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; a stumbling block to Jews, and foolishness to Greeks,
1 Corinthians 2:2
For I determined not to know anything among you, except Jesus Christ, and him crucified.
As many as desire to look good in the flesh, they compel you to be circumcised; only that they may not be persecuted for the cross of Christ.
Behold, you scoffers, and wonder, and perish; for I work a work in your days, a work which you will in no way believe, if one declares it to you.'"
2 Corinthians 2:15
For we are a sweet aroma of Christ to God, in those who are saved, and in those who perish;
2 Corinthians 4:3
Even if our Good News is veiled, it is veiled in those who perish;
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and with all deception of wickedness for those who are being lost, because they didn't receive the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
1 Corinthians 1:21
For seeing that in the wisdom of God, the world through its wisdom didn't know God, it was God's good pleasure through the foolishness of the preaching to save those who believe.
1 Corinthians 2:14
Now the natural man doesn't receive the things of God's Spirit, for they are foolishness to him, and he can't know 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 has taken the wise in their craftiness."
Some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers also were conversing with him. Some said, "What does this babbler want to say?" Others said, "He seems to be advocating foreign deities," because he preached Jesus and the resurrection.
1 Corinthians 1:24
but to 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 you are saved, if you hold firmly the word which I preached to you -- unless you believed in vain.
Yahweh will send forth the rod of your strength out of Zion. Rule in the midst of your enemies.
For I am not ashamed of the Good News of Christ, for it is the power of God for salvation for everyone who believes; for the Jew first, and also for the Greek.
2 Corinthians 10:4
for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but mighty before God to the throwing down of strongholds,
1 Thessalonians 1:5
and that our Good News came to you not in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and with much assurance. You know what kind of men we showed ourselves to be among you for your sake.
For the word of God is living, and active, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing even to the dividing of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and is able to discern the thoughts and intentions of the heart.