Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Bear with me a
2 Corinthians 11:4
if he that is come to you, preaches another Jesus whom I have not preached, or if ye receive other gifts of the spirit, than what ye have received from me, or another gospel, than what you have accepted, you might well bear with his pretensions:
and when Paul was going to speak, Gallio said to the Jews, "if it were a matter of some injustice or something immoral, O Jews, it would be reasonable to hear you out.
he might have the greater compassion for those who sin through ignorance or mistake. and for the same reason
2 Corinthians 11:16
I say it again, let no man think me vain; but if they do, yet as such, bear with me, that I too may applaud my self a little.
2 Corinthians 5:13
for if I glory even to transport, my glorying is in God: if I am moderate, my glorying is for your service.
2 Corinthians 12:11
Am I become vain? 'tis you have forc'd me to it: for I ought to have been commended by you: since I am not inferior to the chiefest of the apostles, tho' in myself I am nothing.
1 Corinthians 1:21
for whereas the world, with all their learning, did not distinguish the characters of his divine wisdom, in his works, it pleased God to save those who believe, by preaching, which they counted folly.
1 Corinthians 3:18
let no man deceive himself: if any among you pretends to worldly wisdom, let him commence fool, in order to be truly wise.
1 Corinthians 4:10
we are made fools for our attachment to Christ, while you, who are christians too, still pass for the wise: we are in poverty, but you are in power: you meet with esteem, but we find contempt.