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Suicide: Understanding and Intervening

3.67  ·  Rating details ·  6 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Suicide is profoundly tragic. What depth of unbearable pain and hopelessness suicidal people experience. And when a Christian commits or contemplates suicide, it is both tragic and confusing. Jeffrey Black tells us that the intention to commit suicide is a crisis-a sinful act born out of pain and sorrow. Though promised new life in Christ and living hope, some believers do ...more
Paperback, 34 pages
Published February 1st 2003 by P & R Publishing
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Sep 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is a biblical counseling booklet on suicide that is a part of a series called “Resources for Changing Lives” printed by Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing. I highly recommend this series of booklets and I have found them very beneficial for my own personal spiritual growth and also as a resource in pastoral ministry. The specific topic for this booklet is on suicide. The booklet addresses those intervening and counseling someone who is struggling with wanting to commit suicide rather than ...more
Michael Philliber
Mar 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This short read is helpful for caregivers, pastors, friends and family of someone who has voiced suicidal thoughts or seems strongly moving in the direction of ending their life. Jeffrey Black gives several useful explanations as to the inner workings of someone who may be suicidal, and a few beneficial ways to engage them and seek to help them.

This is a guide for the non-professional, and the author has listed several of the indicators that a person may be genuinely suicidal. Unfortunately I f
Aug 31, 2011 rated it liked it
Not as helpful on the understanding/analyzing end, but better for helping.
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