Assisted Suicide

Definitions of assisted suicide

Noun

1

the suicide of a patient suffering from an incurable disease, effected by the taking of lethal drugs provided by a doctor for this purpose.

No physician engaged in euthanasia or medically assisted suicide should be responsible for diagnosing brain death.

Examples of Assisted Suicide

Several polls on euthanasia and assisted suicide have been conducted among physicians.

Assisted Suicide

Most Relevant Verses

1 Corinthians 6:19-20

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.

Exodus 20:13

"You shall not murder.

Ecclesiastes 7:17

Do not be excessively wicked and do not be a fool. Why should you die before your time?

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

And He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness " Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me. Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ's sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.

Psalm 34:17-20

The righteous cry, and the LORD hears And delivers them out of all their troubles. The LORD is near to the brokenhearted And saves those who are crushed in spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, But the LORD delivers him out of them all.read more.

Revelation 9:6

And in those days men will seek death and will not find it; they will long to die, and death flees from them.

Deuteronomy 30:19

"I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants,

Genesis 9:5-6

"Surely I will require your lifeblood; from every beast I will require it. And from every man, from every man's brother I will require the life of man. "Whoever sheds man's blood, By man his blood shall be shed, For in the image of God He made man.

Proverbs 10:27

The fear of the LORD prolongs life, But the years of the wicked will be shortened.

Ephesians 2:21-22

in whom the whole building, being fitted together, is growing into a holy temple in the Lord, in whom you also are being built together into a dwelling of God in the Spirit.

Psalm 25:18

Look upon my affliction and my trouble, And forgive all my sins.

Revelation 21:4

and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away."

Matthew 27:3-10 - The Suicide Of Judas Iscariot

3 Then when Judas, who had betrayed Him, saw that He had been condemned, he felt remorse and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, 4 saying, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood." But they said, "What is that to us? See to that yourself!"

5 And he threw the pieces of silver into the temple sanctuary and departed; and he went away and hanged himself.

6 The chief priests took the pieces of silver and said, "It is not lawful to put them into the temple treasury, since it is the price of blood." 7 And they conferred together and with the money bought the Potter's Field as a burial place for strangers. 8 For this reason that field has been called the Field of Blood to this day. 9 Then that which was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled: "AND THEY TOOK THE THIRTY PIECES OF SILVER, THE PRICE OF THE ONE WHOSE PRICE HAD BEEN SET by the sons of Israel; 10 AND THEY GAVE THEM FOR THE POTTER'S FIELD, AS THE LORD DIRECTED ME."

Matthew 24:45-51 - A Faithful Slave And An Unfaithful Slave

Matthew 25:31-46 - The Judgment Of The Sheep And The Goats

Matthew 26:6-13 - Jesus' Anointing At Bethany

Matthew 27:62-66 - The Tomb Is Sealed And Guarded

Matthew 28:16-20 - The Great Commission

Matthew 27:3-10 - The Suicide Of Judas Iscariot

Mark 1:21-28 - Driving Out An Unclean Spirit

Mark 2:1-12 - A Paralytic Healed

Mark 3:1-6 - A Man With A Withered Hand Healed

Mark 4:35-41 - Calming Of A Storm

Mark 5:1-20 - A Demon-Possessed Gerasene Healed Definitions of assisted suicide

Noun

1

the suicide of a patient suffering from an incurable disease, effected by the taking of lethal drugs provided by a doctor for this purpose.

No physician engaged in euthanasia or medically assisted suicide should be responsible for diagnosing brain death.

Examples of Assisted Suicide

Several polls on euthanasia and assisted suicide have been conducted among physicians.

Assisted Suicide

Most Relevant Verses

1 Corinthians 6:19-20

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.

Exodus 20:13

"You shall not murder.

Ecclesiastes 7:17

Do not be excessively wicked and do not be a fool. Why should you die before your time?

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

And He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness " Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me. Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ's sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.

Psalm 34:17-20

The righteous cry, and the LORD hears And delivers them out of all their troubles. The LORD is near to the brokenhearted And saves those who are crushed in spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, But the LORD delivers him out of them all.read more.

Revelation 9:6

And in those days men will seek death and will not find it; they will long to die, and death flees from them.

Deuteronomy 30:19

"I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants,

Genesis 9:5-6

"Surely I will require your lifeblood; from every beast I will require it. And from every man, from every man's brother I will require the life of man. "Whoever sheds man's blood, By man his blood shall be shed, For in the image of God He made man.

Proverbs 10:27

The fear of the LORD prolongs life, But the years of the wicked will be shortened.

Ephesians 2:21-22

in whom the whole building, being fitted together, is growing into a holy temple in the Lord, in whom you also are being built together into a dwelling of God in the Spirit.

Psalm 25:18

Look upon my affliction and my trouble, And forgive all my sins.

Revelation 21:4

and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away."

Matthew 27:3-10 - The Suicide Of Judas Iscariot

3 Then when Judas, who had betrayed Him, saw that He had been condemned, he felt remorse and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, 4 saying, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood." But they said, "What is that to us? See to that yourself!"

5 And he threw the pieces of silver into the temple sanctuary and departed; and he went away and hanged himself.

6 The chief priests took the pieces of silver and said, "It is not lawful to put them into the temple treasury, since it is the price of blood." 7 And they conferred together and with the money bought the Potter's Field as a burial place for strangers. 8 For this reason that field has been called the Field of Blood to this day. 9 Then that which was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled: "AND THEY TOOK THE THIRTY PIECES OF SILVER, THE PRICE OF THE ONE WHOSE PRICE HAD BEEN SET by the sons of Israel; 10 AND THEY GAVE THEM FOR THE POTTER'S FIELD, AS THE LORD DIRECTED ME."

Matthew 24:45-51 - A Faithful Slave And An Unfaithful Slave

Matthew 25:31-46 - The Judgment Of The Sheep And The Goats

Matthew 26:6-13 - Jesus' Anointing At Bethany

Matthew 27:62-66 - The Tomb Is Sealed And Guarded

Matthew 28:16-20 - The Great Commission

Matthew 27:3-10 - The Suicide Of Judas Iscariot

Mark 1:21-28 - Driving Out An Unclean Spirit

Mark 2:1-12 - A Paralytic Healed

Mark 3:1-6 - A Man With A Withered Hand Healed

Mark 4:35-41 - Calming Of A Storm

Mark 5:1-20 - A Demon-Possessed Gerasene Healed