God created mankind to love and worship Him.
everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.” - Isaiah 43:7
And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. -Mark 12:30
We have all chosen to disregard God’s commands.
For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened. - Romans 1:20-21
Because we have rebelled against God, we are deserving of punishment.
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. - Romans 1:18
No amount of work or good deeds can make up for our failure to love and obey God.
For we hold that one is justified by faith apart from works of the law. - Romans 3:28
Because God loves us in spite of our failures, He sent Jesus to take the punishment we deserved.
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. - John 3:16
You accept this gift of forgiveness and right standing before God by putting your faith in Him
and receiving Him as your treasure.
But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God - John 1:12