord created you in HIS image & sent his only begotten son because he loved you. When you go through life’s challenges, do not rely on your own strength. Submit your strength to the foot of the cross. Ask the Lord for strength during this time. When you pray, pray with faith. A prayer without faith is an empty prayer. Also, when you feel depressed & on the verge of hurting yourself, rebuke the enemy (devil) in the name of Jesus. The enemy is a liar & he will do all in his power to drive you to hurt yourself or worse. I will say a prayer for you. And on a final note, trust in the Lord for it will be in his timing that whatever situation that you are going through will work together for his good. May the good Lord give you peace & comfort during this time.

    3. su underwood

      There is hope in every situation, God loves you and He knows everything we are going through. We must hold on to God’s unchanging hand. He is the Great I Am! Every second, minute and hour of the day He has His mind on you, you are priceless!

  10. Yaritzel Larissa

    Jesus Loves u! Hello everybody….life can be difficult…I lost my mother at the age of six..after that, we were separated to live with family members we were five at the youngest brotherer never met her…she was pregnant with him @ the time…I was so confused and missed being with my family…my mother had so many problems with our fathers..but she worked hard teaching in in areas no one ever wanted to go and teach. After a year or two…me and my oldest brother were sexually molested by an in law…being sooo young I felt terrible because I though this man had fallen in love with me…I felt I was betraying my mothers sister…what I did not know is that I was just another victim of this man issues with alcohol and sexual abuse he had suffered himself. later I find out that he sexually abused his daughters and my brother…because they lived in the same home…I was afraid at one point to tell anybody…he said he will bust my head open if I told I kept the secret…until one day one day one of my other mother sister, whom I lived with noticed that he was touching me inapropiately…while we waited for her to get in the car…she acted like she dint see anything and sat me down once we got home….she was also the one who introduce me to Christ…I told her everything she took me to the doctor to get me check the doctor srated that I was ok…that the man who molested me knew exactly what he was doing.I was still a virgin physically but not emotionally…my eyes were open and my inonce was taken from me…I also had to witnessed how he sesually abuse his daughter to the point of taking their virginity..I wanted to bring him out before but my cousin were to afraid and so I was…I was around 7 when all this started to take place….up to this point I dint hate this man until I found out that he sesually abuse my oldest brother for years resulting on my brothers living in the street since the age of 14..that was his ultimate and only escape from the abuse of this man. This abuse brought so much paint into the family…this man was brpromisesout and put out of the home my aunt later took him back…but me and my brother were no longer around…knowing Christ really kepts ups going and looking forward to a better future…I never forget when my brother while leaving in the street gave his only$20.00 dollar bill and put it in the ofrend..he was probably 16….I ask if you put all your money in the church baskett what are you going to do. Later when u need food…he smile and say God will not abandon me…he is now 36….I have never seen my brother lIetting him make his own mistakes and reminding that no matter the situation God is working on his behalfcking anything to this day…and I could never forget that day when gave all he have..he trusted God inspite off what he was going through…God did not abandoned us even though we were like orphans…I cried a lot as a little girl..but I promised to never question God but trust him through it all..I learned to have Faith in him during the good and bad times.
    .I felt along a lot and missed my mother, brothers and my sister. I grow up And learn that I could be a virgin again in every sense by the power of the cruz because Jesus is our saviour and a restorer…so I kept my self for my future husband.which I married at 19 the marriage was not the best…he had hidden a lots of things from me important ones…he even lied about being a Christian just to married me…he cheated…did drugs..have babies that I dint know about prior to marrying me….but then true person came out…This hapened to me because even though I comunicated my desires to this man about God..
    I dint took the time to comunicate with my creator about his will for my life and waited to hear confirmation from the Lord. So I cut the relationships for good. I asked God to forgive me…I was idolizing being married and having a family on my own..I was looking for people to make me happy…and was being dissapointed each was my fault and no one else….I saved my body again my mind until I heard from the Lord..that’s when I met my now husband who seems to be a good man…and good father to this point…we been married for 13 yrs now…but I have to admit that I married him because again I was in pain and heartbroken over another man of my age…that to this day I feel was the love of my life…but was an unequal yoke…I felt no approval from the Holy spirit and had to turn him loose…I heard that he is now in and out of jail and cried when found out I married my now husband and regret not valuing me..that he wish he was the father of his children, that he would have married instead of whom he married braking my heart then…. There was a point in my life when for the firts time I felt like wanted to die…I was at a wonderful point in my couriier…and found out I was pregnant…I was so sick and dint feel any love for my baby…after having my baby I was sick for three years….the doctors couldnt tell me what was wrong with me…I was having a lots of issues in my home…my husband has older kids and I felt he put them before me…they dint respect me…I kept showing them love but got tierd of being walked over…for three years I hold a grudge..until I humbold before the Lord and confess to God..he allowed the doctors to find out the very next day what was wrong with me.They told me I should it been death based on the findings..They gave me a bunch of pills and prescribed injections I will need for life or die…I chose to trust God…I got out of the pills and did not do another injection….the doctors were concerned…when they tested me they discovered that my sickness was gone 100% they couldn’t explain how this was possible… I chose to trust God even if I dint received in life what he promised.I learned that life is a beautiful rollercoster with ups and downs to make us stronger….and now working with my 10 year old who finds himself talking very negative and attemptend suicide once…I trust God sooo much and thank God that he has overcome this situation…he was being bullied at school and was also absorbing some home issues and issues in our marriage.we have learned to listen to him a lot and act upon it with the word of God.caring and nurturing…but k..When I felt bad , along disappointed from a young age I would cry and ask him to help me not to cry no more because I dint want to suffered anymore..but I trusted God…He taught me to see the and apreaciate the rainbow after the rain…the Sun after the storm..I noticed that the more I seek him in the word and through his creation the stronger I became…God also help me understand that there would be many more situations but through it all he was making stronger to not be surprised…because there is an enemy out there that we can see with our mere eyes..although we see his evil works in action…I learned that Im a soldier but my captain is Christ…which means that even when it seems like I’m loosing..even when it seems like I’m loosing, its the opposite…because Im already victorious if I’m in Christ…the book of revelation inform us of our day of I’m not afraid what man do to me…what man think of me..there are more with me (that my naked eye cannot see ) that those who are against me…The words tells me that my Father haa assigned an Angel to guard me on top of that the Holy Spirit is always present defending me…Jesus loves me and is with me and my Father in heaven…whom or what shall I fear…the same he is doing for you….just believe….I Will share more later need to charge my phone. God cares about you….

  11. Lea

    Oh El Shaddai, you are all mighty overpowering and able to destroy the enemy who seeks to destroy our very life. Jehovah Elyon, is the most high ,superior, supreme, all powerful creator that so beautifully, wonderfully and fearfully gave us the breath of life for his glory.
    Dear brother or sister if you are reading this comment you are STILL ALIVE, although you may be struggling, you are looking for a reason to keep living, and you are still in belief that there is a God that is able to sweep in and rescue you in your time of despair. That reason is….that our lives, no matter how worthless, useless, sorrowful, laden with guilt and shame …that our life does not belong to us, so, it is not ours to take. Our life was purchased with a mighty high price over 2,000 years ago, the cost was paid in full by the BLOOD of the precious Prince Christ Jesus, the sacrificial lamb, sent by the King of Glory, who so willingly called upon the creator of Heaven and Earth and all that lives within, to allow our lies, deceit, our guilt and shame, our doubt and fears, our faults and failures to be placed upon his shoulders for he was willing to bear our burdens, so that we could rise above the prince of darkness who tries to convince us that we are miserable failures and should end our pathetic life, because we are of no use to anyone and that we have no purpose. ENEMY YOU ARE A LIAR!
    Friend YOU HAVE PURPOSE or you would not have been created. Maybe you have come to this place and will now find your purpose because when you walk away living, that means that the devil will not have this victory dance because you did not give in to his plea. THE CHOICE IS YOURS, THE DECISION IS YOURS, though you may walk away wounded, and uncertain of where to go from here, You will walk away ALIVE! You will walk one day at a time and eventually you will testify to the victory over death that you overcame because we are made overcomers by our testimonies. Psalms chapter 107 will lift you up and increase your faith and I especially love Psalms chap 147 verse 3: He healeth the broken in heart and bindeth up their wounds. You are in control of how this story ends. Praise you Jesus for your sacrifice.

  12. gregg

    While inspirational perhaps, not a single verse you quote says anything about suicide. Well, I did stop reading after the first 40 or so….

    The only one that pertains is a commandment…. you know, the one about no killing. It does not specify self or others thus making it all inclusive.

    The Bible records several suicides and does not condem them; it simply describes them.

  13. B

    I hate the feeling of the darkness and everyday it continues to grow. The light for me is gone and I feared it would never come back. Finding these words have given me some comfort and a sliver of hope. I know I can make it through tonight, will read this tomorrow to get me through another day. Thank you deeply for sharing these scriptures. It’s hard to understand His plan for me, but I don’t want to be a “fool” either. God bless.

  14. Kj

    Hello everybody! My name is KJ and I came across this website when I was looking up scriptures to fight against suicidal spirits To pray on my church prayer line for those who battle with suicidal demonic spirits! I was greatly moved with compassion when I read your comments! I just want all of you to know Jesus loves you very very much! He will never put more on you than you can bare! You can not fight these demonic spirits by yourself! You need HOLYSPIRIT! the word of God says he is your defender, teacher, counsler, He will bring you into the mysteries of the KINGDOM OF GOD! Jesus
    Is a warrior, the word says He fights your battles! But you have to do something too! The word says to worship Him in Spirit and in Truth, this means sing to the Lord with all your heart, mind, and soul! Tell Him how much you love Him and need Him! Tell Him thank you for what you do have speak positive things in your home until the atmosphere changes! God has given you all power, authority over satan! Don’t make your problems bigger than Jesus because they are not! God can work
    In the impossible circumstances, He loves to make happen what we can not do! So put on your armour soilders which is the helmet of salvation, breastplate of rightousness, and sword of the spirit which is the WORD OF GOD! stop laying down and letting Satan n his punk imps defeat you! he is a loser and he knows it very well! Misery loves company and that’s why he fights you in your mind and make you feel how he feels everyday! You are not depressed, suicidal,sick or alone! Dont let the devil fool you! The WORD says you are Gods chosen vessel, the apple of God’s eye, u are victorious and anything you ask for in Jesus name and believe in your heart He will do it as long as its according to Gods will for your life! Believe me when I say you are FREE! SATAN TAKE YOUR HANDS OFF GODS PROPERTY! THEY DO NOT BELONG TO YOU AT ALL AND YOU HAVE NO RIGHT TO TORMENT THE CHILDREN OF THE MOST HIGH GOD! I BIND YOU SATAN IN THE NAME OF JESUS! GET OUT OF THEIR MINDS, HOMES AND FINANCES, AND FAMILY MEMBERS NOW BY THE BLOOD OF JESUS! I CAMMAND YOU SATAN AND YOUR LOSER ARMY TO LEAVE ALL WHO ARE ON THIS WEBSITE ALONE! YOU ARE DEFEATED BY THE BLOOD OF THE LAMB! YOU CAN NOT AND WILL NOT EVER STOP GODS PLAN FOR THEIR LIVES! WE ARE ROYALTY ! YOU HAVE MESSED WITH THE WRONG ONE DEVIL, SO BACK UP AND BOW DOWN TO THE ATHORITY THAT LIVES IN US-JESUS! LORD COVER THEIR EAR GATES AND THEIR MIND WITH THE BLOOD OF JESUS! YOU CAME TO GIVE THEM LIFE AND LIFE IN ABUNDANCE! SO THANK OH KING RELEASING ANGELES OVER THEM TO PROTECT DAILY! YOU ARE A FAITHFUL FATHER WHO LOVES AND FIGHTS FOR HIS CHILDREN! Amen listen ,you guys are still here living and breathing stop focusing on the neagative things and look at all the positive, which is your alive with the breath of God living down on the inside of you! You have the power to over come any situation! You shall live and not die! Focus on eternity with Jesus! Fight fight fight!!!! Luv you all soooo much! KJ

    1. Prayer Warrior

      Hello everyone. I was looking for prayers for my friends daughter. have no idea what to say or how to help. Please look up Angela Greenig ministries (
      God uses her in ways beyond what I can understand. I pray God will immediately intervene.

  15. Debbie

    I believe Divine Guidance led me to this site. Reading through the posts, I am reading about my life and what I have been going through, almost word-for-word. But, is it wrong to say, “I’m tired and need to rest awhile?” My body hurts, my brain hurts, I have sinned and have asked for His forgivenessm but I feel I am being punished. I have lost hope and circumstances are humbling me greatly. I will be homeless soon (and yes, I know if I say it, it will be so). I am tired…who says you have to be 62 to retire? What if my body says it is time now? I’m making too many mistakes. I’ve taken care of others and now feel it is my turn. My life turned out the way it did because I made poor choices. Now I am paying for it. I used to be happy and enjoyed life (such as it was). Current worldly situations sadden me and I feel are a part of the tormenting and hopelessness I now feel.

    I tried going to Bible study groups. I just don’t want to be around anyone. I can’t take hearing all the “happy clappy” stuff. I wish I could feel that way. I don’t want to hear what “you” bought or see pictures of your happy family. My family is not happy. I have tried to make life fun for my kids when they were young, encouraged them to participate in Church. None of them go now. Breaks my heart. My kids are not happy either, they struggle like I am. I look back and see that my parents went through the same thing. Feels like a family curse.

    I was seconds away from going to the Hospital for suicidal thoughts when I came across this site. Read through the scriptures and read through the posts. I pray every day and ask for help and it just feels like it is getting worse. Waiting for eviction papers, waiting for truck reposession. I’m content in giving up everything now, and just want to start over, but with a solid and safe roof over my head. I was a Registered Nurse and can no longer practice because of osteoarthritis in my hands, therefore I cannot do CPR as required. I don’t want to manage other’s problems anymore. I just want to retire and enjoy life as I used to.

    1. natalie

      Hi Debbie, i also struggling and not been able to get out of bed for a week..I suffer depression and also have suicidal thoughts.Been very bad just lately and im completely alone with no one at all,,no friends or family,I don’t work so i have no colleagues and i don’t see anyone from one day to the next,life’s a existence but im trying to find hope in the hopelessness and light in the dark,I don’t know who i am or what im here for but maybe its to help others? i wish i could help you and i pray you and the others on here do come through this black cloud of depression and i hope you will also say a prayer for me ..God Bless

      1. Debbie

        Thank you, Natalie. It’s a struggle each day. I have my good days (rare) and my bad ones (mostly). I have one desire to fulfill and I guess that’s what keeps me going. I will also pray for you to have comfort. I, too, do not have any close friends, and I am not working, so no coworkers. My family (kids) tolerate me. My husband has major issues as well and just brings me down with his problems. May God Bless all of us who feel this way and may we all find comfort.

        1. natalie

          HI thank you for your reply,I have Crohns had it for 23yrs and that has got me down with continual pain and meds then hospital stays husband ( number 3 and i split in 2010 and ive been alone ever since.The first was very abusive in every way and finally got killed at 38 yrs,next was same! plus all the affairs etc poverty and 4 kids to raise.Mum was 16 when i was born dad 17,and neither have ever wanted me.always been full of self loathing and just gets worse as i get kids dont talk to me but have used me for whatever they could get and i havnt seen my 3 grand daughters who are 3 and 1 yrs but my grandson who i raised for first 2 yrs has been stopped from seeing me since i had a row with his mummy ( my daughter) my family wont support me when im ill and im usually left alone plus my other daughter who has married a woman who i don’t like and because i believe in God they call me stupid and make fun.upsets me because i am scared for them and what they don’t understand and whats happening in this evil world,feel hopeless and helpless.I wont tell all my life story its too grisly and tbh who cares its just another sad story and we all have them..looks like another day forcing sleep as its better than being awake..i hope we get through all this Deb and all ppl who are in this state because i would rather have a broken leg and be in physical agony than the depression <3

  16. Jeanne

    I cast no blame to my Lord for my pains, I love Him and praise him even in this dark time. I am overwhelmed with bad thoughts and searching my mind on how to die. My husband had me write on my bandaid “you will hurt me if you hurt yourself” and I read it but still the feeling is there….to want to be free from this life. I have ruined us financially as the last few years I have been unable to keep a job due to anxiety and the following depression episodes. We dont need to cling to posessions…I understand that in my head but my heart is torn with how we are loosing our house and already a car. Now we have to spend money getting a repair done on the house and we dont have the money – I haven’t worked since December….the longest time for me yet and there is no sign of hope only agonizing depression. Medication is numbing but I am still broken inside, you just cant see it as well. I did not enjoy my life. I cannot cling to the moments of happiness as they are surrounded by too much ache and sadness….bad bad memories. Even as a little girl I would cry to God to save me, take me away from the pain but never did I blame him. I was just a mistake and so will suffer. I do not want to spend any more time on this mistake of a life. Only things keeping me from suicide today is that I will hurt my husband, and I will not go to heaven and be able to wrap my arms around my amazing Jesus. Please pray for me as I am finding it harder and harder to cling to those two reasons to not hurt myself.

    1. Christopher de Vidal

      So sorry that you’re experiencing such difficult times. But YOU ARE NOT A MISTAKE. That is a lie straight from the pits of hell!

      He created you for purpose. There were hundreds of ways God could have prevented you from being born but He saw to it to create you after all.

      Have you considered that perhaps your purpose is to go through dark times, walking with the Savior, so that you can then in turn comfort others, just as what happened in 2 Cor 1?

      That’s what’s been happening to me. Six plus years of chronic fatigue, praying for healing almost daily, but healing that has only come in fits and starts. Yet the Lord has walked with me through the waters, and the rivers have not overwhelmed me. The fire has not burned nor the flame consumed me, just as He promised in Isaiah 43:2. What I really want is not healing per se, but the things that I can /do/ with health. And He’s been doing all those things! And He’s been with me!

      What if God can deliver what you need in an exciting and different way than you expect? Have you left the outcome in His hands?

      Do you have any memorized verses to fight the lies of satan? I successfully fight lust with Romans 8:6. There are some great verses above, any one of which can be quickly memorized as a dagger to thrust into satan’s belly.

      Here’s some to fight temptations the feeling that you are a mistake: “The Lord has made everything for its purpose” (Prov 16:4) “The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O Lord, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of your hands.” (Psalm 138:8) “all things were created through him and for him.” (Col 1:16)

      (The last two verses are on one of the Hide the Word CDs, which sets Scripture to music, making memorization _very_ simple. If you want I can send you a CD.)

      Some more verses:

      Have you read the testimony of George Muller? He relied upon the Lord during a bad economy to feed thousands of needy people, and never asked anyone for money, only the Great Provider. He prayed in the equivalent of $177 million in today’s dollars. Amazing. His testimony increased my faith when I was out of a job. Will you consider reading it as well? I can send short or long versions, either in text or audiobook.

      In summary, you are NOT a mistake, that is a lie. I urge you to memorize a verse to fight that lie. I hope you’ll listen to George Muller’s life story. Take hope! He promises to walk with you in your distress!

      1. Christopher de Vidal

        One more thing: See what I wrote below to Rachelle about 24 hours of mercy. I think that’ll encourage you.

      2. Jeanne

        Hello Christopher..thank you for your words. I needed them And the reminder to give my worries to God. I will read the passages you suggested And would be grateful of anything you would like to send me as I continue to search for words to help me. I will try to heed What you told Rachael about the 24 hours and remind myself when I am in dispair that His mercy is New every morning. Gods blessing to you for comforting me and others. Thank you.

        1. Christopher de Vidal

          George Muller:
          My favorite excerpt from his life, scroll down to “From Chapter 14: God will supply”:

          Hour-long sermon (listen or read):

          That sermon made one error though. He attributed Muller’s annual reports as a sort of backhand way of digging up support. But if you read the biography below, you’ll see that he avoided that. For a few years he’d even stopped running the reports so he could see God move better :-) And he noticed that giving always decreased when the report was published. So Piper mischaracterized him on one point, but otherwise it’s a great biography.

          The longer biography:

          This is an audiobook version of the above, narrated by computer. It’s hard to listen to at first but after a chapter or two you get used to it.

          I can send a CD but will need an address. Since you don’t know me from Adam feel free to have me send it to your church. Email me the address: CBdeVidal (DOT) jk1 (AT) Gmail. You’re also welcome to create a disposable email address to contact me :-)

  17. Rachelle

    I have struggled with suicidal thoughts since I was a little girl. The first time they came around, it was because everything in my life had been pilling up: abuse from my father, my mother working all the time to support us, and my ‘friends’ bullying me and calling me names. I wrote the letters, I put what affairs a 12-year old has in order, and readied myself to meet God. Then my youth group stepped in and for the first time, I really gave my life to God. Now, at 19, I am blessed to go to my dream college and I am surrounded by wonderful Christian friends. However, the devil doesn’t come baring his horns, he comes disguised as everything we’ve ever wanted. For me, one of my greatest desires (and something I have long prayed for) is a Godly husband that will love me as Christ loved the church. And for a while, I thought God had brought him into my life. He appeared to be everything I wanted yet I couldn’t see peace and had a constant uneasy feeling about him. I sought council from my mother and others and they always ultimately said to do what I thought was right. As a caring person, my fault has always been to give another chance when people don’t deserve it so that’s what I did for this man. I could see that my mother was worried about me but I thought she was just being a mom. Long story short, he controlled my life and all of my time until one night he tried to get me to go too far and when I said no, he wouldn’t stop until I kicked him out. Devastated, I called my mom who rejoiced at my decision to end the relationship. She sat with me when I called him to ask him not to contact me anymore and celebrated when I said that I didn’t want to even try being friends with him. However, three weeks after I made that call, I was discussing the end of our relationship with a mutual friend who has a close relationship with God and just became engaged herself. She reminded me that we are to love one another, despite what they have done to us. Realizing that I held hatred in my heart for the man I had once loved, I called and asked him to meet me for coffee. We talked and I was relieved to know that I had forgiven him and that we both understood our position. However, my mother found out that I had met with him and began to yell about how she doesn’t believe a word I say to her anymore because all I have done is lie to her. I don’t understand how she doesn’t see that I was trying to love as Christ taught us. I don’t understand why she is so angry with me and why she is accusing me of lying to her for many months. My mom is my best friend and to know that she feels this way, devastates me. Last night, she said the whole world would be better off if she just blew her brains out. I feel like this is my fault and that if I weren’t here, she wouldn’t be so upset. I regret giving the guy so many chances and wish I had never agreed to go out with him but that is done. All I can do now is move forward. But as I sit here and reflect, the thoughts of my past come creeping in like a dark veil over me and I find myself clinging to these scriptures like a life raft. I just need God to mend these relationships in my life. I don’t want my past to rule my present but I feel like the one person in my life that I would always talk to at times like this not only doesn’t want to talk to me but is the reason I feel this way. I am so hurt and lost that it is almost overwhelming. All I can think about is leaving home and not looking back or just ending my life to save my parents and myself the trouble of figuring out a future without a college education. I need God to fix this and I don’t know how to ask.

    1. Christopher de Vidal

      I’m so sorry you’re having this awful time, with all of those close relationships breaking off. Clearly your mother misunderstood your motives for meeting him again. I can see why she misunderstood. From her perspective it seemed like you were starting up the relationship again. Perhaps if you went back to her and acknowledged her point of view that might begin to repair the relationship.

      But are you sure that what you really need is for these relationships to be fixed? God says that no good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly. What if this is the beginning of Him bringing you to cast your anxieties more upon Him, looking to Him for wisdom, as James 1 says?

      I’ve suffered six plus years of chronic fatigue. I constantly pray for healing, yet the experiences of seeing His deliverance in the midst of the sickness have increased my faith. What I really want is not healing per se, but the things that I can /do/ with health. And He’s been doing all those things! What if God can deliver what you want and need in an exciting and different way than you expect?

      Have you left the results to Him, holding your relationships with an open hand?

      By the way, it sounds like you made the right decision cutting off the relationship, and I pray you don’t go back into it. Do you think you might be making an idol of marriage? The idol of marriage falsely promises something that only Jesus can best give: Satisfaction, safety, security, companionship, etc. That idol has driven many women to make poor choices such as marrying a controlling/dominating man because they can see no other option, or committing suicide when they don’t get what they want.

      If you’re not sure whether you’ve idolized marriage, here’s a great resource that helped me discern it:

      I pray you don’t continue that sad relationship. There will be _many_ bitter years ahead if you make a poor choice of marriage. I speak from experience. (Our marriage is improving now though.)

      God says that no good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly. Have you considered what you might say to God if he withholds marriage? What if celibacy is a better thing for you? I realize that is a difficult question. Paul discusses in 1 Cor 7 the freedoms a single person has. I agree. If I weren’t married I’d be in Haiti right now, doing interesting and meaningful works. But here I am in the (relative) simpleness of marriage, and serving faithfully. Not as interesting, but equally meaningful in light of eternity.

      If God did in fact give you a desire for marriage, can’t He can satisfy it in due time? My sister was 33 before she got married to a very good, godly husband, after going through trashy relationships like you describe. I’m sure at 19 years old she’d have thought that 33 seemed like an eternity away. But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint. My sister did make it. She didn’t die because she didn’t have a husband :-) Jesus can be every bit as good a companion while waiting. In some ways, He is even better. Cling to those verses, yes. Cling to the Savior who inspired them.

      I also pray that your relationship with your mother is restored. And if not, I’m glad you did what was right. Jesus said that you are blessed when persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for yours is the kingdom of heaven. (Matt 5:10) Jesus hears your cries and can give better wisdom than any mother could. (James 1) He stores our tears in a bottle. (Psalm 56:8)

      Is one reason you’re depressed because you don’t see any other choices for a husband, and you can’t imagine facing the next few years alone? There’s a very good reason that seems difficult: Lamentations says His mercies are new every morning. That means He isn’t giving you enough grace to face the next few years. He only gives 24 hour’s worth of mercy at a time. Some people (myself included) look at the next several hundred days of future and compare it to the one day of mercy they’ve been given, and say “I can’t do it!” Of course you can’t do it. You haven’t been given mercy for those days yet. You’ve only been given mercy for today.

      Cast your anxieties on Him, because He cares for you. And may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. He who calls you is faithful. He will surely do it.

      In summary, I urge you to cast your anxieties upon Him. I urge you to leave the results to Him, with an open hand. I urge you to read James 1 and cry out to God for wisdom. I urge you to study and discern idolatry, and reject its false promises. I urge you to rest in your Savior over an above human relationships. I urge you to wait upon the Lord if He’s given you the desire for marriage, or embrace singleness if that is best. I urge you to rejoice in your persecution for doing what is right. I urge you to look for mercy one day at a time. And I urge you to cast your anxieties upon Him, because He cares for you.

      If you are in Christ, Zephaniah 3:17 says He is singing over you!

  18. Lynn

    I know its wrong but I cant stand the pain I feel inside. I feel trapped like I have no way out and I want to feel better but I think it will be better for everyone if I am gone. I don’t feel like I can talk to anyone, I feel hated and judged and I dint think anyone will listen I want help

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      Lynn – There is a way out of the pain and the situation.God can show it to you. The problem with where your head is at is that you cannot see the way out, and your good future.

      Feeling hopeless does not mean there is no hope. It simply means that you cannot see the hope that is there. Hope is all around you, you just can’t see it or feel it. Depression is the feeling of hopelessness. It is like being terribly thirsty and having water all around you. Reach out and drink it.

      Maybe the people around you are mean and judgmental, but then again probably not. It is all part of the depression. It not only blocks the hope but it also blocks love and acceptance. We accept you and love you. It is not better for you to go. It is never better for someone to go anywhere. It may feel like a solution but it is never a solution.

      If you want to talk. We will listen. Call if you desire. I sent you an email. God’s word is real and He is the One who can put hope back into your heart. We love you and accept you.

      1. debbie

        Why does everyone tell me and others to pray, I have been for a year now along with a few friends and my life has been worse, my husband of 30 years has left me last year, now divorced, no alimony, no pension, lost my home to foreclosure, car reposessed lost my job, am living on friends and families couches, I apply for jobs daily for almost a year now and have not been hired as of yet, I am at the lowest of lows. I have tried suicide twice now in the year but someone has always found me, next time i will have to find a private place where no one will find me. I cant go on with the constnt chest pain and my face feeling like it is on fire 24/7, I cant breathe anymore because it hurts also. I for the last week have been praying for forgiveness and for God to take me to heaven and leaave this earth. Maybe God will be kind and answer that prayer since my faith has fallen off the last year. People tell you to get meds, how can you with no money no car no health ins. They gave me pills my last suicide attempt but when they run out I have no way to replace them. I have signed up for goverment assistance but no reply yet. Death seems to be my last hope. I never wanted to end up alone but that is what I am. I was married for 30 years and then to be abandoned like this is more than I can take, why did God not even answer that prayer to bring my husband back and not get a divorce, I always thought and it is in the bible that God hates divorce, yet mine was final anyway with all the faith and praying I did. Then others say it must not have been in Gods plan what i am so confused i thought God hated divorce, How do I do the things people suggest with no job no money and no car and what faith in greatness I had is all but gone now. My life has no purpose anymore I raised my kids and they are grown and have families of there own now and my dream of growing old with my husband are just that now a big dream that will never come true now, was it so hard to ask to grow old with the man you loved more than anythng. Why did God let that other woman come in and take him away with all her money and temptations. Does anyone really get it that if and when I wear out my welcome on friends and families couches its the streets for me. I now understand how people become homeless. I have always given to the homeless whenever I would see one. I only hope when I fall into the streets someone will remember me. Or maybe that is how I will die, mugged raped killed on the street, and no one will no whether or not I am alive or dead. But in the meantime I will keep praying for forgiveness of my sins because we are all sinners and that is why Jesus died on the cross for us and ask God to have pity on me and let me come see him to end my pain.

        1. Christopher de Vidal

          “Why does everyone tell me and others to pray, I have been for a year now along with a few friends and my life has been worse…” It sounds like you’ve been placing your hope in your prayers. Your hope is not found in prayer. Prayer in itself is useless. Neither is your hope found in a loving husband or a close relationship with children.

          Your only hope is as the Scriptures above say again and again: Jesus Christ Himself. He alone is your rock, your fortress, your shield. He promises to be with you in the ache of seeming purposelessness and in the midst of the pain of bitter divorce — a divorce by the way which He hates, and which He one day will punish the unrepentant for committing against you, unless they repent and trust in Christ.

          So please cling to Him for the strength to carry on. I speak from deep painful experience myself — He promises to be with you. He HAS been with me. It is amazing.

          You are not alone. He is with you. Also, we are with you. You’re not the only one praying. We’re also praying with you, for you, asking the King of kings to strengthen you and help you and uphold you with His righteous right hand.

          Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. ~Jesus

  19. Ryan

    I love God and I want to live may the prayers and scriptures live in our hearts not to commit suicide

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      Ryan – I agree with you. Read the scriptures and let the hope and love of God flow into you. God is the solution and never suicide. Father bring peace and love and hope and acceptance to Ryan in Jesus Name!!

      We love you and accept you, exactly the way you are. Rex

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  20. lynn

    God sent me to this site. You have all helped. Please keep helping and praying for me and I will keep believing in Him. I keep using positive words. I will get through. Please pray for me.

  21. Queacha

    I’m reading this book by Robert S. McGee as I read your entry, it’s titled THE SEARCH FOR SIGNIFICANCE, SEEING YOUR TRUE WORTH THROUGH GOD’S EYES. The first chapter will provide insight on what you’re currently experiencing

      1. Monica Cousin

        Roci God died for all sins on the cross. What a lot of people don’t know is that sin is sin and there is no one sin greater than the other. I use to believe that sin was one bigger than the other. The suicide that you going through when things get to be too much is a spirit and it has to be called off of you in the Name of Jesus and he will go he has to flee. you have to keep saying it thought everyday and Jesus will help you. I’m a person that has been called to street ministry I pray and lay hands on the sick. God has given my an anointing so I can do this to call off demons and call them out of people. You have to find a Pastor that is anointed to do this and called to do this. if not then you can do as I have told you to keep saying you suicide spirit you have to come out in the Name of Jesus. Are you just use the Name of Jesus and it has to flee. It would help also if you get saved for Jesus. Give your life to Jesus and he will take it from there. E-mail me and I will give you my phone number and I will pray for you over the phone and call this suicide spirit out of you.

  22. Roci

    My name is Roci, im 25 years old and ive been battling with deppression and GAD (general anxiety disorder) ever since I can remember im not gonna tell my whole life story and every detail of it but I came here bc I have a son who is turning 5 this year and he is the only reason I consider fighting the desire to just end my life…. I come from a very loving family and a lot of strong religious influence that I am grateful for but…growing up I was bullied just about everyday ive always felt like an outcast, I am extremely talented in performing arts almost made it big but was robbed bc of financial reasons, my tenage years were awful bc of a stepfather I saw and experianced more than any teenager should, my family has always struggled w money so I learned at a young age how to work hard ive had about a hundred jobs since I was 15! I have a lot of goals to help myself and others but I feel like I work myself to death and get nowhere. I feel completely alone I have been dating my first real boyfriend for about a year we should not be together bc we just dont get along too well but neither of us want to let go for our own reasons…. I just lost my home almost my car racked up about 10,000 in debt my credit keeps me from getting a lot of decent jobs I have just fallen into this black whole and I dont know how to get out…. Im a fighter I donr give up easily but im so tired…. I have attempted suicide twice before…. for various reasons the first time I was 15 and I just took a whole bottle of pain reliever ( had no education behind how to take ones life at all) it just knocked me out for a while….the 2nd time was after my child was born I again attempted to overdose but stopped myself bc of my child. …. Again I am battling with just ending everything I have lost so many in my life I feel like I have no one and no one who would understand me but God , but bc of what ive been going through quit honestly lately God has not been a priority. How can I get my relationship back , God will not keep forgiving someone who strands away for a little while and then wants to mend things how can God still love me when ive been ignoring him ….I WANT HELP….. I dont want to end like this..but im so lost I have no idea what to do or where to start!

  23. b

    My friend’s teenage son just tried to commit suicide. He’s been in the hospital for 3 days as a result, mental health hospital, but he still wishes he were dead. He doesn’t believe in God, but my friend does and she/ we are constantly praying for him and that the spirits would be removed from him.

    Are there any good resources to share with a teen or teen parent on suicide that are biblically based? Even though he doesn’t want to hear any scriptures.

  24. Carlin

    As I read all of these verses I wonder why my life seems to prove them all wrong. I’m a christian, and have been trying to seek God for a while now. I was blessed with an incredible, Godly relationship with a wonderful loving person, my life was coming together. Then God took it all away. Her decision to leave me was based on lots of prayer and mentorship (she had good reason too) I’ve been struggling with porn, and failing to put God first in my life. But now I’ve lost all that I cared about, I was so close to putting a ring on her finger. In this tough time, my other “christian” friends have pretty much completely abandoned me, I don’t blame them, I’m a very selfish person. Now I realize that those scriptures aren’t true of life on this earth. God will greatly bless us in the end, but there is nothing for me in this life. It is nothing but ups and downs, and the higher the up, the harder the crash when it goes back down. All I want is to feel love, intimate and complete love. I want to love back as well, but I guess I don’t do so well at that because I’m so selfish. So what do I do? I contemplate suicide, because this life sucks, and even if/when it gets better, it will just crash again, always harder than before. I’m just ready to die, I’m ready for heaven. Yes I could just believe that there really is hope on this earth for a good life, but that’s just fooling myself, I’ve done it several times before, and at every crash, I realize more and more that nothing changes, no matter how much I hope and believe that this life could be better in the long run. Why am I posting this on here? Because maybe I’m missing something, maybe there is something that I’ve not tried before that would actually give me a full, abundant life on this earth. You tell me.

    1. Post

      Carlin – No, you are actually proving that all the verses are true. God did not take it all away. You said it yourself. It was your own selfishness that drove the blessings away. Do you think you can be an extravagantly selfish person and still receive the blessings of God, and have loving people around you? It does not work like that. There are consequences to sin and selfishness. God is truly merciful but He is not an enabler.

      The Gospel is more than just changing things around you for the better. Of course, it is that, but it is mostly about the change inside of you that makes you better for those around you. You have to care enough about that loving girl to not act selfish, and if you don’t, she leaves. And if she does, it is not God’s fault or doing.

      God can put it all back together, but not with you doing the same things as before – you undoing all of His doing. People living primarily for themselves are going to have the ups and downs and the unsatisfying misery that you mention. It does not have to be that way, but it will take a change of heart and a change of mind. God can do that too.

      And don’t think that suicide is the answer. I don’t know where you are spiritually and you might not like where you end up. You cannot just hope and believe (it is actually not true believing) and then do whatever selfish thing you want and have Heaven on earth. And then blame it on God.

      You need to really give your life to Jesus Christ, and let Him change you on the inside. You also need to ask and allow the Holy Spirit to fill your heart. Otherwise, you will be the same, feel the same, and end up the same as you are now. You are not a victim. You are simply receiving the result of your choices and lifestyle. I know this is tough but it is all true. I mean no disrespect. I am telling you the truth because I do respect you. No bull. This is not a game. God’s grace is sufficient but you have to want it and walk in it.

    2. rick

      Carlin, I read your cry for help. I believe I can help you. So lets go over each issue. First you said that you read all the verses about how God promises to help you, but that you do not see Him doing anything in this life for you, especially since you have been a christian for a while. It all seems futile to you. But Carlin, where else can you go, but to the Lord ? He has the words of eternal life ! He promises to help in this life, we must keep believing Him , no matter how dire the situation looks. If there was another way to life, you could take that route. But Jesus died to bring you life, no one else ever has done this for Carlin. You said that you had a very special relationship with a wonderful girl, but that she left you because you were struggling with porn. And you really did not blame her for leaving you, because of it. Listen. whether it is porn, hate, gluttony, lying, whatever; it is all sin. And God promises to help us in dealing with our sins. He promises to work in us both to WILL and to DO of His good pleasure. He is the one who changes our heart. If we could do it ourselves, then Jesus did not need to die on the cross, and we would not need the Holy Spirit to help us along. Trust God’s word to help you overcome porn and every other sin in your life . Remember, He promises to help us, and even though it seems He is not doing anything for us in this life. We must keep confessing His word, and believe that He is helping us , even now ! It is our duty to love the Lord with all our heart, mind and strength. Keep confessing His word , no matter what, and we will reap a harvest in due time , if we do not faint. This life is a test to see if we will believe and continue to believe God’s word. As for your friends leaving you ; I do believe it is their job to keep praying for you, because your life is at stake. Also, I do not know for sure, but maybe they did not leave you , but maybe you left them. As for your selfishness. You are not a selfish person in the name of Jesus. That person , the selfish Carlin was crucified on the cross with Jesus. Now you are a new person. washed in the blood of the Lamb. Confess what He says about you , agree with what He did for you . And He will help you along , you will find selfishness begin to being less and less a part of you . Apply every sin in your life, in this way , to the cross , and God will make your way successful. Once again, we must believe that God IS ! and that He IS a rewarder to those that seek Him. Don’t give up Carlin. God is your only hope in this life, what else do you have ??? Don’t give up your only hope ! Well , I have taken up a lot of space on this site, so if you need a friend that will stick with you in your challenges, you can email me at , or I will respond along with others standing with you on the faith mechanics site.

  25. Christopher de Vidal

    I know someone tempted with suicide. I thought about telling him Revelation 21:4: “He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.” (Revelation 21:4 ESV)

    But the more I thought about it, I saw it was unwise. It might accidentally tempt him to go to that place. Just something to keep in mind.

  26. Brian

    I myself just recently fell into deep depression all caused by my action,s or thought pattern,s which are alway,s negative.It is so true if you let the mind travel to ugly destination,s that,s were you end up.It,s a pattern of an addict to want instant gratification now that I’ve destroyed my feel good receptor,s I seek the same gratification from God to relieve me off all negative thought,s!!! I know suicide is not the answer and that Christ died for our sin,s!!! Life truly is a gift and I,m not alone in my sadistic thinking,as for me I shall wait on The Lord and continue to pray daily!!!

    1. Yoli

      Brian keep praying. I encourage you to get into a bible group study. Try to get involve in a Christian church where you can volunteer in church activities.The more you keep yourself active in church or help people that are in need. God will meet your need. The Spirit of God says:
      No, I will not abandon you Brian or leave you as orphan in the storm – I will come to you. John 14:18
      God bless you Brian.

  27. K.Green

    Good morning brother Derek christopher ,just wanted you to know GOD LOVES YOU .Have a blessed and prosperous year.Keep up the great work you are doing MIGHTY MEN and WOMEN of GOD.THIS IS MINISTRY!!!!

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      The Bible says that “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” (I John 1:9 KJV)

      That voice of guilt and condemnation is not God speaking, but rather it is the devil continuing to steal your hope. With no hope comes no vision of the future. It is a lying spirit. You must work to replace that ‘voice’ with another, from the Bible. The voice of acceptance, support, and a bright future.

      Be bold to lean on His mercy (Hebrews 4:15, 16). Look at this article – Mercy – Bending the Rules of God. And read this book – Receiving God’s Mercy – A Testimony of Healing. It is by my Pastor, and it is about mercy and healing. He was given 90 days to live and that was about 15 years ago.

      You will make it. You are not alone and God has NOT forsaken you! God is faithful and good. He always desires to choose reconciliation over justice. God bless, Rex

  28. Queacha

    This is excellent and just what I was looking for, for a friend who’s adolescent son attempted suicide last week.
    Thank You

    1. Yoli

      Queacha speak these scriptures to him. Try to get together in a small group to pray for him and speak these scriptures.
      Scriptures Against Suicide
      Scriptures Healing
      Scriptures Against Depression
      Scriptures On Peace
      God is with you all,

      I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, and his incomparably great power for us who believe. Ephesians 1:18-19
      In Jesus Mighty Name

  29. deb

    thank you for remembering me FaithMechanic. I am still struggling but trying to get through it. I have read and reread bible verses to give me strength. My mind is all over the place. mostly bad but some good. I have called the suicide hot line and they gave me some good resources. found a christian chat room and talk with them which is helpful. keep me in your thoughts and prayers, thank you…deb

    1. Yoli

      :) Deb :) we are praying for you. We believe Father God will heal you. He knows you are hurting. Keep praying declaring God’s Word and watch what will happen. You will start feeling better. Laugh is good for the soul. I love to sing so I get on YouTube and worship the Lord through a song of Praise. Here is one song that is one of my favorites.
      God bless you this is only a season you will get over this depression.Declare His Word!
      Love Yoli :) Jesus Is My Life!!!

      1. deb

        Thank you for your concern. I am still here. Trying the best I can. I have found a couple of bible study cat rooms and visit them daily for hours. I dont know how im going to pay my bills, that scares me the most. Its what drives me to still surf suicide sites. My life has no purpose even though I know GOD has one for me. I keep repeating that over and over in my head. My chest pounds and I sometimes wish just to have a heart attack and get it over already. I am so confused and lost, trying to be found. My 25 yr marriage is over we were together 30yrs though, left me for a younger woman. I feel so alone and lost. I have family and they care but they cant help my mind only GOD can do that. Thanks for listening and please pray for me. deb

      2. debbie

        Here it is May and I have been praying and holding onto my faith since july. I am not any closer to comfort than I was then, yes I am still here but for what, what is my purpose i have none. My husband of 30 years left me 2 years ago and it has been a downword sprial since then. My house was forclosed, my car reposesed lost my job and can’t find another one, been looking and applying since july. My disabled sister who has very little took me in I sleep on her couch.. Suicide may for some seem like the easy way out but when life is and feels over it is over. I have nothing to live for except maybe being a lump on the couch for the rest of this so called life. They say never give up and trust in God. They say be thankful you have a couch to sleep on and a roof over your head and not on the street, soon I think that is my destiny to live on the street. How can I impose myself on my sister who is disabled and has nothing it’s not fair. Why would God not want me to find employment if only to help out my sister who is in end stage renal failure awaiting a kidney transplant, in a wheel chair, heart disease and more. How can anyone have faith when then feel abandoned by God and forgotten. Wonder why suicide feels like the right choice go figure I have no purpose. Yoli and faith mechanic Do you truly understand what people like me feel like?

  30. Deborah

    I am very much in the same situation as Deb. Coincidentally, my first name is Deborah. I have been to psychiatrists, individual therapy, group therapy and short-term hospitalization for suicidal thoughts. I am on my third prescribed anti-depressant and yet I still have these thoughts pulling me to suicide even as I continue to try to find comfort from the Bible. I find myself thinking that am unable to be productive member of society as I am unable to find a job to be able to provide for myself making me a burden to my family members. I apply for several jobs weekly (both where I live and out-of-state) for which I am qualified and receive either no response to my applications or am told I am too qualified. At this point, I am giving myself 6 months to find employment. After that, I am not sure what I will do.

    1. deb

      Deborah, Yes it seems our life is about the same. I still have not found a job and live on my sisters couch. I have no health insurance so I cant take my meds anymore which only make my thoughts worse. I surf the bible on line and have several people praying for me. But I still have lots of suicidal thoughts and surf the internet on suicide. I then turn to bible verses for more strength. I go back and forth, but i guess its a good thing i am still here. Sometimes my chest pounds so hard i wish it would just explode and end it all that way. Lets pray together. deb

      1. Yoli

        Deb and Deborah I have to tell you there was a time I went through depression. But I had a choice to not let those voices of defeat get me down.Those voices come from Satan I refuse to listen to those put downs.Do not stay in bed. Get up and go volunteer at the church. If you see someone in need go and help them. Scripture tells us in Proverbs that when you refresh someone else’s soul.God will refresh your soul. I try to live by this scripture everyday. My life has changed its a practice of thinking positive and aligning God’s Word to your mind and speaking the Word of God out and seeing and feeling revived by God’s Life. You both are focusing on yourselves. Look around you life is what you make of it. If you speak words of defeat or negative thoughts thats what will be the outcome. Start speaking positive get up in the morning with a song of praise to the King of Kings who is Almighty God.Yes!!! Yes!!! Your power is on what you say and think. In the morning and night time kneel and pray start by thanking God for all He has done in your life and all He is going to do.Then say… This is the day the Lord has made I will rejoice and be glad in it. Something good is going to happen to me today. My Lord Jesus is going to bless me with good health, a great job, great friends, I am loved by God. No weapon form against me will prosper. I am blessed with the mind of Christ. Therefore, I will walk in victory. The blood of Jesus protects my mind and my body. God is on my side this is only a season I am going through. I will be victorious and I will serve the Lord. Thank You Lord Jesus for supplying all my needs. I am blessed with your favor. I will get a call from a job soon and this depression is gone back into the Lake of Fire where it belongs. It will not come back into my life again. I am healed from depression. Jesus has a job already lined up for me. It’s coming in Jesus name. Jesus we Praise You!!! To God be the glory, honor, power and authority in the Mighty name of Jesus Amen and Amen!!!
        Do you believe in your heart Deb and Deborah that God’s Word is a Promise to you.Then, get ready shake of those doubts and receive His blessings start thanking Him. Remember watch what comes out of your mouth. Your words have power speak His Word over your life. God bless you with good health and favor.
        Your sister in Christ I love you both.
        :) Yoli Wyatt :)

        1. deb

          Do you believe in your heart Deb and Deborah that God’s Word is a Promise to you.Then, get ready shake of those doubts and receive His blessings start thanking Him. Remember watch what comes out of your mouth. Your words have power speak His Word over your life. God bless you with good health and favor.
          Your sister in Christ I love you both.

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            Deb – We will and we are praying for you. Do the best you can on controlling what you think about and what comes out of your mouth. Speak the word of God over yourself as much as you can. WE speak deliverance over you in Jesus Name. You will get out of this darkness. You will make!! Don’t ask why it has happened, that will lock you in. Ask and seek for the way out. That is where the answer is. In God’s grace and power. He is there all around you. Just learn how to access Him. You are not alone. God loves you and we love you.

  31. Joshua

    These quotes are all well and good, but the fact remains that my prayers go unanswered. I am a failure and no supplication has alleviated this. In the end something in me was simply unable to succeed or live or ever experience happiness. I won’t say God failed me outright, but I’m not going to thank him for a life that wasn’t worth living and more importantly I didn’t ask for. I do not know why man is sentenced to life, but I suppose that is not ours to know. I would like to thank whoever put together this web page though and hope it helps others.

    1. Sara

      Josh – I know how you feel. I felt that way for a whole year last year! I felt that God abandoned me as well and wanted to end it all. Thankfully, I thank every God every day, I didn’t. First of all, Satan is telling you so many lies. You are NOT a failure. You are a Beloved son of God and NOTHING can ever change that. NOTHING. You maybe have really messed up, but our God is a God of second chances (I can say that firsthand). I see you are longing to THRIVE. If you do suffer from clinical depression/ suicidality – please seek professional help ASAP. “I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans to give you a future and a hope.” …. It is true! It may not happen over night, but the tunnel/the darkness does end (even if its a VERY LONG tunnel), but suicide is FOREVER. God is still with you – I promise you, even when He seems so far away – you will see this more clearly as time goes by, looking back. Your life is worth living, because you are wanted and needed! The world needs you because it needs Christ, and you belong to Christ!!! You may not want to exist, but God does and He brought you here out of His love and His desire for you to know Him, love Him, and serve Him and to one day be in heaven… but not any time soon… we are not the master of whether we are created/go into nothingness/ live/die “None of us lives as His own, and none of us dies as His own, for while we live we are responsible to God and when we die, we die as His servants”… I pray that you may not see life as such a curse. When you are very depressed, it appears this way, but believe me, you will not always feel this way. Seek help and follow through with it. Tell a trusted family/friend how you feel. And keep on keeping on. I assure you of my thoughts and prayer tonight.

  32. deb

    thank you for yours prayers. I am trying to get better with God, but satan takes over my mind. I look up scriptures regarding suicide will god forgive me

  33. deb

    My life is in such a turmoil. Help me stop not wanting live any more. I drown myself in bible versus daily to help me get better with God, and for him to put his grace on me. End my pain and fears.

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      Deb – We will pray for you. You will figure out what is happening. Seek God on it and wait quietly before Him. But also, realize that depression and suicide are demon spirits, and for that it does not have to make sense. Read this – Depression Is a Spirit – It Must Be Fought with the Word of God.

      Stay in the Bible. Confess the scriptures. Don’t stop believing God. But seek Him and speak to the issues in Jesus Name. We will too. We love you. Suicide is not an answer. You are not alone and in God you do have viable options. You will have a great life. God has your deliverance and path.

      1. deb

        Thank you for your prayers I dont want to feel this way. My mind is not in control anymore. Continue your prayers for me

      2. deb

        Take control of your thoughts, and bring them under control and in line with the Word of God. Thank you but I cant get control of my thoughts. I am praying but then my mind takes over again. I start asking for me to have a heart attack and just get it over with. I am a mess

      3. deb

        faith, pray for the devil to release me. I cant get past living one more day. I called the suicide hotline today they were helpful. i read bible scriptures to get better with god. But I cant get death out of my mind.I call friends when my chest pounds and feels like it will explode, sometimes i wish that would happen then i wont have to worry about suicide. I have a friend who just lost her husband and wished it was me instead.I want to laugh and be happy again instead of tears and turmoil.

        1. Ailene

          Deb, I can relate to your fears . I am trying myself to fight the devil. My sister gave me this website to try and help….. But I’m lost. I just want u to know that live ur life! Try and take time for little stuff. Your in my prayers.. Take ahold of God and don’t let go

  34. Benjamin waltho

    Fortunately her parents were monitoring the conversation and did contact the authorities I just thank the lord for that because I wouldn’t have been very happy if I wouldve let her go through with it and I coildve stopped her also apparently it was because of being bullied in school

  35. Benjamin Waltho

    Please help! i am talking to someone who is going to commit suicide and is unsaved! she is only 14 !

    1. Yoli

      Benjamin if this child needs help. You need to call the police. So she can get medical care. I pray Father God will guide you to do the right call. Father God in Jesus name we come to you right now and ask to cover and protect this child with the blood of Jesus. Lord send your angels around her in Jesus name Amen. Speak scripture over her and let the Word of God comfort her and give her life and peace. God bless you.

  36. Adam Bro-az (@give_ADAMn)

    I’m needing of help, because i want to know how to encourage others to stop the thoughts of suicide. I want to be able to change them, I’m using some of the Bible verses mentioned but, i would really love to know how to set it up to tell them these things

    1. deb

      My life is in turmoil. I want to die and just be with god. My husband of 25 yrs left me 2 years ago. I have been on a downward sprial ever since. Now I lost my job and have to live on my sisters couch. My car will soon be taken away. I am so down I surf suicide sites in hopes of finding out if God will forgive me. Some sites say yes and some say no. My chest pounds my head aches dont know how many more nights i can handle my emotions. I am reaching out. deb

      1. Yoli

        Deb this is just a season you are going through. Pray with me Deb.
        Father in Jesus name I come to you with a broken heart. Jesus I ask you to come into my heart. I receive you as my Lord and Savior. Jesus forgive me for my sins. Lord cleanse me with your precious blood. Lord create in me a clean heart and renew a right spirit within me. Thank you Lord Jesus for saving me. In Jesus name Amen!!!
        Deb get into Jesus Presence how do you do this is simply by WORSHIP. You see you were created to WORSHIP Jesus. In those darkest moments is when you need Jesus. Scripture tells us Jesus is the way, the truth and the life. There is no other way to get free from worry and fear. So wash your face and sing a song to Jesus. That’s right sing raise your hands and worship Jesus. As you WORSHIP you will feel better and than an overwhelming joy you will start to experience. He loves you, I love you, your family loves you. Don’t listen to those lies Satan puts in your head. Remember you hear 3 voices you hear yourself, Satan and Jesus voice. Which voice are you going to listen an obey Deb.
        In addition, speak the scriptures on this site.
        1. Scriptures Against Suicide
        2. Scriptures on Peace
        3. Scriptures on Prosperity and Finances
        4. Scriptures to Strengthen Your Faith
        5. Scriptures on Favor.
        6. Confession In Victory
        Be careful what you say Deb. if you speak words of discouragement you will be discourage. If you speak positive and speak the word of God over your life. You will see your life start to change. You will get a job and you will be a happy again. God is a God of second, third and many more chances. He never leaves us we leave Him. But He will never forsakes us. NEVER!!! Here are several songs you can worship Jesus. GET INTO HIS PRESENCE.
        Jesus loves you!
        In His Grip of Grace,
        Yoli Wyatt

        Jesus Is Lord!!!

  37. Imtrulyhurt

    Faith mechanic, I tried calling a suicide, I’ve tried talking to God, I mean, I’ve tried it all! Do you think that you can be set up by God, for instance in order for Jesus’s will to be done someone had to betray him. Judas was the one who got picked to betray Jesus. Even if it wasn’t judas it would’ve been someone else. I’m sorta at the point where I feel it’s my purpose to hurt so bad and to have these thoughts. It’s been a long time of being in the wilderness. Others around me don’t even know what’s going on. I hide the pain. A lot if people I knw, want to know your business, just to have something to talk about. My husband has cheated on me countless times, he doesn’t take care of me, he lies to me, and the list goes on. Meanwhile I sit and I encourage other people, it’s almost like I believe for them but not myself. I feel very overwhelmed right now, my thoughts are all over the place and very disorganized (as you can tell from the way I’m writing this

    1. Post

      God is not setting you up for hurt or to fail. The devil is setting you up, by using situations and people around you, and by tormenting you with oppression on the inside. Deception is meant to deceive, to deceive you into thinking: 1-God is doing it because of whatever reason (he uses many). 2-No one really cares or loves you, 3-It will always be like this, this is your lot in life, 4-Nothing you can do will matter, 5-The depression will sap away all motivation to do anything even if you thought it would matter, and the list goes on.

      God loves you and will intervene, but you must help him with faith and a changed turn around in your thinking. Start slow, but start. Speak the confessions at the bottom on the page on the right – Change your Life. It does not matter if you feel anything or even believe what you are saying, you will, just DO IT. The ship will slowly start to turn, and turn it will. WE LOVE YOU. I sent you an email..

      1. Imtrulyhurt

        I have to admit, that the email you sent it to, is not mine. I don’t know who’s it is. My email has my name In it, and I don’t want anyone who knows me knowing I’m having these thoughts, so it’s someone else’s email. My apologies, that is deceitful. I want help, but I don’t want to expose myself as being weak, and if I decide not to end it all, I don’t want it to ruin my profession. I honestly don’t want you to think that I’m just trying to have a pity party…it really is/was a cry for help. So thank you for caring enough to respond…I didn’t see the words I’m to say/repeat.

        1. Post

          No problem with the email. If you want to chat, send me an email, our address in on our About page. The confession I mentioned has a link to it on one of my other replies.

          Here is the summary: Hope is the answer to depression and suicidal thoughts, and true long term hope only comes from God. People will let you down, you will let you down, and life will let you down, but God will not let you down. But He will let you live your life your way if you want. In Him the downer stuff can be processed and overcome, outside of Him we are on our own. Being In Him is the only way to truly stand up for yourself. God bless you, we love you.

          1. Imtrulyhurt

            FaithMechanic, you have no idea of how much you have encouraged me…I feel a slight turn around right now. Even as I’m writing the enemy keeps talking and telling me what I am not. I’ve been dealing w/this spirit for years now. Yesterday, it consumed me. I went to church today…I’m actually a praise and worship leader…I didn’t do praise and worship because I didn’t want to hinder the flow of God. I’m fighting, I’m fighting hard. Thank you, and I love you too! I would love to keep the communication going thru email…give me a few days to give it to you. Thank you again for the nonjudgmental approach, it means a lot!

          2. Post

            I am so glad. You will make it. The ship is turning. God is moving in your heart, and He will soon move in your situation. Now, I ask you to pray for me. I must to do some hard business things tonight. I need his wisdom and mercy and favor and grace. He is more than enough for all of us. God bless you. We are so so happy for you. There is always someone who cares.

    2. Francois

      God loves you all so much! He is the hope that never falters! God bless you all. God is the hope of glory (Col 1:27)! May you be overcome by His love for you and filled with His peace!

    1. Post

      Don’t do it. Depression is the feeling of hopelessness. It makes you blind so you cannot see a good possible future. All you can see is the terrible currant or past stuff that it wants you to see. It is a spirit sent to kill you by talking you into killing yourself. He cannot kill you directly so he tries to talk you into it. Don’t, it’s not a good solution. It is not the answer.

      It is a lying spirit sent to destroy you. Don’t let it. Don’t give it the satisfaction. I will send a better note later. I cannot now. God bless you we love you. I care about you and I am not alone. Others care about you and love you but you can not feel that because the spirit of depression will not allow it. Just know that they do. God loves you, stand up and work with Him. Just for know do not do anything. It will get better. You MUST believe that!! Rex

  38. Connie Brock

    God forgives sin. Suicide is self-murder. God can forgive that sin as well. I was a widower at age 25. My husband knew God and had Him living in his heart. He was overcome with trials and tribulations and was a new Christian and felt abandoned, hopeless, and that it would be better if he was not a burden on me and his other family members. His parents took it the worse. He shot himself and lived a short time after in a coma state. I believe that God talked to him and reassured him at that time that he was going to be with God very shortly. I went to grief and suicide counseling for two years following his death. I, as well as his family members felt that we could have done something, said something, or anything to help him. But, when the devil gets on your back and does not let up, then it is hard to handle. The Bible says that God will not put on us more than we can bear. God is also the giver and taker of life. It does not matter where you are, who you are with, what you are doing, when God calls your name out of his Book, then you are gone. So, suicide is no different. God is in control, no matter how damaged the body is or how someone tries or did kill him/herself. God allows things to happen everyday to good people. The bottom line is that no matter how we die, GOD TAKES US. Jesus went into the pit and took the keys of life and death from Lucifier. He still has the keys today!

    1. dolly

      I really do feel your words, And “empathetic” for your lose. But we cannot honestly believe that suicide is justifiable. Suicide is completely unexceptable in the kingdom of glory. It is in the word. Read Peter, Psalms 112, Ecclesiastes 9. No matter how we justify it, it is wrong in the eyes of our Lord. Especially supposingly knowing and having God in our lives.(it becomes a done deal) Because if you know HIM and believe HIM then you would trust HIM. As Christians we need to stop playing these games with the Father. Because just like any other dad, HE gets a bit annoyed with us and how we try to manipulate things (who do we think we are kidding). Killing yourself is wrong. It is a slap in the face. God sent his ONLY SON to DIE FOR US AND ALL OUR PAIN, TRIALS, TRIBULATIONS, SUFFERING, SINS EVERYTHING. And how do we thank HIM? Taking no value to what he died for us for… LIFE. HE DIED So WE MAY have lifE LIFE. He is a loving and forgiving God, but lets look at this through Gods eyes. Do we REALLY BELIEVE CHRIST WILL ALLOW THAT TYPE OF CHAOS around HIS KINGDOM and Father? His Father is probably saying ‘look at what I gave you up for Son.’ You think Jude is chillin’ in heaven because he was a disciple? There is no easy pass in this matter it is written. This is a verrrrrrrrrrrry delicate subject especially for those who are directly involved, but the word is the word. We as children of God need to stop trying to change the word so we can “feel” better. I should also point out that I have been suicidal for 10 years. So I know the feelings first hand. But i know God IS the GREATEST. Greater is HE who is in me than he who is in the world. This is knowing God…to respect HIM and knowing HE is able no matter what the circumstances. Not to dismiss HIS grace and mercies by doing the worst. I am not sympathetic, but I am empathetic of this by nature.

  39. pastor geri

    Thank u 4 using Gods Word 2 strenghen, encourage, keep us knowing He hears & anwers us & takes us from faith2faith, from strengh 2 strengh & victory 2 victory.

  40. Yoli

    I Declare

    Joel Osteen 2012

    Our words have creative power. Any time you speak something, either good or bad; you give life to what you are saying. Scripture says, “We will eat the fruit of our words.” That means you will get exactly what you’ve been saying. You are prophesying your own future. That’s why it’s so important to send your words out in the direction you want your life to go. You can’t talk defeat and expect to have victory. You can’t talk lack and expect to have abundance. You will produce whatever you say.

    Are you declaring the blessing of God over your life? Are you speaking His promises? Have you ever noticed that many of His promises are in the past tense? For example, in Ephesians God says, “I have blessed you with every spiritual blessing.” In Colossians He says, “I have made you worthy.” In Psalms He says, “I have surrounded you with favor as a shield.” These are all past tense, like it’s already happened. In order to activate His blessing, you have to come into agreement with what God has already declared about you. That’s faith!

    Maybe you don’t necessarily feel blessed today. A lot of things may be coming against you in your family, finances or health. But that doesn’t change the Word of God. Circumstances don’t change what God says about you. However, what God says about you can change your circumstances. You are the deciding factor. Instead of talking about your circumstances, be bold and say, “God, if You say I’m blessed, then I believe I’m blessed! My checkbook may not say I’m blessed. The economy may not say I’m blessed. The medical report may not say I’m blessed. But God, I know You are the ultimate authority, and if You say I’m blessed, then I declare that I am blessed!”

    When you get into agreement with God like that in your thoughts, words and actions, it opens supernatural doors and sets the blessing in motion. It allows Him to release the promises that already have your name on them! You can pull it out of the unseen spiritual realm over into the physical, seen realm. That’s what the Bible means when it says, “God speaks of nonexistent things as if they already existed.”

    I want you to live the abundant, blessed, joy-filled life that Jesus came to give you and understand that the power of your words is a major key. That’s why I’ve written my new book, I Declare – 31 Promises to Speak Over Your Life. I want you to bless your future one day at a time, one month at a time. My hope is that you’ll pick up a copy and take just a moment each day to bless your future with one of the faith-filled declarations. I Declare. So order your copy today and begin to declare God’s blessing in every area of your life!

      1. Christopher de Vidal

        Deb I hope it’s not too late for you. He is mighty to save. Cast your cares upon Him. I hope you can grow in your dependance upon Him — that helped me with depression.

  41. Mike

    I’m not surprised people commit suicide. I see the words written in these comments, but all I get out of it is a combination of confusion and frustration. If God wants me, he knows where to find me.

  42. Teri

    @ William great response~ Let me say first that its so easy for others to judge suicide and twist Gods word.. many will say that there is no chance to ask for forgiveness therefore they are doomed to hell so does that mean those who die suddenly without time to ask for forgiveness.. will go to hell?? also no one knows the persons conversation with God during this time and second of all most who are healthy would not take their life God has special love for those with mental Illness~sucide is not a sin it is a disease of the mind it is n ot our job to play God i can tell you from my own personal experience dealing with my son who took his life at 29 Oct 23rd 2011 who suffered from depression PTSD from his time in the war in iraq as well as the bullying that was done by his father & Step mother that stripped his spirit, in which a week after his death God gave me conformation of where my son is.. through a chain of events that took place a week after his passing First off God allowing a visit from my son and my mother who died the year before and their message was to let me know they were ok they are with each other and the biggest message of all was to stay close to God in which there was no time and filled with so much love and peace beyond human expression then later that night out of the blue someone i didnt even know sent me an email explaining where Jesus is when we lose someone to suicide.. i have tried to reply and it wont go through.. then the very next day a guy who knew my son who is a man of God and didnt know where i lived showed up at my door and wanted me to know that a week before his death my son had excepted Jesus into his Heart God has his reasons for things to happen his ways are higher then ours and his thoughts are higher then ours and the gravest thing anyone can do is take out of the bible words that are not led by the Holy Spirit and twist them up remember Satan knows the scripture better then any of us and will use scripture to turn people away from God he pulled this on Jesus in which of course it did not work.. cause why he knew his Father The bible cant even express the magnitude of Gods Love, mercy & Grace.. i will share what was sent to me…

  43. Lisa

    We must repent of any type of sin in order to be saved. No one sin is greater or worse than the other. Sin is sin. Repent and you will be saved. If we die “suddenly” we may not have the option to repent. Repentance is the key to be saved.

  44. william verdell

    what about Saul the first king of isreal who committed suicide but was told by Samuel ( a true prophet of God )that he and his sons would die and that he and his sons would be with him where he was. we know Samuel certainly wasn’t being tormented, he wasn’t in the flames if Saul who committed suicide was with him ( not being tormented )then how could suicide be a sin that would cause u not to be saved, but Saul was?.

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