"Biblical basis" is the way in which a practice or belief is derived from Scripture. Use this tag to ask how Christians use the Bible to derive a specific belief.

Questions on this site explore the belief systems of various Christian groups and do not make Truth our standard. For some Christians from many denominations, the Scriptures define most or all their doctrine. This tag is meant to represent their perspective.

Please see: Is "biblical-basis" a de-facto denomination designation?

When taking into account that some denominations have a wider Scriptural Canon; their Canon must be allowed to be used in answers relating to a particular denominational question. Such will be the case for Catholics, Orthodoxy and Mormons.

Traditional Christianity struggled for many years to define its canon, to determine which of its writings were sacred, inspired, and authoritative. The Latter-day Saint concept of canon differs from that of other Christians. In addition to the Bible, the Latter-day Saint canon includes the Book of Mormon, the Doctrine and Covenants, and the Pearl of Great Price. The Latter-day Saint Concept of Canon