Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

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Things are lawful

1 Corinthians 6:12
All things are lawful for me; but all are not profitable. All things are lawful for me; but I will not be brought under the control of any.
1 Corinthians 8:9
But take heed, lest this liberty of yours become a stumbling-block to the weak.
Romans 14:15
For, if because of your food your brother is aggrieved, you are no longer walking in accordance with love. Destroy not with your food him for whom Christ died.


1 Corinthians 8:1
Now, concerning the things sacrificed to idols, we know because we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.
1 Corinthians 14:3
But he that prophesies speaks to men to edification and exhortation and comfort.
Romans 14:19
So, then, let us follow after the things productive of peace, and the things that tend to mutual edification.
Romans 15:1
Now we, the strong, ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
2 Corinthians 12:19
Think ye all this time that we are excusing ourselves to you? Before God in Christ we are speaking; and all, beloved, for your edification.
Ephesians 4:29
Let no corrupt speech proceed out of your mouth, but whatever is good for the supplying of the need, that it may give grace to those who hear.
1 Thessalonians 5:11
Wherefore, exhort one another, and build up one another, as also ye do.
1 Timothy 1:4
nor to give heed to fables and endless genealogies; which, indeed, occasion disputes rather than God's dispensation, which is in faith, so do I now.

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2 Corinthians 6:3
giving no occasion of stumbling in anything, that our ministry be not blamed;