Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
because a sensual disposition of mind is averse to God: for it is not subject to the divine law, nor indeed can it be.
2 Corinthians 5:18
Now this is all owing to God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath made us the ministers of this reconciliation;
and having made peace by the blood of his cross, to reconcile all things to himself, both those in heaven, and those upon earth.
and not only so, but we have present joy in God, through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now obtained the reconciliation.
that he might reconcile both in one body unto God by the cross, wherefore he destroyed the enmity that was between them:
whence it was necessary he should be in all things like his brethren; that he might be a merciful high priest, and faithfully discharge the divine office of expiating the sins of the people.