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 themselves to be wise, they became fools,
1 Corinthians 1:20
Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?
Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
Then there arose certain of the synagogue, which is called the synagogue of the Libertines, and Cyrenians, and Alexandrians, and of them of Cilicia and of Asia, disputing with Stephen.
And when he came to his disciples, he saw a great multitude about them, and the scribes questioning with them.
And as he said these things unto them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to oppose him vehemently, and to provoke him to speak of many things:
Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of your words.
See a man wise in his own eyes? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seems to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.
Because he has appointed a day, in which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he has ordained; and of this he has given assurance unto all men, in that he has raised him from the dead.
That Christ should suffer, and that he should be the first that should rise from the dead, and should proclaim light unto the people, and to the Gentiles.
For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living.
1 Corinthians 15:3
For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
1 Corinthians 1:27
But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God has chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty;