Forgive and forget? Not any more!

Christianity offers us two complementary, and necessary, statements – we are fallen sinful creatures deserving of death; and we are offered forgiveness and restoration through the death and resurrection of Jesus. Each phrase on its own presents only a shallow, even meaningless, position, barely worthy of consideration. The first alone condemns us all for our endless supply of mistakes, stubbornness, insubordination, whilst the second by itself patronisingly offers to fix something without acknowledging anything is even broken.