Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoicks, encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler say? other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he preached unto them Jesus, and the resurrection.
Professing to be wise, they became fools,
1 Corinthians 1:20
Where is the wise man? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?
See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.
But some men from what was called the Synagogue of the Freedmen, including both
Cyrenians and Alexandrians, and some from Cilicia and Asia, rose up and argued with Stephen.
When they came back to the disciples, they saw a large crowd around them, and some scribes arguing with them.
When He left there, the scribes and the Pharisees began to be very hostile and to question Him closely on many subjects,
Do not speak in the hearing of a fool,
For he will
despise the wisdom of your words.
For he will
Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
1 Corinthians 3:18
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.
because He has fixed
a day in which He will judge the world in righteousness through a Man whom He has appointed, having furnished proof to all men by raising Him from the dead.”
that the Christ was to suffer, and that by reason of His resurrection from the dead He would be the first to proclaim light both to the Jewish people and to the Gentiles.”
For to this end
Christ died and lived again, that He might be Lord both of the dead and of the living.
1 Corinthians 15:3
I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures,
1 Corinthians 1:27
God has chosen the foolish things of the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to shame the things which are strong,