Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness;
1 Corinthians 1:18
For the message of the cross is of course, foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is a power of God.
1 Corinthians 2:2
For I determined not to know anything among you except Jesus Christ, even this crucified man.
And he said to them, Thus it is written, and thus it was necessary for the Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day,
I am the God of thy fathers, the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. But Moses, who developed trembling, dared not examine.
And we are witnesses of all that he did both in the country of the Jews, and in Jerusalem, whom also they killed, having hung on a tree.
2 Corinthians 4:5
For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves are your bondmen through Jesus.
O foolish Galatians, who bewitched you not to obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was earlier described among you, crucified?
But may it not be from me to boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.
To me, a man less than the least of all the sanctified, this grace was given to preach good-news among the Gentiles, the unsearchable wealth of Christ,
Unto the jews
And he shall be for a sanctuary, but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock of offence to both the houses of Israel, for a net and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
And blessed is he, whoever will not be caused to stumble by me.
And they were offended by him. But Jesus said to them, A prophet is not without honor, except in his fatherland, and in his house.
And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this man is set for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, and for a sign being repudiated
Jesus therefore said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, unless ye eat the flesh of the Son of man and drink his blood, ye have no life in yourselves.
Why? Because it was not from faith but as from works of law. For they stumbled at the stone of stumbling,
But I, brothers, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? Then the stumbling-block of the cross has been abolished.
1 Peter 2:8
and, A stone of stumbling and a rock of offense, men who stumble at the word, being disobedient, for which also they were set.