Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.
Things are lawful
1 Corinthians 10:23
"All things are lawful," but not all things are helpful. "All things are lawful," but not all things build up.
I know and am convinced in the Lord Jesus that nothing is unclean in itself; but if anyone regards something as unclean, then for him it is unclean.
1 Corinthians 8:4
Therefore concerning the eating of food sacrificed to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no God but one.
1 Corinthians 9:12
If others share this right of support from you, do not we all the more? Nevertheless, we did not make use of this right, but we endure anything rather than put an obstacle in the way of the gospel of Christ.
1 Corinthians 10:24
Let no one seek his own good, but the good of his neighbor.
If your brother is distressed because of what you eat, you are no longer walking in love. Do not by your eating destroy the one for whom Christ died.
2 Thessalonians 3:9
We did this, not because we do not have the right to such help, but in order to make ourselves an example for you to follow.
1 Corinthians 9:27
But I discipline my body and make it my slave, so that, after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified.
We know that the law is spiritual; but I am carnal, sold under sin.
See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness spring up and cause trouble, and by it many become defiled;
These are the men who are blemishes in your love feasts when they feast with you without fear, caring for themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn trees without fruit, twice dead, uprooted;