2 Corinthians 5:18-20
Now all things are of God, w who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation,
that is, that x God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not imputing their trespasses to them, and has committed to us the word of reconciliation.
Now then, we are y ambassadors for Christ, as though God were pleading through us: we implore you on Christ's behalf, be reconciled to God.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
For if when we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life.
And that He might reconcile them both to God in one body through the cross, thereby putting to death the enmity.
And by Him to reconcile all things to Himself, by Him, whether things on earth or things in heaven, having made peace through the blood of His cross.
Being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.
For the lips of a priest should keep knowledge, And people should seek the law from his mouth; For he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.
For which I am an ambassador in chains; that in it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.