Skip to comments.Rick Warren’s Son Commits Suicide
Posted on 04/06/2013 2:20:59 PM PDT by Morgana
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You obviously do not read the word, or if you do, you may have attention problems.
Dude... you belong to a cult.
Why wasn’t the Apostle Paul’s affirmity healed?
I don’t worry about Obamacare.
The only times I go to doctors is when it is required by law for me to enter a job site.
Priests and pastors are no different than anyone else.
There will be plenty of priests and pastors that get to hear “I never knew you.”
Sanctification heals, not priests or pastors. Sanctification is a personal issue. There is no one between you and God but Yeshua.
I’m 53 years old. I’ve been in church all of my life. Teach etc. I’ve been on dozens of theology blogs etc. In all my years... you are the very first person who told me “by his stripes we are healed”... means we won’t get sick. So there you go... you got the record.
My heart goes out to him and my prayers are with him and his family. Losing a child is very, very painful, and even in the best circumstances there is the blame game, denial, and guilt to deal with. I pray that the Lord would hold them close and give them His strength, joy, love, hope, and peace - and an extra-real comprehension of what it means that Jesus conquered sin, death, and the devil.
I do not agree with you that a mortal can permanently rid himself of sin. There was only one perfect person who was without sin, and we hanged him on a cross. That is my belief, a belief that will not ever change, although I understand that you may not hold that same opinion.
Most think that recviting the sinners prayer does all that needs to be done. That simply is not so.
I'm sure that our personal beliefs about the plan of salvation must be very different, so again, I won't debate that with you (or anyone else here, for that matter).
I didn’t say that you won’t get sick; I said that we are healed by his stripes when we avail ourselves of it as offered in his word.
We all sin and sin brings disease. We have to constantly confess and repent, day by day, and moment by moment.
People who kill themselves are either in pain or terribly self-focused. They don’t care how their act hurts others. It’s all about them.
I tried it when I was 17. It was stupid of me. It’s the ultimate act of self-worship. Yeah, I know they have no hope for the future. I was there. But I should have been looking for hope.
I knew someone who did it because he went off his meds and thought he wanted to hurt his family. Everyone thought it was noble but I thought it was more noble to stay on the meds.
I hurt for the family but I also have anger for the son.
>> “I do not agree with you that a mortal can permanently rid himself of sin” <<
You’re reading something that isn’t there!
This is a day by day thing, as we do have a sinful nature that cannot go away until we are made incorruptible at his return.
We have to stick with it constantly.
>> “Works based physical healing?” <<
No, sin based confession and repentance.
Seriously... you should read the book of Romans a few times. Read it REAL slowly. :) Have a nice evening!
>> “I hurt for the family but I also have anger for the son.” <<
Yes, it likely was an act of revenge in a twisted way.
Finally! Something we can agree on!
“I cant stand Rick Warren, but I am sorry to hear of this loss.”
I don’t even know the guy myself only that he’s some Protestant preacher. Have no idea what he is famous for preaching. I do know that suicide touches every member of the family and can’t help but wonder if they did not see any warning signs.
So now confession of sin has become works?
You are incredibly confused.
Try 1John 1:9 again, huh?
Just saw this on the news a few minutes ago. Very sad development... many prayers up for strength and comfort for the Warren family. Nothing compares to the earth-shattering heartbreak of losing a child.
>> “Finally! Something we can agree on!” <<
I’m kind of foggy on just what we disagree on.