While most people like to believe that they are really good people, an honest assessment would yield the opposite conclusion. Our hearts are desperately sinful and hopelessly deceptive. No treatment can cure us–we need a heart transplant.
Many experience the nagging doubt that will never measure up to the expectations and standards of others–how could they ever be good enough for God? As Martin Luther discovered, there is no way to be good enough… And as it turns out, God doesn’t even require it!
The corruption and violence that has too often been part of religion makes it difficult for many to embrace Christianity–Even if Christ is attractive to them. This candid look urges readers to investigate the true Jesus beyond the hard exterior of religion.