Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well.
but that we write to them that they abstain from
things contaminated by idols and from fornication and from what is strangled and from blood.
But concerning the Gentiles who have believed, we wrote,
having decided that they should abstain from meat sacrificed to idols and from blood and from what is strangled and from fornication.”
For as for the life of all flesh, its blood is identified with its life. Therefore I said to the sons of Israel, ‘You are not to eat the blood of any flesh, for the life of all flesh is its blood; whoever eats it shall be cut off.’
I know and am convinced
in the Lord Jesus that nothing is unclean in itself; but to him who thinks anything to be unclean, to him it is unclean.
1 Corinthians 10:18
the nation Israel; are not those who eat the sacrifices sharers in the altar?
But I have a few things against you, because you have there some who hold the teaching of Balaam, who kept teaching Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols and to commit acts of immorality.
2 Corinthians 11:9
and when I was present with you and was in need, I was
not a burden to anyone; for when the brethren came from Macedonia they fully supplied my need, and in everything I kept myself from being a burden to you, and will continue to do so.
1 Timothy 5:22
Do not lay hands upon anyone too hastily and thereby share responsibility for the sins of others; keep yourself free from sin.
Pure and undefiled religion
in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
1 John 5:21
Little children, guard yourselves from idols.
beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit,
taking leave of them and saying, “I will return to you again if God wills,” he set sail from Ephesus.
“When I was
informed that there would be a plot against the man, I sent him to you at once, also instructing his accusers to bring charges against him before you.”
Another also said, “I will follow You, Lord; but
first permit me to say good-bye to those at home.”
2 Corinthians 13:11
Finally, brethren, rejoice, be made complete, be comforted, be like-minded, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.
Only you shall not eat the blood; you are to pour it out on the ground like water.