Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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?
The savour of death
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;
"I came into this world," said Jesus, "to judge men, that those who do not see may see, and that those who do see may become blind."
Seeing the crowds, the Jews, filled with angry jealousy, opposed Paul's statements and abused him.
Therefore I protest to you to-day that I am not responsible for the ruin of any one of you.
1 Peter 2:7
To you believers, therefore, that honour belongs; but for unbelievers-- "A Stone which the builders rejected has been made the Cornerstone,"
2 Corinthians 3:5
not that of ourselves we are competent to decide anything by our own reasonings, but our competency comes from God.
2 Corinthians 12:11
It is foolish of me to write all this, but you have compelled me to do so. Why, you ought to have been my vindicators; for in no respect have I been inferior to these superlatively great Apostles, even though in myself I am nothing.
1 Corinthians 15:10
But what I am I am by the grace of God, and His grace bestowed upon me did not prove ineffectual. But I labored more strenuously than all the rest--yet it was not I, but God's grace working with me.
and if the house deserves it, the peace you invoke shall come upon it. If not, your peace shall return to you.