Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He said to them, "You know that it is unlawful for a Jew to associate with or visit a Gentile, yet God has shown me that I should call no person defiled or ritually unclean.
But the voice replied a second time from heaven, 'What God has made clean, you must not consider ritually unclean!'
and he made no distinction between them and us, cleansing their hearts by faith.
What defiles a person is not what goes into the mouth; it is what comes out of the mouth that defiles a person."
Then I looked, and a white cloud appeared, and seated on the cloud was one like a son of man! He had a golden crown on his head and a sharp sickle in his hand.
1 Corinthians 10:25
Eat anything that is sold in the marketplace without questions of conscience,
Until certain people came from James, he had been eating with the Gentiles. But when they arrived, he stopped doing this and separated himself because he was afraid of those who were pro-circumcision.
1 Timothy 4:3
They will prohibit marriage and require abstinence from foods that God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.
All is pure to those who are pure. But to those who are corrupt and unbelieving, nothing is pure, but both their minds and consciences are corrupted.
This was a symbol for the time then present, when gifts and sacrifices were offered that could not perfect the conscience of the worshiper.
The meat which touches anything ceremonially unclean must not be eaten; it must be burned up in the fire. As for ceremonially clean meat, everyone who is ceremonially clean may eat the meat.