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.
Symeon blessed them and said to Mary the mother, "This child is appointed for the falling and the uprising of many in Israel and for a token to be spoken against;
And why? Because they were pursuing a righteousness which should arise not from faith, but from what they regarded as merit. They stuck their foot against the stone which lay in their way;
1 Corinthians 1:23
while we proclaim a Christ who has been crucified--to the Jews a stumbling-block, to Gentiles foolishness,
2 Corinthians 2:16
to the last-named an odor of death predictive of death, and to the others an odor of life predictive of life. And for such service as this who is competent?
And what if God, while choosing to make manifest the terrors of His anger and to show what is possible with Him, has yet borne with long-forbearing patience with the subjects of His anger who stand ready for destruction,
1 Thessalonians 5:9
For God has not pre-destined us to meet His anger, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ;
2 Peter 2:3
Thirsting for riches, they will trade on you with their canting talk. From of old their judgement has been working itself out, and their destruction has not been slumbering.
For certain persons have crept in unnoticed--men spoken of in ancient writings as pre-destined to this condemnation--ungodly men, who pervert the grace of our God into an excuse for immorality, and disown Jesus Christ, our only Sovereign and Lord.
And blessed is every one who does not stumble and fall because of my claims."
"These things I have spoken to you in order to clear stumbling-blocks out of your path.
1 Corinthians 3:11
For no one can lay any other foundation in addition to that which is already laid, namely Jesus Christ.