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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. "
Sermons i. On the efficacy of prayer and intercession. ii. On the articles ... - Page 177
by Samuel Ogden - 1780
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Christ Knocking at the Door of Sinners' Hearts: Or, A Solemn Entreaty to ...

John Flavel - Conversion - 1689 - 400 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...unto us which are saved, it is the power of God," 1 Cor. 1 : 18 ; that is, the instrument by which the saving power of God communicates itself to the...
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An Historical and Critical Dictionary, Volume 3

Pierre Bayle - Biography - 1826 - 438 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, and will bring to nothing the understanding...
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An enquiry into the Scripture-doctrine concerning the duration of future ...

Matthew Horbery - 1744
...not use the word dird>\eia, (Destruction,) in the Philosophical Sense of A miihilation. No. LIX. 1 Cor. i. 18.— The preaching of the Cross is to them...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 that perish, is explain'd...
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Remarks on revelation & infidelity, speeches delivered in a literary society ...

A. M - 1797
...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, and will bring to nothing...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

1802 - 583 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 wise, and thren, by the name of our Lord)...
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Sermons, on a Number of Connected Subjects: In which an Attempt is Made to ...

John Smalley - Congregational churches - 1803 - 436 pages
...preaching, must 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
...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 wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding...
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The Portrait of Saint Paul

John Fletcher - 1804 - 426 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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Charis, Or, Reflections Chiefly Upon the Office of the Holy Spirit in the ...

Holy Spirit - 1805 - 296 pages
...not tell whence it cometh and whither it goeth : so is EVERY ONE that is born of the Spirit. — The preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness...but unto us which are saved it is the POWER of God. — Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is of God ; that we might...
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Discourses on Various Topics Relating to Doctrine and Practice, Volume 2

Timothy Kenrick - 1805
...Gentiles to the profession of the Christian doctrine. Thus Paul says to the Corinthians, that " the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness, but unto us which are saved," ie recovered from heathenism, " it is the power of God •" to the Ephesians, that " it is by grace...
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