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Chapter 3

1st Cor.3:1 And I, brothers, could not speak to you as to spiritual, but as to fleshly, just as to babes in Christ.

1st Cor.3:2 I have fed you with milk, and not with solid food: for until now you were not able to handle it, neither yet now are you able.

1st Cor.3:3 For you are yet fleshly: for where there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are you not fleshly, and walk as men?

1st Cor.3:4 For while one says, I am of Paul; and another, I am of Apollos; are you not fleshly?

1st Cor.3:5 Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by who you believed, just as the Lord gave to every man?

1st Cor.3:6 I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.

1st Cor.3:7 So then neither is he that plants anything, neither he that waters; but God that gives the increase.

1st Cor.3:8 Now he that plants and he that waters are one: and every man will receive his own reward according to his own labor.

1st Cor.3:9 For we are laborers together with God: you are God’s fellow workers; you are God’s building.

1st Cor.3:10 According to the grace of God, which is given to me, as a wise master builder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds on it. But let every man carefully consider how he builds on it.

1st Cor.3:11 For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus the Christ.

1st Cor.3:12 Now if any man builds on this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;

1st Cor.3:13 Every man’s work will be made manifest: for the day will declare it, because it will be revealed by fire; and the fire will try every man’s work of what sort it is.

1st Cor.3:14 If any man’s work endures which he has built, he will receive a reward.

1st Cor.3:15 If any man’s work will be burned, he will suffer loss: but he himself will be saved; yet so as by fire.

1st Cor.3:16 Do you not know that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?

1st Cor.3:17 If any man defiles the temple of God, him will God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple you are.

1st Cor.3:18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seems to be wise in this age, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.

1st Cor.3:19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He takes the wise in their own craftiness.

1st Cor.3:20 And again, The Lord knows the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.

1st Cor.3:21 Therefore let no man be boasting in men. For all things are yours;

1st Cor.3:22 whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things about to come; all are yours;

1st Cor.3:23 and you are Christ’s; and Christ is God’s.