Meats for
Matthew 15:17
"Don't you realize that whatever goes into the mouth passes into the stomach and is eliminated?
Matthew 15:20
These are the things that defile a man, but eating with unwashed hands does not defile a man."
Mark 7:19
For it doesn't go into his heart but into the stomach and is eliminated." (As a result, He made all foods clean.)
Romans 14:17
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.
but God
1 Corinthians 10:3-5
They all ate the same spiritual food,
and all drank the same spiritual drink. For they drank from a spiritual rock that followed them, and that rock was Christ.
But God was not pleased with most of them, for they were struck down in the desert.
John 6:27
Don't work for the food that perishes but for the food that lasts for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Father has set His seal of approval on Him."
John 6:49
Your fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, and they died.
Colossians 2:22
All these [regulations] refer to what is destroyed by being used up; they are human commands and doctrines.
Colossians 2:23
Although these have a reputation of wisdom by promoting ascetic practices, humility, and severe treatment of the body, they are not of any value against fleshly indulgence.
but for
1 Corinthians 6:15
Do you not know that your bodies are the members of Christ? So should I take the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute? Absolutely not!
1 Corinthians 6:19
Do you not know that your body is a sanctuary of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God? You are not your own,
1 Corinthians 3:16
Don't you know that you are God's sanctuary and that the Spirit of God lives in you?
Romans 6:12
Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body, so that you obey its desires.
Romans 7:4
Therefore, my brothers, you also were put to death in relation to the law through the [crucified] body of the Messiah, so that you may belong to another-- to Him who was raised from the dead-- that we may bear fruit for God.
Romans 12:1
Therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God; this is your spiritual worship.
Romans 14:7-9
For none of us lives to himself, and no one dies to himself.
If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. Therefore, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.
Christ died and came to life for this: that He might rule over both the dead and the living.
2 Corinthians 5:15
And He died for all so that those who live should no longer live for themselves, but for the One who died for them and was raised.
2 Corinthians 11:2
For I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy, because I have promised you in marriage to one husband-- to present a pure virgin to Christ.
Ephesians 5:23
for the husband is head of the wife as also Christ is head of the church. He is the Savior of the body.
1 Thessalonians 4:3-7
For this is God's will, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality,
so that each of you knows how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor,
not with lustful desires, like the Gentiles who don't know God.
This means one must not transgress against and defraud his brother in this matter, because the Lord is an avenger of all these offenses, as we also previously told and warned you.
For God has not called us to impurity, but to sanctification.