Ambassador For Christ.
Often we true Christians forget our assignment as Ambassadors in this world.
2 Corinthians 5:20 King James Version (KJV)
Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God.
Ephesians 6:20 For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
DEFINING OUR ASSIGNMENT
an accredited diplomat sent by a country as its official representative to a foreign country.“the French ambassador to Portugal”
synonyms: envoy, plenipotentiary, emissary, (papal) nuncio, representative, high commissioner, consul, consul general, diplomat;archaiclegate“the American ambassador”
a person who acts as a representative or promoter of a specified activity.“he is a good ambassador for the industry”
synonyms: campaigner, representative, promoter, champion, supporter, backer, booster
“a great ambassador for the sport”
mid 17th century: from French envoyé, past participle of envoyer ‘send,’ from en voie ‘on the way,’ based on Latin via ‘way.’
The word plenipotentiary (from the Latin plenus “full” and potens “powerful”) has two meanings. As a noun, it refers to a person who has “full powers“. In particular, the term commonly refers to a diplomatfully authorized to represent a government as a prerogative (e.g., ambassador). As an adjective, plenipotentiary refers to something—an edict, assignment, etc.—that confers “full powers”.
1.a person on the staff of an ambassador, typically with a specialized area of responsibility.Origin
early 19th century: from French, literally ‘attached,’ past participle of attacher .
Responsibilities of an Ambassador Ambassadors are subject to a wide range of responsibilities dealing with foreign relations. Each task is carried out in a diplomatic manner that’s engineered to meet the needs of the ambassador’s home country while maintaining a positive relationship with that country
Another responsibility of an ambassador is to act as a representative of their country of origin. They attend social functions, political parties and banquets with the intention of smoothing relationships between nations. As a representative, they also offer up their home country’s position on numerous political, social and economic platforms.
Ambassadors are diplomats of the highest rank, formally representing the head of state, with plenipotentiary powers (i.e. full authority to represent the government). … Among European powers, the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary was historically regarded as the personal representative of the Sovereign.