God’s people practiced burial. In these verses, God is telling us to follow the Bible’s examples and it’s direct instructions.

Romans 15:4 For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.

1 Corinthians 10:11 Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come.

Webster’s 1828 Dictionary

ADMONI’TION, n. Gentle reproof; counseling against a fault; instruction in duties; caution; direction. Tit. 3. 1Cor. 10. In church discipline, public or private reproof to reclaim an offender; a step preliminary to excommunication.

ENSAM’PLE, n. L. exemplum. An example; a pattern or model for imitation.

Abraham was buried (Genesis 25:8-10)

Joshua was buried (Joshua 24:29-30)

Samuel was buried (1 Samuel 25:1)

David was buried (1 Kings 2:10)

John the Baptist was buried (Matthew 14:10-12)

Ananias and Sapphira were buried (Acts 5:5-10)

Jesus was buried (John 19:38-42)



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