New International Version
Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.
King James Bible
Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.
Darby Bible Translation
So then let us pursue the things which tend to peace, and things whereby one shall build up another.
World English Bible
So then, let us follow after things which make for peace, and things by which we may build one another up.
Young's Literal Translation
So, then, the things of peace may we pursue, and the things of building up one another;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let us therefore follow - Far from contending about meats, drinks, and festival times, in which it is not likely that the Jews and Gentiles will soon agree, let us endeavor to the utmost of our power to promote peace and unanimity, that we may be instrumental in edifying each other, in promoting religious knowledge and piety instead of being stumbling-blocks in each other's way.
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LibraryJuly 25. "He that in These Things Serveth Christ is Acceptable to God" (Rom. xiv. 18).
"He that in these things serveth Christ is acceptable to God" (Rom. xiv. 18). God can only use us while we are right. Satan cared far less for Peter's denial of his Master than for the use he made of it afterwards to destroy his faith. So Jesus said to him: "I have prayed for thee that thy faith fail not." It was Peter's faith he attacked, and so it is our faith that Satan contests. "The trial of our faith is much more precious than gold that perisheth." Whatever else we let go let us hold steadfastly …
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A Summary of the Christian Life. Of Self-Denial.
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Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.
If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.
Each of us should please our neighbors for their good, to build them up.
1 Corinthians 7:15
But if the unbeliever leaves, let it be so. The brother or the sister is not bound in such circumstances; God has called us to live in peace.
1 Corinthians 8:1
Now about food sacrificed to idols: We know that "We all possess knowledge." But knowledge puffs up while love builds up.
1 Corinthians 10:23
"I have the right to do anything," you say--but not everything is beneficial. "I have the right to do anything"--but not everything is constructive.
1 Corinthians 14:3
But the one who prophesies speaks to people for their strengthening, encouraging and comfort.
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