1 Corinthians 4:1-6New American Standard Bible (NASB)
Servants of Christ
4 Let a man regard us in this manner, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.2 In this case, moreover, it is required [a]of stewards that one be found trustworthy.3 But to me it is a very small thing that I may be examined by you, or by any human [b]court; in fact, I do not even examine myself.4 For I am conscious of nothing against myself, yet I am not by this acquitted; but the one who examines me is the Lord.5 Therefore do not go on [c]passing judgment before [d]the time, but waituntil the Lord comes who will both bring to light the things hidden in the darkness and disclose the motives of men’s hearts; and then each man’s praise will come to him from God.
6 Now these things, brethren, I have figuratively applied to myself and Apollos for your sakes, so that in us you may learn not to exceed what is written, so that no one of you will become [e]arrogant in behalf of one against the other.
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