II Corinthians 5:18-19 GW God has done all this. He has restored our relationship with him through Christ, and has given us this ministry of restoring relationships.
In other words, God was using Christ to restore his relationship with humanity. He didn't hold people's faults against them, and he has given us this message of restored relationships to tell others.
What is our ultimate purpose then? To love Jesus, to love others and to draw others to Him though our words, actions, and example--all bathed in knowledge, truth and love.
V. 20a Therefore, we are Christ's representatives, ...
Do I act like it?