The bad news is that our sin separates us from God. The good news is that God doesn’t want us to remain separated from Him. And since there is no way we can be perfect or pay the penalty for our sin, God sent His only Son, Jesus Christ, to take the punishment for us.
The good news is that Christ gave His life to pay the penalty for our sin.
The Bible talks about it this way:
“But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners” (Romans 5:8).
“We have left God’s paths to follow our own. Yet the LORD [God] laid on Him [Jesus] the guilt and sins of us all” (Isaiah 53:6).
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