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 those who are perishing, foolishness; but to those who are being saved, it is the power of God.
1 Corinthians 2:2
for I determined not to know anything among you, except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified.
and He said to them, "Thus it has been written, that the Christ should suffer, and rise from the dead on the third day,
'I am the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob.' And Moses, becoming terrified, was not daring to examine it.
And we are witnesses of all things which He did both in the country of the Jews and in Jerusalem; Whom they also slew, hanging Him on a tree.
2 Corinthians 4:5
For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus as Lord; and ourselves as your servants for Jesus' sake;
O foolish Galatians! Who bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was openly set forth crucified?
But it could not be that I should glory, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has become crucified to me, and I to the world.
To me, who am less than the least of all saints, was this grace given, to proclaim, to the gentiles, the glad tidings of the unsearchable riches of Christ;
Unto the jews
And happy is he, whosoever shall find no occasion of stumbling in Me."
And they were finding in Him occasion to stumble. And Jesus said to them "a prophet is not without honor, except in his own country, and in his own house."
Jesus, therefore, said to them, "Verily, verily, I say to you, unless ye eat the flesh of the Son of Man, and drink His blood, ye have no life in yourselves.
Wherefore? because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by works. They stumbled at the Stone of stumbling;
But I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? then the stumbling-block of the cross has been done away!
1 Peter 2:8
and "a stone of stumbling, and rock of offense"; who stumble, being disobedient to the word, to which also they were appointed.