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 is to them that perish foolishness, but to us that are saved it is God's power.
1 Corinthians 2:2
For I did not judge it well to know anything among you save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.
and said to them, Thus it is written, and thus it behoved the Christ to suffer, and to rise from among the dead the third day;
I am the God of thy fathers, the God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob. And Moses trembled, and durst not consider it.
We also are witnesses of all things which he did both in the country of the Jews and in Jerusalem; whom they also slew, having hanged him on a cross.
2 Corinthians 4:5
For we do not preach ourselves, but Christ Jesus Lord, and ourselves your bondmen for Jesus' sake.
O senseless Galatians, who has bewitched you; to whom, as before your very eyes, Jesus Christ has been portrayed, crucified among you?
But far be it from me to boast save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom the world is crucified to me, and I to the world.
To me, less than the least of all saints, has this grace been given, to announce among the nations the glad tidings of the unsearchable riches of the Christ,
Unto the jews
And he will be for a sanctuary; and for a stone of stumbling, and for a rock of offence to both the houses of Israel, for a gin and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
and blessed is whosoever shall not be offended in me.
And they were offended in him. And Jesus said to them, A prophet is not without honour, unless in his country and in his house.
And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Lo, this child is set for the fall and rising up of many in Israel, and for a sign spoken against;
Jesus therefore said to them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Unless ye shall have eaten the flesh of the Son of man, and drunk his blood, ye have no life in yourselves.
Wherefore? Because it was not on the principle of faith, but as of works. They have stumbled at the stumblingstone,
But I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why am I yet persecuted? Then the scandal of the cross has been done away.
1 Peter 2:8
and a stone of stumbling and rock of offence; who stumble at the word, being disobedient to which also they have been appointed.