Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence, even to them which stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed.
And he shall be for a sanctuary, but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock of offence to both the houses of Israel, for a net and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
And he will say, Cast ye up, cast ye up, prepare the way. Take up the stumbling-block out of the way of my people.
And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this man is set for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, and for a sign being repudiated
Why? Because it was not from faith but as from works of law. For they stumbled at the stone of stumbling,
1 Corinthians 1:23
but we proclaim Christ crucified, truly to Jews a stumbling-block and to Gentiles foolishness.
2 Corinthians 2:16
to the one an odor of death for death, and to the other an aroma of life for life. And who is adequate for these things?
But indeed for this cause I have raised thee up, to display in thee my power, and that my name may be proclaimed in all the earth.
And if God, wanting to show his wrath, and to make his power known, endured with much longsuffering vessels of wrath prepared for destruction,
1 Thessalonians 5:9
Because God appointed us not for wrath, but for an acquired possession of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ, who died for us.
2 Peter 2:3
And they will exploit you in greed with fabricated words, whose judgment is not idle for long, and their destruction will not slumber.
For certain men have sneaked in, those written about formerly for this condemnation, irreverent men, perverting the grace of our God into licentiousness, and denying our only Master God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.
Let us break their bonds apart, and cast away their cords from us.
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against LORD.
And blessed is he, whoever will not be offended by me.
I have spoken these things to you, so that ye may not be caused to stumble.
1 Corinthians 3:11
For no man can lay another foundation besides that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.