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 word of the cross seems foolish to those who are on the way to destruction; but to us who are on the way to salvation it is the power of God.
1 Corinthians 2:2
For I had made the decision to have knowledge of nothing among you but only of Jesus Christ on the cross.
And he said to them, So it is in the Writings that the Christ would undergo death, and come back to life again on the third day;
I am the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham and of Isaac and of Jacob. And Moses, shaking with fear, kept his eyes from looking at it.
And we are witnesses of all the things which he did in the country of the Jews and in Jerusalem; whom they put to death, hanging him on a tree.
2 Corinthians 4:5
For our preaching is not about ourselves, but about Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your servants through Jesus.
O foolish Galatians, by what strange powers have you been tricked, to whom it was made clear that Jesus Christ was put to death on the cross?
But far be it from me to have glory in anything, but only in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which this world has come to an end on the cross for me, and I for it.
To me, who am less than the least of all the saints, was this grace given, so that I might make clear to the Gentiles the good news of the unending wealth of Christ:
Unto the jews
And he will be for a holy place: but for a stone of falling and a rock of trouble to the two houses of Israel, and to the men of Jerusalem, for a net in which they may be taken.
And a blessing will be on him who has no doubts about me.
And they were bitter against him. But Jesus said to them, A prophet is nowhere without honour but in his country and among his family.
And Simeon gave them his blessing and said to Mary, his mother, See, this child will be the cause of the downfall and the lifting up of great numbers of people in Israel, and he will be a sign against which hard words will be said;
Then Jesus said to them, Truly I say to you, If you do not take the flesh of the Son of man for food, and if you do not take his blood for drink, you have no life in you.
Why? Because they were not searching for it by faith, but by works. They came up against the stone which was in the way;
But I, brothers, if I am still preaching circumcision, why am I still attacked? then has the shame of the cross been taken away.
1 Peter 2:8
And, A stone of falling, a rock of trouble; the word is the cause of their fall, because they go against it, and this was the purpose of God.