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, a called apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes the brother,
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no one deceive himself. If any one among you thinks that he is wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may become wise.
And some also of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers were encountering him. And some said, "What would this babbler wish to say?" And others said, He seems to be a proclaimer of foreign gods;" because he proclaimed the good tidings of Jesus and the resurrection.
And, as he was saying these things in defense, Festus says with a loud voice, "Paul, you are mad! your much learning is turning you mad!"
1 Corinthians 4:8
Have ye already become satisfied? Did ye already become rich? Did ye reign without us? I wish, at least, that ye did reign, that we also might reign with you.
1 Corinthians 10:14
Wherefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry.
We are weak
2 Corinthians 10:10
because, "His letters, indeed," says one, "are weighty and strong, but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech contemptible."
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 to me, "My grace is sufficient for you; 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
since ye seek a proof of Christ's speaking in me, Who toward you is not weak, but is powerful in you;
1 Corinthians 3:2
I fed you with milk, and not solid food; for not yet were ye able to bear it; nay, nor even now are ye able;
1 Corinthians 10:12
Wherefore, let him who thinks he is standing take heed, lest he fall.
"He who hears you hears Me; and he who rejects you rejects Me; and he who rejects Me rejects Him Who sent Me."
And He spake also this parable to some who had trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised the rest:
1 Thessalonians 4:8
Therefore, indeed, he that rejects, rejects not man, but God, Who giveth His Holy Spirit to you.