Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I know, and am persuaded by the Lord Jesus, that there is nothing unclean of itself: but to him that esteemeth any thing to be unclean, to him it is unclean.
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.
One man's faith allows him to eat anything, while the overscrupulous man eats nothing but vegetables.
1 Corinthians 10:25
Eat anything for sale in the meat market without raising any question, as far as conscience is concerned,
1 Timothy 4:4
For everything God has created is good, and nothing need be refused, provided it is accepted with thanksgiving,
To the pure everything is pure, but to the evil-minded and unbelieving nothing is pure, but their very minds and consciences are unclean.
But Peter said, "Never, sir! For I have never eaten anything that was not ceremonially cleansed."
But I said, 'Never, sir! For nothing that was not ceremonially cleansed has ever passed my lips.'
To him it
but the man who has misgivings about eating, and then eats, is thereby condemned, for he is not following his convictions, and anything that does not rest on conviction is wrong.
1 Corinthians 8:7
But it is not everyone that has this knowledge; for some, through being long accustomed to idols, still eat meat that has been sacrificed to them as really offered to an idol, and their consciences, being oversensitive, are troubled.