How did God take evil, despicable people like us and make us acceptable? By the most evil, despicable deed ever committed.
God reconciled sinners to himself through the blood of the cross. Murder is the extent of hatred—we cannot be farther from God than when we murdered him!—yet that is how he made peace with us. We can draw near to God because of the very act that pushed us the farthest away from him.Read the rest here.