Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled.
But the Master said to him, "You Pharisees clean the outside of cups and dishes, but inside you are full of greed and wickedness.
The voice came to him again a second time, "Do not call what God has cleansed unclean."
I know and as a follower of the Lord Jesus I am convinced that nothing is unclean in itself; a thing is unclean only to the man who regards it as unclean.
1 Corinthians 6:12
I may do anything I please, but not everything I may do is good for me. I may do anything I please; but I am not going to let anything master me.
1 Corinthians 10:23
We are free to do anything, but not everything is good for us. We are free to do anything, but not everything builds up character.
1 Timothy 4:3
who forbid people to marry and insist on abstinence from certain kinds of food that God created for men who believe and understand the truth to enjoy and give thanks for.
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.
how much more surely will the blood of the Christ, who with the eternal Spirit made himself an unblemished offering to God, purify our consciences from the old wrongdoing for the worship of the everliving God?
let us draw near to God in sincerity of heart and with perfect faith, with our hearts cleansed from the sense of sin, and our bodies washed with clean water.
Therefore I strive always to have a clear conscience before God and men.