Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called:
1 Timothy 6:11
But you, man of God, must fly from these things. Strive for uprightness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness.
2 Timothy 2:1
So you, my son, must find strength in the blessing that comes through Christ Jesus.
1 Timothy 6:4
is a conceited, ignorant person, with a morbid craving for speculations and arguments which result only in envy, quarreling, abuse, base suspicions,
1 Timothy 1:4
nor to devote themselves to fictions and interminable pedigrees; such things lead to controversy instead of the divine system which operates through faith.
1 Timothy 4:7
But let worldly fictions and old wives' tales alone. Train yourself for the religious life.
2 Timothy 3:14
But you must stand by what you have learned and been convinced of, and remember from whom you learned it,
to Titus, my true child in our common faith; God our Father and Christ Jesus our Savior bless you and give you peace.
But have nothing to do with foolish controversies, pedigrees, strife, and wrangles about the Law, for they are profitless and futile.
Some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers debated with him. Some of them said, "What is this rag-picker trying to make out?" Others said, "He seems to be preaching some foreign deities." This was because he was telling the good news of Jesus and the resurrection.
They called themselves wise, but they have turned into fools,
1 Corinthians 1:19
For the Scripture says, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, And I will thwart the shrewdness of the shrewd!"
1 Corinthians 2:6
Yet there is a wisdom that we impart when we are with people who have a mature faith, but it is not what this world calls wisdom, nor what the authorities of this world, doomed as they are to pass away, would call so.
1 Corinthians 3:19
For this world's wisdom is foolishness to God. For the Scripture says, "He who catches the wise with their own cunning,"
Take care that nobody exploits you through the pretensions of philosophy, guided by human tradition, following material ways of looking at things, instead of following Christ.