Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God.


Bible References


Acts 18:1
After this Paul left Athens and went to Corinth.


1 Corinthians 2:4
My message and my preaching were not in the persuasive language of philosophy, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power;
1 Corinthians 1:17
For Christ did not think I baptized any one else. For Christ did not send me forth to baptize, but to proclaim the gospel; and that not in philosophic words, lest the Cross of Christ should be made an empty thing.
Romans 16:18
Turn away from them. For men of that stamp are not the slaves of Christ, but are slaves to their own appetites. By their smooth and fair speech they beguile the hearts of the innocent.
2 Corinthians 10:10
"His letters indeed," says one, "are mighty and forcible, but his personality is weak, and his speech contemptible."
2 Corinthians 11:6
Yes, though I be unskilled in speech, at least I am not in knowledge; indeed I made this perfectly plain to you in all things and among all men.

The testimony

1 Corinthians 1:6
(for thus my witness for Christ was confirmed among you);
Acts 20:21
testifying both to Jews and Greeks repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.
Acts 22:18
"I fell into a trance and saw him saying to me, "'Make haste and go quickly out of Jerusalem, because they will not receive your testimony concerning me.'
2 Thessalonians 1:10
when he comes to be glorified in his saints, and to be wondered at in all believers, on that Day; (for you also believed our testimony).
1 Timothy 1:11
as laid down in the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which has been entrusted to me.
2 Timothy 1:8
Do not then be ashamed to bear witness for our Lord, nor for me, his prisoner. Nay, join with me in suffering for the gospel by the power of God.
1 John 4:14
and we have beheld and do testify that the Father has sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world.
1 John 5:11
And the testimony is this, "God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son."
Revelation 1:2
He bore witness of the Word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, even of all the things that he saw.
Revelation 19:10
And I fell down at his feet to worship him, and he said to me. "See that you do it not. I am a fellow slave of yours and of your brothers who hold the testimony of Jesus; for the testimony of Jesus is the vital breath of prophecy."