Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;
He has manifested His supreme strength. He has scattered those who were haughty in the thoughts of their hearts.
and didst say through the Holy Spirit by the lips of our forefather David Thy servant, "'Why have the nations stamped and raged, and the peoples formed futile plans?
For when they had come to know God, they did not give Him glory as God nor render Him thanks, but they became absorbed in useless discussions, and their senseless minds were darkened.
1 Corinthians 1:19
For so it stands written, "I will exhibit the nothingness of the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will bring to nought."
1 Corinthians 3:19
This world's wisdom is "foolishness" in God's sight; for it is written, "He snares the wise with their own cunning."
and falling to the ground he heard a voice which said to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?"
although I myself might have some excuse for confidence in outward ceremonies. If any one else claims a right to trust in them, far more may I:
2 Thessalonians 2:4
and exalts himself above, every so-called 'god' or object of worship, and goes the length of taking his seat in the very temple of God, giving it out that he himself is God.
Take my yoke upon you and learn from me; for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
but I discover within me a different Law at war with the Law of my understanding, and leading me captive to the Law which is everywhere at work in my body--the Law of sin.
For out of the heart proceed wicked thoughts, murder, adultery, fornication, theft, perjury, impiety of speech.
For God's Message is full of life and power, and is keener than the sharpest two-edged sword. It pierces even to the severance of soul from spirit, and penetrates between the joints and the marrow, and it can discern the secret thoughts and purposes of the heart.
And they were greatly impressed by His teaching, because He spoke with the language of authority.
1 Corinthians 1:27
But God has chosen the things which the world regards as foolish, in order to put its wise men to shame; and God has chosen the things which the world regards as destitute of influence, in order to put its powerful things to shame;
1 Corinthians 4:20
For Apostolic authority is not a thing of words, but of power.
Through faith the walls of Jericho fell to the ground after being surrounded for seven days.