"These things have I spoken to you, so that you wouldn't be caused to stumble.
Blessed is he who finds no occasion for stumbling in me."
yet he has no root in himself, but endures for a while. When oppression or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he stumbles.
Then Jesus said to them, "All of you will be made to stumble because of me tonight, for it is written, 'I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.'
If the world hates you, you know that it has hated me before it hated you.
But I have told you these things, so that when the time comes, you may remember that I told you about them. I didn't tell you these things from the beginning, because I was with you.
It is good to not eat meat, drink wine, nor do anything by which your brother stumbles, is offended, or is made weak.
so that you may approve the things that are excellent; that you may be sincere and without offense to the day of Christ;
and, "a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offense." For they stumble at the word, being disobedient, to which also they were appointed.
They were offended by him. But Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor, except in his own country, and in his own house."
Then many will stumble, and will deliver up one another, and will hate one another.
I have spoken these things to you, that my joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be made full.
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