"These things have I spoken to you, that ye be not made to stumble.
And happy is he, whosoever shall find no occasion of stumbling in Me."
yet he has not root in himself, but is only temporary; and, when tribulation or persecution arises because of the word, straightway he stumbles.
Then Jesus saith to them, "All ye will be made to stumble because of Me this night; for it has been written, 'I will smite the Shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered abroad.'
If the world hates you, ye know that it has hated Me before it hated you.
But these things I have spoken to you, that, when their hour shall come, ye may remember them, that I told you. And these things I said not to you from the beginning, because I was with you.
It is good, neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor to do anything whereby your brother stumbles.
so that ye may approve the things that are excellent; that ye may be pure and without offense to the day of Christ;
and "a stone of stumbling, and rock of offense"; who stumble, being disobedient to the word, to which also they were appointed.
And they were finding in Him occasion to stumble. And Jesus said to them "a prophet is not without honor, except in his own country, and in his own house."
And then will many be caused to stumble, and will deliver up one another, and hate one another;
These things have I spoken to you, that My joy may be in you, and that your joy may be made full.
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