Dec 22, 2022
Have you ever served
as a legal representative of someone else?
When you represent
someone, you act in their place. An ambassador is an official
representative who has been given power to act on behalf of the one
The apostle Paul says
"we are ambassadors for Christ." That doesn't exclude you. He's our
example. Paul is asking the Corinthians to be reconciled to God.
They will become ambassadors. Paul skipped back to the appeal.
"Step into this role Corinthians."
We have the same
opportunity. We have Paul's letter. Would you be reconciled to God?
Would you take part in the ministry of reconciliation. Throughout
this passage, Paul uses "us" to mean he and his people, but I also
believe it means all of us who follow Jesus. We can step into this
Think about that for a
minute. You have been given the power and authority to represent
God in this world. God is still very involved, but he's given each
of us the opportunity to step into the role of reconciler.
We're coming up on
Christmas. I praise God for you and I prayed for you. May God bless
you in this season and in the new year. Thank you for considering
how you can walk in the ministry God has given you.