Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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?

General references

Bible References

The truth

Galatians 2:5
to whom not even for an hour did we yield in subjection, that the truth of the Gospel might continue with you.
Romans 14:14
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.
Hebrews 9:10
being only (with meats and drinks and various immersions) ordinances of the flesh, imposed until a time of reformation.

I said

Galatians 2:11
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.

If thou

Galatians 2:12
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.
Acts 10:28
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.
Acts 11:3
saying, that he went in to men holding uncircumcision, and ate with them!

Why

Galatians 2:3
But not even Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised;
Galatians 6:12
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.
Acts 15:10
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?

General references

Luke 5:38
But new wine must be put into fresh skins.
Romans 3:30
if, indeed, God is One Who will justify the circumcision by faith, and the uncircumcision through faith.
Galatians 2:18
For, if I am building up again, what I pulled down, I show myself to be a transgressor.