Does God forgive suicide? Can a believer commit suicide?
Forgiveness of suicide, as with all sins, is contingent on one's relationship to Christ. If you are apart from Christ, you will not be forgiven whether you commit suicide or not. (see Colossians 1:14 and John 3:16-18)
I'm not an official answerer for conversantlife, if official answerers exist, but I thought I would chime in nonetheless.
First, without having done an extensive search of the Bible, I cannot recall the Bible speaking to the issue of suicide directly and the consequences thereof. It would most likely fall under the category of murder, since one would be taking their own life, and in that sense it should be understood as sin.
On the issue of whether it is forgivable, we must answer "we don't know". It would be dangerous and irresponsible for us to go one way or the other precisely because the Bible does not speak directly to this issue. Since it is a sin, and one that the person who commits it wouldn't be able to ask forgiveness for, we cannot say that is positively forgivable. On the other hand, we know that God judges the heart which we cannot see or know - so we cannot say that it is positively unforgivable.
This may not be the answer you were looking for. Unfortunately, tough issues like this are not always easily answerable. But we should take hope in knowing that God is a good God, he is a just God, and he is a merciful God. Whatever the right decision is, God will make it.
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I'd be wary about declaring assurances of forgiveness to someone who is in a mentally unstable state of mind, and might use that answer as a deciding factor in taking their own life.
Further, if you are a person who is contemplating suicide, I don't think there is ANY answer that will bring you practical assurance. Here's why:
In asking the question, "does God forgive suicide?", you want to know if you can trust God to bring you into eternal life and a restored relationship with Him - - while the same time your suicide would declare that you are unable entrust God with the course of your present life, the here-and-now.
Therefore, "does God forgive suicide?" is irrelevant to your present predicament, because no answer from God will ultimately seem trustworthy to you. The bigger question to explore FIRST (with help!), is: can I consistently trust God?
The Apostle Paul once found himself in such dire circumstances that he, too "despaired of life itself", and felt "the sentence of death" in his heart. You can read about his outcome in 2 Cor. 1:3-11.
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