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 will be for a sanctuary; and for a stone of stumbling, and for a rock of offence to both the houses of Israel, for a gin and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
And it shall be said, Cast up, cast up, prepare the way, take up the stumbling-blocks out of the way of my people.
And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Lo, this child is set for the fall and rising up of many in Israel, and for a sign spoken against;
Wherefore? Because it was not on the principle of faith, but as of works. They have stumbled at the stumblingstone,
1 Corinthians 1:23
but we preach Christ crucified, to Jews an offence, and to nations foolishness;
2 Corinthians 2:16
to the one an odour from death unto death, but to the others an odour from life unto life; and who is sufficient for these things?
And for this very cause have I raised thee up, to shew thee my power; and that my name may be declared in all the earth.
And if God, minded to shew his wrath and to make his power known, endured with much long-suffering vessels of wrath fitted for destruction;
1 Thessalonians 5:9
because God has not set us for wrath, but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
2 Peter 2:3
And through covetousness, with well-turned words, will they make merchandise of you: for whom judgment of old is not idle, and their destruction slumbers not.
For certain men have got in unnoticed, they who of old were marked out beforehand to this sentence, ungodly persons, turning the grace of our God into dissoluteness, and denying our only Master and Lord Jesus Christ.
Let us break their bonds asunder, and cast away their cords from us!
There is no wisdom, nor understanding, nor counsel against Jehovah.
and blessed is whosoever shall not be offended in me.
These things I have spoken unto you that ye may not be offended.
1 Corinthians 3:11
For other foundation can no man lay besides that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.