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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