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Here we are, then, speaking for Christ, as though God himself were making his appeal through us. We plead on Christ's behalf: let God change you from enemies into his friends!
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For Christ therefore we are ambassadors, God as it were exhorting by us, for Christ, we beseech you, be reconciled to God.
2 Corinthians 3:6 Who also hath made us fit ministers of the new testament, not in the letter but in the spirit. For the letter killeth: but the spirit quickeneth.
Job 33:23 If there shall be an angel speaking for him, one among thousands, to declare man's uprightness,
Proverbs 13:17 The messenger of the wicked shall fall into mischief: but a faithful ambassador is health.
Malachi 2:7 For the lips of the priests shall keep knowledge, and they shall seek the law at his mouth: because he is the angel of the Lord of hosts.
John 20:21 He said therefore to them again: Peace be to you. As the Father hath sent me, I also send you.
Acts 26:17,18 Delivering thee from the people and from the nations unto which now I send thee: . . .
Ephesians 6:20 For which I am an ambassador in a chain: so that therein I may be bold to speak according as I ought.
2 Corinthians 5:11 Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we use persuasion to men: but to God we are manifest. And I trust also that in your consciences we are manifest.
2 Corinthians 6:1 And we helping do exhort you that you receive not the grace of God in vain.
2 Kings 17:13 And the Lord testified to them in Israel, and in Juda, by the hand of all the prophets and seers, saying: Return from your wicked ways, and keep my precepts, and ceremonies, according to all the law which I commanded your fathers: and as I have sent to you in the hand of my servants the prophets.
2 Chronicles 36:15 And the Lord the God of their fathers sent to them, by the hand of his messengers, rising early, and daily admonishing them: because he spared his people and his dwelling place.
Nehemiah 9:29 And thou didst admonish them to return to thy law. But they dealt proudly, and hearkened not to thy commandments, but sinned against thy judgments, which if a man do, he shall live in them: and they withdrew the shoulder, and hardened their neck, and would not hear.
Isaiah 55:6,7 Seek ye the Lord, while he may be found: call upon him, while he is near. . . .
Jeremiah 44:4 And I sent to you all my servants the prophets, rising early, and sending, and saying: Do not commit this abominable thing, which I hate.
Ezekiel 18:31,32 Cast away from you all your transgressions, by which you have transgressed, and make to yourselves a new heart, and a new spirit: and why will you die, O house of Israel? . . .
Job 33:6 Behold God hath made me as well as thee, and of the same clay I also was formed.
Luke 10:16 He that heareth you heareth me: and he that despiseth you despiseth me: and he that despiseth me despiseth him that sent me.
1 Corinthians 4:4,5 For I am not conscious to myself of anything. Yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the Lord. . . .
1 Thessalonians 4:8 Therefore, he that despiseth these things, despiseth not man, but God, who also hath given his holy Spirit in us.
Job 22:21 Submit thyself then to him, and be at peace: and thereby thou shalt have the best fruits.
Proverbs 1:22 Turn ye at my reproof: behold I will utter my spirit to you, and will shew you my words.
Isaiah 27:5 Or rather shall it take hold of my strength, shall it make peace with me, shall it make peace with me?
Jeremiah 13:16,17 Give ye glory to the Lord your God, before it be dark, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains: you shall look for light, and he will turn it into the shadow of death, and into darkness. . . .
Jeremiah 38:20 But Jeremiah answered: They shall not deliver thee: hearken, I beseech thee, to the word of the Lord, which I speak to the, and it shall be well with thee, and thy soul shall live.
Luke 14:23 And the Lord said to the servant: Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.
ContextAmbassadors for Christ
…19For God indeed was in Christ, reconciling the world to himself, not imputing to them their sins. And he hath placed in us the word of reconciliation. 20For Christ therefore we are ambassadors, God as it were exhorting by us, for Christ, we beseech you, be reconciled to God. 21Him, who knew no sin, he hath made sin for us: that we might be made the justice of God in him.…
Or rather shall it take hold of my strength, shall it make peace with me, shall it make peace with me?
For the lips of the priests shall keep knowledge, and they shall seek the law at his mouth: because he is the angel of the Lord of hosts.
For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son: much more, being reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.
2 Corinthians 6:1
And we helping do exhort you that you receive not the grace of God in vain.
2 Corinthians 12:10
For which cause I please myself in my infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ. For when I am weak, then am I powerful.
For which I am an ambassador in a chain: so that therein I may be bold to speak according as I ought.
And through him to reconcile all things unto himself, making peace through the blood of his cross, both as to the things that are on earth and the things that are in heaven.
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