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Ministry of Identification

But all things are of God, who reconciled us to himself through Jesus Christ, and gave to us the ministry of reconciliation; namely, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself, not reckoning to them their trespasses, and having committed to us the word of reconciliation. We are therefore ambassadors on behalf of Christ, as though God were entreating by us. We beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. For him who knew no sin he made to be sin on our behalf; so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. (2 Corinthians 5:18-21)
What is reconciliation? It is the exact same thing as true meaning of atonement actually. It is restoring two individuals to be in harmony and love at the heart level, resolving any differences that might separate them by exposing and eliminating every lie making them distrustful or afraid of each other. In our case with God, there has never been any lie that God believes about us to make Him love us any less. Therefore, all the ch…