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2 Corinthians 5

1 - For we know that if our earthly house of [this] tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
2 - For in this we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven:
3 - If so be that being clothed we shall not be found naked.
4 - For we that are in [this] tabernacle do groan, being burdened: not for that we would be unclothed, but clothed upon, that mortality might be swallowed up of life.
5 - Now he that hath wrought us for the selfsame thing [is] God, who also hath given unto us the earnest of the Spirit.
6 - Therefore [we are] always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord:
7 - (For we walk by faith, not by sight:)
8 - We are confident, [I say], and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.
9 - Wherefore we labour, that, whether present or absent, we may be accepted of him.
10 - For we must all appear before 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] good or bad.
11 - Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest unto God; and I trust also are made manifest in your consciences.
12 - For we commend not ourselves again unto you, but give you occasion to glory on our behalf, that ye may have somewhat to [answer] them which glory in appearance, and not in heart.
13 - For whether we be beside ourselves, [it is] to God: or whether we be sober, [it is] for your cause.
14 - For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:
15 - And [that] he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again.
16 - Wherefore henceforth know we no man after the flesh: yea, though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet now henceforth know we [him] no more.
17 - Therefore if any man [be] in Christ, [he is] a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.
18 - And all things [are] of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation;
19 - 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.
20 - Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech [you] by us: we pray [you] in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.
21 - For he hath made him [to be] sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

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