Frequent question: Is it disrespectful to put a Bible on the floor?

Though some who wish to disrespect or desecrate God’s word do so by burning it, there is nothing inherently wrong with burning the physical Bible so long as proper solemnity and respect are observed.

Is it OK to throw away a Bible?

However, there is no mandated church law on the proper procedure. While some may prefer to keep cherished copies of the Good Book for sentimental reasons, if a Bible is truly worn or damaged beyond use, it can be disposed of in whatever manner one’s conscience dictates.

Where should I keep my Bible?

If you close your Bible, put it back on the shelf, tuck it into a drawer, you’ll tend to overlook it. So leave your Bible out on the kitchen counter, on your night stand or coffee table. And leave it open. PRAYER: Holy Spirit, God and Lord, your word is life-giving.

Can you read the Bible anywhere?

If you want to read your Bible but you don’t want to carry a book with you everywhere, you can easily access it on any device connected to the Internet. There are many websites and options available for free so you can read wherever you are.

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Is it a sin to destroy a Bible?

Though some who wish to disrespect or desecrate God’s word do so by burning it, there is nothing inherently wrong with burning the physical Bible so long as proper solemnity and respect are observed.

Is it illegal to burn a Bible?

“So long as one does not violate generally applicable, content neutral health and safety laws, one may desecrate or destroy a Koran, Bible or a rosary,” said Richard W. Garnett, an associate professor at Notre Dame Law School. But experts also agreed that burning the Koran would be an offensive act.

How do you store leather Bibles?

House the box in cool, dry place away from humidity and direct sunlight. “The interior of a closet works well, the darker the better,” Barker said. However, make sure air circulates freely in the space.

Should I read the Bible in order?

Most people should not read the Bible in order. It is better to start with the books that give an effective overview of the main message of the Bible. This works best for most people because the books of the Bible are not all arranged in the actual order of events.

Who created God?

We ask, “If all things have a creator, then who created God?” Actually, only created things have a creator, so it’s improper to lump God with his creation. God has revealed himself to us in the Bible as having always existed. Atheists counter that there is no reason to assume the universe was created.

How should a beginner read the Bible?

Another order to read the Bible is to jump back and forth between the Old and New Testaments. For example, read Genesis, then Luke, go back to Exodus, then jump to Acts, etc… Another way is to read them simultaneously. For example, read a few chapters of Genesis and a few chapters of Luke each day.

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Where in the Bible does it say not to burn the body?

However, there is no scriptural prohibition of cremation in the New Testament. The Bible neither favors nor forbids the process of cremation. Nevertheless, many Christians believe that their bodies would be ineligible for resurrection if they are cremated.

How do you dispose of a broken crucifix?

I know of no graveyards for broken holy items. But a blessed crucifix or a blessed statue is not just an ordinary item: it is blessed. And blessed objects should be treated with reverence. If you cannot fix the item, or you have no use for it, you may discard the item by incineration, burial or pious disposal.

How do we know how old the Bible is?

Open up the book and look through the first few pages, paying special attention to the left-hand side of the book. Publishers usually list the printing date on the inside cover. Look at the title page to see if you can find a date.