Your physical God reaches out His hand to touch your physical body to heal you by the forgiveness of sins.
We are sinners and deserve to be treated like sinners. But because of Christ, God justifies sinners.
Christ enters the Temple of your body by His Word to make you holy.
Help must come from outside of us. So we are completely dependent on the mercy of our Master.
The church on earth looks like it has failed. But Christ knows those who are His. She is His Bride made holy by His blood.
Because Jesus is compassionate, you will make it home.
Is our piety enough?
Life is found in the gracious presence of Jesus in the Church caught up in the net of the Gospel.
Love one another enough to show them their sins, but only to show them their Savior.
The life of a Christian is a life of daily repentance. We are too weak. Christ must find us. He must carry us. He must do it all.