Do Not Receive God’s Grace in Vain
2 Corinthians 5:11-6:2
“As God’s fellow workers we urge you not to receive God’s grace in vain.” (6:1)
The first two verses in chapter 6 carry on the instruction from chapter 5 concerning our calling and task as Christ’s ambassadors. God has just finished a passionate plea that each person who is a new creation in Christ Jesus participate in the ministry of reconciliation. Each one reconciled by Christ is to be involved in reconciling the world to God. But not all those in the church are for one way or another. They have missed their ministry. According to our text, they have received the grace of God in vain.
When one receives the grace of God, the life should vindicate itself by being God’s steward or workman … Read the rest