Do Those Who Commit Suicide Go to Heaven?

By James Watkins - Christian Post On April 9, 2013

"I'm sitting here with a loaded shotgun. I want my family back or I pull the trigger," Al* threatened over the phone. "And don't call the cops. I'll kill them before I let them put me in some institution."

What could I say to this troubled parishioner? His wife and son had left him, he had been demoted at work, and he felt the church was unsupportive of him.

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"Well, God loves you and I love you."

"Yah, yah. But if I commit suicide, I'll go to hell! Right?"

Al's question brought up the age-old question: Do Christians who commit suicide go to heaven or hell?

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