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5:2 For most assuredly in this we groan, longing to be clothed with our habitation which is from heaven;
5:3 if so be that being clothed we will not be found naked.
5:5 Now he who made us for this very thing is God, who also gave to us the down payment of the Spirit.
5:7 for we walk by faith, not by sight.
5:9 Therefore also we make it our aim, whether at home or absent, to be well pleasing to him.
5:12 For we are not commending ourselves to you again, but speak as giving you occasion of boasting on our behalf, that you may have something to answer those who boast in appearance, and not in heart.
5:13 For if we are beside ourselves, it is for God. Or if we are of sober mind, it is for you.
5:14 For the love of Christ constrains us; because we judge thus, that one died for all, therefore all died.
5:15 He died for all, that those who live should no longer live to themselves, but to him who for their sakes died and rose again.
5:16 Therefore we know no one after the flesh from now on. Even though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet now we know him so no more.
5:17 Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old things have passed away. Behold, they have become new.
5:19 namely, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself, not reckoning to them their trespasses, and having committed to us the word of reconciliation.
5:21 For him who knew no sin he made to be sin on our behalf; so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.