Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.
He answered them, "To you it is given to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven, but it is not given to them.
But he turned, and said to Peter, "Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to me, for you are not setting your mind on the things of God, but on the things of men."
Jesus answered him, "Most certainly, I tell you, unless one is born anew, he can't see the Kingdom of God."
Why don't you understand my speech? Because you can't hear my word.
But you don't believe, because you are not of my sheep, as I told you.
But though he had done so many signs before them, yet they didn't believe in him,
For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.
1 Corinthians 2:12
But we received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is from God, that we might know the things that were freely given to us by God.
But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things, and will remind you of all that I said to you.
"When the Counselor has come, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceeds from the Father, he will testify about me.
When he has come, he will convict the world about sin, about righteousness, and about judgment;
1 Corinthians 1:18
For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are dying, but to us who are saved it is the power of God.
Most certainly, I tell you, if a person keeps my word, he will never see death."
Many of them said, "He has a demon, and is insane! Why do you listen to him?"
Some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers also were conversing with him. Some said, "What does this babbler want to say?" Others said, "He seems to be advocating foreign deities," because he preached Jesus and the resurrection.
but if they are questions about words and names and your own law, look to it yourselves. For I don't want to be a judge of these matters."
but had certain questions against him about their own religion, and about one Jesus, who was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive.
As he thus made his defense, Festus said with a loud voice, "Paul, you are crazy! Your great learning is driving you insane!"
They are all plain to him who understands, right to those who find knowledge.
Evil men don't understand justice; but those who seek Yahweh understand it fully.
Blessed is he who is not offended by me."
The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness hasn't overcome it.