So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow.
The man who plants and the man who waters have one purpose, and each will be rewarded according to his own labor.1
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For we are God's fellow workers;2 you are God's field,3 God's building.4
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By the grace God has given me,5 I laid a foundation6 as an expert builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should be careful how he builds.
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For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ.7
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If any man builds on this foundation using gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay or straw,
his work will be shown for what it is,8 because the Day9 will bring it to light. It will be revealed with fire, and the fire will test the quality of each man's work.10
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If what he has built survives, he will receive his reward.11
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If it is burned up, he will suffer loss; he himself will be saved, but only as one escaping through the flames.12
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Don't you know that you yourselves are God's temple13 and that God's Spirit lives in you?14
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If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him; for God's temple is sacred, and you are that temple.