Have you ever wondered why the penalty for sin is so severe? As Christians, we know and love the fact that Jesus died for our sin – that He willingly went to the cross for us. That is the heart of the gospel. That is the heart of amazing grace. But the reality is, if we don’t understand why Jesus had to die – why our sin required a death sentence – then the amazing grace that saves us loses some of its amazingness (if that’s a word).
You see, it is only when we begin to understand the holiness of God that we truly begin to understand the severity of our sin. And it’s only when we begin to understand the severity of our sin that we begin to wrap our heads and hearts around the mind-blowing miracle that grace is. It is a spiritual journey into the gospel of grace – and as we travel along that road, our eyes are open to gospel, our hearts are melted and our lives changed. I hope this clip helps us with the first step of that journey – beginning to understand the holiness of God.