Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.
1 Corinthians 8:8
But food will not commend us to God; we are no worse if we do not eat, and no better if we do.
"Do not handle, do not taste, do not touch!"
Do not be carried away by varied and strange teachings; for it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace, not by foods, through which those who were so occupied were not benefited.
This is symbolic for the present time. According to this arrangement, gifts and sacrifices are offered which cannot perfect the conscience of the worshiper,
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things shall be given to you as well.
And every one who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands, for my name's sake, will receive a hundredfold, and inherit eternal life.
You know the commandments: 'Do not murder, Do not commit adultery, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Do not defraud, Honor your father and mother.'"
But seek his kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well.
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who are called according to his purpose.
1 Corinthians 3:22
whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or the present or the future; all belong to you,
2 Peter 1:3
His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and excellence.
1 John 2:25
And this is what he has promised useternal life.
He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall never go out of it. And I will write on him the name of my God and the name of the city of my God, the New Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from my God. And I will write on him my new name.