1 Corinthians 10:31


Saturday, 25 October 2014

Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. 1 Corinthians 10:31

This verse is commonly known as the Christian’s great “first principle.” Paul has been speaking about foods sacrificed to idols, our Christian liberties in regards to that, and our need to consider others’ conscience in the process.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 10:30


Friday, 24 October 2014

But if I partake with thanks, why am I evil spoken of for the food over which I give thanks? 1 Corinthians 10:30

Paul has been referring to eating or not eating meat based on conscience, not personal conscience, but the conscience of another. If they are going to be negatively affected in their understanding of the work of Christ, then refraining from eating is the proper course to take.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 10:29


Thursday, 23 October 2014

“Conscience,” I say, not your own, but that of the other. For why is my liberty judged by another man’s conscience? 1 Corinthians 10:29

In the previous two verses, we were instructed that if we are invited to dinner, we can eat whatever is set before us, asking no question about it for conscience’ sake.… Read the rest

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