Saturday, April 05, 2014

No Tolerance of Your "Freedom"

I am not required to tolerate your "freedom" if you sin by flaunting it.

1Co 8:9  But take care that this right of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak.

1Co 8:11  And so by your knowledge this weak person is destroyed, the brother for whom Christ died.

1Co 8:12  Thus, sinning against your brothers and wounding their conscience when it is weak, you sin against Christ.

1Co 8:13  Therefore, if food makes my brother stumble, I will never eat meat, lest I make my brother stumble.

Rom 14:15  For if your brother is grieved by what you eat, you are no longer walking in love. By what you eat, do not destroy the one for whom Christ died.

Rom 14:19  So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.
Rom 14:21  It is good not to eat meat or drink wine or do anything that causes your brother to stumble.

Rom 14:22  The faith that you have, keep between yourself and God. Blessed is the one who has no reason to pass judgment on himself for what he approves. 

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