1 Corinthians 8:1

With regard to food that has been offered to idols. Here, of course, 'we all possess knowledge'! Knowledge puffs up, love builds up.

1 Corinthians 8:7

But remember, it is not everyone who has this 'knowledge.' Some who have hitherto been accustomed to idols eat the food as food which has been really offered to an idol, and so their weaker conscience is contaminated.

1 Corinthians 8:4

Well then, with regard to food that has been offered to idols, I am quite aware that 'there is no such thing as an idol in the world' and that 'there is only the one God.'

1 Corinthians 8:4

Well then, with regard to food that has been offered to idols, I am quite aware that 'there is no such thing as an idol in the world' and that 'there is only the one God.'

Acts 15:29

abstain from food that has been offered to idols, from tasting blood, from the flesh of animals that have been strangled, and from sexual vice. Keep clear of all this and you will prosper. Goodbye."

Romans 14:3

The eater must not look down upon the non-eater, and the non-eater must not criticize the eater, for God has welcomed him.

Romans 15:14

Personally I am quite certain, my brothers, that even as it is you have ample goodness of heart, you are filled with knowledge of every kind, and you are well able to give advice to one another.

Romans 15:14

Personally I am quite certain, my brothers, that even as it is you have ample goodness of heart, you are filled with knowledge of every kind, and you are well able to give advice to one another.

Romans 15:14

Personally I am quite certain, my brothers, that even as it is you have ample goodness of heart, you are filled with knowledge of every kind, and you are well able to give advice to one another.

Acts 15:10

Well now, why are you trying to impose a yoke on the neck of the disciples which neither our fathers nor we ourselves could bear?

Acts 15:19-20

Hence, in my opinion, we ought not to put fresh difficulties in the way of those who are turning to God from among the Gentiles,

Acts 21:25

As for Gentile believers, we have issued our decision that they must avoid food that has been offered to idols, the taste of blood, flesh of animals that have been strangled, and sexual vice."

Romans 11:25

To prevent you from being self-conceited, brothers, I would like you to understand this secret: it is only a partial insensibility that has come over Israel, until the full number of the Gentiles come in.

Romans 12:16

Keep in harmony with one another; instead of being ambitious, associate with humble folk; never be self-conceited.

Romans 14:10

So why do you criticize your brother? And you, why do you look down upon your brother? All of us have to stand before the tribunal of God ??11 for it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bend before me, every tongue shall offer praise to God.

Romans 14:14

I know, I am certain in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is in itself unclean; only, anything is unclean for a man who considers it unclean.

Romans 14:22

Certainly keep your own conviction on the matter, as between yourself and God; he is a fortunate man who has no misgivings about what he allows himself to eat.

1 Corinthians 1:5

in him you have received a wealth of all blessing, full power to speak of your faith and full insight into its meaning,

1 Corinthians 4:10

We, for Christ's sake, are 'fools'; you in Christ are sensible. We are weak, you are strong; you are honoured, we are in disrepute.

1 Corinthians 4:18

Certain individuals have got puffed up, have they, as if I were not coming myself?

1 Corinthians 5:2

And yet you are puffed up! You ought much rather to be mourning the loss of a member! Expel the perpetrator of such a crime!

1 Corinthians 5:6

Your boasting is no credit to you. Do you not know that a morsel of dough will leaven the whole lump?

1 Corinthians 8:2

Whoever imagines he has attained to some degree of knowledge, does not possess the true knowledge yet;

1 Corinthians 8:10-11

Suppose anyone sees you, a person of enlightened mind, reclining at meat inside an idol's temple; will that really 'fortify his weak conscience'? Will it not embolden him to violate his scruples of conscience by eating food that has been offered to idols?

1 Corinthians 10:19-22

Do I imply, you ask, that 'food offered to an idol has any meaning, or that an idol itself means any thing'?

1 Corinthians 10:28

But if someone tells you, 'This was sacrificial meat,' then do not eat it; you must consider the man who told you, and also take conscience into account ??29 his conscience, I mean, not your own; for why should one's own freedom be called in question by someone else's conscience?

1 Corinthians 13:1-13

Thus, I may speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but if I have no love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal;

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brothers, do not be children in the sphere of intelligence; in evil be mere infants, but be mature in your intelligence.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Get back to your sober senses and avoid sin, for some of you ??and I say this to your shame ??some of you are insensible to God.

Ephesians 4:16

as the entire Body is welded together and compacted by every joint with which it is supplied, the due activity of each part enables the Body to grow and build itself up in love.

Colossians 2:18

Let no one lay down rules for you as he pleases, with regard to fasting and the cult of angels, presuming on his visions and inflated by his sensuous notions,

Revelation 2:14

But I have one or two things against you: you have some adherents there of the tenets of Balaam, who taught Balak how to set a pitfall before the sons of Israel by making them eat food which had been sacrificed to idols and give way to sexual vice.

Revelation 2:20

Still I have this against you: you are tolerating that Jezebel of a woman who styles herself a prophetess and seduces my servants by teaching them to give way to sexual vice and to eat food which has been sacrificed to idols.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Now as touching things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up, but charity edifieth.

Bible References

Touching

1 Corinthians 8:10
Suppose anyone sees you, a person of enlightened mind, reclining at meat inside an idol's temple; will that really 'fortify his weak conscience'? Will it not embolden him to violate his scruples of conscience by eating food that has been offered to idols?
1 Corinthians 10:19
Do I imply, you ask, that 'food offered to an idol has any meaning, or that an idol itself means any thing'?
Acts 15:10
Well now, why are you trying to impose a yoke on the neck of the disciples which neither our fathers nor we ourselves could bear?
Acts 21:25
As for Gentile believers, we have issued our decision that they must avoid food that has been offered to idols, the taste of blood, flesh of animals that have been strangled, and sexual vice."
Revelation 2:14
But I have one or two things against you: you have some adherents there of the tenets of Balaam, who taught Balak how to set a pitfall before the sons of Israel by making them eat food which had been sacrificed to idols and give way to sexual vice.

We all

1 Corinthians 8:2
Whoever imagines he has attained to some degree of knowledge, does not possess the true knowledge yet;
1 Corinthians 1:5
in him you have received a wealth of all blessing, full power to speak of your faith and full insight into its meaning,
1 Corinthians 4:10
We, for Christ's sake, are 'fools'; you in Christ are sensible. We are weak, you are strong; you are honoured, we are in disrepute.
1 Corinthians 13:2
I may prophesy, fathom all mysteries and secret lore, I may have such absolute faith that I can move hills from their place, but if I have no love, I count for nothing;
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brothers, do not be children in the sphere of intelligence; in evil be mere infants, but be mature in your intelligence.
1 Corinthians 15:34
Get back to your sober senses and avoid sin, for some of you ??and I say this to your shame ??some of you are insensible to God.
Romans 14:14
I know, I am certain in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is in itself unclean; only, anything is unclean for a man who considers it unclean.
Colossians 2:18
Let no one lay down rules for you as he pleases, with regard to fasting and the cult of angels, presuming on his visions and inflated by his sensuous notions,

General references

1 Corinthians 10:15
I am speaking to sensible people; weigh my words for yourselves.
1 Corinthians 16:14
Let all you do be done in love.