Romans 14

Accept him who is weak in the faith, and do not dispute over his opinions. For one believes that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eats only vegetables. Let not him who eats despise him who does not eat; and let not him who does not eat judge him who eats: for God has accepted him. Who are you to judge another man's servant? to his own master he stands or falls. And he shall be upheld: for the Lord is able to make him stand. One man esteems one day above another: another esteems every day alike. Let each man be fully convinced in his own mind. He who observes the day, observes it for the Lord; He who eats, eats to the Lord, for he gives God thanks; and he who does not eat, abstains for the Lord, and gives God thanks. For none of us lives for himself, and none of us dies for himself. For if we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord: therefore, whether we live or die, we are the Lord's. For to this end Christ both died, and rose to life, that he might be Lord of both the dead and the living. 10 Why do you judge your brother? or why do you despise your brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of God. 11 For it is written, As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God. 12 So then, every one of us shall give an account of himself to God. 13 Therefore, let us not judge one another any more: but rather decide never to put a stumbling block or an obstacle in a brother's way. 14 I know, and am persuaded in the Lord Jesus, that there is nothing unclean of itself: but to him who considers anything to be unclean, to him it is unclean. 15 But if your brother is hurt because of your food, you are no longer walking in love. Do not destroy with your food him for whom Christ died. 16 Therefore, do not let your good be spoken of as evil: 17 For the kingdom of God is not food and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit. 18 For he who serves Christ in this way is acceptable to God, and approved by men. 19 Therefore, let us follow after the things which make for peace, and things which edify one another. 20 Do not destroy the work of God for food. All things indeed are pure; but it is wrong for a man to cause another to fall by what he eats. 21 It is good not to eat meat, or to drink wine, or do anything that causes your brother to stumble. 22 Do you have a conviction? keep it for yourself before God. Happy is he who does not condemn himself in that thing which he approves. 23 But he who doubts is condemned if he eats, because his eating is not from faith: and whatever is not from faith is sin.
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