Our reconciliation with God is made possible by the grace of God through the work of Christ. Having been reconciled, we are made the righteousness of God in Him. We are enabled, by the same grace of God, to follow God in the way of righteousness.
RECONCILIATION, AND GRACE TO FOLLOW.
2 Corinthians 5:20-21; 2 Corinthians 6:1-10.
As an ambassador for Christ, Paul was pleading with the Corinthians - on behalf of Christ - that they go on being reconciled to God (2 Corinthians 5:20).
We may feel that this is unnecessary: if we are ‘called