Coram Deo ~

Looking at contemporary culture from a Christian worldview


The Incredible Truth of 2 Corinthians 5:21 – The Great Exchange!

Some people have what they refer to as “life verses”, or their favorite verse from the Bible. My favorite verse regarding doing my work for the Lord, for example, is Colossians 3:23: “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men.” My overall favorite verse in the Bible is 2 Corinthians 5:21: “For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.” This verse is a description of the gospel.  Chris Tomlin summarized this in the opening lines of his song “Jesus Messiah”:

He became sin, who knew no sin
That we might become his righteousness
Continue reading