Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not.

General references

Bible References

Things are lawful

1 Corinthians 6:12
I am free to do all things; but not all things are wise. I am free to do all things; but I will not let myself come under the power of any.
1 Corinthians 8:9
But take care that this power of yours does not give cause for trouble to the feeble.
Romans 14:15
And if because of food your brother is troubled, then you are no longer going on in the way of love. Do not let your food be destruction to him for whom Christ went into death.

Edify

1 Corinthians 8:1
Now about things offered to images: we all seem to ourselves to have knowledge. Knowledge gives pride, but love gives true strength.
1 Corinthians 14:3
But the word of the prophet gives men knowledge and comfort and strength.
Romans 14:19
So then, let us go after the things which make peace, and the things by which we may be a help to one another.
Romans 15:1
We who are strong have to be a support to the feeble, and not give pleasure to ourselves.
2 Corinthians 12:19
It may seem to you that all this time we have been attempting to put ourselves in the right; but we are saying these things before God in Christ. For all things, dear brothers, are for your profit.
Ephesians 4:29
Let no evil talk come out of your mouth, but only what is good for giving necessary teaching, and for grace to those who give ear.
1 Thessalonians 5:11
So then, go on comforting and building up one another, as you have been doing.
1 Timothy 1:4
Or to give attention to stories and long lists of generations, from which come questionings and doubts, in place of God's ordered way of life which is in faith;

General references

2 Corinthians 6:3
Giving no cause for trouble in anything, so that no one may be able to say anything against our work;

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