"Not only do we not know God except through Jesus Christ; We do not even know ourselves except through Jesus Christ."
"Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are stiffened."
The only way to understand the difficult parts of the Bible is first to read and obey the easy ones.
Jesus didn't wait until we got better to die for us. He died when we were in our most unlovely state. The person who doesn't deserve love actually needs love more, not less. If you know someone unworthy of love, that's great! You now have a chance to emulate Christ, because the essence of His love is unconditional.