1 Kings 19:4-28 and Romans 8:31-39
Again, I relied heavily on this indispensable book for historical information and insight: The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression by Andrew Solomon.
I used this profound short film by BuzzFeed during our teaching time — Suicide: The Ripple Effect.
Correction: I didn’t remember the details exactly about that viral video of a man saved from jumping off a bridge by a beer delivery man. Here is the clip from FoxNews with the accurate info. Watch here.
For a good understanding on where our denomination is on this issue, read our statement: Social Message on Suicide Prevention by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Another helpful article from Christianity Today: Is Suicide Unforgivable? by Lewis Smedes.