1 Corinthians 8:4-6, 8
As to the eating of food offered to idols, we know that “no idol in the world really exists,” and that “there is no God but one.” Indeed, even though there may be so-called gods in heaven or on earth–as in fact there are many gods and many lords– yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist.
“Food will not bring us close to God.” We are no worse off if we do not eat, and no better off if we do.
By David Pritchett
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