Some Christian leaders are giving counsel which leads the Christian public to accept the cremation of a corpse as a proper and convenient practice. If you are interested in a more careful approach to this subject, you are invited to read Pastor Kenneth F. Pierpont’s study of the history and general tenor of Scripture regarding cremation.
Is Cremation Christian?
“And Joseph said unto his brethren, I die; and God will surely visit you, and bring you out of this land unto the land which he swear to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob. And Joseph took an oath of the children of Israel saying, God will surely visit you, and ye shall carry up my bones from hence. So Joseph died, being a hundred and ten years old: and they embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt” (Genesis 50:24-26). [Read more...]