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\n<\/p><\/div>"}. DelBlogger says: October 30, 2017 at 3:56 pm. Generally, Christian churches have little in the way of actual rules when it comes to disposing of a Bible - the most major concerns are that the book is treated with respect and, if possible, used to serve God's greater good. It helps to go through the laws of boundaries and see what's being broken, in order to fix things. Many nations and communities around the world—like Nigeria and Ghana—have taught English in their schools for years, and one quarter of India’s 1.4 billion people speak and read English. Most importantly, if you would like to receive inventory updates, and special SALE offers including discounts and bonus gifts available only to our Email Newsletter subscribers, you should sign up to receive our Email Newsletter today. So glad I found your site!. But even if it is—even if pages are falling out and half of Revelation is missing—it is still more of the word of God than most people in the world will ever hold in their hands. Below are just a few ideas for who you may want to donate your Bible to: Churches, who may in turn donate the book to the needy. You have to become aware of old family patterns that continue into today. That is simply a consequence of the fact that so many Bibles were printed as well as the fact that many were treated as important family heirlooms and have therefore survived the ravages of time. What could be more respectful of the word of God than to share it with someone who desperately needs it? What is the most respectful way to off-load an old or extra bible? The Bible does record, for example, that “Lamech took two wives” (Genesis 4:19). References But it’s a good question. We begin by treating the old dry (even powdery) leather with our own formula leather preserver that we have used for over thirty years. Here’s one I recommend: reading through the Bible aloud with your family. Yes we are! When she heard it, she broke down and wept and wept and then gave her life to JESUS and was a brand new soul and mother. You can understand their feelings. Truly old Bibles in Latin and German start around $750. You could always pray over them and give them to a resale store. Isn’t placing this much importance on the physical copy of a Bible worshiping it as an idol? I have a couple of questions. In this way children are able to see that is not just a formal time where we sit down for a few minutes with the Bible and then … I have a twist on this subject. They are chock full of written births, deaths, marriages, etc. But we’ve practiced daily Bible reading, whether we are able to do it creatively or not. I have decided to keep it around until, "I have a Bible that is disintegrating and wanted to know as a Christian how to dispose of it with respect. Check its catalog online at www.familysearch.org. Reply. Some years ago, I inherited 3 old family bibles. If the Bible is in reasonable condition, consider donating it to a person or to a charity that will use it. Some of the most stunning Bibles we receive are old Bibles and decorative antique Family Bibles. Not only will it be beautiful again, but it will be sturdy and usable. The Lord is faithful and just to forgive you. When I tried to post itvI kept getting a response saying that I had duplicated the post in which hadn’t. A four-century-old English Family Bible makes the ideal family heirloom. The links include concise lessons and links to Family Bible … Whereas, other families or believers consider it is blasphemous to write anything in the Bible other than highlighting important verses or words. Before you throw away an old Bible, prayerfully consider giving it to someone or donating it to a local church or ministry. Another similar Bible-distributing charity. Thank you!!!! For details on what we can and cannot use, see our Needed Materials page – https://lovepackages.org/needed-materials/. These have gorgeous, elaborate and ornate original leather covers and spines. The first step is identifying these rules of the family and turn from them. My name is on the outside. Ephesians 6:1-3 ESV / 41 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Are you excepting old useable Bibles? This article has been viewed 213,278 times. Please let me know. If you do not know of any, you may want to find a local free-cycle group and post it there for someone to pick up from you. Libraries, who may offer the book for checking out or sell it in a fundraiser. We have a Bible from the family of an acquaintance. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. Because nothing else rivals its ability to define life and add the crowning embellishments to a new relationship with God, at CYF our Bibles have been carefully selected to complement your life no matter where you are. They are dated 1823, 1831 and 1889. I have two bibles in pretty good shape. Will God forgive me? Still want it? Some are missing genealogy pages. Unfortunately, we don’t have much use for tapes of any kind anymore. For example, a search for New Jersey Bible records brings up these 33 hits. As you read this, there are countless people all over the world who are praying for a bible of their own, because prayer is the only way they’ll ever get one. ", http://everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=1702228, consider supporting our work with a contribution to wikiHow. I live in Ontario, Canada. Steve and Rebecca Wilke, and we wrote, “After decades of working with couples, we can confidently report to you that marital satisfaction is directly linked to spiritual intimacy, both with the Lord and with each other. Javascript is disabled in your web browser. Reply. To show your respect, you may want to recite a prayer (or prayers) that hold(s) special meaning for you as you dispose of your Bible, though this is by no means required. Discover why we should appreciate family and how to resolve kindred problems with this collection of Bible verses about family. I need your address as I live in Pennsylvania. Genesis 2:24 It is not true that the Bible teaches multiple views of marriage, and therefore the Bible’s clarity is diminished on this question. No. I think, "The Bible and the American flag support faith in God, love of God, country and freedom. With your prayerfully support, we have been able to help Pastors and missionaries with bibles and other books and the works of evangelism were expanded and the glorious message of Gods saving power had reached many regions of this part of the world, but still there are millions souls around us who have never heard the gospel of Jesus Christ and His saving power. The owner continuously adds records transcribed from old Family Bibles. The church, the universal body of believers, is called the family of God.When we receive God's Spirit at salvation, we are adopted into his family. You can mail them or drop them off at either of our locations—in Illinois or Alabama: 60D South Mountain Dr – Decatur, AL  35603. Illinois address is 220 Union St, Butler, IL 62015. This article received 15 testimonials and 87% of readers who voted found it helpful, earning it our reader-approved status. We’ve seen God do amazing things to get material into the right hands. ANCESTORS AT REST. Please enable it, Steve Schmidt teaching on “How to Rule Over Your Mind”, https://lovepackages.org/needed-materials/, https://www.canadapost.ca/cpotools/apps/cdc?execution=e1s1. At Craft Bookbinding, we can make your old Family Bible look like you have kept it in good condition over the years. The pages are usually torn or damaged. M-, I read your options but wish you to see if possible to have this mission in Pakistan, Do you still have location in Marietta Ga? wikiHow marks an article as reader-approved once it receives enough positive feedback. Did your mother show intentions to have it buried with her? 7. Now I'm not limited to one choice, and perhaps will, "The article caused me to reflect on how precious this Bible truly is to me. Also check the National Archives www.nara. Due to the passage of time, these Bibles … It sometimes feels almost rude or discourteous to donate a very damaged bible, but if you could ask our brothers and sisters in Africa and Asia whether they would prefer 95% of a bible or no bible at all … they would kiss your hands for giving them 95% of a bible. I would not suggest burying it because the bugs will probably survive the burial. The amazing thing is the Bibles that Martin took was at the right time to save this mother of four. Churches, who may in turn donate the book to the needy. We are always careful to preserve any personal notes, even on the pastedown end pages. How do I change their policy? ” Mario n says: October 30, 2017 at 8:09 am. By using our site, you agree to our. Do not cast me off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength is spent. Martin has returned from distributing Bibles to pastors who in turn gave to their evangelism pastors, who then went to bless hospitals, prisons, and schools. I recently inherited a family Bible that is over 150 years old. Keep old family Bibles out of direct sunlight, which can cause paper and bindings to yellow and fade, becoming brittle in time. I worked on a book with Drs. respectfully burning is almost like returning God's word in the air, hoping it reaches the senses of someone who needs to hear as well as smell the smoke. Be inspired with daily articles featuring marriage help, parenting advice, movie reviews and more! Bible reading is one aspect of spiritual intimacy that can have an amazing impact on a couple’s sense of togetherness. As above, while cremating your Bible, you may want to consider saying a prayer, reflecting in silence, and so on. This option is a good choice when the Bible has sentimental significance but is either too costly or too difficult to repair. Please email me. So that is how I will be getting rid it . On our website, click on contact us and you can see a map of our collectors. W e welcome your requests for any Bibles that are more than 200 years old, so let us know if you don’t see what you want. We have two locations. "If you only do the things you've always done, all you'll ever have is what you've got." Because of its holy status, many observant Christians (and even non-believers) are hesitant to dispose of it in the same way they might dispose of everyday waste. That person can keep his bible. ", be able to start and complete the entire study with the study style that works best for me. I will bury it in its own box. We do not, but we send lots of bibles with random, imprinted names to the mission field! Thanks for asking, Ed! If you want to learn how to show respect the Bible while you're getting rid of it, keep reading! However, because restoration fees can be somewhat pricey, they may not make sense for ordinary Bibles. Alabama is 60 South Mountain Dr, Decatur, AL 35603. This rot is due to various causes, but the most common cause is poor tannage. We have all the resources you need to run a bible drive with your local church or ministry! Yay! One outstanding testimony was of a young lady named Sera who wanted to burn herself up because she lost her mother and father who passed away in a motor car accident 3 months ago.

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\n<\/p><\/div>"}. DelBlogger says: October 30, 2017 at 3:56 pm. Generally, Christian churches have little in the way of actual rules when it comes to disposing of a Bible - the most major concerns are that the book is treated with respect and, if possible, used to serve God's greater good. It helps to go through the laws of boundaries and see what's being broken, in order to fix things. Many nations and communities around the world—like Nigeria and Ghana—have taught English in their schools for years, and one quarter of India’s 1.4 billion people speak and read English. Most importantly, if you would like to receive inventory updates, and special SALE offers including discounts and bonus gifts available only to our Email Newsletter subscribers, you should sign up to receive our Email Newsletter today. So glad I found your site!. But even if it is—even if pages are falling out and half of Revelation is missing—it is still more of the word of God than most people in the world will ever hold in their hands. Below are just a few ideas for who you may want to donate your Bible to: Churches, who may in turn donate the book to the needy. You have to become aware of old family patterns that continue into today. That is simply a consequence of the fact that so many Bibles were printed as well as the fact that many were treated as important family heirlooms and have therefore survived the ravages of time. What could be more respectful of the word of God than to share it with someone who desperately needs it? What is the most respectful way to off-load an old or extra bible? The Bible does record, for example, that “Lamech took two wives” (Genesis 4:19). References But it’s a good question. We begin by treating the old dry (even powdery) leather with our own formula leather preserver that we have used for over thirty years. Here’s one I recommend: reading through the Bible aloud with your family. Yes we are! When she heard it, she broke down and wept and wept and then gave her life to JESUS and was a brand new soul and mother. You can understand their feelings. Truly old Bibles in Latin and German start around $750. You could always pray over them and give them to a resale store. Isn’t placing this much importance on the physical copy of a Bible worshiping it as an idol? I have a couple of questions. In this way children are able to see that is not just a formal time where we sit down for a few minutes with the Bible and then … I have a twist on this subject. They are chock full of written births, deaths, marriages, etc. But we’ve practiced daily Bible reading, whether we are able to do it creatively or not. I have decided to keep it around until, "I have a Bible that is disintegrating and wanted to know as a Christian how to dispose of it with respect. Check its catalog online at www.familysearch.org. Reply. Some years ago, I inherited 3 old family bibles. If the Bible is in reasonable condition, consider donating it to a person or to a charity that will use it. Some of the most stunning Bibles we receive are old Bibles and decorative antique Family Bibles. Not only will it be beautiful again, but it will be sturdy and usable. The Lord is faithful and just to forgive you. When I tried to post itvI kept getting a response saying that I had duplicated the post in which hadn’t. A four-century-old English Family Bible makes the ideal family heirloom. The links include concise lessons and links to Family Bible … Whereas, other families or believers consider it is blasphemous to write anything in the Bible other than highlighting important verses or words. Before you throw away an old Bible, prayerfully consider giving it to someone or donating it to a local church or ministry. Another similar Bible-distributing charity. Thank you!!!! For details on what we can and cannot use, see our Needed Materials page – https://lovepackages.org/needed-materials/. These have gorgeous, elaborate and ornate original leather covers and spines. The first step is identifying these rules of the family and turn from them. My name is on the outside. Ephesians 6:1-3 ESV / 41 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Are you excepting old useable Bibles? This article has been viewed 213,278 times. Please let me know. If you do not know of any, you may want to find a local free-cycle group and post it there for someone to pick up from you. Libraries, who may offer the book for checking out or sell it in a fundraiser. We have a Bible from the family of an acquaintance. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. Because nothing else rivals its ability to define life and add the crowning embellishments to a new relationship with God, at CYF our Bibles have been carefully selected to complement your life no matter where you are. They are dated 1823, 1831 and 1889. I have two bibles in pretty good shape. Will God forgive me? Still want it? Some are missing genealogy pages. Unfortunately, we don’t have much use for tapes of any kind anymore. For example, a search for New Jersey Bible records brings up these 33 hits. As you read this, there are countless people all over the world who are praying for a bible of their own, because prayer is the only way they’ll ever get one. ", http://everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=1702228, consider supporting our work with a contribution to wikiHow. I live in Ontario, Canada. Steve and Rebecca Wilke, and we wrote, “After decades of working with couples, we can confidently report to you that marital satisfaction is directly linked to spiritual intimacy, both with the Lord and with each other. Javascript is disabled in your web browser. Reply. To show your respect, you may want to recite a prayer (or prayers) that hold(s) special meaning for you as you dispose of your Bible, though this is by no means required. Discover why we should appreciate family and how to resolve kindred problems with this collection of Bible verses about family. I need your address as I live in Pennsylvania. Genesis 2:24 It is not true that the Bible teaches multiple views of marriage, and therefore the Bible’s clarity is diminished on this question. No. I think, "The Bible and the American flag support faith in God, love of God, country and freedom. With your prayerfully support, we have been able to help Pastors and missionaries with bibles and other books and the works of evangelism were expanded and the glorious message of Gods saving power had reached many regions of this part of the world, but still there are millions souls around us who have never heard the gospel of Jesus Christ and His saving power. The owner continuously adds records transcribed from old Family Bibles. The church, the universal body of believers, is called the family of God.When we receive God's Spirit at salvation, we are adopted into his family. You can mail them or drop them off at either of our locations—in Illinois or Alabama: 60D South Mountain Dr – Decatur, AL  35603. Illinois address is 220 Union St, Butler, IL 62015. This article received 15 testimonials and 87% of readers who voted found it helpful, earning it our reader-approved status. We’ve seen God do amazing things to get material into the right hands. ANCESTORS AT REST. Please enable it, Steve Schmidt teaching on “How to Rule Over Your Mind”, https://lovepackages.org/needed-materials/, https://www.canadapost.ca/cpotools/apps/cdc?execution=e1s1. At Craft Bookbinding, we can make your old Family Bible look like you have kept it in good condition over the years. The pages are usually torn or damaged. M-, I read your options but wish you to see if possible to have this mission in Pakistan, Do you still have location in Marietta Ga? wikiHow marks an article as reader-approved once it receives enough positive feedback. Did your mother show intentions to have it buried with her? 7. Now I'm not limited to one choice, and perhaps will, "The article caused me to reflect on how precious this Bible truly is to me. Also check the National Archives www.nara. Due to the passage of time, these Bibles … It sometimes feels almost rude or discourteous to donate a very damaged bible, but if you could ask our brothers and sisters in Africa and Asia whether they would prefer 95% of a bible or no bible at all … they would kiss your hands for giving them 95% of a bible. I would not suggest burying it because the bugs will probably survive the burial. The amazing thing is the Bibles that Martin took was at the right time to save this mother of four. Churches, who may in turn donate the book to the needy. We are always careful to preserve any personal notes, even on the pastedown end pages. How do I change their policy? ” Mario n says: October 30, 2017 at 8:09 am. By using our site, you agree to our. Do not cast me off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength is spent. Martin has returned from distributing Bibles to pastors who in turn gave to their evangelism pastors, who then went to bless hospitals, prisons, and schools. I recently inherited a family Bible that is over 150 years old. Keep old family Bibles out of direct sunlight, which can cause paper and bindings to yellow and fade, becoming brittle in time. I worked on a book with Drs. respectfully burning is almost like returning God's word in the air, hoping it reaches the senses of someone who needs to hear as well as smell the smoke. Be inspired with daily articles featuring marriage help, parenting advice, movie reviews and more! Bible reading is one aspect of spiritual intimacy that can have an amazing impact on a couple’s sense of togetherness. As above, while cremating your Bible, you may want to consider saying a prayer, reflecting in silence, and so on. This option is a good choice when the Bible has sentimental significance but is either too costly or too difficult to repair. Please email me. So that is how I will be getting rid it . On our website, click on contact us and you can see a map of our collectors. W e welcome your requests for any Bibles that are more than 200 years old, so let us know if you don’t see what you want. We have two locations. "If you only do the things you've always done, all you'll ever have is what you've got." Because of its holy status, many observant Christians (and even non-believers) are hesitant to dispose of it in the same way they might dispose of everyday waste. That person can keep his bible. ", be able to start and complete the entire study with the study style that works best for me. I will bury it in its own box. We do not, but we send lots of bibles with random, imprinted names to the mission field! Thanks for asking, Ed! If you want to learn how to show respect the Bible while you're getting rid of it, keep reading! However, because restoration fees can be somewhat pricey, they may not make sense for ordinary Bibles. Alabama is 60 South Mountain Dr, Decatur, AL 35603. This rot is due to various causes, but the most common cause is poor tannage. We have all the resources you need to run a bible drive with your local church or ministry! Yay! One outstanding testimony was of a young lady named Sera who wanted to burn herself up because she lost her mother and father who passed away in a motor car accident 3 months ago.

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If you no longer want the Bible, why not give it away to someone who does, or perhaps a church or other religious organization? I have an old bible of my aunt’s. Why would one need to dispose of a Bible? Be creative with sharing God's Word with your family. ", wanted to dispose the Bibles in a respectable way. If you need to dispose of a Bible, consider donating it to a person or a charity who could use it, like a church or a Christian homeless shelter. We are now downsizing, the tapes are undoubtedly brittle, but is seems unseemly to toss it in the trash. There is no one, ultimately “correct,” way to dispose of an old bible. I chose to burn them while saying a prayer. Here’s an overview of what we did, the benefits we got from it, and how you can do it too. Or until you inherit a small library and find an old family bible on a shelf. Store Bibles for safekeeping by slipping the books into a resealable plastic bag and adding 2 to 3 small pouches of dessicant (silica gel), which absorbs moisture. Family Bible study can take place at mealtime, on-the-go time, bedtime, and even playtime! So the answer to, “How should I dispose of an old bible?” or, “What should I do with an extra bible?” is really whatever you deem most respectful. Before disposing of your Bible, take a moment to thumb through it, checking for notes or family history. Would you accept it? If it still bothers you to donate a torn up bible, we invite you to buy a few new ones and send them with your old one. You may not be able to change the policy, but you can discuss it with the diocese. If the Bible contains information on several generations of a family, it may be useful for genealogical research or valuable to the family mentioned in its genealogical pages. There are some common circumstances, questions, and objections that arise when we talk about donating old, worn bibles. So really, it doesn’t hurt to send us your old bible, no matter how damaged, and let us decide if it can be used. I don't have the heart to re-cycle or bury. For centuries, some families have written family trees, family names and signatures in Bibles. I am interested in donating a couple older bibles. Like if someone practiced hoodoo with their Bible a couple of times and then rededicated themselves to God, what should they with the Bible? 17 thoughts on “ How Do You Dispose of Old Family Bibles? Is there any way they can be used? Whether you are struggling through morning chores together, trying to cook dinner, struggling with discipline, or dealing with a difficult family member, the Bible offers encouragement and inspiration for how we should respond and treat our family. The Gideons (Gideons International), who are a Christian group dedicated to distributing the Bible worldwide free of charge. Not that we’re aware of. We use cookies to make wikiHow great. In 1995 I was given a cassette tape collection of the OT and NT. -- some dating to 1779. No reason He can’t do it here too! For the family Bibles that pre-date the gaudy Victorian era, we offer complete rebinding in calf or goatskin with an antiqued finish to replicate what your Bible should have looked like with years of careful use. The Holy Bible is a very sacred book to millions of people and they may be offended by any method you choose to dispose of it. These types of services are a great choice for when your Bible carries some sort of sentimental significance. We are THE SOURCE for ancient Bibles. See more ideas about oldest bible, crafts, book crafts. molaplume says: When no one’s excited about Bible time — we read the Bible anyway. Throwing it away just won't happen, but leaving it on a shelf to get dusty seems wrong too. It is God's Word and as such it is holy, so you might be better off buying an autograph book instead. "It is like disposing of a letter from a lost loved one. It’s not something you really think about until you find yourself with an old, worn bible in one hand and a shiny new one in the other. Therefore, I support the, "The Bible is sacred to me l believe in the word of God .I found the part about keeping the bible in its own, "I lived in my house 34 years and am moving to a much smaller place. Your children can gain a deeper appreciation for the Bible by holding one of the earliest English printings in their hands. You could give it to their family if they want it, or you could donate it to a local church. Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 213,278 times. Please help us continue to provide you with our trusted how-to guides and videos for free by whitelisting wikiHow on your ad blocker. Good morning and thanks for this nice article. They may have done it because they wanted them to take it and not because of you. My family buried my Daddy's Bible with my Mother because they did not want me to have it. If so, what address to I send it to? I have an 1892 Bible, what should I do with it? The big ones You can fill out customs forms online in advance – https://www.canadapost.ca/cpotools/apps/cdc?execution=e1s1. This article has been viewed 213,278 times. Thank you for all you do. She does have a few family members listed with birthdays, marriages. When we don’t feel prepared for family Bible time, we read the Bible anyway. If you have a pre-paid funeral plan, make sure the funeral director knows of your wishes to have the Bible buried or cremated with you. ", separate space either wrapped up or in its own box very comforting. Many Christians believe that it is the contents of the Bible that makes it sacred, not the paper and ink, and therefore the Bible can be disposed of like any other book. I have a couple of older “family “ bibles. ", "It helped me to know what I can dispose of from a Bible.". However, for many, "throwing out" the Bible in the same way as they might throw out ordinary paper trash can feel wrong, regardless of the intent of the act. To create this article, 28 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. She had never heard of it in her entire life. I appreciated the advice you gave to do this. In this case, follow the advice in the rest of this article only after receiving confirmation from a qualified member of your church. Christian homeless shelters, many of which offer prayer groups and bible study classes. When God created humans, he designed us to live in families. Are you still accepting old worn out falling apart bibles? Last Updated: September 10, 2020 Thank you for stopping by, glad you enjoyed it. Some Christians like to offer old Bibles free of charge at their own yard sales. No one has claimed knowing the owners, therefore, we, "To be given four choices for studying my Bible was very useful. If none of these options sound appropriate, ask a member of the clergy for advice. Oversized, leatherbound, aesthetically intimidating, and gorgeous: family Bibles have long served double duty as a family’s Bible and as a warehouse of a family’s history. It is falling apart and I want to do as much as I can to preserve it so it doesn't get in any worse condition. Or until you inherit a small library and find an old family bible on a shelf. If you’re getting rid of the Bible just because it’s worn out, consider having it restored through a professional book repair service, or just put it away to be passed down as a family heirloom. For example, some charities will send Bibles to countries where people are persecuted for reading the Bible. Reason I browsed how. You can also drop-off bible (and other Christian literature) donations at any of our partner locations near you: While you’re at it, you might consider collecting a few more things to bring with you. Do you have a way to remove imprinted names on leather bible covers? Answer: The concept of family is extremely important in the Bible, both in a physical sense and in a theological sense. The Bible reveals that family relationships are important to God. There is Not a Single, Proper Method for Disposing of Old Bibles. One was my grandmother’s who wrote in it a lot. Because they were designed to withstand the abuse of generations, they were a natural place to keep important documents and record genealogical data like births, deaths and marriages. Let me know. Just want to make sure before I spend the money on postage. Send it to us. (It is not “bad luck” to recycle an old, worn out bible.). If you decide to use the first option, you will need to look up how long it takes for the bedbugs to die to be sure. Some people feel that a Bible should be discarded with the same honor as the national flag. We tried it, and it worked so well for us that we’re going to do it every year. Join Our Free Penpals and Take The Bible History Quiz ---bethie on 9/11/06 Question: "What does the Bible say about family?" Early Bibles in … With notable exceptions, most Bibles printed after 1800 in America and after 1700 in Europe are actually not worth very much money. This allows someone else to experience the word of God who may otherwise not have had the opportunity. If you don’t know want it, what do I do with it? I'd say the following are the best options, in order of attractiveness: Sell the books as antiques, either to a genealogical society, antique dealer or collector Donate the books to a museum or genealogical society, after having had them appraised, then (if possible) write the donation off come tax season However, Gutenberg’s Bible, the first printed edition of the Good Book, appeared about 550 years ago. Thank you. Repent, and if you truly mean what you say in your repentance prayer, He will forgive you. wikiHow is where trusted research and expert knowledge come together. Thrift stores, who can offer the book for relatively cheap to someone who may need it. What can I do if I have burnt a Bible disrespectfully during a time when I was anti-Christian? Can I autograph a Bible like it’s a book, so as to collect autographs? Why I chose to do this was simple. First, “badly damaged” to most westerners is not “badly damaged” to people who routinely have to bury their Christian literature in the ground to prevent its being discovered by authorities. That last answer I see is from 2019. On the pages between the Old and New Testaments, old Bibles often contain hand written records or births and deaths. I’m staying in FL right now. How can I get rid of a Bible that smells like cigarette smoke? There are several ways to get your old bibles to us. The Family History Library in Salt Lake City has many family Bible records on microfilm. If you want to learn how to show respect the Bible while you're getting rid of it, keep reading! The priest said he called the diocese and they told him to bury them with next person in the family. They ministered to her and read the Story of Job. % of people told us that this article helped them. wikiHow is a “wiki,” similar to Wikipedia, which means that many of our articles are co-written by multiple authors. Consumed by fire with proper respect. Despite the fact that the old leather is deteriorating and literally disintegrating in your hands, The ornate decoration and the fact that is part and parcel of you treasured Bible, it should be saved. It was like the gates of hell pounced on her. Thanks. Hi, I am just wondering what people do with old Bibles. I would like to make a donation. A ncestor Hunt: Bible Data Extracted from Old Family Bibles Search the Family History Library catalog for the state of interest to see what is available under the subject Bible Records. {"smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/a\/a8\/Dispose-of-a-Bible-Step-1-Version-3.jpg\/v4-460px-Dispose-of-a-Bible-Step-1-Version-3.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/a\/a8\/Dispose-of-a-Bible-Step-1-Version-3.jpg\/aid1961864-v4-728px-Dispose-of-a-Bible-Step-1-Version-3.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":"728","bigHeight":"546","licensing":"

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\n<\/p><\/div>"}. DelBlogger says: October 30, 2017 at 3:56 pm. Generally, Christian churches have little in the way of actual rules when it comes to disposing of a Bible - the most major concerns are that the book is treated with respect and, if possible, used to serve God's greater good. It helps to go through the laws of boundaries and see what's being broken, in order to fix things. Many nations and communities around the world—like Nigeria and Ghana—have taught English in their schools for years, and one quarter of India’s 1.4 billion people speak and read English. Most importantly, if you would like to receive inventory updates, and special SALE offers including discounts and bonus gifts available only to our Email Newsletter subscribers, you should sign up to receive our Email Newsletter today. So glad I found your site!. But even if it is—even if pages are falling out and half of Revelation is missing—it is still more of the word of God than most people in the world will ever hold in their hands. Below are just a few ideas for who you may want to donate your Bible to: Churches, who may in turn donate the book to the needy. You have to become aware of old family patterns that continue into today. That is simply a consequence of the fact that so many Bibles were printed as well as the fact that many were treated as important family heirlooms and have therefore survived the ravages of time. What could be more respectful of the word of God than to share it with someone who desperately needs it? What is the most respectful way to off-load an old or extra bible? The Bible does record, for example, that “Lamech took two wives” (Genesis 4:19). References But it’s a good question. We begin by treating the old dry (even powdery) leather with our own formula leather preserver that we have used for over thirty years. Here’s one I recommend: reading through the Bible aloud with your family. Yes we are! When she heard it, she broke down and wept and wept and then gave her life to JESUS and was a brand new soul and mother. You can understand their feelings. Truly old Bibles in Latin and German start around $750. You could always pray over them and give them to a resale store. Isn’t placing this much importance on the physical copy of a Bible worshiping it as an idol? I have a couple of questions. In this way children are able to see that is not just a formal time where we sit down for a few minutes with the Bible and then … I have a twist on this subject. They are chock full of written births, deaths, marriages, etc. But we’ve practiced daily Bible reading, whether we are able to do it creatively or not. I have decided to keep it around until, "I have a Bible that is disintegrating and wanted to know as a Christian how to dispose of it with respect. Check its catalog online at www.familysearch.org. Reply. Some years ago, I inherited 3 old family bibles. If the Bible is in reasonable condition, consider donating it to a person or to a charity that will use it. Some of the most stunning Bibles we receive are old Bibles and decorative antique Family Bibles. Not only will it be beautiful again, but it will be sturdy and usable. The Lord is faithful and just to forgive you. When I tried to post itvI kept getting a response saying that I had duplicated the post in which hadn’t. A four-century-old English Family Bible makes the ideal family heirloom. The links include concise lessons and links to Family Bible … Whereas, other families or believers consider it is blasphemous to write anything in the Bible other than highlighting important verses or words. Before you throw away an old Bible, prayerfully consider giving it to someone or donating it to a local church or ministry. Another similar Bible-distributing charity. Thank you!!!! For details on what we can and cannot use, see our Needed Materials page – https://lovepackages.org/needed-materials/. These have gorgeous, elaborate and ornate original leather covers and spines. The first step is identifying these rules of the family and turn from them. My name is on the outside. Ephesians 6:1-3 ESV / 41 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Are you excepting old useable Bibles? This article has been viewed 213,278 times. Please let me know. If you do not know of any, you may want to find a local free-cycle group and post it there for someone to pick up from you. Libraries, who may offer the book for checking out or sell it in a fundraiser. We have a Bible from the family of an acquaintance. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. Because nothing else rivals its ability to define life and add the crowning embellishments to a new relationship with God, at CYF our Bibles have been carefully selected to complement your life no matter where you are. They are dated 1823, 1831 and 1889. I have two bibles in pretty good shape. Will God forgive me? Still want it? Some are missing genealogy pages. Unfortunately, we don’t have much use for tapes of any kind anymore. For example, a search for New Jersey Bible records brings up these 33 hits. As you read this, there are countless people all over the world who are praying for a bible of their own, because prayer is the only way they’ll ever get one. ", http://everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=1702228, consider supporting our work with a contribution to wikiHow. I live in Ontario, Canada. Steve and Rebecca Wilke, and we wrote, “After decades of working with couples, we can confidently report to you that marital satisfaction is directly linked to spiritual intimacy, both with the Lord and with each other. Javascript is disabled in your web browser. Reply. To show your respect, you may want to recite a prayer (or prayers) that hold(s) special meaning for you as you dispose of your Bible, though this is by no means required. Discover why we should appreciate family and how to resolve kindred problems with this collection of Bible verses about family. I need your address as I live in Pennsylvania. Genesis 2:24 It is not true that the Bible teaches multiple views of marriage, and therefore the Bible’s clarity is diminished on this question. No. I think, "The Bible and the American flag support faith in God, love of God, country and freedom. With your prayerfully support, we have been able to help Pastors and missionaries with bibles and other books and the works of evangelism were expanded and the glorious message of Gods saving power had reached many regions of this part of the world, but still there are millions souls around us who have never heard the gospel of Jesus Christ and His saving power. The owner continuously adds records transcribed from old Family Bibles. The church, the universal body of believers, is called the family of God.When we receive God's Spirit at salvation, we are adopted into his family. You can mail them or drop them off at either of our locations—in Illinois or Alabama: 60D South Mountain Dr – Decatur, AL  35603. Illinois address is 220 Union St, Butler, IL 62015. This article received 15 testimonials and 87% of readers who voted found it helpful, earning it our reader-approved status. We’ve seen God do amazing things to get material into the right hands. ANCESTORS AT REST. Please enable it, Steve Schmidt teaching on “How to Rule Over Your Mind”, https://lovepackages.org/needed-materials/, https://www.canadapost.ca/cpotools/apps/cdc?execution=e1s1. At Craft Bookbinding, we can make your old Family Bible look like you have kept it in good condition over the years. The pages are usually torn or damaged. M-, I read your options but wish you to see if possible to have this mission in Pakistan, Do you still have location in Marietta Ga? wikiHow marks an article as reader-approved once it receives enough positive feedback. Did your mother show intentions to have it buried with her? 7. Now I'm not limited to one choice, and perhaps will, "The article caused me to reflect on how precious this Bible truly is to me. Also check the National Archives www.nara. Due to the passage of time, these Bibles … It sometimes feels almost rude or discourteous to donate a very damaged bible, but if you could ask our brothers and sisters in Africa and Asia whether they would prefer 95% of a bible or no bible at all … they would kiss your hands for giving them 95% of a bible. I would not suggest burying it because the bugs will probably survive the burial. The amazing thing is the Bibles that Martin took was at the right time to save this mother of four. Churches, who may in turn donate the book to the needy. We are always careful to preserve any personal notes, even on the pastedown end pages. How do I change their policy? ” Mario n says: October 30, 2017 at 8:09 am. By using our site, you agree to our. Do not cast me off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength is spent. Martin has returned from distributing Bibles to pastors who in turn gave to their evangelism pastors, who then went to bless hospitals, prisons, and schools. I recently inherited a family Bible that is over 150 years old. Keep old family Bibles out of direct sunlight, which can cause paper and bindings to yellow and fade, becoming brittle in time. I worked on a book with Drs. respectfully burning is almost like returning God's word in the air, hoping it reaches the senses of someone who needs to hear as well as smell the smoke. Be inspired with daily articles featuring marriage help, parenting advice, movie reviews and more! Bible reading is one aspect of spiritual intimacy that can have an amazing impact on a couple’s sense of togetherness. As above, while cremating your Bible, you may want to consider saying a prayer, reflecting in silence, and so on. This option is a good choice when the Bible has sentimental significance but is either too costly or too difficult to repair. Please email me. So that is how I will be getting rid it . On our website, click on contact us and you can see a map of our collectors. W e welcome your requests for any Bibles that are more than 200 years old, so let us know if you don’t see what you want. We have two locations. "If you only do the things you've always done, all you'll ever have is what you've got." Because of its holy status, many observant Christians (and even non-believers) are hesitant to dispose of it in the same way they might dispose of everyday waste. That person can keep his bible. ", be able to start and complete the entire study with the study style that works best for me. I will bury it in its own box. We do not, but we send lots of bibles with random, imprinted names to the mission field! Thanks for asking, Ed! If you want to learn how to show respect the Bible while you're getting rid of it, keep reading! However, because restoration fees can be somewhat pricey, they may not make sense for ordinary Bibles. Alabama is 60 South Mountain Dr, Decatur, AL 35603. This rot is due to various causes, but the most common cause is poor tannage. We have all the resources you need to run a bible drive with your local church or ministry! Yay! One outstanding testimony was of a young lady named Sera who wanted to burn herself up because she lost her mother and father who passed away in a motor car accident 3 months ago.

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