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 foolish,
1 Corinthians 1:20
Where is a wise man? Where is a scholar? Where is a researcher of this age? Did not God make foolish the wisdom of this world?
Take heed lest there will be any man taking you captive through the love of wisdom and empty deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the rudiments of the world, and not according to Christ.
But some of those from the synagogue called Libertines, and of the Cyrenians, and of the Alexandrians, and of those from Cilicia and Asia, rose up disputing with Stephen.
And when they came to the disciples he saw a great multitude around them, and scholars disputing with them.
And after he said these things to them, the scholars and the Pharisees began to harass him extremely, and to provoke him to speak impulsively about more things,
See thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope for a fool than of him.
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let not one man deceive himself. If any man among you seems to be wise in this age, let him become foolish so that he may become wise.
Because he appointed a day during which he is going to judge the world in righteousness by a man whom he appointed, having provided assurance to all men because he raised him from the dead.
that the suffering Christ, since first from a resurrection of the dead, is going to proclaim light to our people and to the nations.
For because of this Christ both died and arose, and he became alive so that he might be Lord over both the dead and the living.
1 Corinthians 15:3
For I delivered to you at first what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures,
1 Corinthians 1:27
But God chose the foolish things of the world, so that he might humiliate the wise, and God chose the weak things of the world, so that he might humiliate the powerful.