Why Russell Moore Believes Christians Who Commit Suicide Still Go to Heaven

Questions and opinions about suicide and depression peppered the media this year after several prominent celebrities took their lives. And when Pastor Andrew Stoecklein died Aug. 25 after attempting to take his own life in his church, many Christians began to ask, "Do people who commit suicide still go to heaven?"

Dr. Russell Moore tackles this question with grace and biblical truth.

"There are many people, when they ask that, it's because someone they loved has committed suicide," Moore says. "Because this person's last act on earth was a sin, does this mean they go to hell? And the simple answer is no."

Watch the video to find out why.

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