“To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation.”
King James Version (KJV)
david's comment on 2012-06-07 01:08:37:
this is a scripture that christ was god
not just a prophet as others teach
quite effective in combating false sects
Susan Dalton's comment on 2012-03-01 12:31:07:
"To wit, that God was in Christ reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation." (2 Corinthians 5:19)
Draw a large cross on a piece of paper. Put WJ at one end of the horizontal cross bar representing wisdom (fulness of God, His commandments etc.) J for Justice, God having to deal with man's sin.)
At the other end of the horizontal cross bar put MG. M representing God's mercy toward man and his disobedience and sin. G representing Grace toward man from God.
Wisdom and Justice looks all the way to Mercy and Grace. Put an > on the end of the line (horizontal cross bar) representing Wisdom and Justice must be completed in Mercy and Grace.
Mercy and Grace looks all the way to Wisdom and Justice. Put a < on the line (horizontal cross bar) where Wisdom and Justice is. Mercy and Grace must reach all the way to Wisdom and Justice.
See one of Jesus' arms nailed to Wisdom and Justice and the other nailed to Mercy and Grace?
Now see Jesus looking up having to satisfy God and God looking down on Jesus hanging on the cross. God having to satisfy Wisdom, Justice, Mercy and Grace looks down upon Jesus; Jesus seeking to complete redemption for man and satisfy God's just demand looks up to God. Put a V on the top of the vertical line representing God looking down on redemption being fulfilled in Jesus hanging on the cross.
Now take a pen and start at the tip of one side of the V and go around the cross bar where WJ is; connect all the way down to the bottom of the vertical line (Vertical cross bar). Go back to the top and start at the other tip of the V and go around the MG down to the bottom of the vertical line (Vertical cross bar).
The fulness of God's redemption for man - Jesus reconciling all things in Himself - reconciling us to God.