Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Peter said to them, “You know it’s forbidden for a Jewish man to associate with or visit a foreigner.
But God has shown me that I must not call any person common or unclean.
But a voice answered from heaven a second time,
‘What God has made clean, you must not call common.’
He made no distinction between us and them,
cleansing their hearts by faith.
It’s not what goes into the mouth that defiles a man, but what comes out of the mouth, this defiles a man.”
Then I looked, and there was a white cloud, and One like the Son of Man
was seated on the cloud, with a gold crown on His head and a sharp sickle in His hand.
1 Corinthians 10:25
Eat everything that is sold in the meat market, asking no questions for conscience’ sake,
For he regularly ate with the Gentiles before certain men came from James. However, when they came, he withdrew and separated himself, because he feared those from the circumcision party.
1 Timothy 4:3
They forbid marriage
and demand abstinence from foods that God created to be received with gratitude by those who believe and know the truth.
To the pure, everything is pure, but to those who are defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; in fact, both their mind and conscience
This is a symbol for the present time, during which gifts and sacrifices are offered that cannot perfect the worshiper’s conscience.
“Meat that touches anything unclean must not be eaten; it is to be burned up. Everyone who is clean may eat any other meat.