A pastor friend of mine told his wife that he was going to the hospital to visit some members that were sick. He got into his automobile, drove a few miles and stopped along the highway. He then put a pistol to his head and killed himself.
Most of us know someone that has taken their own life.. Is this an immortal sin? Can they go to heaven? The answer is yes!
The Bible says that Samson killed himself. He had been taken into a large Colosseum to be made a spectacle by the Philistines. He put his arms around the two middle pillars that supported the building. He prayed, “Let me die with the Philistines. And he bowed himself with all his might; and the house fell upon the lords, and upon all the people thatwere therein. So the dead which he slew at his death were more than they which heslew in his life.” (Judges 16:30)
In “God’s Hall of Fame” in Hebrews chapter 11, Samson is listed along with David, Samuel, etc. (vs. 32)
I personally believe that a Christian that commits suicide is at that moment in time, insane. This may be caused by many different issues. I do know that if they had truly been born again, their soul goes to heaven.