Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak.

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Romans 14:17
The Kingdom of God is not a matter of what we eat or drink, but of uprightness, peace, and happiness through the possession of the holy Spirit.
Romans 15:1
It is the duty of us who are strong to put up with the weaknesses of those who are immature, and not just suit ourselves.
1 Corinthians 8:13
Therefore, if what I eat makes my brother fall, I will never eat meat again, rather than make my brother fall.


Romans 14:13
Therefore let us not criticize one another any more. You must resolve instead never to put any hindrance or obstacle in your brother's way.
Matthew 16:23
But he turned and said to Peter, "Get out of my sight, you Satan! You hinder me, for you do not side with God, but with men!"
Matthew 18:7
Alas for the world for such hindrances! They have to come, but alas for the man who causes them!
Luke 17:1
And he said to his disciples, "It is inevitable that hindrances should arise, but alas for the man who causes them!
Philippians 1:10
so that you may have a sense of what is vital, and may be men of transparent character and blameless life, in preparation for the Day of Christ,
Hebrews 12:13
And keep your feet in straight paths, so that limbs that are lame may not be dislocated but instead be cured.
Revelation 2:14
Yet I hold it somewhat against you that you have among you some adherents of the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to entrap the children of Israel into eating meat that had been sacrificed to idols, and into immoral practices.

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John 16:1
"I have told you this to keep you from faltering.
Philippians 2:4
Do not take account of your own interests, but of the interests of others as well.