1. Is it possible for a Christian to commit suicide?
*I want to give you some food for thought so you can answer people in a biblically mature way on this sensitive topic:
** ILLUSTRATION: If someone gets truly saved, and gets drunk/high, they are still saved even though they are sinning by doing this (I am not talking about LIVING in sin, but failing). It is very possible, especially if this person is prone to suicidal tendencies before, to have suicidal tendencies enhanced per alcohol and drug abuse.
What's my point? Just as someone might be much more prone to commit adultery in such a state of mind, or even murder someone...it is also possible that suicide could happen. Yes, even a true Christian could possibly find themselves doing something totally bizarre with just a few bad decisions, mixed with alcohol/drugs, mixed with bad news, and don't forget the devil's potential influence.
Any true believer that has been saved for any amount of time knows that they have failed God miserably after they were saved. Everyone fails differently, because different people have different sin tendencies. This is a helpful thought as we try to understand this difficult question.
2. Is suicide the blasphemy of the Holy Spirit, which is the only unforgivable sin?