Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But when I saw that they walked not uprightly according to the truth of the gospel, I said unto Peter before them all, If thou, being a Jew, livest after the manner of Gentiles, and not as do the Jews, why compellest thou the Gentiles to live as do the Jews?
But we did not submit to them for a moment, in order that the truth of the good news might remain yours.
I know and as a follower of the Lord Jesus I am convinced that nothing is unclean in itself; a thing is unclean only to the man who regards it as unclean.
1 Timothy 4:3
who forbid people to marry and insist on abstinence from certain kinds of food that God created for men who believe and understand the truth to enjoy and give thanks for.
since they have to do only with food and drink and various washings??aterial regulations in force only until the time for the new order.
But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, for his own conduct condemned him.
1 Timothy 5:20
Those who are found guilty you must reprove publicly, as a warning to others.
For until some people came from James, he used to eat with the heathen, but after they came, he began to draw back and hold aloof, for fear of the party of circumcision.
and he said to them, "You know that it is against the Law for a Jew to associate with a foreigner or to visit one; but God has taught me not to call anyone vulgar or unclean.
charging him with having visited and eaten with men who were not Jews.
But they did not insist that even my companion Titus, although he was a Greek, should be circumcised,
These men who are trying to force you to let yourselves be circumcised want to present a good appearance externally, to save themselves from having to stand persecution for the cross of Jesus the Christ.
Then why do you now try to test God, by putting on the necks of these disciples a yoke that neither our forefathers nor we have been able to bear?
New wine has to be put into fresh skins.
there is but one God, and he will make the circumcised upright on the ground of their faith and the uncircumcised upright because of theirs."
I really convict myself of wrongdoing when I start to rebuild what I tore down.