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" For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God. "
The Genuine Works of Robert Leighton, D.D. Archbishop of Glasgow - Page 175
by Robert Leighton - 1822
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Christ Knocking at the Door of Sinners' Hearts: Or, A Solemn Entreaty to ...

John Flavel - Conversion - 1689 - 412 pages
...conveyance of spiritual life into the souls of men, though it is despised and contemned in the world. " The preaching of the cross is to them that perish, foolishness ; but unto us which are saved, it is the power of God," 1 Cor. 1 : 18 ; that is, the instrument by which the saving...
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An Historical and Critical Dictionary, Volume 3

Pierre Bayle - Biography - 1826 - 434 pages
...gospel : not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect. For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness, but unto us which are saved, it is the power of God. For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise,...
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An enquiry into the Scripture-doctrine concerning the duration of future ...

Matthew Horbery - 1744 - 306 pages
...dird>\eia, (Destruction,) in the Philosophical Sense of A miihilation. No. LIX. 1 Cor. i. 18.— The preaching of the Cross is to them that perish, Foolishness: But unto us which are saved, ii is the Power of God. It is plain what is here meant by the word perish: Them...
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Sermons i. On the efficacy of prayer and intercession. ii. On the articles ...

Samuel Ogden - 1780 - 380 pages
...fliall he be thought worthy, 'who hath trodden under foot the Son of God? SERMON IV. i COR. i. 18. THE PREACHING OF THE CROSS IS TO THEM THAT PERISH, FOOLISHNESS; BUT UNTO US WHICH ARE SAVED, IT IS THE POWER OF GOD. THERE is nothing, how well and wifely foever it is ordered,...
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Remarks on revelation & infidelity, speeches delivered in a literary society ...

A. M - 1797 - 358 pages
...contemptible in its nature, and its origin, its progress nothing could controul. v For" says St Paul, *' the preaching of the cross is to them that perish, foolishness : but unto us, which are saved, it is'the power of God. For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise,...
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The expository works, with other remains ... of Robert Leighton, Volume 1

Robert Leighton (abp. of Glasgow.) - 1798 - 536 pages
...foolifbnefs ; but unto them thai arefavfd, it is ihe power of God, fays the Apoftle, j Cor. i. 18. And it you would have the experience of this, if you would have life and growth by it, you muft look above the poor worthlcis meffenger, and call in His almighty help, who is the Lord of life....
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

1802 - 374 pages
...gospel : "iot with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect 18 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish, foolishness; but unto us which are saved, it is the power of God. 1 9 For it is written, I u ill destroy the wisdom of the...
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Sermons, on a Number of Connected Subjects: In which an Attempt is Made to ...

John Smalley - Congregational churches - 1803 - 448 pages
...be understood ironically ; or as speaking after the manner of unbelievers. He says, ver. 18, " The preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness ; but unto us who are saved, it is the power of God." Both the matter, and the manner, of the primitive preachers...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments : Translated ..., Volume 4

1804 - 476 pages
...gospel : not with wisdom of •words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect. 18 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish, foolishness ; but unto us which are saved, it is the power of God. 19 For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the...
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The Portrait of Saint Paul: Or, The True Model for Christians and Pastors ...

John Fletcher - 1804 - 444 pages
...the Gospel, not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect. For the preaching of the cross is, to them that perish, foolishness ; but unto usj which are saved, it is the power of God. For it is written, I will destroy the" vain "wisdom of...
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