In the interest of God’s preference of mercy over judgment He Himself entered into human history in the Person of Jesus Christ. He lived a sinless life in order to offer Himself as a perfect, satisfactory, payment for the sins that we have all committed. This act of perfect self sacrifice on the part of God was in order to demonstrate His righteousness and His love toward us in one perfect offering for sin. Without justice being satisfied, injustice would be the result. Without God’s love being demonstrated, only wrath and fury toward wicked actions would be the result. On the Cross, Jesus Christ revealed both the Holiness and extravagant love of God more perfectly than anyone could have imagined.