10Forwemustallappearbefore the judgment seat of Christ;that every one may receive the things done in his body,according to that he hath done , whether it be goodorbad.11Knowingtherefore the terror of the Lord, we persuademen;but we are made manifest unto God;and I trustalso are made manifestinyourconsciences.12For we commendnotourselvesagain unto you,butgiveyouoccasion to gloryonourbehalf,that ye may have somewhat to answer them which gloryinappearance,aandnot in heart.13Forwhether we be beside ourselves , it is to God: or whether we be sober , it is for your cause.14For the love of Christconstrainethus; because we thusjudge , thatifonediedforall,thenwerealldead :
15And that he diedforall,that they which liveshould not henceforthlive unto themselves,but unto him which diedforthem,and rose again .
16Whereforehenceforthknowwe no manafter the flesh:yea,though we have knownChristafter the flesh,yetnowhenceforth know we him no more.17Therefore if any man be inChrist, he is a newcreature: old things are passed away ; behold , all things are becomenew.18And all things are ofGod,who hath reconciledus to himselfbyJesusChrist,and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation;19
To wit,thatGodwasinChrist,reconciling the world unto himself,notimputingtheirtrespasses unto them;and hath committedbuntous the word of reconciliation.20
Now then we are ambassadorsforChrist, as thoughGod did beseech you byus: we pray you inChrist'sstead, be ye reconciled to God.