The Bible reveals that humans are unique creatures designed for much more than just survival. Humans are creative, emotional, and spiritual beings, separate from the animal kingdom. We are designed to have deep relationships with others and with our Creator.
Throughout our culture, there seems to be an identity crisis. People do not know who they are. Daily, we are bombarded with lies. “You are what you look like.” “You are what you buy.” “You’re just an animal with a conscience.” “You are whatever you choose to be.” “You are nothing.” No wonder people are confused.
Suicide is the third leading cause of death among 15–24 year-olds in America, A frightening number of adolescents consider self-inflicted death to be a permanent “solution” to their temporary troubles. Does not the same God who created us have the ability to help, guide, and comfort us?
Our ability to communicate and understand, feel emotions, and think rationally shows that we are created for a purpose—to have a relationship with God.
Throughout our culture there seems to be an identity crisis. People don't know who they are.
The only thing suicide offers in abundance is ultimate defeat, without a second chance at victory ever again.
A recent, lengthy article in U.S. News & World Report is representative of a flood of writings centered on a “secular” search for truth and meaning.