Ministry of Reconciliation
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation.
— 2 Corinthians 5:18
We are called by Jesus to minister the gospel. The gospel is the good news of Jesus Christ. Second Corinthians 5:17-20 is a key passage that explains what most of us will spend the rest of our lives doing.
1. We are a new creation (verse 17). If we follow Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior, he makes us into a new creation. We are born again in him.
2. We are reconciled (verses 18-19). Through his death, burial, and resurrection, we are saved and reconciled. Jesus Christ’s reconciliation means our sins are forgiven. The debt of our sins has been settled. If you remember only one thing, tell others their sins are not counted against them.
3. We have a ministry (verse 18). Ever wondered what your purpose in life ...
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