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" For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe. "
Liberty: Rethinking an Imperiled Ideal - Page 19
by Glenn Tinder - 2007 - 407 pages
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The New Testament Scriptures in the Order in which They Were Written: A Very ...

Charles Hebert - Bible - 1882 - 140 pages
...scribe 1 Where is a disputer of this age ? Did 21 not God make the wisdom of this world folly? For since in the wisdom of God the world did not know God through its wisdom, it was pleasing to God through the folly of our 22 preaching to save them that believe....
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The Book of Concord: The Confessions of the Evangelical Lutheran Church

Theodore Gerhardt Tappert - Religion - 1959 - 717 pages
...folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned." Again, "Since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through its wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of the Gospel that we preach to save those who believe"...
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The Preacher's Portrait: Some New Testament Word Studies

John R. W. Stott - Religion - 1961 - 124 pages
...are here plainly stated in the negative and positive counterparts of this striking verse. Negatively, in the wisdom of God the World did not know God through wisdom. That is, the wisdom of man has been set aside by the wisdom of God. God has in His wisdom decreed that...
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The Theology of Martin Luther

Paul Althaus - Religion - 1966 - 464 pages
...kind of theology there described. In doing so he uses Paul's words in I Corinthians 1:21 ff.: "For since in the wisdom of God, the world did not know...folly of what we preach to save those who believe." The theology described in Ro1 Cf. Walther von Lowenich, Luthers Theologia Cructs (4th ed.; Munich:...
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The New Testament and Criticism

George Eldon Ladd - Religion - 1967 - 222 pages
...God's Word spoken to men, and then expressed in the words of men. Paul makes this quite clear. "For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know...through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of the kerygma to save those that believe" (1 Cor. 1:21). Human reason, speculation, philosophy, have...
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The Devil's Alphabet

Kurt E. Koch - Religion - 156 pages
...the words of the apostle Paul when he said, "Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know...folly of what we preach to save those who believe. For the Jews demand signs and Greeks seek wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified ... to those who are...
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Paul the Apostle: The Triumph of God in Life and Thought

Johan Christiaan Beker - Religion - 452 pages
...zenith in Christ's death. But it is exactly in the cross of Christ that the world itself is judged. "For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know...folly of what we preach to save those who believe" (1 Cor. 1:21). In that sense, the wrath of God culminates in the death of Christ: "The Jews . . . killed...
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Seven Pauline Letters

Peter F. Ellis - Religion - 1982 - 283 pages
...scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? 2 'For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know...folly of what we preach to save those who believe. "For Jews demand signs and Greeks seek wisdom, "but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to...
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The Passion of Jesus in the Gospel of Mark

Donald Senior - Religion - 1991 - 173 pages
...the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? 2lFor since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know...folly of what we preach to save those who believe. ^For Jews demand signs and Greeks seek wisdom, "but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to...
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An Inclusive-language Lectionary: Readings for year B

Religion - 1987 - 262 pages
...scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? 21 For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know...folly of what we preach to save those who believe. 22 For Jews demand signs and Greeks seek wisdom, 23 but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block...
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