Romans 14:5-13 NIV

5 One person considers one day more sacred than another; another considers every day alike. Each of them should be fully convinced in their own mind.

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6 Whoever regards one day as special does so to the Lord. Whoever eats meat does so to the Lord, for they give thanks to God; and whoever abstains does so to the Lord and gives thanks to God.

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7 For none of us lives for ourselves alone, and none of us dies for ourselves alone.

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8 If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.

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9 For this very reason, Christ died and returned to life so that he might be the Lord of both the dead and the living.

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10 You, then, why do you judge your brother or sistera ? Or why do you treat them with contempt? For we will all stand before God’s judgment seat.

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    • · 14:10 - The Greek word for "brother or sister" ("adelphos" ) refers here to a believer, whether man or woman, as part of God’s family; also in verses 13, 15 and 21.
      11 It is written: “ ‘As surely as I live,’ says the Lord, ‘every knee will bow before me; every tongue will acknowledge God.’ ”b

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      12 So then, each of us will give an account of ourselves to God.

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      13 Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in the way of a brother or sister.

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