God didn’t send the Son into the world to condemn it

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.”  In other words, Jesus does not come to announce condemnation from the Father, nor even to save us from the condemnation of the Father, but rather to reveal the love of the Father for those already perishing and suffering condemnation. Instead of a punishing Judge, the Father of Jesus serves, looks out for and then runs to those who’ve come to the end of themselves.

Bradley Jersak, A More Beautiful Gospel

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