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 Lord said unto him, ye pharisees clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but your inward part is full of rapine and wickedness.
And the voice said to him again the second time, What God hath cleansed, do not thou account polluted.
I know and have been taught by the Lord Jesus, that nothing is unclean of itself: only to him that thinketh any thing unclean, to him it is unclean.
1 Corinthians 6:12
All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be under the power of any:
1 Corinthians 10:23
If all things be lawful for me, yet all things are not expedient: all things may be lawful for me, but all things do not edify.
1 Timothy 4:3
and enjoining abstinence from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving by those that believe and know the truth.
1 Corinthians 8:7
But there is not in all men this knowledge: and some with a consciousness of the idol unto this day, eat it as a thing sacrificed to an idol, and so their conscience being weak is defiled.
how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself spotless to God, purify your conscience from dead works, that ye may serve the living God?
let us draw near with sincerity, in the full assurance of faith, having our hearts cleansed from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water.
And on this account do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offence both towards God and towards men.