Did God cause Saul to commit suicide?

Question: There are two accounts of Saul’s death in the Old Testament. Both say he committed suicide (I Samuel 31:4-5 and I Chronicles 10:14) but the latter one also says that: “the LORD killed Saul because …” Why the difference? Answer: “So Saul died for his unfaithfulness which he had committed against the LORD, because…

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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…

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Should my friend marry a girl who flirts with other men?

Question: Dear Minister, I really appreciate your website and the time you put in to answer all these questions. I have a friend who shared this dilemma with me. I wanted to get your opinion about it. My friend is in a long-distance relationship with this girl who is a praise and worship leader in…

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My life has no meaning, so why shouldn’t I take it?

Question: Hello Mr. Hamilton I am an 18-year-old male. I write to you because I am feeling extremely depressed and confused, almost suicidal, and have done for about a year or so. First of all, I would like to mention that I’m an atheist. I used to be a Christian, but even if I still…

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I have an incurable body odor issue. Why should I continue to live?

Question: My question straight forward and honest is would God send me to hell if I’m tired of living?  Let me explain.  For many years, I have been dealing with an incurable body odor issue, which causes me to smell of ammonia, regardless of how hygienic I am.  This is not a matter of hygiene. …

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My son just died of a drug overdose

Question: My son just died of an overdose and you judgmental hypocritical sheep wouldn’t know up from down. Answer: I’m sorry to hear of your grief. I’m a bit puzzled why you think someone literally on the opposite side of the world had something to do with this. I realize that you are just looking…

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I’m tired of living with this medical condition

Question: What’s the purpose of my life when I’m suffering from a socially isolating and debilitating medical condition? I kid you not, I’m so sick and tired of reading platitudes; I’m tired of begging, pleading, imploring God for help. What’s the point of living, if you can’t function as a whole person? What’s the point…

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