Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this man is set for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, and for a sign being repudiated
And he shall be for a sanctuary, but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock of offence to both the houses of Israel, for a net and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
And blessed is he, whoever will not be caused to stumble by me.
And they were offended by him. But Jesus said to them, A prophet is not without honor, except in his fatherland, and in his house.
Therefore many of his disciples having heard, said, This is a hard saying. Who can listen to it?
Why? Because it was not from faith but as from works of law. For they stumbled at the stone of stumbling,
1 Corinthians 1:21
For since in the wisdom of God the world did not know God through its wisdom, it pleased God through the foolishness of preaching to save those who believe.
1 Corinthians 2:14
Now the natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him, and he is unable to understand because they are evaluated spiritually.
1 Peter 2:7
To you therefore who believe is the preciousness, but for men who disobey, A stone that the builders rejected, this became the head of the corner,