14:1 Now him that is weak in faith, take unto you: not in disputes about thoughts.
14:2 For one believeth that he may eat all things: but he that is weak, let him eat herbs.
14:3 Let not him that eateth, despise him that eateth not: and he that eateth not, let him not judge him that eateth. For God hath taken him to him.
14:4 Who art thou that judgest another man's servant? To his own lord he standeth or falleth. And he shall stand: for God is able to make him stand.
14:5 For one judgeth between day and day: and another judgeth every day: let every man abound in his own sense.
14:6 He that regardeth the day, regardeth it unto the Lord. And he that eateth, eateth to the Lord: for he giveth thanks to God. And he that eateth not, to the Lord he eateth not, and giveth thanks to God.
14:7 For none of us liveth to himself; and no man dieth to himself.
14:8 For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; or whether we die, we die unto the Lord. Therefore, whether we live, or whether we die, we are the Lord's.
14:9 For to this end Christ died and rose again; that he might be Lord both of the dead and of the living.
14:10 But thou, why judgest thou thy brother? or thou, why dost thou despise thy brother? For we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.
14:11 For it is written: As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.
14:12 Therefore every one of us shall render account to God for himself.
14:13 Let us not therefore judge one another any more. But judge this rather, that you put not a stumblingblock or a scandal in your brother's way.
14:14 I know, and am confident in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is unclean of itself; but to him that esteemeth any thing to be unclean, to him it is unclean.
14:15 For if, because of thy meat, thy brother be grieved, thou walkest not now according to charity. Destroy not him with thy meat, for whom Christ died.
14:16 Let not then our good be evil spoken of.
14:17 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but justice, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.
14:18 For he that in this serveth Christ, pleaseth God, and is approved of men.
14:19 Therefore let us follow after the things that are of peace; and keep the things that are of edification one towards another.
14:20 Destroy not the work of God for meat. All things indeed are clean: but it is evil for that man who eateth with offence.
14:21 It is good not to eat flesh, and not to drink wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother is offended, or scandalized, or made weak.
14:22 Hast thou faith? Have it to thyself before God. Blessed is he that condemneth not himself in that which he alloweth.
14:23 But he that discerneth, if he eat, is condemned; because not of faith. For all that is not of faith is sin.
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