What Does The Bible Say About Organ Donations/Transplants?

      Is there a verse in the Bible that addresses organ donations/transplants?

     There is no scripture that speaks directly about organ donation. The closest passage is Lev 17:14: “…because the life of every creature is its blood. That is why I have said to the Israelites, ‘You must not eat the blood of any creature, because the life of every creature is its blood; anyone who eats it must be cut off.’” Also see Leviticus 7:26; Deuteronomy 12:16-24; 15:23. Yahweh commands that we abstain from eating blood. We believe that this command would also apply to organ donations and transplants. For this reason, we discourage organ donations and transplants.

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Diana Smart
Diana Smart
2 years ago

How would donating or receiving organs compare with eating blood? Scriptures say life is in blood, but I don’t remember seeing it involving organs, unless blood contaminates organs and it would deflile our blood coming in contact with another person’s organs. Is that what you mean or did I miss my turn in the road of correct theology? 😋