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 about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
1 Corinthians 2:2
For I decided to be concerned about nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and him crucified.
and said to them, "Thus it stands written that the Christ would suffer and would rise from the dead on the third day,
I am the God of your forefathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.' Moses began to tremble and did not dare to look more closely.
We are witnesses of all the things he did both in Judea and in Jerusalem. They killed him by hanging him on a tree,
2 Corinthians 4:5
For we do not proclaim ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your slaves for Jesus' sake.
You foolish Galatians! Who has cast a spell on you? Before your eyes Jesus Christ was vividly portrayed as crucified!
But may I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.
To me -- less than the least of all the saints -- this grace was given, to proclaim to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ
Unto the jews
He will become a sanctuary, but a stone that makes a person trip, and a rock that makes one stumble -- to the two houses of Israel. He will become a trap and a snare to the residents of Jerusalem.
Blessed is anyone who takes no offense at me."
And so they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown and in his own house."
Then Simeon blessed them and said to his mother Mary, "Listen carefully: This child is destined to be the cause of the falling and rising of many in Israel and to be a sign that will be rejected.
Jesus said to them, "I tell you the solemn truth, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in yourselves.
Why not? Because they pursued it not by faith but (as if it were possible) by works. They stumbled over the stumbling stone,
Now, brothers and sisters, if I am still preaching circumcision, why am I still being persecuted? In that case the offense of the cross has been removed.
1 Peter 2:8
and a stumbling-stone and a rock to trip over. They stumble because they disobey the word, as they were destined to do.