In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. 1 John 4:10.
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.
He came to pay a debt He did not owe, because we owed a debt we could not pay –Author unknown.
Nails didn’t hold God to a cross. Love did! The sinless One took on the face of a sinner so we sinners could take on the face of a saint!–Max Lucado