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Is Suicide Ethically Wrong

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Suicide is unquestionably wrong. Issues of life and death lie in the sovereign hands of God alone. Job said to God, “Man’s days are determined; you have decreed the number of his months and have set limits he can’t exceed” (Job 14:5). David said to God, “All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be” (Psalm 139:16). Moreover, suicide goes against the commandments of god. In fact, the sixth commandment tell us, “You shall not murder” (Exodus 20:13). This command is based on the purity of human life. We must remember that man was created in Gods image. Notice how the command “You shall not murder” has no direct object. It doesn’t say, “You shall not murder someone else” or even “You shall not murder your
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