"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life."
The word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God
1 Corinthians 1:18
So the Jews said to him, "What sign do you show us for doing these...
But turning and seeing his disciples, he rebuked Peter and said, "Get behind me, Satan! For you are not setting your mind on the things of God, but on the things of man."
The Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness. And he was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by Satan. And he was with the wild animals, and the angels were...
"Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.