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Christian Funeral or Memorial Service

This page offers Christian funeral resources including how to plan and organize a Christian funeral or memorial service, Christian funeral songs and music, and what the Bible says about funeral practices.

Organizing a Christian Funeral or Memorial Service
Planning and organizing a Christian funeral or Christian memorial service is never an easy thing to do. This practical and spiritual guide is...

Preplanning Your Christian Funeral or Memorial Service
Pre-planning your Christian funeral is one of the best ways to help your family during their difficult time of grief and loss. This guide is designed to offer well-defined steps for pre-planning your Christian funeral service.

What Does the Bible Say About Cremation?
Cremation vs. Burial: What does the Bible say? With the rising cost of funeral expenses today, many people are choosing cremation instead of burial. However, Christians often have concerns about cremation. They want to be sure the practice of cremation is biblical. This study offers a Christian perspective, presenting the arguments both in favor...

What Does the Bible Say About Death, Eternal Life and Heaven?
What happens when we die? What will heaven be like and what will we do there? Most Christians have spent some time wondering about death and the afterlife. This study will take a comprehensive look at what the Bible says about death, eternal life and heaven.

What Happens When a Christian Dies?
When a believer dies, we know from Scripture that eternal life begins. We don't have to worry or grieve without hope, for the best is yet to come.

Funeral & Sympathy Bible Verses
Allow God's powerful Word to offer solace and strength to your loved ones in their time of grief with these specially chosen sympathy and funeral Bible verses.

The Right Words to Say When Someone You Love Is Dying
Elaine Morse offers practical and spiritual advice to help you find the right words to say to a loved one who is dying.

Comforting Bible Verses
These comforting Bible verses contain some of the most inspiring words in Scripture. Take heart as you read these words of comfort from God.

Psalm 23 - 'The Lord is My Shepherd'
Psalm 23 is commonly recited at funerals and memorial services. Read and compare this dearly loved Bible passage in several different Bible translations. In almost every instance the reassuring words begin, "The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall not want."

Ecclesiastes 3 - 'A Time For Everything'
Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 is a treasured Bible passage, often used at funerals and memorial services. It begins, "To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven." The familiar lines form a comforting reminder of God's sovereignty.

Prayer for Comfort in Loss
Loss can come upon you suddenly and overwhelm you with grief. Giving yourself time and space to heal, and being real with the Lord about your pain can help. Consider these sure words of comfort from Scripture and pray the prayer below asking the Father to give you new hope and strength to go on.

Christian Funeral Songs
Music, being a large part of life, also plays a very important part in death. The music you select for the funeral service or memorial will often offer comfort to those attending the service for years to come. The strains of the music they heard as they said goodbye will bring back the memories of their loved ones' life and passing.

Christian Funeral Materials
Personalized Christian funeral programs, resources for memorial services, encouraging verses, hymns, poems, quotes and resources to help you express the life of the one you love.

Cremation vs Burial
Religious Tolerance offers this essay on cremation versus burial. What does the Bible say about cremation and burial? Is it wrong for Christians to be cremated? You decide.

Funeral Home Directory (US)
Find a funeral home with this comprehensive directory of all funeral homes and cemeteries in the United States (with over 37,000 listings). The site also offers a growing selection of funeral related articles.

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