2 Corinthians 5:15-21 NIV

15 And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves1 but for him who died for them2 and was raised again.

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16 So from now on we regard no one from a worldly3 point of view. Though we once regarded Christ in this way, we do so no longer.

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17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ,4 he is a new creation;5 the old has gone, the new has come!6

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18 All this is from God,7 who reconciled us to himself through Christ8 and gave us the ministry of reconciliation:

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19 that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting men's sins against them.9 And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation.

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20 We are therefore Christ's ambassadors,10 as though God were making his appeal through us.11 We implore you on Christ's behalf: Be reconciled to God.12

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21 God made him who had no sin13 to be sina for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.14

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    • a 5:21 - Or "be a sin offering"