In receiving the believers
According to God's receiving
him who is aweak
in faith 2breceive
not for the purpose of passing judgment on his 3considerations
believes that he may eat all things, but he who is weak aeats
who eats, let him not despise him who does not eat; and he who does not eat, let him 1not
judge him who eats, for 2God
has received him.
are you who judge another's household servant? To his own master he stands or falls; and he will be made to stand, for the Lord is able to make him stand.
judges one aday
above another; another judges every day alike.
Let each be fully bpersuaded
in his own mind.
who regards that day, regards it
to the Lord; and he who eats, aeats
to the Lord, for he gives bthanks
to God; and he who does not eat, does not eat to the Lord, and he gives thanks to God.
none of us alives
to himself, and none dies to himself;
whether we live, we alive
to the Lord, and whether we die, we die to the Lord. Therefore whether we live or we die, we are the bLord
and lived again
for this, that He might be bLord
both of the dead and of the living.
In the light of the judgment seat
you, why do you judge your brother? Or you, why do you despise your brother? For we will all stand before the 1ajudgment
seat of God,
it is written, a
"As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to Me, and every tongue shall openly confess to God.''
then each one of us will agive
an account concerning himself to God.
In the principle of love
let us ajudge
one another no longer, but rather judge this: bnot
to put a stumbling block or cause of falling before your brother.
know and am persuaded in the Lord Jesus that there is anothing 1unclean
of itself, except to him who considers something to be 1unclean
; to that man it is 1unclean
if because of food your brother is 1wounded
, you no longer awalk
according to love. Do not bdestroy
by your food that man for whom Christ died.
For the kingdom life
do not let your agood
of God is not eating and drinking, but 2brighteousness
in the Holy Spirit.
he who 1aserves
Christ in this is well pleasing to God and approved by men.
then let us 1apursue
the things of peace and the things for bbuilding
up one another.
down the 1work
of God for the sake of food. bAll
things indeed are clean, but it is evil for a man to eat while cstumbling others.
is good anot
to eat meat nor drink wine nor to do anything
by which your brother stumbles.
faith which you have, have to yourself before God. Blessed is he who does not judge himself in what he approves;
he who adoubts
is condemned if he eats, because it is not out of faith; for all that is not out of faith is sin.