r/Christianity – I’ve been praying to God to let me die, but I guess he keeps saying no…
I believe I was put on this earth to help others find joy, stave off hopelessness, and make the world a better place. I am transgender. There’s no point in denying it any longer, and I can’t see any way forward that I can handle. Every breath I take feels like it should be my last.
Why does God let me live?
God has given us free will and the power of self-determination, allowing us to choose the life we live, even if that life is one of rejecting His love and living in sin. As long as God would let him live, he would walk in the light, in fellowship with Him, and bear witness to His saving grace.
Can you pray to go to heaven?
Do Christians believe that praying on behalf of the deceased can help them enter heaven? Not exactly. All Christians believe that only God can decide whether a person belongs in heaven or hell, and that no amount of intercession can persuade God to change His mind. However, post-mortem praying has other benefits.
What do you say to God before dying?
u201cThank you, God, for being with us right now; we admit that we don’t understand why things happen the way they do, or why illness enters our lives, but we do know that you walk every path of life with us, and please remind Joe that you are with him right now.
Why does God love us so much?
The answer is that God loves you because of who he is, not because of who you are or what you’ve done. When we doubt God’s love for us, it’s almost always because we’re focusing on ourselves u2014 our insecurities, shortcomings, sins, and insignificance.
Can I go to heaven with tattoos?
There is no scientific evidence that getting tattoos will prevent you from entering heaven; however, if you are convinced that getting tattoos will prevent you from entering heaven, it is always the best decision to avoid getting tattoos.
How many people can go to heaven?
Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that 144,000 faithful Christians will ascend to heaven to rule alongside Christ in God’s kingdom, based on their interpretation of scriptures such as Revelation 14:1-4.
Who will enter heaven?
Although Jesus states in Matthew 7:21-23 that “not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the kingdom of Heaven,” there are those who teach salvation by “faith alone,” implying that if one believes, one will be saved.
What is the last prayer before death?
The last rites, also known as the Commendation of the Dying in Christianity, are the final prayers and blessings given to a member of the faith, as soon as possible before death, to those who are awaiting execution, mortally injured, or terminally ill.
What are 5 physical signs of impending death?
Five Physical Signs You’re About to Die
- Increased Physical Weakness.
- Labored Breathing.
- Changes in Urination.
- Swelling to Feet, Ankles, and Hands.
- Swelling to Feet, Ankles, and Hands.
What should you not say to a dying person?
What not to say when a loved one is dying
- Don’t just focus on their illness.
- Don’t make assumptions.
- Don’t refer to them as “dying.”
- Don’t wait for them to ask.
Does God forgive all sins?
All sins shall be forgiven, except sins against the Holy Ghost; for Jesus will save all except the sons of perdition; he must first receive the Holy Ghost, have the heavens opened unto him, and know God, and then sin against him; there is no repentance for a man who has sinned against the Holy Ghost.
Why is God’s love unconditional?
First, we couldn’t fulfill any conditions of God’s love because we’re sinful (Romans 3:23), so God’s love is both conditional and unconditional, and He even fulfilled the conditions through God the Son’s obedient life and sacrificial death.
Does God love all?
Most Christians believe that the obvious answer to this question is, “Of course he does!” Indeed, many Christians believe that the very heart of the gospel is that God loves the entire world so much that he sent his Son to make salvation available to everyone.