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?
to whom not even for an hour did we yield in subjection, that the truth of the Gospel might continue with you.
I know, and have been persuaded in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is unclean of itself: except that to him who accounts anything to be unclean, to him it is unclean.
1 Timothy 4:3
forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from foods, which God created for reception with thanksgiving by those who believe and have full knowledge of the truth.
being only (with meats and drinks and various immersions) ordinances of the flesh, imposed until a time of reformation.
But, when Cephas came to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was blameworthy;
1 Timothy 5:20
Those who sin reprove before all, that the rest also may have fear.
for, before certain ones came from James, he was eating with the gentiles; but, when they came, he was withdrawing and separating himself, fearing those of the circumcision.
and he says to them, "Ye know that it is unlawful for a Jew to join himself with, or come to, one of another race; and yet God showed me that I should call no man common or unclean.
saying, that he went in to men holding uncircumcision, and ate with them!
But not even Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised;
As many as wish to make a fair show in the flesh, these constrain you to be circumcised, only that they may not suffer persecution for the cross of Christ.
Now, therefore, why do ye tempt God, that ye should put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were strong enough to bear?