Parallel Bible results for 1 Corinthians 1:18-28

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1 Corinthians 1:18-28

NIV 18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. NIV 18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. NIV 19 For it is written: "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise; the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate." NIV 19 For it is written: "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise; the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate." NIV 20 Where is the wise man? Where is the scholar? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? NIV 20 Where is the wise man? Where is the scholar? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? NIV 21 For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe. NIV 21 For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe. NIV 22 Jews demand miraculous signs and Greeks look for wisdom, NIV 22 Jews demand miraculous signs and Greeks look for wisdom, NIV 23 but we preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles, NIV 23 but we preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles, NIV 24 but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God. NIV 24 but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God. NIV 25 For the foolishness of God is wiser than man's wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than man's strength. NIV 25 For the foolishness of God is wiser than man's wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than man's strength. NIV 26 Brothers, think of what you were when you were called. Not many of you were wise by human standards; not many were influential; not many were of noble birth. NIV 26 Brothers, think of what you were when you were called. Not many of you were wise by human standards; not many were influential; not many were of noble birth. NIV 27 But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong. NIV 27 But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong. NIV 28 He chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things--and the things that are not--to nullify the things that are, NIV 28 He chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things--and the things that are not--to nullify the things that are,