But Naaman was furious and went away and said, “Behold, I thought, ‘He will surely come out to me and stand and call on the name of the Lord his God, and wave his hand over the place and cure the leper.’
“For the waywardness of the naive will kill them, And the complacency of fools will destroy them.
Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the Lord and turn away from evil.
Through insolence comes nothing but strife, But wisdom is with those who receive counsel.
“For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways,” declares the Lord.
But the centurion said, “ Lord, I am not worthy for You to come under my roof, but just say the word, and my servant will be healed.
But she said, “Yes, Lord; but even the dogs feed on the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table.”
But when the young man heard this statement, he went away grieving; for he was one who owned much property.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”
So Jesus said to him, “Unless you people see signs and wonders, you simply will not believe.”
As a result of this many of His disciples withdrew and were not walking with Him anymore.
Truly, truly, I say to you, he who receives whomever I send receives Me; and he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me.”
For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not come to know God, God was well-pleased through the foolishness of the message preached to save those who believe.
But a natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually appraised.
Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you thinks that he is wise in this age, he must become foolish, so that he may become wise.
See to it that you do not refuse Him who is speaking. For if those did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, much less will we escape who turn away from Him who warns from heaven.