20 Destroy not the work of God for meat’s sake: (A)all things indeed are pure: but it is evil for the man which eateth with offense.

21 (B)It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor anything whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or made weak.

22 [a]Hast thou [b]faith? have it with thyself before God: blessed is he that condemneth not himself in that thing which he [c]alloweth.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 14:22 He giveth a double warning in these matters, one, which pertaineth to the strong, that he which hath obtained a sure knowledge of this liberty, keep that treasure to the end he may use it wisely and profitably as hath been said: the other which respecteth the weak, that they do nothing rashly by other men’s example with a wavering conscience, for that cannot be done without sin, whereof we are not persuaded by the word of God, that he liketh, and approveth it.
  2. Romans 14:22 He showed before verse 14 what he meaneth by faith, to wit, for a man to be certain and out of doubt in matters and things indifferent.
  3. Romans 14:22 Embraceth.

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