So then, let us pursue what leads to peace and to mutual edification.
Cross ReferencesPsalm 34:14
Turn away from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.
If it is possible on your part, live at peace with everyone.
Each of us should please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.
1 Corinthians 7:15
But if the unbeliever leaves, let him go. The believing brother or sister is not bound in such cases. God has called you to live in peace.
1 Corinthians 8:1
Now about food sacrificed to idols: We know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.
1 Corinthians 10:23
"Everything is permissible," but not everything is beneficial. "Everything is permissible," but not everything is edifying.
1 Corinthians 14:3
But he who prophesies speaks to men for their edification, encouragement, and comfort.
1 Corinthians 14:4
The one who speaks in a tongue edifies himself, but the one who prophesies edifies the church.
1 Corinthians 14:5
I wish that all of you could speak in tongues, but I would rather have you prophesy. He who prophesies is greater than one who speaks in tongues, unless he interprets, so that the church may be edified.
1 Corinthians 14:12
It is the same with you. Since you are eager to have spiritual gifts, strive to excel in gifts that build up the church.
1 Corinthians 14:17
You may be giving thanks well enough, but the other one is not edified.
1 Corinthians 14:26
What then shall we say, brothers? When you come together, everyone has a psalm or a teaching, a revelation, a tongue, or an interpretation. All of these must be done to build up the church.
2 Corinthians 12:19
Have you been thinking all along that we were making a defense to you? We speak before God in Christ, and all of this, beloved, is to build you up.
to equip the saints for works of ministry, to build up the body of Christ,
Let no unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building up the one in need and bringing grace to those who listen.
2 Timothy 2:22
Flee from youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
Pursue peace with all men, as well as holiness, without which no one will see the Lord.
Chapter Outline1. Men may not condemn one another for disputable matters;
13. but must take heed that they give no offense in them;
15. which the apostle proves unlawful by many reasons.
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2 Corinthians 13:11
1 Peter 3:11
1 Corinthians 10:33
1 Corinthians 14:12-17, 26
1 Thessalonians 5:11, 12
1 Timothy 1:4
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