Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to them that are weak.

General references

Bible References

A stumbling-block

1 Corinthians 10:32
Give no offense to the Jews or the Greeks or the church of God,
Leviticus 19:14
You must not curse the deaf or put a stumbling block in front of the blind, but you are to fear your God; I am Yahweh.
Isaiah 57:14
He said,
“Build it up, build it up, prepare the way,
remove every obstacle from My people’s way.”
Ezekiel 14:3
“Son of man, these men have set up idols in their hearts and have put sinful stumbling blocks before their faces. Should I be consulted by them at all?
Ezekiel 44:12
Because they ministered to the house of Israel before their idols and became a sinful stumbling block to them, therefore I swore an oath against them”—this is the declaration of the Lord God—“that they would bear the consequences of their sin.
Romans 14:13
Therefore, let us no longer criticize one another. Instead decide never to put a stumbling block or pitfall in your brother’s way.
Galatians 5:13
For you were called to be free, brothers; only don’t use this freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but serve one another through love.
Revelation 2:14
But I have a few things against you. You have some there who hold to the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to place a stumbling block in front of the Israelites: to eat meat sacrificed to idols and to commit sexual immorality.

Weak

1 Corinthians 8:12
Now when you sin like this against the brothers and wound their weak conscience, you are sinning against Christ.
1 Corinthians 9:22
To the weak I became weak, in order to win the weak. I have become all things to all people, so that I may by every possible means save some.
Isaiah 35:3
Strengthen the weak hands,
steady the shaking knees!
Romans 14:1
Accept anyone who is weak in faith, but don’t argue about doubtful issues.
Romans 15:1
Now we who are strong have an obligation to bear the weaknesses of those without strength, and not to please ourselves.
2 Corinthians 11:21
I say this to our shame: We have been weak.

But in whatever anyone dares to boast—I am talking foolishly—I also dare:

General references

2 Corinthians 6:3
We give no opportunity for stumbling to anyone, so that the ministry will not be blamed.
Philippians 2:4
Everyone should look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.

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