Posts Tagged ‘self-harm’
Is it a sin to flog yourself?
Question: Is it a sin to flog yourself? Answer: “So husbands ought to love their own wives as their own bodies; he who loves his wife loves himself. For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as the Lord does the church” (Ephesians 5:28-29). Paul’s advice to husbands is…Read More
I can’t stop harming myself
Question: Hello, I’ve been self-harming (cutting myself) since I was 11. I am now 17. That’s a long time and I still keep doing it. Nothing seems to stop me. My depression even got bad to the point that I’ve attempted suicide multiple times. I am now on medications for bipolar disorder and depression, but…Read More
Will God forgive me for cutting myself?
Question: Um, yes, hello. I have been having a problem for a very long time about cutting myself and hurting my body. I just wanted to ask if God will forgive me because I know that He put me there in the first place. What I am trying to say is can you give me…Read More
If someone catches me hurting myself, would God use that against me?
Question: What happens if I disobey Jesus right now? Like for example, if somebody catches me hurting myself would God use that against me? If somebody caught me hurting myself, would Jesus use that person to stick me under a suicide watch at a hospital? Answer: If you thought someone you loved was about to…Read More
One year without cutting
Question: As of tonight, it has been exactly one year since I promised God that I would stop cutting myself, and I’ve kept that promise. It feels so unreal, the fact that it’s been one whole year since that night. And for once in my life, I feel like I’ve actually managed to do something…Read More
I keep getting strong urges to cut myself. I know it is wrong, but am I lusting for what is wrong?
Question: I had read “I’m obsessing over my sinful thoughts. What can I do?” before, and it helped, but not completely. So I read it again last night, and still, it helped, but not completely. You see, I’m not just tempted to cut. When I get the urge to cut, I really want to. I…Read More