Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye are wise in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong; ye are honourable, but we are despised.
We are weak
1 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no man deceive himself. If any man thinketh that he is wise among you in this world, let him become a fool, that he may become wise.
2 Kings 9:11
Then Jehu came forth to the servants of his lord: and one said unto him, Is all well? wherefore came this mad fellow to thee? And he said unto them, Ye know the man and what his talk was.
The days of visitation are come, the days of recompense are come; Israel shall know it: the prophet is a fool, the man that hath the spirit is mad, for the abundance of thine iniquity, and because the enmity is great.
And certain also of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers encountered him. And some said, What would this babbler say? others, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he preached Jesus and the resurrection.
And as he thus made his defense, Festus saith with a loud voice, Paul, thou art mad; thy much learning is turning thee mad.
1 Corinthians 4:8
Already are ye filled, already ye are become rich, ye have come to reign without us: yea and I would that ye did reign, that we also might reign with you.
1 Corinthians 10:14
Wherefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry.
How do ye say, We are wise, and the law of Jehovah is with us? But, behold, the false pen of the scribes hath wrought falsely.
We are weak
2 Corinthians 10:10
For, His letters, they say, are weighty and strong; but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech of no account.
2 Corinthians 11:29
Who is weak, and I am not weak? who is caused to stumble, and I burn not?
2 Corinthians 12:9
And he hath said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my power is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
2 Corinthians 13:3
seeing that ye seek a proof of Christ that speaketh in me; who to you-ward is not weak, but is powerful in you:
1 Corinthians 3:2
I fed you with milk, not with meat; for ye were not yet able to bear it : nay, not even now are ye able;
1 Corinthians 10:12
Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall.
He that despiseth his neighbor is void of wisdom; But a man of understanding holdeth his peace.
He was despised, and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and as one from whom men hide their face he was despised; and we esteemed him not.
He that heareth you heareth me; and he that rejecteth you rejecteth me; and he that rejecteth me rejecteth him that sent me.
And he spake also this parable unto certain who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and set all others at nought:
1 Thessalonians 4:8
Therefore he that rejecteth, rejecteth not man, but God, who giveth his Holy Spirit unto you.
I am become a derision to all my people, and their song all the day.
1 Corinthians 10:15
I speak as to wise men; judge ye what I say.
Let us therefore go forth unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach.