God Wants to Help Us
God wants man to be forgiven of sins. God created man for His own fellowship, and for His own glory. But the sin of man separates him from God. God has a purpose for our lives; He has a plan to save us. God's plan and purpose for man are found in Jesus Christ our Lord. "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ, just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love, having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will" (Ephesians 1:3-5). God loves us and wants us to be His children. Sin stands between God and man, but God through His love has provided the way to save us.
God's plan -- even before the foundation of the world -- was to act on our behalf by sending Christ to earth in human form, when the time and conditions were exactly right according to His wisdom. "But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons" (Galatians4:4).
Moved by love for us, God sent His only begotten Son to take part in our redemption from sin. (John 3:16). Through the