Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.
1 Corinthians 1:23
but we preach Christ crucified, to Jews a stumbling block and to Gentiles foolishness,
1 Corinthians 2:2
For I resolved to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and him crucified.
Those who want to make a good showing in the flesh try to compel you to be circumcised, and only in order that they may not be persecuted for the cross of Christ.
'Behold, you scoffers, and wonder, and perish; for I am going to do a deed in your days, a deed you will never believe, if someone declares it to you.'"
2 Corinthians 2:15
For we are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing,
2 Corinthians 4:3
And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and with all the deception of wickedness for those who are to perish, because they refused to love the truth and so be saved.
1 Corinthians 1:21
For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know God, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe.
1 Corinthians 2:14
But the natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned.
1 Corinthians 3:19
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, "He catches the wise in their own craftiness";
And also some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers were conversing with him. Some said, "What would this idle babbler wish to say?" Others, "He seems to be a proclaimer of foreign deities,"because he was preaching Jesus and the resurrection.
1 Corinthians 1:24
but to those who are the called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.
1 Corinthians 15:2
by which also you are saved, if you hold fast the word which I preached to you, unless you believed in vain.
For I am not ashamed of the gospel: for it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
2 Corinthians 10:4
For the weapons of our warfare are not the weapons of the world, but they have divine power to destroy strongholds.
1 Thessalonians 1:5
for our gospel came to you not only in word, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction. You know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake.
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, of joints and marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.