Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible




And blessed is the man who finds nothing that repels him in me."



And they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, "A prophet is treated with honor everywhere except in his native place and at his home."

And why? Because they did not seek it through faith, but through doing certain things. They stumbled over that stone that makes people stumble,

and "A stone to stumble over, and a rock to trip them up." They stumble over the message because they will not obey it; that is their destiny.


and "A stone to stumble over, and a rock to trip them up." They stumble over the message because they will not obey it; that is their destiny.





and "A stone to stumble over, and a rock to trip them up." They stumble over the message because they will not obey it; that is their destiny.





and "A stone to stumble over, and a rock to trip them up." They stumble over the message because they will not obey it; that is their destiny.


and "A stone to stumble over, and a rock to trip them up." They stumble over the message because they will not obey it; that is their destiny.


as the Scripture says, "See, I will put a stone on Zion to make people stumble, and a rock to trip over, But no one who has faith in it will be disappointed."


and "A stone to stumble over, and a rock to trip them up." They stumble over the message because they will not obey it; that is their destiny.


Jesus said to them, "Did you never read in the Scriptures, " 'That stone which the builders rejected Has become the cornerstone; This came from the Lord, And seems marvelous to us'?

Then he went on to give the people this illustration: "A man once planted a vineyard, and leased it to tenants, and went away for along absence. And at the proper time he sent a slave to the tenants to have them give him a share of the vintage, but the tenants beat him, and sent him back empty-handed. And again he sent another slave, and they beat him also and mistreated him and sent him back empty-handed. read more.
And again he sent a third, but they wounded him too, and threw him outside. Then the owner of the vineyard said, 'What can I do? I will send them my dear son; perhaps they will respect him.' But when the tenants saw him, they argued with one another, 'This is his heir! Let us kill him, so that the property will belong to us!' So they drove him out of the vineyard and killed him. Now what will the owner of the vineyard do to them? He will come and put those tenants to death, and give the vineyard to others." When they heard this they said, "Heaven forbid!" He looked at them and said, "Then what does this saying of Scripture mean, "'That stone which the builders rejected Has become the cornerstone'? Whoever falls on that stone will be shattered, but whoever it falls upon will be pulverized."


if it is for a benefit conferred upon a helpless man, and as to how he was cured, that we are called to account here today, you and the people of Israel must all know that it is through the power of Jesus Christ of Nazareth whom you crucified but whom God raised from the dead, that he stands here before you well. He is the stone that you builders rejected, which has become the cornerstone.

Come to him, as to a living stone rejected by men, but chosen and prized in the sight of God, and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God. For it says in Scripture, "Here I lay a choice stone in Zion, a costly cornerstone; No one who believes in it will ever be disappointed!" read more.
It is you, therefore, who believe who see its value, but for men who do not believe, "The stone which the builders refused has been made a cornerstone," and "A stone to stumble over, and a rock to trip them up." They stumble over the message because they will not obey it; that is their destiny.


as the Scripture says, "See, I will put a stone on Zion to make people stumble, and a rock to trip over, But no one who has faith in it will be disappointed."


and "A stone to stumble over, and a rock to trip them up." They stumble over the message because they will not obey it; that is their destiny.


and "A stone to stumble over, and a rock to trip them up." They stumble over the message because they will not obey it; that is their destiny.


as the Scripture says, "See, I will put a stone on Zion to make people stumble, and a rock to trip over, But no one who has faith in it will be disappointed."


and "A stone to stumble over, and a rock to trip them up." They stumble over the message because they will not obey it; that is their destiny.


Then what do we conclude? That heathen who were not striving for uprightness attained it, that is, an uprightness which was produced by faith; while Israel, straining after a law that should bring uprightness, did not come up to it. And why? Because they did not seek it through faith, but through doing certain things. They stumbled over that stone that makes people stumble, read more.
as the Scripture says, "See, I will put a stone on Zion to make people stumble, and a rock to trip over, But no one who has faith in it will be disappointed."


Come to him, as to a living stone rejected by men, but chosen and prized in the sight of God, and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God. For it says in Scripture, "Here I lay a choice stone in Zion, a costly cornerstone; No one who believes in it will ever be disappointed!" read more.
It is you, therefore, who believe who see its value, but for men who do not believe, "The stone which the builders refused has been made a cornerstone," and "A stone to stumble over, and a rock to trip them up." They stumble over the message because they will not obey it; that is their destiny.