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, , unto the Jews a stumblingblock and unto the Gentiles foolishness;
1 Corinthians 2:2
For I judged not to know anything among you, except Jesus Christ and him crucified.
As many as desire to please in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised, only lest they should suffer persecution for the cross of the Christ.
Behold, ye despisers, and wonder and perish, for I do a work in your days, a work which ye would in no wise believe, if one should declare it unto you.
2 Corinthians 2:15
For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in those that are saved and in those that perish;
2 Corinthians 4:3
But if our gospel is hid, it is hid to those that are lost,
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and with all deception of iniquity working in those that perish because they did not receive the charity of the truth, to be saved.
1 Corinthians 1:21
For in the wisdom of God, since the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save those that believe.
1 Corinthians 2:14
But the natural man does not perceive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness unto him; neither can he 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 takes the wise in their own craftiness.
Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans and of the Stoics encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler say? others, He seems to be a setter forth of new gods, because he preached unto them Jesus and the resurrection.
1 Corinthians 1:24
but unto those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ is the power of God, and the wisdom of God.
1 Corinthians 15:2
by which also ye are being saved if ye retain the word that I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.
The LORD shall send the rod of thy strength out of Zion; rule thou in the midst of thine enemies.
For I am not ashamed of the gospel of the Christ; for it is the power of God to give saving health to every one that believes: to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
2 Corinthians 10:4
(For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God for the destruction of strong holds),
1 Thessalonians 1:5
For our gospel did not come unto you in word only, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and in full assurance as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake.
For the word of God is alive and efficient and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.