Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For to be physically minded means hostility to God, for it refuses to obey God's law, indeed it cannot obey it.
2 Corinthians 5:18
All this comes from God, who through Christ has reconciled me to himself, and has commissioned me to proclaim this reconciliation??19 how God through Christ reconciled the world to himself, refusing to count men's offenses against them, and intrusted me with the message of reconciliation.
and through him to reconcile to God all things on earth or in heaven, making this peace through his blood shed on the cross.
More than that, we actually glory in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, to whom we owe our reconciliation.
and to kill the feud between them with his cross and in one body reconcile them both to God with it.
And so he had to be made like his brothers in every respect, so that he might prove a compassionate high priest as well as one faithful in his service to God, in order to forgive the people's sins.