Philippe Du Plessis-Mornay on the cowardice of suicide

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  1. Reformed Covenanter

    Reformed Covenanter Puritan Board Doctor

    ... The Christian ought willingly to depart out of this life, but not cowardly to run away. The Christian is ordained by GOD to fight therein: and cannot leave his place without incurring reproach and infamy. ...

    For more, see Philippe Du Plessis-Mornay on the cowardice of suicide.
     
  2. Jeri Tanner

    Jeri Tanner Moderator Staff Member

    The bare, bracing truth that God has called us to our place, and having done all, we’re to stand...
     
  3. Pergamum

    Pergamum Ordinary Guy (TM)

    Great quote.

    I have been thinking of the epidemic of suicide in the West, and then the over-the-top criticisms of John Chau who went to North Sentinel Island and was killed by the tribals there. While the press sympathizes with suicides and shows them great compassion, they were merciless to Chau. If a Christian is tired of life and counts it but little value, perhaps the way to go is to get training and head to Iraq or Pakistan or North Sentinel and at least go down in a worthy cause.
     
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  4. augustacarguy

    augustacarguy Puritan Board Freshman

    Have to say at first glance of the title of this thread I read it as a Jesse Duplantis. Lol[​IMG]


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