31 “Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”
31Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do,
Paul now summarizes his argument on the Christian’s freedom to eat meat offered to idols with a principle that covers all options.
do all to the glory of God.
The overarching principle is to glorify God in all situations.
A focused life transcends mundane issues.
The purpose of limiting our liberty for the sake of others is to glorify God. By glorifying God, we manifest His person and work to others. This is the ultimate purpose for all creation. Operating on this principle, we will gladly sacrifice for the weaker Christian. The Christian’s primary concern is not the assertion of his rights but the glory of God.