Therefore, whether we are at home or away, we make it our aim to be pleasing(A) to Him. 10 For we must all appear before the tribunal(B) of Christ,(C) so that each may be repaid(D) for what he has done in the body, whether good or worthless.

11 Therefore, because we know the fear of the Lord,(E) we seek to persuade people. We are completely open before God, and I hope we are completely open to your consciences as well.

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