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1 Corinthians 8 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Be Sensitive to Conscience
Be Sensitive to Conscience

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:1 - Now concerning things offered to idols: We know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:2 - And if anyone thinks that he knows anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:3 - But if anyone loves God, this one is known by Him.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:4 - Therefore concerning the eating of things offered to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God but one.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:5 - For even if there are so-called gods, whether in heaven or on earth (as there are many gods and many lords),

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:6 - yet for us there is one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we for Him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, through whom are all things, and through whom we live.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:7 - However, there is not in everyone that knowledge; for some, with consciousness of the idol, until now eat it as a thing offered to an idol; and their conscience, being weak, is defiled.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:8 - But food does not commend us to God; for neither if we eat are we the better, nor if we do not eat are we the worse.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:9 - But beware lest somehow this liberty of yours become a stumbling block to those who are weak.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:10 - For if anyone sees you who have knowledge eating in an idol’s temple, will not the conscience of him who is weak be emboldened to eat those things offered to idols?

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:11 - And because of your knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:12 - But when you thus sin against the brethren, and wound their weak conscience, you sin against Christ.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:13 - Therefore, if food makes my brother stumble, I will never again eat meat, lest I make my brother stumble.
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