The Saints, Without Offence
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so that you can determine what really matters and can be pure and blameless in the day of Christ,
Therefore, let us no longer criticize one another, but instead decide not to put a stumbling block or pitfall in your brother's way.
But be careful that this right of yours in no way becomes a stumbling block to the weak.
I always do my best to have a clear conscience toward God and men.
If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of the parts of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell. And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of the parts of your body than for your whole body to go into hell!
And if your hand causes your downfall, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life maimed than to have two hands and go to hell-the unquenchable fire, [ where Their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched. ] And if your foot causes your downfall, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life lame than to have two feet and be thrown into hell- [the unquenchable fire,read more.
And if your eye causes your downfall, gouge it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell,
It is a noble thing not to eat meat, or drink wine, or do anything that makes your brother stumble.
Now I implore you, brothers, watch out for those who cause dissensions and pitfalls contrary to the doctrine you have learned. Avoid them;
No, my sons, the report I hear from the Lord's people is not good.