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6 Bible Verses about Foolishness

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Foolishness » Who is a fool

Matthew 7:26-28

But everyone who hears these words of Mine and doesn't act on them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand. The rain fell, the rivers rose, the winds blew and pounded that house, and it collapsed. And its collapse was great!" When Jesus had finished this sermon, the crowds were astonished at His teaching,

Luke 6:46-49

"Why do you call Me 'Lord, Lord,' and don't do the things I say? I will show you what someone is like who comes to Me, hears My words, and acts on them: He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. When the flood came, the river crashed against that house and couldn't shake it, because it was well built. read more.
But the one who hears and does not act is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. The river crashed against it, and immediately it collapsed. And the destruction of that house was great!"

More verses: Romans 1:21-22

Foolishness » The lord making the wisdom of the world foolish

Isaiah 29:13-14

The Lord said: Because these people approach Me with their mouths to honor Me with lip-service- yet their hearts are far from Me, and their worship [consists of] man-made rules learned [by rote]- therefore I will again confound these people with wonder after wonder. The wisdom of their wise men will vanish, and the understanding of the perceptive will be hidden.

Isaiah 44:24-25

This is what the Lord, your Redeemer who formed you from the womb, says: I am the Lord, who made everything; who stretched out the heavens by Myself; who alone spread out the earth; who destroys the omens of the false prophets and makes fools of diviners; who confounds the wise and makes their knowledge foolishness;

1 Corinthians 1:20-25

Where is the philosopher? Where is the scholar? Where is the debater of this age? Hasn't God made the world's wisdom foolish? For since, in God's wisdom, the world did not know God through wisdom, God was pleased to save those who believe through the foolishness of the message preached. For the Jews ask for signs and the Greeks seek wisdom, read more.
but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to the Jews and foolishness to the Gentiles. Yet to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ is God's power and God's wisdom, because God's foolishness is wiser than human wisdom, and God's weakness is stronger than human strength.

Foolishness » Not being foolish

Ecclesiastes 7:17

Don’t be excessively wicked, and don’t be foolish. Why should you die before your time?

Ephesians 5:3-4

But sexual immorality and any impurity or greed should not even be heard of among you, as is proper for saints. And coarse and foolish talking or crude joking are not suitable, but rather giving thanks.

Foolishness » What is foolishness to the natural man

Foolishness » What is foolishness with God

1 Corinthians 3:18-19

No one should deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks he is wise in this age, he must become foolish so that he can become wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God, since it is written: He catches the wise in their craftiness -

Foolishness » Who are fools for Christ’s sake

1 Corinthians 4:9-10

For I think God has displayed us, the apostles, in last place, like men condemned to die: we have become a spectacle to the world and to angels and to men. We are fools for Christ, but you are wise in Christ! We are weak, but you are strong! You are distinguished, but we are dishonored!

Foolishness » The reward for foolishness

2 Chronicles 16:9

For the eyes of Yahweh roam throughout the earth to show Himself strong for those whose hearts are completely His. You have been foolish in this matter. Therefore, you will have wars from now on.”

Foolishness » Where foolishness is bound

Foolishness » The thought of foolishness

Foolishness » The foolishness of man

Marks » Of childhood » Foolishness

Topics on Foolishness

Foolishness Of God

46;1;25

because God’s foolishness is wiser than human wisdom, and God’s weakness is stronger than human strength.

Foolishness Of Men

45;1;22

Claiming to be wise, they became fools

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