“Many will stumble over them, Then they will fall and be broken; They will even be snared and caught.”
So the word of the Lord to them will be, “ Order on order, order on order, Line on line, line on line, A little here, a little there,” That they may go and stumble backward, be broken, snared and taken captive.
And he who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; but on whomever it falls, it will scatter him like dust.”
We grope along the wall like blind men, We grope like those who have no eyes; We stumble at midday as in the twilight, Among those who are vigorous we are like dead men.
And blessed is he who does not take offense at Me.”
Let them alone; they are blind guides of the blind. And if a blind man guides a blind man, both will fall into a pit.”
But Jesus looked at them and said, “What then is this that is written: ‘ The stone which the builders rejected, stone’? This became the chief corner
As a result of this many of His disciples withdrew and were not walking with Him anymore.
Why? Because they did not pursue it by faith, but as though it were by works. They stumbled over the stumbling stone,
but we preach Christ crucified, to Jews a stumbling block and to Gentiles foolishness,