Bible: 2 Cor 5:15-21
5:15 And he died for all so that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised. 1 5:16 So then from now on we acknowledge 2 no one from an outward human point of view. 3 Even though we have known Christ from such a human point of view, 4 now we do not know him in that way any longer. 5:17 So then, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; what is old has passed away 5 – look, what is new 6 has come! 7 5:18 And all these things are from God who reconciled us to himself through Christ, and who has given us the ministry of reconciliation. 5:19 In other words, in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting people’s trespasses against them, and he has given us 8 the message of reconciliation. 5:20 Therefore we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making His plea 9 through us. We plead with you 10 on Christ’s behalf, “Be reconciled to God!” 5:21 God 11 made the one who did not know sin 12 to be sin for us, so that in him 13 we would become the righteousness of God.
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