Law of Limitation
HEAVEN'S FIXED LAWS
1 Corinthians 6:12; 10:23-33
12 All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.
23All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not. 24Let no man seek his own, but every man another's. 25Whatsoever is sold in the marketplace, that eat, asking no question for conscience sake: 26For the earth is the Lord's, and the fulness thereof. 27If any of them that believe not bid you to a feast, and ye be disposed to go; whatsoever is set before you, eat, asking no question for conscience sake. 28But if any man say unto you, this is offered in sacrifice unto idols, eat not for his sake that shewed it, and for conscience sake: for the earth is the Lord's, and the fulness thereof: 29Conscience, I say, not thine own, but of the other: for why is my liberty judged of another man's conscience? 30For if I by grace be a partaker, why am I evil spoken of for that for which I give thanks? 31Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God. 32Give none offence, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God: 33Even as I please all men in all things, not seeking mine own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved.
One of the first things God said to man was "thou shalt not." He placed man in the Garden of Eden and gave him dominion over all things that God had created. God had made abundant provision for man so that he could live his life in fullness and in fellowship. Yet in the midst of all that, God had a limitation. God had a prohibition. And he said of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, "Thou shalt not eat of it."
At the very beginning of human history, God enunciates the law of prohibition or the law of limitation. Running throughout the Bible, you'll find over and over agai ...
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