1 Corinthians 10:31 ESV / 63 helpful votes
So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
1 Corinthians 6:19-20 ESV / 47 helpful votes
Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.
Mark 7:15 ESV / 38 helpful votes
There is nothing outside a person that by going into him can defile him, but the things that come out of a person are what defile him.”
1 Corinthians 6:12 ESV / 35 helpful votes
“All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not be dominated by anything.
Genesis 1:29 ESV / 33 helpful votes
And God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit. You shall have them for food.
1 Timothy 5:23 ESV / 31 helpful votes
(No longer drink only water, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments.)
Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 25 helpful votes
I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
1 Corinthians 6:20 ESV / 22 helpful votes
For you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.
Romans 14:20 ESV / 21 helpful votes
Do not, for the sake of food, destroy the work of God. Everything is indeed clean, but it is wrong for anyone to make another stumble by what he eats.
Genesis 9:3 ESV / 18 helpful votes
Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. And as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything.
Colossians 3:17 ESV / 14 helpful votes
And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
Romans 14:1-23 ESV / 12 helpful votes
As for the one who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not to quarrel over opinions. One person believes he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables. Let not the one who eats despise the one who abstains, and let not the one who abstains pass judgment on the one who eats, for God has welcomed him. Who are you to pass judgment on the servant of another? It is before his own master that he stands or falls. And he will be upheld, for the Lord is able to make him stand. One person esteems one day as better than another, while another esteems all days alike. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind. …
Jeremiah 17:5-8 ESV / 10 helpful votes
Thus says the Lord: “Cursed is the man who trusts in man and makes flesh his strength, whose heart turns away from the Lord. He is like a shrub in the desert, and shall not see any good come. He shall dwell in the parched places of the wilderness, in an uninhabited salt land. “Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord. He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit.”
Psalm 103:1-22 ESV / 10 helpful votes
Of David. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s. …
1 Corinthians 8:8-9 ESV / 8 helpful votes
Food will not commend us to God. We are no worse off if we do not eat, and no better off if we do. But take care that this right of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak.
Isaiah 40:30-31 ESV / 8 helpful votes
Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.
Psalm 30:5 ESV / 8 helpful votes
For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.
Colossians 2:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes
Therefore let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath.
1 Corinthians 10:31-33 ESV / 5 helpful votes
So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. Give no offense to Jews or to Greeks or to the church of God, just as I try to please everyone in everything I do, not seeking my own advantage, but that of many, that they may be saved.
Proverbs 23:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes
Do not toil to acquire wealth; be discerning enough to desist.
Philippians 4:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
Psalm 139:1-24 ESV / 4 helpful votes
To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O Lord, you know it altogether. You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon me. …
Psalm 104:1-35 ESV / 4 helpful votes
Bless the Lord, O my soul! O Lord my God, you are very great! You are clothed with splendor and majesty, covering yourself with light as with a garment, stretching out the heavens like a tent. He lays the beams of his chambers on the waters; he makes the clouds his chariot; he rides on the wings of the wind; he makes his messengers winds, his ministers a flaming fire. He set the earth on its foundations, so that it should never be moved. …
Romans 12:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes
Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord.
Ecclesiastes 9:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes
Go, eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart, for God has already approved what you do.
Leviticus 11:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes
Whatever parts the hoof and is cloven-footed and chews the cud, among the animals, you may eat.