Bible: 1 Corinthians 1:20-30

1:20 Where is the wise man? Where is the expert in the Mosaic law? 1  Where is the debater of this age? Has God not made the wisdom of the world foolish? 1:21 For since in the wisdom of God the world by its wisdom did not know God, God was pleased to save those who believe by the foolishness of preaching. 1:22 For Jews demand miraculous signs and Greeks ask for wisdom, 1:23 but we preach about a crucified Christ, 2  a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles. 1:24 But to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ is the power of God and the wisdom of God. 1:25 For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, 3  and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength. 4 

1:26 Think about the circumstances of your call, 5  brothers and sisters. 6  Not many were wise by human standards, 7  not many were powerful, not many were born to a privileged position. 8  1:27 But God chose what the world thinks foolish to shame the wise, and God chose what the world thinks weak to shame the strong. 1:28 God chose 9  what is low and despised in the world, what is regarded as nothing, to set aside what is regarded as something, 1:29 so that no one can boast in his presence. 1:30 He is the reason you have a relationship with Christ Jesus, 10  who became for us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification and redemption,

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