14:1 But him that is weak in faith receive ye, `yet' not for decision of scruples.
14:2 One man hath faith to eat all things: but he that is weak eateth herbs.
14:3 Let not him that eateth set at nought him that eateth not; and let not him that eateth not judge him that eateth: for God hath received him.
14:4 Who art thou that judgest the servant of another? to his own lord he standeth or falleth. Yea, he shall be made to stand; for the Lord hath power to make him stand.
14:5 One man esteemeth one day above another: another esteemeth every day `alike'. Let each man be fully assured in his own mind.
14:6 He that regardeth the day, regardeth it unto the Lord: and he that eateth, eateth unto the Lord, for he giveth God thanks; and he that eateth not, unto the Lord he eateth not, and giveth God thanks.
14:7 For none of us liveth to himself, and none dieth to himself.
14:8 For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; or whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.
14:9 For to this end Christ died and lived `again', that he might be Lord of both the dead and the living.
14:10 But thou, why dost thou judge thy brother? or thou again, why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment-seat of God.
14:11 For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, to me every knee shall bow, And every tongue shall confess to God.
14:12 So then each one of us shall give account of himself to God.
14:13 Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge ye this rather, that no man put a stumblingblock in his brother's way, or an occasion of falling.
14:14 I know, and am persuaded in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is unclean of itself: save that to him who accounteth anything to be unclean, to him it is unclean.
14:15 For if because of meat thy brother is grieved, thou walkest no longer in love. Destroy not with thy meat him for whom Christ died.
14:16 Let not then your good be evil spoken of:
14:17 for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
14:18 For he that herein serveth Christ is well-pleasing to God, and approved of men.
14:19 So then let us follow after things which make for peace, and things whereby we may edify one another.
14:20 Overthrow not for meat's sake the work of God. All things indeed are clean; howbeit it is evil for that man who eateth with offence.
14:21 It is good not to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor `to do anything' whereby thy brother stumbleth.
14:22 The faith which thou hast, have thou to thyself before God. Happy is he that judgeth not himself in that which he approveth.
14:23 But he that doubteth is condemned if he eat, because `he eateth' not of faith; and whatsoever is not of faith is sin.