1 Corinthians 3:10-23
English Standard Version
10 (A)According to the grace of God given to me, like a skilled[a] master builder I laid a (B)foundation, and (C)someone else is building upon it. Let each one take care how he builds upon it. 11 For no one can lay a (D)foundation other (E)than that which is laid, (F)which is Jesus Christ. 12 Now if anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw— 13 (G)each one's work will become manifest, for the Day will disclose it, because it will be revealed (H)by fire, and (I)the fire will test what sort of work each one has done. 14 If the work that anyone has built on the foundation survives, (J)he will receive a reward. 15 If anyone's work is burned up, he will suffer loss, though he himself will be saved, (K)but only as through fire.
18 (N)Let no one deceive himself. (O)If anyone among you thinks that he is wise in this age, let him become a fool that he may become wise. 19 For (P)the wisdom of this world is folly with God. For it is written, (Q)“He catches the wise in their craftiness,” 20 and again, (R)“The Lord knows the thoughts of the wise, that they are futile.” 21 So (S)let no one boast in men. For (T)all things are yours, 22 whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or the present or the future—all are yours, 23 and (U)you are Christ's, and (V)Christ is God's.Read full chapter