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A Reason To Live

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July
17

Understanding Suicide (Scripture Quotations from the NIV; Reprinted with permission from Radio Bible Class, Grand Rapids, MI) Have you ever found yourself so disappointed with life that you secretly wondered, “What’s the point of going on?” Have you felt so discouraged, so angry, so confused, so alone, so helpless, so hopeless, so full of pain and shame that you didn’t know whether you wanted to live or die? Do those thoughts sometimes get such a grip on you that you find yourself obsessed with the thought of ending it all? If so, you need to know that your despair may actually have brought you to the threshold of a new beginning. It may have prepared you for something far better than anything you have ever known before. But first, it’s important for you to know that in your pain…

“What is the greatest need in missions today? Mission boards around the world will tell you that greatest need in missions is manpower. I believe the military affords one the greatest opportunities for manpower and yet I believe that we are sadly neglecting this great mission field.”
– Keith Davey