Bible Question // What Does the Bible Say About Suicide?

Suicide is never the answer, because there is always hope - even when we can't see it! Suicidal thoughts and actions are so common, and talking about it will not make anyone more likely to do it. So let's talk about it! Plus, God has a lot to say to those of us who struggle and those of us who have loved ones who are struggling. This week, Amber Dismutè (Student Care Coordinator) dives into what the Bible says about suicide and what God thinks of those who struggle.

If a loved one, a friend, or yourself needs immediate assistance please use:
• National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 (TALK) or 911.

If you find yourself or a loved one is struggling but are not in need of immediate assistance please reference the following resources:
• Lutheran Church of Hope Care Team (515) 222-1520 (We can get connected to counselors and ministry areas to assist you)
• NAMI- National Alliance on Mental Illness ( They have several meetings that you can find for your area listed at www.namidm.org )


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Wk 2: August 29 & 30 – WE Belong Here

Main Point: Let’s ENCOURAGE each other to grow in OUR relationship with JESUS Christ.
Main Scriptures: Genesis 2:18 & Hebrews 10:24-25

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS:
What are some things that are better to do with a group of people
than alone? (Examples: play sports, build the Eiffel tower or something else crazy big and crazy cool, sleepovers)
Why do we feel alone sometimes?
Read Genesis 2:18 & Hebrews 10:24-25. What in these verses let us know that we are never alone?
What does the verse from Hebrews encourage us to do?
What are ways we can grow closer together? Let’s brainstorm 10 different ideas! (Some ideas to kick-start your thinking: zoom ice cream & charades party, group messages, play soccer in the park)
What are ways WE can encourage one another to GROW in our faith year?

NEXT STEPS
What is ONE WAY we can keep encouraging each other to GROW in our faith together this semester? Some ideas to kick-start your thinking:
1) Pick a memory verse once a month and try memorizing it together. (recommended Hebrews 10:24-25)
2) Text each other Bible verses and/or encouragement once a week.
3) Pick a charity or missionary and raise money together for them
4) Every Sunday pick a new prayer partner in our group then you pray for that person and text them encouragement that week.
5) Do a Bible App devotional together