1 Corinthians 10:23
23All things are lawful; but not all things are expedient. All things are lawful; but not all things edify.
Scripture Testimony Index stories for this passage
D. E. Hoste gave up the habit of smoking, a habit that threatened to stand between him and the Lord after his conversion.
In obedience to the heavenly vision and call to go to China, Hudson Taylor, like a workman not wanting to be put to shame, devoted himself to careful study of Chinese, Greek, Latin, theology and medicine. He also made changes in his habits to discipline his flesh. All these things he did to prepare himself for his life’s work.
New converts described how accepting Christ into their lives led to a change in lifestyle; some stop smoking, others stopped cockfights, and others stopped gambling. The change in their lives was clear that it led others to Christ.