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.
Then he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock to cause a fall to both the houses of Israel, for a snare and for a net to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
And shall say, Clear away, clear away, level the way, take away the stumblingblocks out of the way of my people.
And Simeon blessed them and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel and for a sign which shall be spoken against
Why? Because they followed it not by faith but, as it were, by the works (of the law); therefore, they stumbled on the stumblingstone;
1 Corinthians 1:23
but we preach Christ crucified, , unto the Jews a stumblingblock and unto the Gentiles foolishness;
2 Corinthians 2:16
to the one we are the savour of death unto death and to the other the savour of life unto life. And who is sufficient for these things?
For in truth I have placed thee to declare my power in thee, and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth.
What if God, desiring to show his wrath and to make his power known, endured with much meekness the vessels of wrath, prepared for death,
1 Thessalonians 5:9
For God has not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain saving health by our Lord Jesus Christ,
2 Peter 2:3
and in covetousness they shall make merchandise of you with feigned words, upon whom the condemnation from a long time ago does not delay, and their perdition does not sleep.
For there are certain men crept in unawares without fear or reverence of God, who from beforehand have been ordained unto this condemnation, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness and denying God who alone has dominion, and our Lord Jesus, the Christ.
let us break their bands asunder and cast away their cords from us.
There is no wisdom nor intelligence nor counsel against the LORD.
and blessed is whoever shall not be offended in me.
These things I have spoken unto you that ye should not be offended.
1 Corinthians 3:11
For no one can lay another foundation than that laid, which is Jesus the Christ.