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“What does the Bible say about cremation?”


The Bible does not give any specific teaching about cremation. There are occurrences in the Old Testament of people being burned to death (1 Kings 16:18; 2 Kings 21:6) and of human bones being burned (2 Kings 23:16-20), but these … Continue reading

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Is cremation okay for Christians?


During my ministry of almost 50 years I have officiated in many funerals.  Most of these were traditional with the burial of the deceased.  During recent years I have noticed more are opting for cremation rather than burial.  One motive … Continue reading

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