Thematic Bible

Romans 14:1 (show verse)

Accept anyone who is weak in faith, but not for the purpose of arguing over differences of opinion.

Romans 14:2 (show verse)

One person believes that he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables.

Romans 14:3 (show verse)

The person who eats any kind of food must not ridicule the person who does not eat them, and the person who does not eat certain foods must not criticize the person who eats them, for God has accepted him.

Romans 14:4 (show verse)

Who are you to criticize someone else's servant? He stands or falls before his own Lord and stand he will, because the Lord makes him stand.

Romans 14:5 (show verse)

One person decides in favor of one day over another, while another person decides that all days are the same. Let each one be fully convinced in his own mind:
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Romans 14:6 (show verse)

The one who observes a special day, observes it to honor the Lord. The one who eats, eats to honor the Lord, since he gives thanks to God. And the one who does not eat, refrains from eating to honor the Lord; yet he, too, gives thanks to God.

Romans 14:7 (show verse)

For none of us lives for himself, and no one dies for himself.

Romans 14:8 (show verse)

If we live, we live to honor the Lord; and if we die, we die to honor the Lord. So whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.

Romans 14:9 (show verse)

For this reason the Messiah died and returned to life, so that he might become the Lord of both the dead and the living.

Romans 14:10 (show verse)

Why, then, do you criticize your brother? Or why do you despise your brother? For all of us will stand before the judgment seat of God.

Romans 14:11 (show verse)

For it is written, "As certainly as I live, declares the Lord, every knee will bow to me, and every tongue will praise God."

Romans 14:12 (show verse)

Consequently, each of us will give an account of himself to God.

Romans 14:13 (show verse)

Therefore, let's no longer criticize each other. Instead, make up your mind not to put a stumbling block or hindrance in the way of a brother.

Romans 14:14 (show verse)

I know and have been persuaded by the Lord Jesus that nothing is unclean in and of itself, but it is unclean to a person who thinks it is unclean.

Romans 14:15 (show verse)

For if your brother is being hurt by what you eat, you are no longer acting in love. Do not destroy the person for whom the Messiah died by what you eat.

Romans 14:16 (show verse)

Do not allow what seems good to you to be spoken of as evil.

Romans 14:17 (show verse)

For God's kingdom does not consist of food and drink, but of righteousness, peace, and joy produced by the Holy Spirit.

Romans 14:18 (show verse)

For the person who serves the Messiah in this way is pleasing to God and approved by people.

Romans 14:19 (show verse)

Therefore, let's keep on pursuing those things that bring peace and that lead to building up one another.

Romans 14:20 (show verse)

Do not destroy God's action for the sake of food. Everything is clean, but it is wrong to make another person stumble because of what you eat.

Romans 14:21 (show verse)

The right thing to do is to avoid eating meat, drinking wine, or doing anything else that makes your brother stumble, upset, or weak.

Romans 14:22 (show verse)

As for the faith you do have, have it as your own conviction before God. How blessed is the person who has no reason to condemn himself because of what he approves!

Romans 14:23 (show verse)

But the person who has doubts is condemned if he eats, because he does not act in faith; and anything that is not done in faith is sin.