But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged by you or by a human [a]court. In fact, I do not even judge myself. For I know of nothing against myself, yet I am not justified by this; but He who judges me is the Lord. (A)Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord comes, who will both bring to (B)light the hidden things of darkness and (C)reveal the [b]counsels of the hearts. (D)Then each one’s praise will come from God.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 4:3 Lit. day
  2. 1 Corinthians 4:5 motives