Thursday, April 16, 2009

Good News April 16, 2009

Is Suicide an Unforgivable Sin?

Q: My sister struggled with severe depression most of her life and had to be hospitalized several times. Last year, she finally got so depressed that she took her own life. In spite of everything, she had a strong faith, but is suicide the unforgivable sin, as some people say? It's all been very painful to me. - Mrs. M.M.

A: The only sin God cannot forgive is the sin of rejecting the Holy Spirit's witness to Jesus Christ and His offer of forgiveness. Only when we reject God will He reject us. This alone is the unforgivable "blasphemy against the Spirit" of which Jesus spoke (Matthew 12:31).

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Thursday, April 16, 2009 Good News Now Story

Tiny Toads To Slow Traffic At Cape Cod National Seashore

"Piping plovers and sea turtles have halted traffic at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, lava flows and their gases have done the same at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and floods have shut down traffic at Olympic National Park andMount Rainier National Park.

At Cape Cod National Seashore, a tiny toad has the power to divert traffic."

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Shot of the Day for April 15, 2009

Monet on 14th Street
By Flickr Member Lynn Park