Romans 14:14-23 ESV

14 I know and am persuaded in the Lord Jesus 1that nothing is unclean in itself, 2but it is unclean for anyone who thinks it unclean.

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      15 For if your brother is grieved by what you eat, 3you are no longer walking in love. 4By what you eat, do not destroy the one for whom Christ died.

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          16 5So do not let what you regard as good be spoken of as evil.

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          17 6For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but 7of righteousness and 8peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

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          18 Whoever thus serves Christ is 9acceptable to God and approved by men.

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          19 So then let us 10pursue what makes for peace and for 11mutual upbuilding.

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          20 12Do not, for the sake of food, destroy the work of God. 13Everything is indeed clean, but 14it is wrong for anyone to make another stumble by what he eats.

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              21 15It is good not to eat meat or drink wine or do anything that causes your brother to stumble.a

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                • › 14:21 - Some manuscripts add or be hindered or be weakened
                  22 The faith that you have, keep between yourself and God. 16Blessed is the one who has no reason to pass judgment on himself for what he approves.

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                  23 But whoever has doubts is condemned if he eats, because the eating is not from faith. For whatever does not proceed from faith is sin.b

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                    • œ 14:23 - Some manuscripts insert here 16:25-27