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.
Peter said to them, “You know it’s forbidden for a Jewish man to associate with or visit a foreigner.
But God has shown me that I must not call any person common or unclean.
One person believes he may eat anything,
but one who is weak eats only vegetables.
1 Corinthians 10:25
Eat everything that is sold in the meat market, asking no questions for conscience’ sake,
1 Timothy 4:4
For everything created by God is good,
and nothing should be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving,
To the pure, everything is pure, but to those who are defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; in fact, both their mind and conscience
“No, Lord!” Peter said. “For I have never eaten anything common
and ritually unclean!”
“‘No, Lord!’ I said. ‘For nothing common or ritually unclean has ever entered my mouth!’
To him it
But whoever doubts stands condemned if he eats,
because his eating is not from a conviction, and everything that is not from a conviction is sin.
1 Corinthians 8:7
However, not everyone has this knowledge. In fact, some have been so used to idolatry up until now that when they eat food offered to an idol, their conscience, being weak, is defiled.