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8 Reasons to Choose Burial Over Cremation (5-8)

If you haven’t read reasons 1 through 4, please do so before reading 5 through 8!

Reason 5: Lack of burial was a common punishment in the Old Testament. 1,704 more words

Bible Commentary

A New Journey

This is my very first blog post! Hurray!

This blog will be for those who would like to keep up with the on goings of Legacy Chapel Funeral home in Madison Alabama, as well as articles, and information pertaining to the funeral industry.  560 more words


Last Journey

Mother and Daddy bump down the Interstate

in the trunk of a silver Toyota

speeding through Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Their ashes slept last night

in a star-smitten Memphis… 31 more words


Cremation vs. Burial

This past weekend I participated in a seminar called “Life and Death: Preparing for the Expected.”

I was asked to provide a biblical perspective on any topic related to death and dying. 38 more words

Bible Surprises

8 Reasons to Choose Burial Over Cremation (1-4)

I’ve been asked a few times whether Christians can practice cremation. Unfortunately, I previously responded, “There’s no verse forbidding cremation, so it falls in the area of Christian liberty.” 1,487 more words

Bible Commentary

Ngaben: the cremation ceremony in Bali

Ngaben is part of a complex ceremonial funerary process that begins long before—
sometimes even years before—the actual immolation takes place. It can be divided into a number of stages.  1,687 more words