Is it murder to take a loved one off of life support?

Am I damned to hell if I took my mother off of life support? My Mom was on life support and other machines. I tried everything to keep her alive, but the Dr. Said she would not recover to a normal life. I was being blasted and harassed to pull the plug, and finally listened and let her go. She died 2 hrs later, peacefully. But my heart and soul are hurt bad. I don't think I made the right decision.

Clarify Share Report Asked October 08 2014 Pencil sketch 1445905554119 Charles Alvarez

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Philip medium Philip Davies
No you are not damned to hell for taking your mother off life support.

There is an important difference between killing someone and taking them off life support. In the first case death is being brought into the situation. In the second case death is already present and not brought in by you. The best medical advice told you that.

Although this is a traumatic event for you, the real trauma happened before she was taken off life support, and that was not due to you.

If you followed the best medical advice, you did the best you could for your mother. And that after all is what you wanted, the best for her. And God looks at the heart and sees that in you.


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Emilio 1992 Emo Tenorio Shomer
I humbly submit that we all in some way or another fall short of the glory daily, as a Christian be secure in the fact that Jesus will never leave or forsake you ever. Psalms 91

Simply stated He loves you without limits and the blood of Christ is more than enough to cover our sins and transgressions while on this stage called life. John 3:16
Decisions and actions done in love and mercy where the welfare of another is paramount, though most painful for us now will at a promised time become clear.

The lies of condemnation and confusion are deliveries from the pit of hell, don't accept them, stamp them that person moved, return to sender. Repent, shake it off, and do not linger continue walking out of this most sorrowful valley, as the human body was not designed to operate well here. Psalms 23:4; Psalms 91:15; 2 Corinthians 7:9

Consider Saul the persecutor of Christian believers some unto death (Steven) but after a road trip with Lord Jesus, Saul repented and became Paul and the rest is Biblical history. 2 Corinthians 4:7; Luke 9:23

More answers with help are cresting the ridge. Stay in prayer, and no solo missions friend.

In the Lord's freedom and loving mercies always..........................warrior on

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