Bible: 2 Corinthians 5:8-11

5:8 Thus we are full of courage and would prefer to be away 1  from the body and at home with the Lord. 5:9 So then whether we are alive 2  or away, we make it our ambition to please him. 3  5:10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, 4  so that each one may be paid back according to what he has done while in the body, whether good or evil. 5 

The Message of Reconciliation

5:11 Therefore, because we know the fear of the Lord, 6  we try to persuade 7  people, 8  but we are well known 9  to God, and I hope we are well known to your consciences too.

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