Romans 14
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1And receive him who is weak in the faith—not to determinations of reasonings; 2one believes that he may eat all things—and he who is weak eats herbs; 3do not let him who is eating despise him who is not eating: and do not let him who is not eating judge him who is eating, for God received him. 4You—who are you that are judging another’s domestic [affairs]? To his own master he stands or falls; and he will be made to stand, for God is able to make him stand.

5One judges one day above another, and another judges every day [alike]; let each be fully assured in his own mind. 6He who is regarding the day, he regards [it] to the LORD, and he who is not regarding the day, he does not regard [it] to the LORD. He who is eating, he eats to the LORD, for he gives thanks to God; and he who is not eating, he does not eat to the LORD, and gives thanks to God. 7For none of us lives to himself, and none dies to himself; 8for both, if we may live, we live to the LORD; if also we may die, we die to the LORD; both then if we may live, also if we may die, we are the LORD’s; 9for because of this Christ both died and rose again, and lived again, that He may be Lord both of dead and of living.

10And you, why do you judge your brother? Or again, you, why do you set at nothing your brother? For we will all stand at the judgment seat of the Christ;

11for it has been written: “I live! Says the LORD—Every knee will bow to Me, and every tongue will confess to God”;

12so, then, each of us will give reckoning to God concerning himself;

13therefore, may we judge one another no longer, but rather judge this, not to put a stumbling-stone before the brother, or an offense. 14I have known, and am persuaded, in the Lord Jesus, that nothing [is] unclean of itself, except to him who is reckoning anything to be unclean—to that one [it is] unclean; 15and if your brother is grieved through food, you no longer walk according to love; do not destroy with your food that one for whom Christ died. 16Do not let, then, evil be spoken of your good, 17for the Kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit; 18for he who in these things is serving the Christ, [is] acceptable to God and approved of men. 19So, then, may we pursue the things of peace, and the things of building up one another. 20Do not cast down the work of God for the sake of food; all things, indeed, [are] pure, but evil [is] to the man who is eating through stumbling. 21[It is] not right to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor to [do anything] in which your brother stumbles, or is made to fall, or is weak. 22You have faith! Have [it] to yourself before God; blessed is he who is not judging himself in what he approves, 23and he who is making a difference, if he may eat, has been condemned, because [it is] not of faith; and all that [is] not of faith is sin.


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