Suicide and the Bible: Judas Iscariot from Matthew to today

THERE ARE few tragedies that are as emotionally weighted as suicide. Unfortunately, too many are forced to grapple with it in our wider communities today.

THERE ARE few tragedies that are as emotionally weighted as suicide. Unfortunately, too many are forced to grapple with it in our wider communities today. One of the challenges facing those who turn to Scripture for ethical guidance and understanding of how to view suicide is that the Bible, whether Old or New Testament, has very little to say about it, either directly or indirectly.