Broken Dreams, On a Friend’s Suicide

My heart is bleeding while reading this. I also attempted suicide upon my parents’ broken relationship and/or to say our broken family in 2005. But when God reminded me again and again of His unfailing love , I promised to myself not to give way or give the serpent a chance. Satan don’t have the right to bring us into the pit of hell. He can’t and God won’t let it. Only if we would be faithful on seeking God’s face, guidance and control in our lives through his begotten son Jesus Christ we’ll find that confidence.

This is a timely post. I just re-read the whole book of Job at noon today. I heard that story since childhood over and over again from Sunday Schools, Bible studies and even in the pastor’s sermon but I couldn’t be tired reading it again and again. I learned that God didn’t ruin Job’s life, He only let the serpent test how faithful Job to him was. Same goes to us when we think God is not listening to our prayers and had abandoned us when trials come. He only test our faith on Him.

Broken Believers

This is a guest post from TheNorEaster, hope it blesses!

A TheNorEaster Post.

An old buddy of mine from high school recently committed suicide.

I cried myself to sleep the night I got the news, praying passionately and begging God to have mercy upon him.

John was the last person I would ever expect to take his own life. He always was quick with a joke, and his laughter was contagious.

When I got the news, I was fortunate enough to be with my best friend, who eventually asked, “How many is that?”

“Exposures?”

“And the people you were especially close to.”

“Mike shot himself, Ken’s two neighbors had some kind of ritual, Adrian stabbed his social worker to death to get shot by a cop, Judy’s killer hung herself in prison after beating her to death with a sledgehammer, Neal’s father-in-law shot himself, I don’t know how Kim did…

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