1 Corinthians 8:8-13 NIV

8 But food does not bring us near to God;1 we are no worse if we do not eat, and no better if we do.

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9 Be careful, however, that the exercise of your freedom does not become a stumbling block2 to the weak.3

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10 For if anyone with a weak conscience sees you who have this knowledge eating in an idol's temple, won't he be emboldened to eat what has been sacrificed to idols?4

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      11 So this weak brother, for whom Christ died, is destroyed5 by your knowledge.

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      12 When you sin against your brothers6 in this way and wound their weak conscience, you sin against Christ.7

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      13 Therefore, if what I eat causes my brother to fall into sin, I will never eat meat again, so that I will not cause him to fall.8

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