New Living Translation
But the voice spoke again: "Do not call something unclean if God has made it clean."
King James Bible
And the voice spake unto him again the second time, What God hath cleansed, that call not thou common.
Darby Bible Translation
And there was a voice again the second time to him, What God has cleansed, do not thou make common.
World English Bible
A voice came to him again the second time, "What God has cleansed, you must not call unclean."
Young's Literal Translation
and there is a voice again a second time unto him: 'What God did cleanse, thou, declare not thou common;'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:15 What God hath purified - Hath made and declared clean. Nothing but what is clean can come down from heaven. St. Peter well remembered this saying in the council at Jerusalem, Acts 15:9.
LibraryMay the Twenty-Sixth the Uniting of Sundered Peoples
"On the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost." --ACTS x. 34-48. And this is ever the issue of a true outpouring of the Spirit: sundered peoples become one. At "low tide" there are multitudes of separated pools along the shore: at "high tide" they flow together, and the little distinctions are lost in a splendid union. It is so racially. "Jew and Gentile!" Peter and Cornelius lose their prejudices in the emancipating ministry of the Spirit. And so shall it be with English and …
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year
The Outpouring of the Holy Spirit
The Candour of the Writers of the New Testament.
Devotion to God.
It's not what goes into your mouth that defiles you; you are defiled by the words that come out of your mouth."
Food doesn't go into your heart, but only passes through the stomach and then goes into the sewer." (By saying this, he declared that every kind of food is acceptable in God's eyes.)
The same vision was repeated three times. Then the sheet was suddenly pulled up to heaven.
"But the voice from heaven spoke again: 'Do not call something unclean if God has made it clean.'
I know and am convinced on the authority of the Lord Jesus that no food, in and of itself, is wrong to eat. But if someone believes it is wrong, then for that person it is wrong.
Don't tear apart the work of God over what you eat. Remember, all foods are acceptable, but it is wrong to eat something if it makes another person stumble.
1 Corinthians 10:25
So you may eat any meat that is sold in the marketplace without raising questions of conscience.
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