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
we preach Christ crucified, an obstacle to the Jews indeed, and to the Gentiles foolishness: but to those who believe,
1 Corinthians 2:2
for I did not think I was to have any other knowledge among you, than that of Christ, a crucified saviour.
they who desire to make a figure in the world, constrain you to be circumcised, only to avoid being persecuted for the cross of Christ.
"consider you despisers, be surpriz'd and turn pale, for I shall perform a work in your days, which you will not believe, whoever shall declare it unto you."
2 Corinthians 2:15
for God is pleased to accept my christian labours, in favour both of those who are in a saving, and of those who are in a ruinous state:
2 Corinthians 4:3
but if our gospel be obscure, it is so only to those who are lost:
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and with all the vile methods of imposture, to the ruin of those, who are averse to the truth, by which they might be saved.
1 Corinthians 1:21
for whereas the world, with all their learning, did not distinguish the characters of his divine wisdom, in his works, it pleased God to save those who believe, by preaching, which they counted folly.
1 Corinthians 2:14
but the animal man does not receive the effusions of the spirit of God; for they are foolishness to him; neither can he understand them, because they are spiritually discerned.
1 Corinthians 3:19
for the wisdom of this world is folly, in the eye of God: as it is written, "he surprizes the wise in all their artifices."
there certain Epicurean and Stoick philosophers encountred him: "what does this mountebank mean?" said some: "he seems to proclaim some strange deitys," said others: because he talk'd to them of Jesus and the resurrection.
1 Corinthians 1:24
both Jews and Gentiles, he is the Christ, the power of God, and the wisdom of God.
1 Corinthians 15:2
by which also you will be saved, if you so retain it as I preached it to you, unless you have believed without sufficient grounds.
for I am not ashamed of the gospel, since it is divinely effectual to salvation, to everyone that believes, to the Jew first, and then to the Gentile.
2 Corinthians 10:4
our military arms are not so defective, but divinely effectual to demolish all their ramparts;
1 Thessalonians 1:5
since the gospel we preach'd, did not consist only of words, but was fully confirm'd by miracles and gifts of the holy spirit, you yourselves being witnesses, what we did among you and for you.
for the word of God is active and efficacious, sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating even to the division of soul and spirit, to the smallest and most inward parts, distinguishing the thoughts, and intentions of the heart.